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Jesus turned up at a pride march and told anti-gay Christians where they’re going wrong

July 17, 2017
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A man dressed as Jesus turned up at a pride march – and Christian protesters weren’t happy.

Tens of thousands of people turned out for Pride in Seoul, South Korea on Sunday.

An estimated 85,000 people joined in the celebrations which took place in the capital city, making it the biggest Pride parade to be held in the city yet.

Christian protesters lined the streets alongside the event, keen to highlight their opposition.

They stood under a large banner that read “Homosexuality is sin! Return to Jesus!”

Pastor Hong Ho-soo, the secretary general of the Homosexuality Countermeasure Council for Korean Churches said: “We do not want them to showcase homosexuality in public, which can corrupt the minds of our children.”

He added that he felt it was fine for LGBT people to “celebrate whatever you are at home” but just “not in front of others”.

However, they got quite the surprise when Jesus walked in front of their eyes.

And there’s good news for LGBT people – it’s all good.

The pride marcher dressed as Jesus stood with a sign that read “I’m cool with it” in capital letters.

Many fellow pride marchers loved the pro-LGBT Jesus.

The event has steadily grown in popularity since it was first held in 2000.

It’s believed that there were 50,000 attendees last year.

Ralliers were met with protests staged by a few thousand conservative Christians.

As well as singing hymns at the Pride marchers, the protesters also held group prayers.

6,000 police officers were at the Parade to protect the marchers.

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Related topics: Asia, Christianity, Gay, Jesus, LGBT, March, Pride, South Korea

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