The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru Cleophas Oseso Tuka will not allow priests in the diocese to bless marriages between partners of the same sex.
This comes at a time when thousands of faithful from Nakuru and Baringo counties want direction from the church on the blessing of same-sex unions.
The faithful have been waiting for the right stand on the issue that has generated a lot of debate on social media.
At the same time, Bishop Oseso said the church is ready to bless same-sex couples if they are ready to be converted.
“If they (same-sex unions) want to change their ways of life like any other person who is a sinner who comes seeking repentance with a repentant heart and wants forgiveness, they can be blessed so that they change their way and lead a proper life that God wants all of us to live,” said the bishop.
This is the second time in less than a week that Bishop Oseso has made a strong statement on same-sex union since the Vatican landmark ruling.
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