UK Labour Party Leader Apologizes for Visiting Church That Believes Marriage is for Men & Women
Christian Headlines - The U.K.’s Labour Party leader has issued an apology for visiting a church on Good Friday that believes marriage is between one man and one woman, The Christian Post reports.
In a now-deleted video, Sir Keir Starmer praised Jesus House for All the Nations, a Pentecostal church in the Redeemed of Church denomination, for their service to the community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The church has operated as a vaccination clinic and has run a food bank.
Starmer expressed similar sentiments in a now-deleted tweet.
“I recently visited @JesusHouseUK to hear about their crucial work in the community.” he wrote at the time. “Churches across the country have played such a vital role in the fight against the virus.”
“I hope everyone has a good, restful and safe Easter weekend.”
In a statement on Monday morning, the Labour Campaign for LGBT+ Rights condemned Starmer’s visit to the London-based church, calling it “unacceptable”. The group claimed that the church holds “Anti-LGBT+” views and was also well known for its “connections to conversion therapy.”
The group further ordered Starmer to delete....READ MORE
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