Preacher says gay people are a ‘contamination’

A homophobic preacher has hit out at gay and bi clergy members, saying they are a “contamination in churches”.

Bishop Brian Tamaki of the New Zealand-based Destiny Church, has become well known for his anti-gay rhetoric.

He had previously claimed that recent earthquakes in the Kaikoura area were due to homosexuality.

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Discussing homosexuality, he said that he “convulses under the weight of certain human sin”.

Even members of the church were outraged at the comments, with some joining the LGBT protestors in their spirited protest.

But that didn’t stop him and in his latest rant, he has attacked gay, lesbian and bi members of the clergy as a “contamination”.

The bishop made the comments speaking to his congregation on Sunday.

A video was posted by his wife Hannah Tamaki, in which he refers to gay clergy as “contamination”.

In the video he says: “… You’ve got to understand that there’s been such a breakdown and contamination in churches and in denominations it’s gone beyond a joke.

“Churches are so unguarded and [have] so lost their way that now you can have lesbian ministers… and gay…

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