Calls for homophobic US pastor to be barred from entering SA

Calls are mounting against a visit by homophobic church leader, Steven Anderson, from the United States. He is scheduled to visit Kempton Park in September.

The Faithful Word Baptist Church leader is well-known for preaching against homosexuality, and most recently praising the Orlando gay club shooting that claimed the lives of 49 people.

Premier Hotel OR Tambo released a statement on their decision to decline Anderson's booking, saying 'some of his sermons contradict the Bill of Rights contained within the South African constitution'.

Rivers Church pastor, Andre Olivier, came under fire over racially-fuelled remarks during a church sermon. He apologised, saying his comments were misunderstood.

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