Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Nigerian Gay-Rights Advocate Speaks Out to Episcopal Churches

By Lillian Kwon
Christian Post Reporter
Mon, May. 28 2007 10:27 AM ET
The Christian Post

An Anglican gay-rights advocate from Nigeria is currently visiting Episcopal churches across the United States on a speaking tour.

Davis Mac-Iyalla, founder of Changing Attitude Nigeria – the country's only gay-rights organization – spoke at Church of Our Saviour in Cincinnati, on Pentecost Sunday amid divisions in the Episcopal Church over homosexuality and Anglican tradition. Nearly two weeks into his six-week tour, Mac-Iyalla has visited three U.S. congregations and prepared a petition against the "persecution" of homosexuals in Nigeria.

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