Kenyans online have criticized Jubilee Christian Centre (JCC) ministers Bishop Allan Kiuna and his wife Reverend Cathy Kiuna who on Sunday invited to church CNN’s Richard Quest.
The ‘Quest Means Business’ host is openly gay hence the mixed reactions from Kenyans who felt that the Kiuna’s would have never had him at their church if he was a ‘commoner.’
Quest left on Sunday night aboard the Kenya Airways’ maiden direct flight to New York.
Moral policeman and KFCB chief executive Ezekiel Mutua was surprisingly on board with the idea of a gay man attending a church service.
In a lengthy post, Mutua said that the CNN journalist was not in Kenya to sell gay ideologies but was “there to cover a story of resilience and hope.”
“No one can deny the fact that the Kiunas have given hope to many youths. Theirs is the true story of audacity of hope. Such are the unique stories that need to be highlighted about Kenya. Quest may be gay, but he is a top notch journalist who can sense newsworthy stories with unique angles,” he said.
Other Kenyans said:
The Gay bashing bigots approve Richard Quest's coverage of Kenya."what a great man he is," so they say. Hypocrisy itawamaliza.
— Dennis (@compositeman1) October 28, 2018
Richard Quest is a homosexual who's campaigning for homosexuality in Kenya. Today Pastor Cathy Kiuna brought him into her Church. The Church however preaches against homosexuality and doesn't want to be associated with it. So what's he doing there?
— Kunow Abdullahi (@Wajirstweep) October 28, 2018
Wait! Does this mean @JccKenya is now willing to accept all Kenyans even those whose sexual orientation is “an abomination” to the church & even speak from pulpit? Cos I know people … for real. https://t.co/WHK9NWCzaJ
— Lorna Irungu (@KuisanMacharia) October 28, 2018
— kevin mwachiro (@kevmwachiro) October 28, 2018
To the Kenyan church, open your doors to the rest of us – homosexuals, socialites, prostitutes, wizards etc. The gospel of Jesus is about love. Then shout from the rooftops that socialite XX will be attending church & will greet the saints! pic.twitter.com/4QL8dIj4qc
— Carole Kimutai (@CaroleKimutai) October 28, 2018
President Uhuru Kenyatta has however maintained that homosexuality remains a non-important issue.
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