The Methodist Church is standing its grounds not to allow Muslim students at Cape Coastline-based Wesley Women Substantial University to rapidly inspite of a directive from the Ghana Schooling Service (GES)
This follows a petition by the Ghana Muslim Students Affiliation (GMSA) to the Presidency to permit Muslim learners to observe their faith in academic establishments devoid of inhibitions.
Insisting the church stays unruffled by opposing sights, Diocesan bishop of the Northern Accra Diocese, Rt Rev. Prof. Joseph Edusa-Eyison claimed the communique they issued evidently states their concerns.
“What each and every minister or what the church is saying is the launch we set out a several days back, the release is uncomplicated and self-explanatory and that is our placement.
The GES directed the management of Wesley Ladies SHS to enable Muslim college students to partake in the ongoing Ramadan rapidly.
In a push statement dated May perhaps 1, the Head of Community Relations, Cassandra Twumasi indicated that students nationwide who would like to rapidly for religious obligations would not be hindered from performing so.
“The Ghana Training Provider, hence, directs authorities of Wesley Women Higher College as well as any other college to let any such student who needs to fast for any spiritual reason to do so,” she explained.
Nevertheless, the letter famous that mother and father of this kind of wards are to publish to the respective school relieving it of any obligation should these college students experience wellbeing difficulties.
“The moms and dads of this sort of pupil are also directed to create to the college indicating that the college shall not be held liable for any wellbeing ailment of the student as a result of the quick. Staff, college students and the typical general public are to consider observe,” Management stated.
Wading into the controversial LGBTQ+ Rights discussion Rt Rev. Prof. Joseph Edusa-Eyison condemned the act insisting identical-intercourse marriage is strictly against Christian values and ought to not be entertained.
“We have mentioned and we stand by it that exact same-sexual intercourse relationship is not Christian like, so as ministers we check out to educate our users not to undertaking into the act,” he explained.
He was talking on the sidelines of the Northern Accra Diocese 2021 synod tackle themed, Discipleship: educating all people to are living like Christ.