Group wants Catholic Church to address anti-buggery laws

gay men holding handsA group, which says it represent people in Dominica who are denied their rights because of their sexual orientation, is calling on the Catholic Church on the island to make its position clear concerning anti-buggery laws.

MiriDom says these laws fuel homophobia in countries where they are on the books.

“MiriDom believes that homophobia in Dominica and the rest of the Anglophone Caribbean is fueled by the existence of laws that make gay sex between consenting adults a criminal act,” the group said in a release.

According to MiriDom, the Holy See in 2008 urged a repeal of anti-buggery laws throughout the world and the position has been ignored by the church in Dominica.

“In a statement to the 63rd session of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the declaration of human rights, sexual orientation and gender identity, the Holy See advocated, ‘that every sign of unjust discrimination towards homosexual persons should be avoided and urges states to do away with criminal penalties against them.’ It described such penalties as “grave violations of human rights,'” the group said.

It believes that the church in Dominica is not reflecting the Vatican’s position on the matter. “MiriDom does not believe that the Catholic church in Dominica has been reflecting the Vatican’s position in its teaching and by doing so, is endorsing homophobia and the continued existence of Dominica’s buggery laws (section 16 of the sexual offences act) on the statute books,” the group said.

Dominica News Online contacted the head of the Catholic Church in Dominica, Bishop Gabriel Malzaire, who said he will be giving a comprehensive response on the matter soon.

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299 Comments

  1. October 26, 2016

    The vatican and catholic church are hypocrites. They participate in the activities that they condemn others for doing.

  2. August 14, 2015

    This is how the gay “rights” advocates argue.

    They continue to tell us about the various human rights organizations that want us to strike down the anti-gay and anti-buggering laws. Then they tell us about all the nations that have already decriminalized homosexuality and legalized same sex marriage.

    Remember it was governments that legalized the manufacture and sale of tobacco products? When I was a kid it was cool to smoke. Doctors and nurses smoked. Our family doctor lit up in our home. But the Evangelical Christians were against smoking. Now we know that 50% of ALL smokers WILL die of a disease caused by smoking. (This is a scientific fact.) Now our Canadian governments are making tobacco companies put warnings on the cigarette packages that cigarette smoke kills. But why did they ever approve tobacco in the first place?

    Theses are the same governments that are now decriminalizing homosexuality and legalizing same sex marriages.

    Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill…

  3. AD
    May 21, 2013

    It always intrigues me when groups like MiriDom decide to target the Catholic Church in a never ending quest to validate an agenda that they themselves do not fully understand. Especially since in Dominica Christendom as a whole rejects the practice of homosexuality – i.e. this lack of support is not exclusive to the Church.

    MiriDom is asking the Catholic Church in Dominica to state its position, as, by their estimation, the Church is helping to perpetuate homophobia by not speaking out against the anti-buggery laws that currently exist. However, what MiriDom has failed to mention is the other comments made by the representatives of the Holy See at this same conference, that is, the repercussions on the sanctity of marriage among other issues. Chopping quotes to suit an agenda should be beneath any organisation that wishes to gain any sort of ground. But I digress.

    The Holy See, in stating ‘that every sign of unjust discrimination towards homosexual persons should be avoided and urges states to do away with criminal penalties against them’ was advocating for human rights, as was rightly pointed out by MiriDom. However, one must realise that that is almost all the power the Church has – to urge. The Church has little to no say on matters of civil law. Further, canon law-wise, homosexual acts are still considered ungodly.

    By stating that the Church stands by the international statutes of human rights, to put it bluntly, “don’t go stoning gay people”, that does not mean that the Church approves of their activities. It simply means that it considers gentler and more practical ways to deal with the issues of homosexuality in today’s society. To put this into perspective, showing empathy to a convicted murderer and advocating that that murderer should not be killed (but instead should be rehabilitated) does not mean an approval of murder. It simply means a recognition of the dignity and sanctity of human rights and life.

    All in all, MiriDom, calling out the Church will certainly get you what you want to hear – yes, the anti-buggery laws should be repealed. However, do not expect the Church to plan a crusade and storm the High Court to help you to further your cause. Further, MiriDom, it is much more practical to write an open letter to the Government of Dominica who actually signed the document presented at this self same conference. They are the ones with the ultimate power to change the laws that are currently hindering your progress.

    Expect from the Bishop an eloquent piece on the rights of humans, especially to a peaceful life, and the hope of the Church that wayward people will come to their senses helped along by the intervention of all the counsellors and Holy Spirit that the Church possesses.

    Bravo, MiriDom. However, this will not get you far. The key to your success lies in tackling the government, the people who actually make the laws.

    • August 14, 2015

      By what sense of logic does MiriDom think it can petition the Roman Catholic Church to change something that has stood for 2,000 years – namely the institution of marriage – as it was affirmed by Christ Himself in Matthew 19:4-6 :?:

      And where does MiriDom get the brass to ask the Catholic Church to ask the government to drop its laws against buggery that are in harmony with the teachings of the Apostles of Christ and the church of the First Century A.D. according to Romans 1:26,27 and 1 Corinthians 6:9,10.

      They are asking that practices that have been encoded in the laws of nations with a Christian heritage for 2,000 years be replaced by the vile practices of heathen nations which have never worked well for well for them. In Romans 1:18-32 we have a word picture of the pagan Greek/Roman world of the First Century as seen through he eyes of the Apostle Paul. MiriDom and the LGBT community belong in that world. Paul describes them well!

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill…

  4. real
    May 21, 2013

    Y u dominicans are so against gay ppl? We are all humans that inhale and exhale the same air….and yeim a proud lesbian!! From DA @ dat…I was born dat way…none of u low minded ppl..will make me live otherwise or try to take away someone elses happiness….that’s y DA will stay bk ward!! #let ppl live freely and stop being so judgemental!!

  5. Anonymous
    May 21, 2013

    Y u dominicans are so against gay ppl? We are all humans that inhale and exhale the same air….and yeim a proud lesbian!! From DA @ dat…I was born dat way…none of u low minded ppl..will make me live otherwise or try to take away someone elses happiness….that’s y DA will stay bk ward!! #let ppl live freely and stop being so judgemental!!

  6. Anonymous
    May 21, 2013

    After gay rights it will be man sexing animal rights, then parents sexing children rights, where will we draw the lone? Just continue to ignore Miridom as usual tan.

  7. May 21, 2013

    @Devil in D Cocoa May 17, 2013 “This is the most abused most ignorant comment you bible thumpers use….HE CREATED EVERYONE….EVEN THE GAYS”!

    Your are wrong! God is of Life and His creations through Jesus Christ are the things of Life–He wants nothing to do with death.

    Jesus said to the unbelieving Jewish Leaders, God is not the God of the dead! He also told them that they were children of their father the devil!

    However, from the beginning mankind was given the choice of Life or death, through their attitude and conducts of obedience of disobedience–man chose death through disobedience, and so he produced his offspring caged in death–doing the things of death, such as the shameful, abominated habits of lesbians and homosexuals.

    Yes indeed, God wants people to live and not die. He wants to heal them from their sinful nature of death, by His anointing of Love. But that is man’s choice–God did not create him to exist in death.

  8. May 20, 2013

    @Anonymous May 20, 2013 “Do you want laws saying that every sin in the Bible is a crime? Should a man go to jail for lying, committing adultery, failing to pay his tithes, or skipping Sunday School”?

    Anonymous, you are sounding as if people are getting away with the sins they commit against God, because it does not come in the category of crimes committed against man.

    What you are not considering is that the final judgment is of God–no human being will have a say in that judgment, regardless of their status of existence in times gone by–and that is the judgment which we cannot escape from.

    Yes, every sin in the bible is a crime against God. Human beings may not be incarcerated physically, for those willful crimes which they commit against the God of Righteousness, but they remain a slave of their own fleshly passions, caged in the babits or production, of their carnal mind, which is of shamefulness, wickedness, and evil.

    The human mind can either be under the control of Holy Spirit from conscience or it can be under the control of Satan from the human senses–man must choose whose side he wants to be on; for the Battle of Life takes place on the grounds of the mind

    Jesus tells us that He is the only way to victory and the Freedom in Life–both Spiritually and physically. Victory and Freedom in Jesus Christ is knowing the attitude and conducts of Love–the Ways of God Almighty who is our Life and the length of our days in this world

    And if man has not attained this victory and freedom, in due time, he will suffer that tragic fate of the second death at the final judgment–this fate is spiritual death forevermore.

    Spiritual death is the second death, because it happened first, to mankind, through the sin of his first parents Adam and Eve.

    Except that the second death means complete separation from the God of Life”, it means the return of God’s image in him, to the dust of which his physical body was formed –and to exist in Eternity with the torments and torture of the mind, which will remain carnal as God’s enemy, in its prison of death for everlasting.

    Regardless of the human laws for and against lesbians and homosexuals, their habits and practice remains an abomination of their mind, a fleshly passion, which Jesus wants to heal by His own blood.

    Rejection of that privilege, to be healed by faith, is a choice every lesbian and homosexual in this world should anke–or the fate is theirs alone; regardless of who condoned or did not condone to the their attitude and conducts.

    And one more thing! That privilege, of healing, goes for all of us human beings in this world–“for all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God”–unless we choose to become washed in the blood of Jesus Christ.

    For that reason the apostle Paul teaches us: “Do not be conformed to the world, but be transformed by the “renewing of your mind” that you may know what is the good and acceptable and perfect Will of God”. Blessings to all!

  9. Hello!
    May 20, 2013

    The bible has spoken on the matter so there is no need to ask an church organisation to speak

    • May 16, 2014

      Because the Bible has spoken on an issue is the very reason the church MUST speak.

      Not everybody reads the Bible. Many who read do not understand. Some who do understand do not realize how it applies to them.

      It is the responsibility of the church to preach and teach he Word of God, not only to proclaim the message of the gospel but to explain the commandments of God and the moral code.

      Bishops, pastors, and evangelists study for years and train to be able to explain the Holy Scriptures so we can show people how the Word of God applies to their lives and the situations they face from day to day.

      It is what we do!

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. International Evangelist.

    • June 6, 2014

      A church organization if it is truly Christian will “preach the Word” as God has commanded it to do, and preach it uncompromisingly without fear or favor according to 2 Timothy 4:1-4.

      Those who are citizens, pay taxes, and vote, have a right to expect their politicians to pass, uphold, and enforce laws against unnatural sins like homosexuality (Romans 1:26,27) that strike at God’s model for marriage (Matthew 19:4-6) which is the cornerstone of civilized society. Christians want their national leaders to rule this way and if you are a follower of Christ you have a responsibility to vote for the candidates who you know are for the things God is for and against the things God is against!

      But people say “Not everybody is a Christian. What about those who do not believe the Bible?” Sorry, but that is their problem! There is one true and living God. This is His world. “Jesus Christ is Lord of all.” (Acts 10:36) They will answer to Him.

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. International Evangelist.

