A former Nobel Peace Prize winner and anti-apartheid activist publically stated that he would prefer an eternity of hell rather than attain entrance to what he termed a “homophobic heaven” as reported by the left-of-center news weblog The Huffington Post on July 26, 2013.
With the ecclesiastical title of The Most Reverend Desmond Mpilo Tutu, the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize winner and retired archbishop of the Anglican Province of Southern Africa has raised more than a few eyebrows with his comments at the opening of the United Nations gay rights program in Cape Town, South Africa.
Leaving little to the imagination, the longtime advocate of societal acceptance of homosexuality plainly said:
I would not worship a God who is homophobic and that is how deeply I feel about this.
I would refuse to go to a homophobic heaven. No, I would say sorry, I mean I would much rather go to the other place.
I am as passionate about this campaign as I ever was about apartheid. For me, it is at the same level.
This isn’t the first time Tutu has made controversial comments regarding Christianity and presumably active homosexuality.
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