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Nigeria: churchwardens made to denounce homosexuality

by a staff reporter

A CHURCH in Nigeria is requiring its churchwardens and other office-holders to make a public oath denouncing homosexuality, a local news agency has reported.

At St Matthew's, Abuja, new office-holders were made to swear that they would not "indulge in the practice of homosexuality/bisexuality". The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the vow reads: "If after this oath I am involved, found to be, or profess to be a homosexual/bisexual against the teachings of the Holy Scriptures as ...

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