  10. Student
    May 20, 2013

    One thing I must say…
    I am glad for the over 200 of us who are speaking out against homosexuality and even using the bible to substantiate it.
    I am proud that in Dominica we still have a sense of morality and Godliness about us.
    It is said that one person can make a difference. Can you imagine what 200 of us can do?

    • Justice and Truth
      May 21, 2013

      You are so correct. One person can surely make a difference and more so in numbers, there are more voices. I am certain that the Catholic Church, one of the authorities will surely be reading it. Thanks to all for standing up for the truth, what is contained in Holy Scriptures and for the Catholic Church. God is pleased with you and is blessing you. According to the religious song, “Christ has no body, no feet, no hands on earth but our own.” He expects us to stand up for the truth and to defend it. He said, “Be not afraid. Fear not for I am with you always.”

    • August 14, 2015

      Yes, there are good people in Dominica :!:

      Not all “good living” folks are Christians because we cannot save ourselves according to Ephesians 2:8,9
      where it says “it is the gift of God: Not of works lest any man should boast.” A Christian is one who has
      trusted what Christ did on the cross only for salvation as it is set forth in Romans 5:6-8, and received Christ as his (or her) personal Savior according to Revelation 3:20 and 1 John 5:11,12.

      God is calling on “good people” especially Christians to take a stand for what is right. Taking a stand for what is right often means literally taking an active stand against evil! Sometimes when we do this we find people we thought were our friends are not really our friends. Some of them may leave us. We have to ask ourselves “Who do I want to please, God or people?” And “Who am I serving, God or man?”

      Good people WILL make a difference. They have been known to turn their nation around!

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald…

  11. Student
    May 20, 2013

    Personally, I am a beautiful attractive woman and have enough respect for myself and God to not let another woman put her hands all over me. If any such person even approaches me – she will regret it.

    I think this behavior is downright_________. A normal, healthy woman would desire the strong arms of an affectionate man. Likewise no normal right thinking man would deny himself the soft touch of a woman for the hard arms and back of a man like himself- that could never be normal.

    I want no woman kissing me the way a man should. That could never be normal and I know for a fact all those gay people deep down inside know that their behavior is wrong.

    This is a trick of the devil to destroy the human race because two men cannot reproduce neither can two women and when I look at animals I have always seen them chasing one of the opposite sex and they cannot reason like we do. Yet we human beings with the God-given ability to reproduce and reason want to fight for same-sex relations.

    What is that?

    • Trolol
      May 20, 2013

      Yep, you need a strong man like me. 8) lolololol jking.

  12. Dominican
    May 20, 2013

    I can see that there are a lot of Homosexuals reading these post due to the amount of thumbs down on the comments made. I just pray that my beloved Isle of Beauty maintains its Laws.

    • Justice and Truth
      May 21, 2013

      They are exposing themselves and showing themselves to be behind the computer but they are not correct and never will be. Primarily by no means in the eyes of God.

  13. Anonymous
    May 20, 2013

    The point most comments seem to be missing is that you cannot legislate morality. Do you want laws saying that every sin in the Bible is a crime? Should a man go to jail for lying, commiting adultery, failing to pay his tithes, or skipping Sunday School? The point is you can disagree with the conduct without putting someine in jail.

    • de_scripter
      May 21, 2013

      Anonymous if you in that just come out clear i hate when people try to be smart about the sexuality. How can you disagree with it may i ask? So all you want is a disagreement on the matter? all u fellas boy is only wen dem talk dere outside all u coming online an play anonymous. Buggery is a mis-demeanor and you will be fined or put to jail if the fine is not paid. what more do you want? you want us to just disagree with something like that..think i want my child seeing dem things when they going school giving me more things to explain to dem in the corrupt world already..If is my call the law stays the same..we don’t have to hate them or kill them but we can surely hope to contain them as the aim of every law.. crime won’t stop but it can be contained for the most part..Anonymous you an de vAtican is de same thing.

    • August 3, 2015

      When the Bible – the Word of God – forbids something it is a sin. Obviously the Bible forbids homosexuality.

      Romans 1:26,27

      1 Corinthians 6:9,10

      1 Timothy 1:9,10

      Genesis 19:1-25 with 2 Peter 2:4-6 and Jude vs. 7.

      However, not every sin can be made a crime. By this I mean we cannot have a civil law forbidding very sin.
      The police could never deal with all the offenders, the courts could never hear all the cases, and the jails could not accommodate all the convicts.

      However as a sin homosexuality is a class by itself. (1) It is a sin against nature. Romans 1:26,27. (2) It is a sin against marriage (which is God’s blueprint for human sexuality). Matthew 19:4-6.

      God has delegated to human governments the authority to make laws and rule over us. Romans 13:1-5. Christians want their governments to honor God by giving us laws that express His will in a matter this important.

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. Evangelist.

  14. dominican abroad
    May 20, 2013

    This topic again. What I realize is that a lot of Dominicans are ignorant to the fact that this is every where, and even if some of us don’t support it, don’t you think its best to have them live there lives openly instead of in secret pretending to love there wife’s and girlfriends while sleeping with men??? think about would you rather catch AIDS etc. wake up, get with the program, because your husband or boyfriend may be one of the.

    • Channel 1
      May 20, 2013

      @dominican abroad – Absolute utter rubbish you have written!! Three dumper loads of downright rubbish!!

      Folks the poster, dominican abroad, is an example of the mind-warped confused persons out there who are trying to parade nonsense among the civilized.

      So this person is saying to legalize wrongdoing and a dangerous practice healthwise such as homosexuality so as to reduce one’s chances of getting AIDS etc eh…..

      :lol: :lol: :lol: ………these jokers are unbelievable.

      Such persons are too smart & educated for their own good. As a result, they have attained the highest level of stupidity imaginable.

      The flawed doctrines pushed by ‘dominican abroad’ is also used in arguments to justify the legalization of prostitution…

      …..smh………………..

  15. Anonymous
    May 20, 2013

    Whether or not it is a criminal act or not a criminal act in Dominica, it will still be a sin and legalising it will never make it right. What they calling on the church for? go to the Government to change its laws if you don’t like them.

  16. Hype
    May 19, 2013

    Our laws are our LAWS! other countries have theirs.
    Most, including I rather Catholic church address Legalization or Decriminalization of Marijuana laws!
    What happen marijuana worse than borgar to them then?

  17. Naturally concerned
    May 19, 2013

    I may be wrong but i believe gay people are a cursed people just like in the days of suddorm and gommoran they were destropyed so to once again we will be destroyed because we atr tollerating too much sinful and dirty life,to gain votes we are supporting gay, to get money we criminalize gods natural herb to get into political office we invoke the power of satan and the deeds goes on, our society is much too weak just absorbing all the sinful and evil deeds of political leaders time to put our feet down.

  18. May 19, 2013

    If homosexuality was sanctioned by God, why did he create two genders? Why is it only the female that can reproduce? Those who call themselves gay, why do they have to fight for others to accept them, it’s your choice so please do make others accept you,if what you are doing was right in the sight of God, you would not have a problem, so leave the church out of your dirty business.

  19. Anonymous
    May 19, 2013

    Iwonder how much senuring is taking place here…

  20. The Sword
    May 19, 2013

    Isaiah 5:20 Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

  21. Anonymous
    May 19, 2013

    Isaiah 5:20 Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!
    This is the Word of The Lord. Amen.

  22. Frabo
    May 19, 2013

    The church is saying,”no i won’t do that.”

  23. Frabo
    May 19, 2013

    Dey want de church to embrace them, so they can walk up de alter hand in hand for losty/lusty….

    • August 3, 2015

      The true church of Jesus Christ cannot embrace this vile behavior because God Himself calls it an “abomination.”

      There are apostate denominations that embrace it. They are not “churches” in any Biblical sense though at one time some of them may have been. That is for God to say not me.

      My own denomination totally denounces every form of same gender sexual relationships or activity. We will not bless what God has cursed. If the denomination changed its position tomorrow I would leave them and I would not be leaving alone!

      Let it be known that God still has a people!

      Visit us at http://www.livinghopeministries.ca Read the articles. Listen to the sermons.

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. Evangelist.

  24. frankly speaking
    May 19, 2013

    It would be interesting to hear his response regarding this because right now in Dominica I personally think there are more bi men than they are straight. Just go on facebook and you will see them posing and pouting non stop, with girly round faces and always giving mapuis on their statuses. I lot of them are well known people too. The sad thing is women go nuts over these guys. Hopefully if homosexuality is accepted a lot of people won’t need the closet.

  25. One Love
    May 19, 2013

    We all know about SOME priests and some brothers at all male church schools blah blah blah
    BUT in the sight of GOD is there a difference between a buggerer and a liar?

    “8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death” …. there is no exception with GOD therefore REPENT and be converted instesd of throwing stones. All in the same boat sinners all

  26. Malgrasa buddy
    May 19, 2013

    The DPP is now likw Dick Cheany between a rock and a hard place.

  27. Distured
    May 19, 2013

    …Do you people not want peace? We ignored u gay maggots for a reason… The leader to reduce this law because of a foolish plea, will see hells. Just a warning.

    DO NOT SELL OUT D/CA.

    Don’t forsake your bible for the words of a wise fool.

    Do not forsake your fellow man for his own posteric endings. Do not do that!

    You the “Gay” community. Commute yourselves out of peoples lives and practice your devilries else where.

    Your practice is that of death. No life will come out of this ignorance. Giving the demon of lust a weapon to use. fools!

    In the words of a wise man, “You can only ever get sh**! from sh**!”

    And most importantly, don’t make me catch you on my property doing that.

  28. Bwa kWAIEB
    May 18, 2013

    Catholic church needs to focus on cleaning up the pedophilia within the priesthood. They should allow the authroities to convict these parasitic men who prey on young boys. Why are you all worried about consenting adults in their business and not the abuse on young boys? SMH you people…….ugghh

  29. HIV 8
    May 18, 2013

    The anus is not a sexual organ.

  30. HIV 8
    May 18, 2013

    No way. Kazy T set the pace! you all taking the Bisho for all you ‘boy’. I much prefer the Church to favor a man having 5 wives any day. Skerro, I can see you nodding positively on that one.

    Homosexuality is unnatural as two left shoes are………….Anal sex is the cause of Gay bowel syndrome and other std’s. Homosexuality can be cured don’t fool yourself.

  31. La Plaine United
    May 18, 2013

    I WANT TO OFFER MY ASSISTANCE TO MIRIDOM, BUT I NEED TO KNOW THEIR EXECUTIVE MEMBERS. NO NAME NO WARRANT. IF THEY BOLD ENOUGH TO ATTACK A CHURCH, THEY SHOULD NOT BE ASHAMED TO SAY THEIR NAMES.

