A group of religious leaders in Lilongwe have delivered their petition against same sex marriages at the parliament through Mulanje west MP Yusuf Nthenda.
Speaking on the sidelines of the demonstrations the Archbishop Desmond Tambala of Lilongwe Archdiocese said part of the petition urges the members of parliament not to endorse same sex marriages as this is against the culture and may compromise the education system.
“This is wrong from the perspective of faith and culture. We have made an appeal to the parliament CSO’s and all Malawians that if we endorse this we will destroy our culture and our children in schools will be taught strange things,” said Tambala.
Adding his views the minister of information, Moses Kunkuyu who also joined the anti-gay marchers said as government they believe the rule of law where people can express what they feel to the public.
Said Kunkuyu; “There’s a law in the country and it’s very clear that same sex marriages are not allowed in the country. Any change to this law is nowhere in the executive arm of the government”.
Reported by Carlo Chaomba (Lilongwe)