Thursday, January 10, 2013

Pastor nixed from Obama inaugural over anti-gay remarks

A pastor chosen by President Obama to deliver the inaugural benediction later this month has withdrawn amid controversy over anti-gay remarks he made more than a decade ago.

In a mid-1990s sermon, Rev. Louie Giglio, an Atlanta minister and founder of the Passion Conferences, a group dedicated to uniting students in worship and prayer, advocated for "ex-gay" therapy and urged listeners to prevent the “homosexual lifestyle” from becoming accepted.
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1 comment:

Alice C. Linsley said...

And yet Vickie Gene Robinson was invited to speak at Obama's first time around.