  32. John Paul
    May 18, 2013

    Half the Priests are Gay what Hypocrisy and You taking down my comment because you dont want to hear it .Just like they have been protecting them even after they abuse Children this is not a secret this is fact . Go ahead delete my comment again !A good percentage of them have illicit connections with women what percentage is following ?Tell me Please

  33. Justice and Truth
    May 18, 2013

    Once and for all, leave The Catholic Church out of your abomination!
    Here’s what everyone should know on this matter which primarily offends God and what God wants for us and for the world: Protection of marriage – one man and one woman, as God ordained from the beginning of time to the end of time and based on what is contained in Holy Scripture.
    Genuine practicing Christians and others who are in agreement are deeply saddened and disappointed at the recognition of this abomination and legislation of so-called same sex marriage, this scandal which has permeated the world as a deadly disease, a plague. It must concern us all good people who also know what is contained in Holy Scripture which is no fable or fiction. This abomination is a destroyer of souls. By no means does it benefit those who practice it and those who have condoned it as those governments that legislated it. They are all on the path of perdition.
    Our obligation is to speak and teach the truth. Some of the following are excerpts taken from Catholic programs, as heard on the US Catholic Radio. I have added a few of mine. They are for our mortal and spiritual benefit and to denounce this highly ungodly offensive practice which leads straight into the jaws of Hell, Satan’s cauldron of everlasting fire. You better believe it!
    Guidelines from The Holy Spirit is, Living The Life of Christ according to Holy Scripture, The Gospel of Jesus Christ. He told the apostles, “Go into the world and teach what I commanded you”. Not otherwise; not sinfulness.
    Expose error wherever it is found and proclaim the truth. Bold times require bold decision.
    Our culture is filled with evil. There are few values in the world. Few are heroes that we can look up to.
    This politically correct society does not want us to evaluate the truth.
    Some people want changes which do not benefit the Church, its members and society on a whole. What change is it? They choose to follow their own lifestyle. They think earthly; never about God and not what God wants for their earthly happiness and peace of mind and the ultimate goal, eternal salvation.
    That type of marriage is no vow to God and does not merit his blessing. God will never bless it. He looks on with disdain on them. Woe to those who also perform them.
    Most dangerous than sin is rejection of sin. The truth makes us feel uncomfortable so that we will change our lives, specifically those who live an intrinsic lifestyle who oppose the truth.
    It is because people choose to follow their own lifestyle.
    Today, some people have taken sin out of society. We are in a mixed-up world. We need not be mixed up. We have a Church that teaches us faith and morals.
    Therefore, do not expect the Church to get involved in this abomination and to proclaim its approval. As there is a God above, it is not going to happen. This is not the role and goal of The Church. Sensible people should know this.
    We are the Church. The Church has a right to condemn this abomination and not waterdown the truth. For our mortal and spiritual benefit, with no exception, we are obligated to do likewise. God is observing and taking note.

  34. May 18, 2013

    Homosexuals and hetrosexuals already have equal rights. They both have the right to marry somebody of the opposite gender! Does not the law that forbids people to copulate (have sex) in public equally apply to both homosexuals and hetrosexuals? Yet when two men were arrested in Dominica for openly having sex on a ship in front of an audience they sceamed DISCRIMINATION and HOMOPHOBIA all the way back to their star spangled homeland! The fact is that a man and a woman having sex in public would also have been arrested. But of course these people are not interested in facts. The same laws that forbid acts of violence against hetrosexuals also forbid acts of violence against homosexuals and so they should. What homosexuals are asking for is not equel treatment. They are asking for special treatment. Marriage was instituted by God. It is Divine in origin. Marriage is not a living arrangement that evolved in society nor is it a human invention. No human government has the authority to redefine marriage. God has given to us one model of marriage. It is one man and one woman united to the exclusion of all others for as long as they both shall live. Once this model is pushed aside and even one alternative is accepted we either have to accept ALL alternatives or we can be accused of discriminating against a wide range of special interest groups. Since same sex marriage became legal in Canada we hae already begun to hear distant rumblings from those who want polygamous marriage legalized. Then we will have to face the issues of parent-adult child marriage, and brother-sister marriage. When the time comes the civil rights organizations that pushed for same sex marriage will support these new causes and they must because not to do so would be discrimination! The UN will once again be applying pressure. We hope the statement made a while back by the Vatican will not be taken out of context and misapplied. Bishop Malzaire is the best person to interprtet this statement. My own position and that of Bible believing evangelical Christians around the world is based upon the Word of God which will not change. The Bible tells us that homosexuality is a sin according to Romans 1:21-32, 1 Corinthians 6:9-10, 1 Timothy 1:9-10, and Jude vs. 7. Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill, Pentecostal Evangelist. http://www.livinghopeministries.ca

  35. YA
    May 18, 2013

    WHO AND WHAT THE……IS MIRIDOM, go to hell miridom

  36. IMF
    May 18, 2013

    that is their choice

  37. Natural Beauty
    May 18, 2013

    Bishop, don’t give them the light of day. Don’t answer! We live by the rule of God!

  38. Whey papa!
    May 18, 2013

    Well parents we need to be on guard because this group is distributing literature to our primary school student in the name of speaking equal rights. Two issues I have with these homosexuals are 1) If their lifestyle is an acceptable one why is society being forced to accept it? 2) Why in their so-called relationship whether man/man or woman/woman one partner has to be a man and the other a woman? So you believe God made Steve for Steve and one Steve has to be Stephanie? We should NEVER accept this ABOMINABLE lifestyle in Dominica. WE SHOULD NOT BOW TO NOR GIVE CREDENCE TO THIS ABOMINATION.

    • Student
      May 20, 2013

      I agree- if something is right no one would have to be forced to accept it. Like I said these people know that what they are doing is wrong. Okay?

      Those of us who know better just have to stand our ground.

  39. Trolol
    May 18, 2013

    We should not and will not discriminate. After all, that is the civilized thing to do… but we will never, condone it! Well, I won’t condone it anyway. :!: :!:

  40. May 18, 2013

    I don’t hate gay men,i just think they are stretching that gay-thing too far.Leave the Catholic Church out of it.There will be problem here with that gay thing.If you are gay,then keep it to yourselves,don’t spread it please.The group should let Dominicans know who they really are.Who’s hiding?

    • John Paul
      May 21, 2013

      I am afraid You cant leave the Church out of it .Church has an international reputation for protecting abusive Priets.They must take a stance and clarify their position and weed out those who are involved in this abomination rather than protect them.

  41. mega
    May 18, 2013

    This World GAY Mob is trying their best to infiltrate every aspect of government, church and society to impose their will and wretched lifestyle on normal heterosexual people. These days one cant even say the word gay anymore without some backlash from the media, employer etc…..
    Doh come dere with that!

  42. ti nom
    May 18, 2013

    for all you ppl against gay rights, dominica will have to adjust to the times or get left behind simple as that, look how much bad press we got for them man sexing on a cruise ship…whether you like it or not, dominicans will have to move into the 21 century

    • May 31, 2014

      What is your point?

      Are you saying it is O.K for two men to bugger each other on a cruise ship in broad daylight in front of a mixed audience of men, women, and children?

      Are you saying they should not have been arrested because not to accept this behavior shows that Dominica is a backward nation?

      Do you mean allowing such public displays of homosexual activity would show Dominica had indeed entered the 21st
      century?

      When you hear of this kind of public sexual exposure you automatically know they were homosexuals because a man and woman would not do this. It did serve a useful purpose. It demonstrated once again that there is nothing loving or romantic about a homosexual relationship. It is a totally out-of-context and grossly exaggerated act. If they can put it on public display to shock others the greater the turn on for themselves.

      Don’t talk about how O.K. it would be if they kept it private behind closed doors. Without people knowing of their lewdness it would not be nearly as enjoyable for them. They must show it off and talk about it. Creating the shock effect in others is what gives them the turn on.

      This pathology is not a normal lifestyle. It is not a healthy alternative to heterosexuality. It is an illness that sometimes leads into other sexual acts and crimes of violence so gross the details are not always published by the media.

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. International Evangelist.

  43. Complete story
    May 18, 2013

    What are your names? Who is the President? Is it a multinational group? Haitians, Dominicans, Chinese, Santodomingans, Cubans or is it just Dominicans. How big is your number?
    Let me have these informations first.

  44. Poor Dominica
    May 18, 2013

    Woy woy woy. Something is happening and it sound so exciting!

  45. day
    May 18, 2013

    For god’s sake leave the catholic church out of this abomination. Thats the life you chose don’t involve others in disgusting acts.

  46. fil
    May 18, 2013

    This group is out of their to be asking the catholic church to go against its belief to give them consent for man and man to commit sin. They are asking for the impossible.

  47. DC
    May 18, 2013

    We must stop attacking people because of their sexual orientation. We are such hypocrites. Many publicly condemn homosexuality yet behind closed doors engage in the act. People only the Master is the judge. We must love everyone, no matter their sexual preference. I am totally heterosexual, however, i have worked with quite a few homosexuals, and i must attest that some of these people have hearts so filled with love, that you have no choice but to love them and treat them the way you would like to be treated. Let us love each other and stop with the role playing to please others. The answer is love my friends!

  48. Shameful Dominican
    May 18, 2013

    Let me start by saying that I am extremely heated by the comments I have read thus far, you Dominicans are selfish inconsiderate no bodies. Instead of building up a brick wall u sit behind your glass house and throw stones. The proper term in queer buggery is not an English term. Dominica will never succeed because the small minded people close their minds to the bigger things in life like why look down on the homo sexuals? They generate more income than all you people living on food stamps, why talk bad about them when they are the ones that would pump money into the economy? I don’t support and I don’t believe in gay rights but dam let it be as long as they respect others!!!!

  49. SEXSOSWEET
    May 18, 2013

    GET married and stop BORGARIN simple!

  50. May 18, 2013

    Hello sweet Dominica. Well I support gay rights because everyone should be able to choose their lover be it a man or woman. The Church shouldn’t have to rule or comment on this rather they need to look into their closets before they judge others. We are facing a changing world and we can close to join with the rest or be left behind. Anyway am not gay buy I worked with many gay people and they are not different than us except for the lifestyle they engaged in. So my people open your mind and allow others to live their life.

    • Anonymous
      May 21, 2013

      Many of us are not looking to keep up with the world. We are actually asked by God to not follow the ways of the world. This is the mistake people like you make – you want the approval of men rather than the approval of God.

      • May 24, 2013

        Anonymous .

        Hello. Well I didn’t know that God has special words for Dominicans. I am not prepared to regulate what grown people do in their bedroom. I try to be respectful to everyone even though I don’t agree with their views. Anyway can you please tell me who wrote the Bible and who killed Juses. While you at it can you asked the Asthaphans who killed Juses because they are Jews so they should no and please don’t let them full you. Thanks.

  51. hope
    May 18, 2013

    stupzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  52. Anonymous
    May 18, 2013

    he created MAN and saw he need a partner and he created WOMAN. the devil is at work we rebuke him and his servant in the name of the LORD.

    • May 18, 2013

      Hello. The Bible you are quoting. I am certain that you haven’t read it properly or you just want to quote what fits your agenda. Just remember that the Bible has something for everyone and every Faith.

      • August 14, 2015

        “The Bible has something for every one and every faith” :?:

        What you are saying is that the Bible has no specific message and is not actually saying anything in particular.

