mardi 24 mai 2016

Anglican Reverend Mpho Tutu-Van Furth, daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Lesbian!

Anglican Reverend Mpho Tutu-Van Furth, daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, was forced to renounce the priesthood after her marriage to a woman, she said Tuesday. This is a second wedding for both. Mpho Tutu had first married Joseph Burris, with Whom she had two children.
"After my marriage, I advised the Bishop Saldanha Bay (more than a hundred kilometers north of Cape Town in the south) to revoke my license. I offered to make rather than imposing to take me, "
said Mpho Tutu Van Furth-mail to AFP, on May 24, 2016.
Specifically, she can no longer preside over communion, celebrate weddings, baptisms and funerals in South Africa. This is the only country in Africa that has legalized homosexual civil unions in 2006, but the Anglican church does not recognize.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu "sad, but not surprised".

         Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Prize 1994, aged 84, said he was "sad but not surprised"
by the news, said his daughter told A.F.P., giving for simple explanation: "According to the canon law of the Church south African, marriage is the union of a woman and a man. "
         Figure of the anti-apartheid struggle, Desmond Tutu had already spoken in favor of gay marriage, legal since 2006 in South Africa.

Married a few months earlier in the Netherlands.

         The two women, each divorced from a previous marriage and with children, formalized their union in December 2015 in the Netherlands which saw Marceline van Furth-Tutu, Professor of Medicine based in Amsterdam. Earlier this month, they held a second ceremony on South African soil in Franschhoek near Cape Town - a party to which Desmond Tutu, frail and his wife attended - before flying to Bali, Indonesia, for their honeymoon.

A marriage contrary to the immorality act!

         "My wife (?) and I accumulate the differences. Some of these differences are obvious: she is big and white, I'm black and short on legs. Others jump less obvious: she is Dutch and atheist, I am South African, and priest in the Church of England, "
said Mpho Tutu-van Furth South African newspaper City Press.
         "It is ironic that our similarity, the fact that we are both women, today is the cause of our pain, whereas in the past the differences were an instrument of division,"
she added, referring to apartheid.

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