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Campaign to stop Nigerian gay hate preacher entering Australia

Campaign to stop Nigerian gay hate preacher entering Australia

Australia’s Progressive Atheists group hopes to stop Nigerian Pentecostal pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God from entering the country by petitioning the Australian Government.

Australia’s Migration Act applies a character test to potential entries which states, ‘A person will not pass the character test where … there is a significant risk that the person will … vilify a segment of the Australian community, or incite discord in the Australian community or in a segment of that community, or represent a danger to the Australian community or a segment of that community.’

In January Adeboye claimed that same-sex marriage would lead to the end of the human race.

‘Same-sex marriage is an anathema to the will of God for human beings to be fruitful, replenish and multiply on earth – anything contrary to that is evil,’ Adeboye told a gathering at Obafemi Awolowo University.

‘How can a man who marries a fellow man produce a child and how can a woman who marries a fellow woman produce a child?

‘If this evil is allowed to stay, there will not be newborns again in the world. As the older generation dies, will there be a new generations to succeed it? Even plants and animals have new generations to succeed them.’

Adeboye’s planned Let the Wind Blow tour will take him to Canberra, Melbourne, the New Zealand city of Auckland, Suva in Fiji, the New Guinea capital of Port Moresby, Perth, Sydney and the Solomon Islands capital Honiara.

‘We urge the Commonwealth of Australia to withhold or cancel any visa granted to Enoch Adeboye of Nigeria as a matter of urgency,’ the petition’s organizers say.

‘Mr Adeboye has already clearly demonstrated vilification towards segments of the LGBT community and others whom he identifies as witches. There is a significant risk that, while in Australia, he will vilify and incite discord in the Australian community, or in a segment of our community.’