        You are saying the Bible can be used by anybody and made to say whatever any person or faith group wants it to say.

        This is absolutely wrong. The Bible has one message for all mankind. There is one true and living God. He gave His only begotten (unique, one of a kind) Son – our Lord Jesus Christ – to suffer, bleed, and die on the cross to fully pay the penalty for our sins. All who believe in Him (trust Him, depend and rely upon Him) will be saved, and have eternal life.

        Jesus said “…I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”
        (John 14:6)

        The Apostle Peter wrote “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12)

        Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. Evangelist.

    • Proud To Be Catholic
      May 18, 2013

      Amen!!!Amen!!!Amen!!!!to that …Allelulia…!!

    • Bwa kWAIEB
      May 18, 2013

      i see the devil also has a computer and is able to get onto DNO and judge others, spread evil and make a mockery of god. Get of the internet with your duplicitous intentions!

    • Gary
      May 19, 2013

      To Anonymous

      You know, none of this matter regarding peoples opinion on homosexuality has nothing to with the devil at work or rebutting the devil, it all has do with ignorance and religious dogma. The root at the concept against Homosexuality is religion.

      Most of the opinions expressed on the matter is not based on sound reason and independent thought or the search for truth but rather dogma feed to them.Peoples so called education level is not immune from such religious dogma when it comes to the matter of Homosexuality, it is like superstition a person education level does not prevent them from believing or adopting some form of superstition. Ignorance is the curse of God, knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.When we blindly adopt a religion or a literary dogma, we become automatons and cease to grow.Believers are like birds in a cage.

      • Student
        May 20, 2013

        To Gary,

        What are you saying? On what “sound reason and independent thought” do you base this argument?

        Give me religion and Christianity any day- at least I would have lived a good, decent life.

      • Gary
        May 21, 2013

        To Student

        You know it is very sad that someone would believe that to live a good life religion and Christianity are the only essentials needed.I’m not in anyway denying you your right to have a religion, that is your choice. You questioned my argument regarding sound reason and independent thought, by this I mean self examination of our beliefs, and yes this can be very painful sometimes. That is why some of us go from the cradle to the grave never knowing who we really are, how sad is this to be a believer and follower.Your concept of a good and descent life is relative to what.

      • August 14, 2015

        “Homosexuality has nothing to do with the devil at work.”

        God’s model for marriage is one man and one woman united until they are parted by death according to Matthew 19:4-6. The Word of God forbids homosexuality in 1 Corinthians 6:9,10. This makes it a sin which means the devil has everything to do with it.

        However, religion is not the only reason we oppose homosexuality.

        Gay people are troubled more by depression. Homosexuals have a higher rate of alcoholism. They tend to suffer more from loneliness in their senior years. They have a higher percentage of suicides. Studies have shown they tend to have a shorter lifespan.

        Homosexuals are more prone to violence. It is not unusual for a homosexual to be involved in a crime so gruesome the media does not publish the details or they will not reveal that the criminals were homosexuals for the sake of political correctness. Studies have shown that about 66% of serial killers have been homosexuals.

        Sincerely, Rev…

  53. Anonymous
    May 18, 2013

    the catholic church so much is said about it and its origin and doctrines so y all u want help from it go to all u modern churches for help with their modern day belief and leave us in our ancient ways. “Peter on u my rock i shall build my church”

    • May 24, 2013

      Anonymous .

      Hello, What help does the Catholic Church provides to Dominica. They are taking your money through collections and sending it to the Vatican and why don’t they fix the roof of the church instead of asking for a special collection to fix it. Also can you tell us about all the lawsuit against Catholic priest for sexual abuse of little boys. Is that part of their doctrines. Just asking. I don’t follow any religion rather if I want to read any part of the Bible am quite capable of doing so.

  54. Discombobulated
    May 18, 2013

    I don’t know why they like to go through the church. In every country they go through the church. The church has its doctrine and no one has to neither agree nor abide by it. It is a choice whether you follow it or not. The Vatican as far as I am aware has not budged on the matter. If you’re gay then hey, cool. But stop trying to push it on everyone else’s life. Just live and let live. If you have a problem with legislation i understand, but take it up with the government. The church is a different entity all together. You don’t have to follow the church, it is a choice.

    • Proud To Be Catholic
      May 18, 2013

      …And remember..you are not “gay” in the correct and grammatical sense of the word which means “happy” – because you are very sad, misguided and confused creatures…!

      • Student
        May 20, 2013

        :-D :-D :-D :-D You are so right :-D :-D :-D :-D they are “sad, misguided and confused creatures…!”

    • May 19, 2013

      best point yet!

    • reality
      May 20, 2013

      i just dont get their problem!!!!! why always the Catholic Church???? you dont need us in you’ll crap.. build your own building, call it what you want, then you can make your own rules..however as of now we follow the rules of the Bible.. the Curch needs to file a lawsuit against these so call groups for harrassment among other injustice… stupes…smh

  55. DA Pride
    May 18, 2013

    Please re read the story of Sodom and Gomarrah. Whilst God is all forgiving and loving He WILL NOT ever condone the unnatural use of a man or woman which is homosexuality. He will forgive the one who engages in such acts but will NEVER ever accept the homosexual lifestyle. Change all the laws but God’s law will always prevail. We should respect gay people like we respect all other members of society that’s the only way to bring them to the saving grace of Jesus Christ.

  56. v/case/ny
    May 18, 2013

    You choose your life style why would you want the catholic church consent it. Leave the church out of this nastiness. The world is really coming to an end. The catholic church in NY rallies against it every why come to DA with this nonsence. Tell these people to take a hike.

  57. panamacanal pupuhole
    May 18, 2013

    This is madness. It is a sin. No one should support this conduct. But don’t hate either.

  58. marlene COC big
    May 18, 2013

    ……I don’t see why is it that any woman or man should detest the opposite sex. The bible does not condone that kind of sexual perversion and hence no serious church should do so.

    It is not only the catholic church but all other Christian churches in the West Indies should speak out against same sex issues. Sex was meant for a mixed couple and it is one of the sweetest things God have created for our benefit and when one has gotten it from a man who has the correct instrument of pleasure…….then there is nothing else to need.

    Its a great topical issue Dno and I however don’t like the lack of decent comments on this topic.

    • miss Joseph
      May 18, 2013

      ……………I believe that gay sex is against God’s laws and should be banned.We have to pray for these people so that change will come.

    • SDA
      May 18, 2013

      ……….I am of the opinion that all of us in our own ways should join forces with the Churches to put an end to buggery in this community. Gay sex is unacceptable and detestable. There is no excuses for this. God never make us for this and science unreasonable operates to make an excuse for mankind sinfulness. Marital sex is the only sex that we must engage ourselves into. Just be married and enjoy your partner sexually in ALL ways imaginable. Your body isn’t yours and his body isn’t his; the two becomes one in love. The bible speaks about these things.

    • fontaine
      May 18, 2013

      ……..It has nothing to do with your stated sexual prowess of your sweet sex man but we are talking about the issue of same sex ( buggery ) and how the church should respond to this matter. In any case he isn’t even your man and he has his people (s) hence you must relax from the obsession.
      The entire church community must put their differences aside and have a massive demonstration through the streets of Roseau, coming from North, South , East and West and culminating in the stadium at Windsor park.

      • Distured
        May 19, 2013

        That will never work out permanently. Maybe for the extroverts in society… at 1st. Introverts will just laugh at your efforts.

        Also, as much as im against the gay thing, on a whole, i would not join this protest. Don’t want the “gay” version of Boston on our case. =_=

    • hemisphere
      May 18, 2013

      That’s a nice way of involving the Carnival Organising Committee. Ha ha.

    • Neutral
      May 18, 2013

      What about all those priest that have abused little boys.

    • splendour
      May 18, 2013

      I agree with you 100% all of us who have a relationship with God MUST come together to fight this abomination, regardless of one’s religious persuasion. They see that all those first world countries and President Obama whom many love and adore is condoning it so they testing the waters to see how receptive we Dominicans are of it. Well I want them to know that we will fight this to the end. NOT HERE! They homosexual acts put them lower than animals! Male dogs fight each other for a female in heat, male lions kill other males to have dominance of the pride while humans fighting for legislation to sleep with the same sex. This is disgusting!

  59. Holiday island Boy
    May 17, 2013

    The Bible is quite specific on same sex love affairs.Exodus 20:17 ,among other things,tells us, Thou shalt not cover thy neighbour’s a………”

    • Gary
      May 19, 2013

      Here are some somethings your good book the word of God says and yes it is very specific.

      Timothy 2:12 “I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man, she must be silent.” St Paul’s word, do think this is how women should be treated.

      1 Samuel 15:3: “This is what the Lord Almighty says … ‘Now go and strike Amalek and devote to destruction all that they have. Do not spare them, but kill both man and woman, child and infant, ox and sheep, camel and donkey.

  60. Be wlse
    May 17, 2013

    Man this buggering thing is getting out of hand.people do not let Satan fool you, when god made man he made know mistake. What do you mean?when you say I was born this way.what do you have in your pant? A pennies or a vaginal. You want to remove the buggering law, fine pull down your pant and show us were god made that mistake.god did not as man to help him to make man.you go to doctor and change your sex .can two men have kids?no .Man Dominica have in off trouble already. GO TO HELL GO TO HELL With your buggering do not try to legalize your nastiest in our country. AM ASKING ALL THECHURCHIES TO CONDEM THAT STATEMENT.

  61. MARLON XAVIER
    May 17, 2013

    take ALL batty man and put dem on an island only them….. then take ALL lesbos put dem on another island I guarantee in 20 years dem ALL dead bcuz them CANT reproduce! this WAYS NOT NORMAL NOE NATURAL!!!!!!

  62. Holiday island Boy
    May 17, 2013

    One thing for sure ,if we allow this , then eventually the world will come to an end, as we will be giving these people a completely opposite mandate to that which was given to Adam and Eve….Be fruitful and Multiply.

    • not in d/a
      May 18, 2013

      that’s why for all the years you keep hearing about it going on you should have speak out I new it was just time to get to our doors so stop crying and come out and help stop it one way or the order we will

  63. Abitrator
    May 17, 2013

    I have to say, I’m so proud of we Dominicans. We may be very divided when it comes to politrics, but based on the comments here, I think over 90% of us, are in agreement against making that BS legal

  64. ........
    May 17, 2013

    The Holy Book says “be fruitful and multiply”…so what are you asking of the church? Maybe this group should look to the legislatures.

    • S
      May 18, 2013

      not just that, say who they are, nasty set op people.

  65. Abitrator
    May 17, 2013

    God made Adam and Eve not Adam and Steve. He didnt make Eve and Evette either. Dont try to corrupt my Island with all you nonsense. Keep it your bedroom and your day will come before God for judgement just like my day will come when I’ll have to answer for my own sins. Until then, if I steal or kill like the bible don’t do, the public is going to judge me and call me a thief and a muderer. If you Buggar or Bull it wont be wrong if they call you Buggar, Bullar or Liquor liscened and dish washer……………

  66. Abitrator
    May 17, 2013

    Though I’ll leave all judgement for God, Lets face the truth, Man and Man cant bring forth no youth Woman and Woman cant bear no fruit. Why cant we just stick to God way. Lets not follow the big nations and sell our soul to the devil. If they want to do their nastiness let them keep it in their house. It should be wrong just like murder, theft and everything else the bible said is wrong.

