Pastor Salanje wants Malawi to allow same-sex unions

South African based controversial Malawian Pastor, Hastings Salanje, who brags of his wealth says Malawi  should not dismiss out-of-hand homosexuality and has called upon government to consider legalising same-sex unions in the country.

Pastor Hastings Salanje:should not dismiss gay marriage

Pastor Hastings Salanje:should not dismiss gay marriage

Salanje wants leaders to “look into” the issue and to scrutinise the reasons why many countries have legalised same-sex marriages.

He however asked the minority gay community not to infringe the rights of others by respecting the culture of most Malawians who culturally and spiritually do not support same sex marriage.

” I would like to ask Malawian leaders and African leaders to consider homosexuality, but draft an agreement which will be sourced from all cultural groups, all churches, religion leaders , parties, and etc, so that homosexuality can be legalised in the manner that will not infringe the rights, cultural practices and the health of others,” said Salanje in a statement.

“Homosexuality must not be imposed or forced on other citizens, groups and individuals. Let those who want to practice homosexuality to practice by not disturbing other people’s feelings,” added Salanje.

He said it’s high time that men of God should respect the rules of law and separate Church commandments and human rights issues.

“Well this is a tough issue to deal with all over the world, and I know my answer will confuse the spiritually and philosophically immature people, but the truth has to be told,” he said

“When I check in Bible, homosexuality is sin before God so is womanising and manising. To God sin is sin, When God looks at homosexuality is bad and disgusting as the same as when someone is sleeping with the person who is not his wife or her husband. To God the homosexuality, the womaniser and the maniser fall in the same category. There are no two hells, hell is hell, there is no hell for homosexuality and another hell for an womaniser,” he said

Despite saying culturally homosexuality is disgusting Salanje called upon fellow pastors to remember that running a country is not the same way they can run a church.

“A country belongs to everybody, it belongs to homosexuality, to all the saints and all the sinners. And a country must be a place where everybody can feel comfortable and at home.

“ Legalization of homosexuality is not a problem but how you legalise it, can be a problem. If you can legalise it in the way that it can infringe the rights of others, then is a big problem,” said Salanje

Meanwhile, Malawi has suspended laws against same-sex relationships pending a decision on whether to repeal the legislation, the justice minister Samuel Tembenu said.

Police have been ordered not to arrest or prosecute homosexuals, At present, homosexual acts carry a maximum sentence of 14 years in jail

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Kudakuyenela ophiri
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Kudakuyenela ophiri
8 months 25 days ago

mthakati

Baired
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Baired
8 months 26 days ago

I said and i repeat, media must ban these dogs barking on gay marriages

Lloyd
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Lloyd
8 months 26 days ago

I pray to God to give me power to deliver false pastors and prophets amen: salanje i pray deliverance apon you in true jesus name

Clancy Mcpherson
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Clancy Mcpherson
8 months 26 days ago

this is not man of God, beware of force prophets ,bible says tsoka kwa munthu obweretsa uchimo mdziko, this man is one of them wat apity,

To God be the glory
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To God be the glory
8 months 26 days ago

Kodi bwanji mmunda mwa iden God my Lord sanalenge Adam ndi mwamuna mzake kuti azikhala. Tisamale nazo ziphumziziso zinazi, masiku osiliza tsoka osochelesa khosa za Mulungu. Poti chumachi ndichaziko lapansi stay blessed

more $
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more $
8 months 26 days ago

Mbuzi iyi. It is easy for a carmel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to go through the gates of heaven. shame on you salanje. For in front are harlots, tax-collectors and sinners: hearken all you that call yourselves men of God.

Pastor Kamkondo Owen Phiri
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Pastor Kamkondo Owen Phiri
8 months 27 days ago

Pastor, are you married? Who do you marry? Is that what BIBLE tells you? Do not teach something outside the HOLY BIBLE, SHAME WE SO CALLED MEN OF god.

Denguzman
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8 months 27 days ago

Is he a true Pastor?… Dont think so, this Pastor is a messanger of satan, now i can see why Salanje is a billionaire coz satana ndi amene akumugwilitsa ntchito. Mind u, god is watching u mawa tsoka likadzakugwera usazayetse kuti ndi mankhwala.

concerned
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concerned
8 months 27 days ago

I dont believe that this man is really a man of God otherwise he might be a pastor of darkness no man who is standing in the truth with the lord can stand in public and encourage sin……shame on u salanje

Tonnex
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8 months 27 days ago

Is Salanje a real pastor? If yes! What kind of a bible is he reading? We know pretty well that you’re not a true pastor. Legalising homesexuallity is more like putting the people of Malawi into a hell. Its sad to hear about this devilish manoeuvring from the mouth of a Pastor.

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