  67. May 17, 2013

    Sin cannot correct sin, inside the catholic church has more buggery than out side, so that group will be better off looking else where.

  68. objective
    May 17, 2013

    MiriDom! AHWA, try some thing else. No church in D/A will help you cover your buggery sins.Go there and seek forgiveness instead.

  69. Anonymous
    May 17, 2013

    WE haven’t even made prostitution and weed legal yet and gay rights already coming? Do prostitution and weed first please, then we will talk about gay, you may even get my support by then who knows.

  70. May 17, 2013

    Dominica News Online contacted the head of the Catholic Church in Dominica, Bishop Gabriel Malzaire, who said he will be giving a comprehensive response to the matter soon–News Article

    Reverend Sir: I wish you would simply stay out of this matter it belong with the “State” whatever the decision is at this point–not the Church.

    For I do not see what you can say to homosexual and lesbians if you do not refer to the Bible and its message to mankind.

    Homosexuality and lesbianism is against God’s Laws period. And that is the message you must speak, this so-called organization do not want to hear your message to them.

    Take heed of the voice of the people of Dominica–we do not condone to the attitude and conducts of homosexuals and lesbians; what we want to hear from you is message of the Gospel–which is the Good News of Life.

    I agree with those of us here who has called for those who are claiming rights for this, that, and the other, to come out from behind groups and organizations and to show themselves to the public–or else do their things behind closed doors and leave us alone.

  71. proud
    May 17, 2013

    Guess that group has nothing to do with their time. Maybe they should spend some time reading the bible.

  72. MIB
    May 17, 2013

    Wha happen? DNO all you have an agenda? I getting fedup with those Gay stories. We don’t want this in Dominica! Our Laws will not be change to support this immoral behavior.

  73. Anonymous
    May 17, 2013

    more than 99.99% coments are going to be steriotypeing & homophbic comments.due to lack of proper education

    • May 18, 2013

      What is there to be educated about someone being gay or lesbian? Just take a look at someone who is either gay or lesbian. That person is not normal. He/she is lacking something. There should be a separate slogan for such…(LACKING SOME FORM OF CHROMOSOME)

    • ahhhhhhh
      May 19, 2013

      proper education?
      Proper education from…….??
      Are you serious?
      Do you belong?

    • Anonymous
      May 20, 2013

      what education is needed on Buggery?

    • de_scripter
      May 21, 2013

      Why do gay people always think if you don’t stand by there views you are uneducated? If you need a PHD to understand a simply thing like you gay or you straight well tht is bowdelle..

      • smh
        May 21, 2013

        U know what I mean! lol lets see…educated: I know it takes a man and a woman to make ah babyyy…I know man/woman don’t live forevahhhh I know man and man cannot make babyyyyy andddd I know..woman and woman cannot make babbyyy….soo if plenty ppl gay…less ppl on Earth OMG it’s not rocket science…I don’t want to be brainwashed…so I choose not to be…keep your education!

      • August 29, 2015

        I have been saying this for a long time.

        Homosexuals and homosexual advocates do not have facts on their side. They seldom put forth anything that resembles a logical argument. What they do is mock the Bible, use insults, and imply that we are not educated.

        In my comments I have tried to be objective. What I get in return us sarcasm. After reading one of the replies I remember thinking “This guy would sure never make the college debating team!”

        Gay commentators say silly things like “Religion sure messes people’s heads up” or “That old book has sure scrambled your brain.” (Not their exact words.) I am left thinking “How unscientific can they get?”

        The irony of it is that I received my Ph.D. in Biblical Studies in 2012. My doctoral thesis was on “The Validity of the Genesis Accounts as History, and the Place of the Book in Biblical Literature.”

        Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill, Evangelist.

      • August 30, 2015

        I have been saying this for years!

        Those who advocate for homosexuality know they do not have the facts on their side. Most of the gay commentators lack the ability to present an argument that resembles anything logical.
        They mock the Bible by saying things in jest. I read comments on DNO like ”Religion sure messes up a person’s head” and ”That old book sure makes idiots of people”. (Not necessarily their exact words.)

        They imply that those who disagree with homosexuality are uneducated. Yet homosexuals have the highest rate of AIDS of any people group. They are the ones most responsible for the spread of AIDS. Gay people suffer more from depression, have an higher rate of alcoholism, a higher suicide rate, and a shorter life span.

        The irony of it is I received my Ph.D. in Biblical studies in 2012. My thesis was on ”The validity of the Genesis Accounts as History and the place of the Book in Biblical Literature.”

        Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill…

  74. DA in NY
    May 17, 2013

    Separate church and state.

  75. possie
    May 17, 2013

    can we use the word homosexuality instead of “buggery”? no wonder people are so anti…..

    • WHO VEX VEX
      May 18, 2013

      buggery :mrgreen:

    • May 18, 2013

      Hello. You absolutely right. The word which I refuse to repeat is so derogatory . I say used Homosexuality. Our people must be able to expand our horizon and we are better educated people than we a currently displaying.

    • Jay
      May 18, 2013

      The law does not say that one man can not love another man but it is clear about unnatural sexual intercourse. You can dress it up any way you like but the English language is quite specific and unambiguous: “buggery = anal intercourse” (Oxford Englioh Dictionary).

    • Brathwait
      May 18, 2013

      you use homosexuality and I’ll use buggery. How about that hypocrite?

    • nice
      May 19, 2013

      buggery aka BUGGER

  76. Anonymous
    May 17, 2013

    God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah for homomsexuality and he will destroy any country and people who practice same. Just look at what is happening in America

  77. Anonymous
    May 17, 2013

    No matter what vexation people are displaying the country’s Homosexual and Lesbian population is said to be growing at a fast rate. So one way or another this topic has to be addressed by someone because it is here to stay. The Vatican has recognised the issue so this now puts pressure on the local Catholic church to respond. So is the Vatican implying the Bible or the Church is now
    out of date?

    • jj
      May 18, 2013

      :mrgreen: Here to stay? Stay what? Can man and man make anything? Can woman and woman make something? Check the meaning of STAY. Maybe you meant the end of the generation is at hand. Use the word’GONE’ instead of STAY.

    • August 29, 2015

      Is the homosexual and lesbian population in America growing? Since homosexuals do not reproduce biologically two homosexual men are not going to have a homosexual child. Where are these new homosexuals coming from?

      This argues for homosexuality being learned behavior. Many who are gay don’t hide the fact that they were introduced to homosexual behavior by an older same sex person and this is true of both men and women.

      There are people who were married and had children, then they left their marriages and went with same sex partners.

      There are people who were homosexuals but they broke free, and are now married with children.

      Homosexual men have told us they were sexually molested in their youth by older men. This was why they took that path later. It did not begin as a male and female relationship normally begins with romance and love. It began with sexual experimentation.

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. Evangelist.

  78. blessed
    May 17, 2013

    people like opinion to justify actions…what does the bible say on the matter. That is what matters. When we get before the heavenly father he will expound on the topic in more detail and we will then be held accountable for our actions :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  79. Devil in D Cocoa
    May 17, 2013

    Why are people so concerned about gays….they are people too…whether you like it or not they are also God’s children (if you believe in God) and for those who don’t believe…they are humans too. Each one of you homophobes please tell me when did you decide to be straight? ….Exactly you didn’t…Let them be who they are. Some of you “christians” attack and come out swinging with so much hatred….if you call yourself a Christian and haven’t figured out that God/Jesus’ message is all about LOVE…YOU’RE NOT DOING IT RIGHT!

    • hmmm
      May 18, 2013

      We are not all God’s children,we are HIS creation.The Bible specifically says it.A person only becomes a child of God when he/she accepts Jesus as LORD AND SAVIOUR.

    • May 18, 2013

      You told the truth but not too many of us are going to give you the thumbs up nah.

    • Abitrator
      May 19, 2013

      You are right they are people too, but so are the thieves, murderers and people who take animals or rape. If we make excuses for them all and say they were born that way, soon the thieves and murderer and child molesters are going to say they were born this way and want their rights too. The bible say these things are wrong so who are we to try and pick apart what we want to make legal.

    • #homophobic
      May 19, 2013

      devil in de cocoa tea, you in dat man? :mrgreen:

      Like you rightly said, no one decided to be straight. What does that mean? It is natural to be straight. Weren’t these people straight at one point? When did they decide to become gay? Wrong is wrong. Calling wrong wrong or calling sin sin doesn’t mean you hate the individual or you are stereotyping. Why dont you give murderers, theives etc a break? Are they not people too? If you can talk about their actions and lifestyles and feel you have the right to do so then why can’t we talk about that sort of nastiness and have the right to do so?

      • de_scripter
        May 21, 2013

        Once a Man name is Devil in de Cocoa..wat more can you expect mister maybe de PRESIDENT OF MIRIDOM :lol: Devil in de Cocoa? wats up with tht nah homie?

    • Devil in D BATTY
      May 20, 2013

      Most Christians do not hate Homosexuals, its the act that we find to be ungodly. Therefore, we speak out about it to let them know that the ACT is wrong. You are right, we are all Gods children but i would never respect a man who wants to ………..No one is born Gay! it’s a choice we make. The act is immoral and repulsive!!!!

  80. L.
    May 17, 2013

    Those crazy people watch to much American movies. They have got zombified! Take and read a book, do something by hands, create something beautifull and stop to copy most crazy and stupid habbits of crazy world.

  81. Sug
    May 17, 2013

    I flat…LLOLLL…why them people want to put the church in their thing? they don’t know what the Church stands for? regardless of what use to happen in the church? the laws of God still stands!

  82. Channel 1
    May 17, 2013

    Folks, dis is another campaign ploy by the diabolic homosexual agenda to push their perversion among the civilized.

    DNO, we need the answers to the following question at once:

    1. DNO, we want….rather we demand to know who are the persons behind this MiriDom.

    2. We demand to know which foreign group and/or state is behind the birth of this entity known as MiriDom.

    3. We want/demand to know what means of financial, material and human resource support is this foreign entity providing to MiriDom.

    4. DNO, we would like the police to investigate MiriDom to determine if they have brought on island homosexual indoctrination literature disguised as educational manuals to target kids between the ages of 2 and 12.

    5. DNO, we want to know if the local agents of MiriDom have already been inserted into the government and local education, financial, judicial & religious system so as to lobby for the homosexual agenda.

    6. DNO, we also want to know where the headquarters of MiriDom are based in Dominica, so that a protest(of the magnitude & fervor never seen before in Dominica) could be mounted at once to drive this MiriDom into oblivion.

    Thanks DNO and we look forward to answers to the questions above.

    De campaign against homosexuality is about to move to the next level!!!! Something is happening……

    • May 18, 2013

      Why…what if there are only 5 people and they are scared to make themselves known? What if they are folks in the public eyes and are friends of people in high places? Llittle persons like you and me can’t make such demand

      • Channel 1
        May 20, 2013

        @(.)(.) – Expose dem I say!! Expose dem at once.

    • Devil in D Cocoa
      May 18, 2013

      Of course you’re not going to get that….This line questions just show how ignorant most Dominicans are…absolutely full of S&*%

    • S
      May 19, 2013

      this group is breaking the law of the land and should be investigated, arrested and every member jailed.

    • Malgrasa buddy
      May 20, 2013

      Canal uno, As much I am anti-gay activity.
      Ihave to stop You in ur tracks.
      Folks, dis is another campaign ploy by the diabolic homosexual agenda to push their perversion among the civilized.This is not a wellthoughtout and expressed statement.
      Being gay does not make them uncivilized! To the contrary they are usually more civilized than the rest of society and many a time more cultured.
      Just thought I should correct you Canal 1.

  83. vexness
    May 17, 2013

    God, the creator of the living created male and female, to of the same is like a slap in the face..disrespect… :twisted:

  84. Annica Alethea
    May 17, 2013

    Leave Dominica out of this First World abomination.
    I would prefer the legalization of the Herb instead of buggery.
    Our little piece of rock is already pregnant with sin, don’t add more.

  85. The Blackheart Man
    May 17, 2013

    i wonder what MiriDom suppose to mean

    • Proud To Be Catholic
      May 18, 2013

      I, too…? Is it MiriDom or “mini-mums” or “minus-moms” What is wrong with these people, why can’t they leave the Catholic church alone and deal with their troubled consciences by themselves..?

  86. Again
    May 17, 2013

    To the limited number of Gay people here in Dominica please let me apologize in saying that your way of life is unacceptable by a long way. Don’t include the way of the Almighty to yours to get acceptance for this. Some may say the extra marital affairs exist, and unmarried relationship exist but that’s between God acknowledged man and woman. Though these activities in themselves are unacceptable in the sight of GOD…MAN ON MAN + just caan work you understand. It’s just not right. Go down on your knees and plead with the almighty like the fornicators and murderers do and beg God for a chance at normalcy cause this ain’t normal at all. Even those who may have committed incest turn to GOD for help…What wrong with you.

  87. you serious man
    May 17, 2013

    Gay People really not easy eh. Is a bold set of people you know. They together with all people in high places. want to change the whole world minds on their nattiness. Black people haven’t even finish getting all their rights but look gays want all kinds of rights that normal people don’t even have.

  88. joe
    May 17, 2013

    this is a challenge to the bible

    like my good old priest would say the world has to change to suit the bible not the other way arround.
    Tell those the word of god cannot change

  89. Alice
    May 17, 2013

    The only time the church should get involved is to either forgive or not forgive your sin.. Leave the Catholic Church alone.

    • Rastafari
      May 17, 2013

      What???

    • me1
      May 17, 2013

      Alice,where did you get that from, the church can forgive or not forgive your sins…..who made the church God. The church CANNOT forgive your sins…..I gave you a thumb down.

      • Proud To Be Catholic
        May 18, 2013

        I give you a “thumbs-down” too and go and read your Bible properly and you will see where it says that…!leave Catholics alone, they are not troubling all you so doh trouble them….!

    • Justice and Truth
      May 17, 2013

      This was exactly what I thought when I read this article which makes me angry that they are involving the Catholic Church in their immorality and their sinful mess which they created with the help and influence of Satan, the enemy of God, of the Church and of our souls. It is, “Why do they not leave the Catholic Church alone?”
      In the end it is God who really forgives or not.

      • Anonymous
        May 18, 2013

        If they are Catholic, it would be reasonable to expect thwm to turn to the Bishop…on the other hand to insist on the teachings of the Bible goes against the teachings of the Bible which offers freedom of choice…”He that believeth…” Always remember that religion is a system of beliefs…God does not expect all to believe…- believe the mqatter is one for the State where obviously the dominance of Religion will have a strong influence..A while we are at it please don’t underestimate the homosexual population in Dominica…it has traditionally been hihg, despite the hiprocacy of otherwise…

      • Devil in D Cocoa
        May 18, 2013

        @Justice….you invest so much into these articles…you are so full of hate…and everyone knows a homophobe is secretly battling homosexuality internally.

    • JUDGE DREDD
      May 17, 2013

      church can’t forgive sin, only the father.. and the church should never get involved, next they will ask for marriage by the church…

      tell dem man runway wit their nasty ways

    • May 18, 2013

      Huh????? Alice?????

    • May 19, 2013

      oh looorrd, see what Alice just start there!
      look DNO goin burn down now!

  90. Cza
    May 17, 2013

    Lllooolll wait d laws fueling homo stuff Llooll so u saying if it didn’t have laws it would decrease?

  91. Former AG & the DPP
    May 17, 2013

    The Catholic church with it’s history of involvement should be part of the negotiations.
    By the same token the Law must be well represented and who better to be part of the team addressing it than the DPP anda former AG.Both have men have great yet different experiences in that sub-division of the law in one way or another.

    • Justice and Truth
      May 17, 2013

      You too! :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: Leave the Catholic Church alone! Do not involve it in this immoral mess. The Catholic Church is in the business of teaching and preaching the Gospel, the Truth of Our Lord Jesus Christ, leading souls to God and helping to save souls for the Kingdom of Heaven; not encouraging them to be sinful which only leads to Satan’s cauldron of everlasting fire. Their homosexual action is sinful and is against the Law of God and the Law of Nature. It is abnormal and an intrinsic evil. How can you expect the Catholic Church to get involved in this? You must be mad/crazy if you expect the Catholic Church to condone this, shake hands with them and say to them, you are doing well.
      Homosexuals are to be blamed. They are the ones who isolate themselves. In fact, they have isolated themselves from God and his graces, giving him a slap in the face and saying to him, “I do not need you, your blessing and graces”. They are defying God. You expect God to condone that? You must be joking if you expect God to be pleased with their action. God is highly offended!
      Get this straight! The only advice the Catholic Church has for them is to conform to the Most Holy Will of God and avoid immoralities as same sex relationship. Those people are in dire need of God’s blessing and graces. They must turn to him with a sincere and contrite heart, repent of their sins, ask his forgiveness, worship him in Faith and Truth, make penance and sacrifice as a means of appeasing him.
      Love the sinner but hate the sin. The Church and other genuine Christians do not judge their heart. They judge their evil action which does not benefit anyone; not even themselves. Our Lord Jesus Christ said: “I judge by what I see.” This is by what God will judge them, by their actions. You comprehend it and relay this to them for their own mortal and spiritual benefit.
      When you pray the Our Father or think of it, remember those words: “Thy Kingdom come on earth as it is in Heaven…May Thy Will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Ask yourself what is God’s Will and for holiness and purity of heart, mind, body and soul? If you know the meaning of these words, then you will not expect the Catholic Church or any other Church that teaches and preaches the Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ to condone this type of immoral behavior.

    • Jay
      May 18, 2013

      What negotiations? You are reducing this to a business deal? Either you are straight or not, homosexual or not. What is there to be “negotiated” about? A percentage of gay permissiveness perhaps? Whichever way you are inclined, do your personal business in private, don’t givbe offence and don’t force your opnions onto others.

    • anonymous
      May 19, 2013

      What history the Catholic Church has.. No one is perfect. Whenever something involving priest happens if you do you homework well, they are removed as priests. When the pastors do what they doing with the women in the other churches you does see them putting them out? Don’t judge the Catholic Church…..

    • Malgrasa buddy
      May 20, 2013

      Well if I understand you clearly, the former AG’s issues are clear to all and sundry.
      Now I know The former Vice president of the USA Dick Cheaney has a gay daughter.With all the republican antigay sentiment and Dick’s usually intransigence on secular issues he became extremely neutral when the issue ofgay marriage became dominant5yrs ago.Itwas like he did not exsist.Very unusal for a man with a big mouth.
      I can hardly await the DPP “ACTING “on this one!
      He will certainly plead the Vth.Becoming like 98% of D/cans when a controversial hits home.
      He’ll be saying I am not asking nor telling LMAO

  92. ......
    May 17, 2013

    Hey you guys must be crazy with this nonsense. Firstly the Government is the authority t adjust the law.

    Stop hiding behind the organization and come out and give a press conference. let us see who you all are. if you all are so proud of what you are doing and you know what you want is right, come out let everybody see who you all are.

    • me1
      May 17, 2013

      I could not have said it better. I’mmmmm straight and I’m proud. :lol: :lol: :lol:

    • Anonymous
      May 17, 2013

      u so right they no to them self it is not right come out so we can pray for u all to get delivered from this

    • Justice and Truth
      May 17, 2013

      The government is not God and is not the Church. If governments institute immoral laws in the land that cause people to sin and to go down to the abyss of Hell, God will hold them accountable. They will pay a dear price for it and an eternal one. This is why a Church cannot and should not get involved in their immorality. In the first place, their actions depict that they are enemies of the Church.
      Those guys hide behind the dark curtain. They must have something to hide. They want others to condone them but they are hiding behind the screen. It is the screen of sinfulness and impurity. They also want to make short-cuts. There are no short-cuts and not where God is concerned. He will judge them for their actions.
      St. Paul spoke about this immorality and against it. It is in the Bible which is the Word of the Lord. Consider the end result for those who disobey the Word of the Lord.

    • May 18, 2013

      :-D they hiding under the covers

  93. smh
    May 17, 2013

    looks kixs on that story alas!

  94. Anonymous
    May 17, 2013

    Y is in catholic church in alu business gud didn’t sa man and man to be together

  95. Eve
    May 17, 2013

    God made Adam and Eve, Certainly not Adam and Steve!!!! :lol:

    • Anonymous
      May 17, 2013

      The Adam-Eve story is not even true.

      • Malgraysa
        May 17, 2013

        Spoilsport. Next thing you want to deprive the children of their father christmas.

      • Justice and Truth
        May 17, 2013

        Why did you say that? Because the devil told you so. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: Satan knows too well that it is in the Bible. He is smarter than you as he deceives you to make such a statement which he imbedded in your heart, mind and soul. I feel sorry for you.

      • Jesus
        May 18, 2013

        Indeed, science and common sense tell us: Adam and Eve are an invention of the church.
        But in DA people believe in St Claus and Skerrat and are even proud of it. shake my head

      • Proud To Be Catholic
        May 18, 2013

        You wish…keep on wishing..!

    • Devil in D Cocoa
      May 17, 2013

      This is the most abused most ignorant comment you bible thumpers use….HE CREATED EVERYONE….EVEN THE GAYS!

      • Justice and Truth
        May 18, 2013

        Who said that he did not create everyone? He created babies, people. He did not create homosexuals and lesbians. He also did not create criminals and murderers. He did not create sin. People follow their sinful ways of the world, created by humanity with the influence of Satan.

      • Proud To Be Catholic
        May 18, 2013

        HE CREATED “MAN & WOMAN” NOT “MAN & MAN” NOR “WOMAN & WOMAN”–CHECK THAT…..

      • de_scripter
        May 21, 2013

        All how i read your name i laughin wii homie..u a funny little homosexual man..but it still have hope for you..if de devil in the coco….What you trying to say? so who in de Batty? boy all ufellas dough ezi nah..so God is in the Anus? boy if i had know your mother i would tell her about you..and the kind of a son she have under her roof..

  96. thiny
    May 17, 2013

    The lifestyle is wrong but consenting adults………..

    • Justice and Truth
      May 18, 2013

      The road to Hell and the interior of Hell are paved with people/souls who said, “I did it my way.”

  97. me1
    May 17, 2013

    why all of a sudden people making buggery look like it is a good thing. Who want to do their thing it is there choice, help all you own self, but the churches and the government should stay away from that. That is one if not the most disgusting thing on earth. Really, why don’t people seat down and think about that and see how disgusting it really is.

    • Justice and Truth
      May 18, 2013

      Sin is sweet. Acceptance and practice of same lead to a dead end – eternal condemnation, banishment and punishment.

    • Proud To Be Catholic
      May 18, 2013

      ….because some of them are yet to imagine the depravity involved in this “abominable-lifestyle!”

  98. thiny
    May 17, 2013

    These laws aren’t even enforced…..do homosexual get sentenced for being gay in Dominica?

    • May 18, 2013

      So many gays I see in Dominica, it’s unbelievable.

    • Justice and Truth
      May 18, 2013

      I really do not know what is their problem. No one bothers them. They are free to practice their lifestyle which they have been doing. The government is not penalizing them. They want the government to recognize and legislate their abomination as has been done in other countries as this evil is spreading throughout the world. Then they will harass and persecute The Church to marry them. Oh my! Woe to all of them.

  99. FED UP
    May 17, 2013

    I agree get rid of these antiquated laws. Everyone should be entitled to live their life as they choose. The Catholic Church is hypocritical if it continues to endorse these laws given that so many of their clergy have been accused (and some found guilty) of the same thing.

    • Justice and Truth
      May 18, 2013

      What are you stating? They are already living their life, free of government prosecution. What more do they want?
      So you are insinuating that you are not a hypocrite and a sinner; that you never sinned? If you are a man, can you say that you never raped a woman? If you are not, can you never say that your male family members never raped a child, teenager, a woman? How do you serve God and how well do you serve Him? My instinct informs me that you are one big-time hypocrite, hiding behind closed doors and your computer, as God knows (you) too well. Look to yourself and your lifestyle and judge yourself. :twisted: :mrgreen: :twisted: :mrgreen: :twisted: :mrgreen: :twisted: :mrgreen:

    • de_scripter
      May 21, 2013

      the only thing you should be “fed-up” of is your dirty ways and the life you living with your MiriDom Man an dem…u know wat they say” IF YOU FED-UP WITH LIFE JUST SIMPLY BREAK-UP WITH HER” one less “devil in the cocoa” on de world..

  100. Zeb Gwa
    May 17, 2013
    • Justice and Truth
      May 18, 2013

      Comprehend this! It was stated for those countries where they are beaten, imprisoned and killed. De-criminalize it by not beating them and imprisoning them; treating them with dignity and respect as human beings. They should be fortunate about that. But they want more. In simple terms, this means to leave them alone and that God will judge them. People’s sinful action will condemn them. The saying: “Give them a long rope and they will hang themselves.”
      The Holy See did not mean that they should be recognized as such and that they have a right to get married. The Catholic Church opposes this abomination which is evil in itself. Therefore, do not misunderstand and misinterpret what the Holy See meant which some of you are prone to doing. Read between the lines as well and utilize your common sense. No Christian Church of all should ever approve this and what which is sinful and offends God. If they do, they will answer to God.
      Should governments approve of it, it does not make it right. Governments have to answer to God.
      Catholics know better than you and those who want this abomination recognized and legalized. Most importantly, God knows better and is highly offended by their actions. It is not his wish that people of the same sex should ever get married. God has set his rules: “Marriage solely between one man and one woman.” Therefore, the Church has no say in this matter and should stay out of it.

  101. Anonymous
    May 17, 2013

    I feel that what happens btw two consenting adults behind closed doors is there business -u do not have the right to judge. And as far as the Catholic church some of there members have a lot to answer for .

    • Justice and Truth
      May 18, 2013

      As yourself. You, too have a lot to answer to God for. You are no saint but a sinner. Judge yourself and mind your own business. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

    • MewMew
      May 19, 2013

      Homophobia is a misused word. Phobia means irrational fear. To say that something is wrong doesn’t mean you are AFRAID of it or spreading fear of it!!

    • MewMew
      May 19, 2013

      Hi Anonymous. How far are you willing to take that? Would you agree with a a brother and sister, or let’s say a mother and son, having sexual relations–as consenting adults? What is really wrong with that?

    • de_scripter
      May 21, 2013

      So if i choose to incest with my children and they consent in the privacy on my own bedroom that is Kool? not everything two adults consent to in the privacy of their own homes is something good..it have dirty adults..stop playing with words..come out straight…oh sorry..i use the wrong word”straight” ..i know all you people don’t like that word..

  102. Gamain
    May 17, 2013

    Tell MiriDom, the position of the Church is clear and they know it, buggery is an abonination according to the Christian faith that we profess to adhere too.The good Christ has made woman for man to enjoy and procreate.We Christians does not see it as a right to indulge in this act, so we are not taking your right from you in your nastiness,its against the principal bible law.We will not accept their call for this nasty aboniaable so called “acceptance” of this filthy practice.God will certainly rain punishment on our nation, remember Sodom N Gomorrah.

    • Justice and Truth
      May 18, 2013

      Some people could twist and turn what specifically the Church states and interpret it according to their mentality. They have depicted that they do not know the meaning of de-criminalizing. They should look up the meaning. They misinterpreted what the Holy See stated and meant that, de-criminalizing it by not beating and imprisoning them. In other words, not ill-treating them because of the lifestyle they have chosen. But it does not mean consent to recognizing their sinfulness and marrying them. This is it and nothing else.

  103. Morality
    May 17, 2013

    This group needs to do there homework!

    The Vatican’s statement is nothing new. It merely says that we must not criminalise homosexuals. The Catholic Church ha always differentiated between homosexual persons (orientation) and homosexual acts. Homosexual acts are morally wrong. The Church differentiates the sinner from the sins. We condemn sins but not the sinner.

    There is no need to campaign for anything as our teachings are clear unless people want to misinterpret them. Laws in Dominica do not criminalise homosexual persons. But homosexual acts are different.

    Whether one is homosexual or heterosexual, one has to be responsible in the use of one’s sexual faculty. Any abuse of one’s sexuality regardless of whether one is a homosexual or heterosexual is wrong. It does not mean that if one is heterosexual, he or she can express this irresponsibly in any way he or she wants. Similarly the Church does not condemn persons with homosexual tendencies (orientation) but asks that they like anyone should refrain from irresponsible sexual acts.

    The Church always differentiates between what is legal and what is moral. Something which is legal may not necessarily be moral.

  104. The Bold One
    May 17, 2013

    WTH!!
    You people have some guts? Why is the catholic church to address the problem?? What happen, that is the only fence without barbwire?? well we shall put broken glass, so when allu think allu climbing it’ll prick ur a> Go target another religion to address your problem! Infact start with identifying y’all selves first

    • yes
      May 17, 2013

      Because they hide it for yrs.The DPP the acting oneand the former AG should also address it.

  105. Observer
    May 17, 2013

    Good for them in bringing the Caribbean out of the dark ages. It’s time to move forward and not having everything tied up in religion.

    • FED UP
      May 17, 2013

      Agreed – religion is used in the poorest of countries to control the people and keep them ignorant.

    • Justice and Truth
      May 17, 2013

      Who are you? An agnostic, atheist, a non-Christian or one who is involved in this type of behavior?
      Since this type of intrinsic evil behavior is recognized by some, being practiced by some and legalized, they are the ones who are living in the dark ages. It is for this same reason that God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.
      We people of this earth have reasons to be concerned and to denounce this immorality. We should think, if this type of immorality continues God will get angry enough to rain down fire and brimstones. We will all be in it. The only thing is He will protect his faithful people.
      You need religion to get you to Heaven. Without it and practicing it you can never get to Heaven. Open your blind eyes and deaf ears and let the truth of God seep into them and rest there that you might practice the Word of God.

    • Jesus
      May 18, 2013

      Observer, please do not mix educated caribbean people with Dummy-nicans, this is a disgrace to other west indian nations. DA and its people is so far behind it hurts
      true nuh

      • Proud To Be Catholic
        May 18, 2013

        Why are you so “jealous” of Dominicans..? check around the world and you will see famous and “really-educated” citizens of this country holding great positions in every country and every area of life, i.e law, medicine,education, in the UN etc..! In case you do not know where to start, you can start with Dr. Carissa Etienne and Dr. Cleo Dumbai nee Henry, both from the consituency of St. Paul, since you may not know what the different parishes are – they are from Massacre and Mahaut, respectively…Take that …fresh…!

      • Proud To Be Catholic
        May 18, 2013

        …did you finish primary school?
        “Da and its people is..?” You are so full of “jealousy” – simple grammar is a “big problem” for you, the correct thing is..”Da and its people are…”

      • de_scripter
        May 21, 2013

        Sir can you not use the name of the son of man to proclaim your nonsense. all u fellas stretching the joke now…”jesus” and you talking about homosexuals.. anytime a country not in favour of Gay behaviour they in “dark ages” or “they un-educated” or they not up to de time..that in itself is so Un-educated..

  106. Hmmmmm
    May 17, 2013

    Why allu want to put the Catholic Church in allu business? Run allu own show! Get the government to change the laws on allu own argument not from our Church. My Bishop stay out of that pot of mess.

    • JUDGE DREDD
      May 17, 2013

      and what is de catholic church known for, paying billions in homo scandals involving people children

    • Justice and Truth
      May 17, 2013

      …And dirty business at that.

  107. Agent 47
    May 17, 2013

    Abomination

  108. tourisma
    May 17, 2013

    yes and when you decriminalise buggery.. those that sexing goats will say decriminalise it because it’s their right is their property. doh try to drag the church in all u nonesense.

    • ...
      May 17, 2013

      goats can not consent. they are seeking human rights for consenting ADULTS

      • Peacock
        May 17, 2013

        Who cares???????

      • Malgraysa
        May 17, 2013

        Goats are seeking human rights?? perhaps they don’t want to be deprived of their pleasure either.

      • Abitrator
        May 17, 2013

        Consenting Adults???? Is it OK to kill someone with their consent????? What other right are we going to ask for next? Its not just the law of the Land, its God law and who are we to change it?

      • Hermit
        May 18, 2013

        I would mor understand fo parrots, most of them can talk.

      • MewMew
        May 19, 2013

        Such as two members of the same family? Father and daughter who mutually consent? After all, they are adults!!

      • brat
        May 23, 2013

        do you know that man belongs to the animal kingdom? and do ypu know that retarded human beings are being buggared?

    • Holiday island Boy
      May 17, 2013

      And do not forget that the Paedeophiles will also want their due.

  109. Jay
    May 17, 2013

    It are governments that make & change laws, not the church. I think they are barking up the wrong tree here, especially with a church that is under siege with accusations of paedophilia. I know it is not exactly the same thing but even so I don’t think the catholic church would want to stick its head above the parapet on a controversial subject like that right now. Sorry boys and girls, you better find yourselves a chamnpion in Cabinet.

    • Justice and Truth
      May 17, 2013

      …And that champion in thhe Cabinet better beware for God is taking note of all our words and actions as imbedded in our hearts and minds. He is not amused by sinfulness and immoral laws.

  110. MYOB
    May 17, 2013

    In the pursuit of lust allu doing all kinda immoral thing and allu want us to accept it. NNOOO SAAAHH!!!! Allu have allu way of life and trying to force Dominicans to accept allu??? NO NO NO!!! Do allu nastiness in private doe bring allu behavior to the public like its normal.

  111. Seriously
    May 17, 2013

    It’s quite stupid that Dominica doesn’t realize that if we’re not open to all social differences, we’ll be left behind.

    Regardless of your opinions, the state can’t determine who is allowed to marry who. The state is only there to serve as a mediator in disputes, not to keep groups from marrying each other.

    If you don’t like gays, then move somewhere else. Dominica is not yours, so please be respectful of people with different beliefs.

    • Reader
      May 17, 2013

      The issue in question here is not gay marriage. It’s about the decriminalization of buggery. Baby steps Tou-Tou! I personally do not believe the government has a right to legislate morality but it is their job to ensure that the laws of the land are fair, just and non-discrimanatory.

      And when you think of it … EVERY SINGLE ONE OF US here in Dominica knows at least one gay person. Has anyone been charged, fine or sent to jail for homosexuality in the past couple decades? So why keep the law on the books. Makes no sense!!

      • DDP4abitrator
        May 17, 2013

        Ask the current DPP his take.

      • Abitrator
        May 17, 2013

        We all know someone thats gay just like we all no know a thief or a murderer. That doesnt make it right. They need to keep it in their bedroom and if they dont, they should be tried and charged. Dominica will not become their little gay tourist destination.

      • JUDGE DREDD
        May 17, 2013

        to arrest you and fine you when dey catch you

      • Copeh Sarvar
        May 17, 2013

        So, if the law has not bitten them, why are the asking for its removal?

        Wake up people, it is so that they the gays would have right to harass us and trample our own rights.

        We who are straight do not flunt it. but the gays seem to be very provocative.

        Just See how those in Dominica are now trying to stir up a hornet’s nest.

    • rosa parks
      May 17, 2013

      Stupid get left behind in what? immorality? shate man everything de wind blow allu want to be in it

    • kkk
      May 17, 2013

      what happen u gay man
      god made woman for man

    • Anonymous
      May 17, 2013

      Seriously, you that have to move somewhere else and leave our country clean and green. i do not want my son to be on a bus and seeing man kissing man infront of him, i certainly sure, then the crime rate will go up in Dominica. you all need to move overseas to somewhere where the accept Gay. Dominica is straight and we staying so.

    • objective
      May 17, 2013

      None of this nastiness in D/A and I know for sure that the majority of Dominica are straight. you! should go find comfort where this abominable, sordomic practice is abetted and legal,not in D/A.

    • hmmm
      May 17, 2013

      umm excuse u.. majority of Dominica is straight so I think is dem gays dat should move -_-

    • Justice and Truth
      May 17, 2013

      You move somewhere if you do not like what we say which is based on God’s Laws and not government laws. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
      You will be the one who will be left behind. You will miss the boat of eternal salvation if you continue with this nonsense. You may be one of those who practice this evil.
      God gave everyone a free mind and will. You are free to do what you want but you have no right to expect us to approve this immorality. If they kept their business to themselves we would not be having this dialogue. Straighten out your brains. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

  112. PANG
    May 17, 2013

    The other group do not want their children exposed to this kind of lifestyle and they have their right too. What type of society you trying to breed one where our kids do not know who they are, and are confused. get away with this rubish

    • Anonymous
      May 17, 2013

      What kind of lifestyle?

      • Justice and Truth
        May 17, 2013

        You should know. :twisted: The one where two men are holding hands as if they are a man and a woman. This is so disgustingly sickening.

    • Devil in D Cocoa
      May 17, 2013

      Gay people are not confused about gender, they are just gay. It is the churches who are deeply confused about gender and sexuality. I would ask them to stop focusing on genitals, and start paying attention tohumanity.

      • Whey papa!
        May 18, 2013

        Devil in D Cocoa can you define for us what you mean by “they are just gay.” So-called gays cannot be more confused.

      • Anonymous
        May 20, 2013

        When got gives someone a penis and they figure it was meant to be a vagina, that is real confusion in the brain

    • Justice and Truth
      May 17, 2013

      You move somewhere if you do not like what we say which is based on God’s Laws and not government laws. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
      You will be the one who will be left behind. You will miss the boat of eternal salvation if you continue with this nonsense. You may be one of those who practice this evil.
      God gave everyone a free mind and will. You are free to do what you want but you have no right to expect us to approve this immorality. If they kept their business to themselves we would not be having this dialogue. Straighten out your brains. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

    • Anonymous
      May 20, 2013

      So maybe we should just act on impulse as to who we are. We feel like killing today, let us kill. We have the urge to rob someone, let’s do it. Let us express ourselves even when it brings us into the gutter, demonises our souls and sends us to hell. It is our right isn’t it?

  113. possie long time
    May 17, 2013

    The catholic church will never change its view on gay and gay laws…lets pray that dominica don’t change either

  114. Shameless
    May 17, 2013

    To each his own…… but respect people and religions that don’t and will not accept it. Simple as that. Sometimes we have to break the law to get what we want but that does not make it right. Your want may not be deemed by society in Dominica as a moral practice so until that perception changes do your nastiness and stop trying to impose your beliefs and wants on society in general that is not prepared for such now.

    Justify your actions however you want but stop trying to shove what we deem as pure nastiness (no pun intended) down our throats.

    Assertive, NOT Agressive!

    • Justice and Truth
      May 17, 2013

      Make no apology. It is downright nastiness alright and also upsetting.

  115. thiny
    May 17, 2013

    Nah man…….nah….common sensr……if u feel attracted to the same gender tgen its a glitch in the system just like every other flaws and diseases in this imperfect world….as God for the strengh to live a celibate life

    • Devil in D Cocoa
      May 18, 2013

      And so who cause the glitch….if they made so…let them be so! Who are you to judge their lifestyle? You need some common sense!

  116. May 17, 2013

    hello move in our country with all you madness all you mad man

  117. BLACK BOY
    May 17, 2013

    Are to disregard the laws of the Holly Father and give in to those imoralties that are affecting our children which we say are the future? Now they are so brave to even attack the church on its teachings? Come down Father cause we need your intervention more than ever. Ask they what did the Creater did to Sodom and Gomora cause of thier filth.

  118. rosa parks
    May 17, 2013

    Tell me where in the bible God created man for man and woman for woman. people children you all just trying to spoil. We don’t want your opinion, when you all start going according to the Bible “God’s Word” we will want your opinion. Corrupted people. The Bible clearly speaks against this.

    • Anonymous
      May 17, 2013

      Biblical law is not meant to be secular law.

      • Justice and Truth
        May 17, 2013

        Little do you know that God-ordained Biblical Law was always meant to be Secular Law but man’s disobedience and sinfulness separated it. In time God takes care of all who violate His Law and cause others to practice immorality. Do you not see which way the world is going? Right now in Canada we have mass confusion in the Federal and Ontario government. Oh my! I am listening to them. The same, recognition and legislation of same sex marriage is the cause of this. It is called sinfulness in the land and ongoing sinfulness. Some are so blind as they live in darkness that they do not recognize their sins as an offence primarily to God. They think it is OK to be a homosexual and expect the Church of all to welcome them with open arms and condone their sinful actions. Keep waiting. The day the Church recognizes this abomination, we should know that the end is truly near. So much more could be stated about that. Therefore, you homosexuals just leave the Catholic Church out of your abomination. When God created you, it was not His intentions that you would love people of the same sex. The more I think of it is the more it upsets me. Just stay away from the Catholic Church and allow it to fulfill the Law of God and His wishes for all humanity that all might be saved. There is no room in Heaven for homosexuals and their likes. You have to be pure of heart to enter Heaven and homosexual act is not one of it. This is the true fact. As a previous Pope said, “People have lost their sense of sin.” Indeed!

      • Devil in D Cocoa
        May 18, 2013

        @Justice and “Ignorance” There are homosexuals that are far more moral and decent than you are and sin way less than you…but you feel you could say who sinful and say who enters heaven? You idiot…Just because someone is different doesn’t make you any better…and God welcomes all to his kingdom…unlike you who is consumed by hatred…you’re a shame

    • Devil in D Cocoa
      May 18, 2013

      Proverbs 15:26
      The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the Lord…

      There are many things in the bible that are outdated….. Leviticus 19:27 reads “You shall not round off the side-growth of your heads nor harm the edges of your beard.”

      Well tell your man look like Gandalf because of dem old stories…

      • de_scripter
        May 21, 2013

        @Devil in d Cocoa
        Homosexual man i don’t know “Justice and Ignorance” but i know his views on the matter. All your bible is outdated stories is play with words. But i going to put you in your place cuz you going to far to far..Perhaps you should go back to school and learn to read better. It is not saying not to get haircuts. In fact the Scriptures command men to cut their hair except in the case of a Nazarite vow–at the end of which all hair is cut off– Corinthians says it is shameful for a man to have long hair. Work on your interpretation skills. Its very dishonest to isolate things form their cultural context–and their context within the written word of the Bible itself. Leviticus which was particularly addressed not just to Israelites but to those of the tribe of Levi–and only the Levites who were the sons of the priest Aaron. I.E. much of Leviticus pertains exclusively to the priests. Most Christians are not Jewish. You are so educated and out of the Dark ages you an that “observer”. I am an internet Junkie, I read alot of literature, I speak linux/c like its english, I am a Physics Geek..I am not un-educated so if you think your little play with words and the bible to get souls for ur life that you know is not the way of Jesus is going to make people read your comments and believe in tht life think again. We Dominicans we might not be sophisticated like all u so called intellectuals but we are simple and we believe in simple things. Example MAN-two-Woman, simple things. We don’t need to go American an Study an come back with our Homosexual feelings and thoughts and think we better than people that stayed here.I get so vex when u people try to class we Dominicans as un-educated just because we have our own minds when it comes to our sexuality. This label is getting very old, it seem since you go in the USA that makes you some kinda Kool guy or girl. Well i am 25 did all my studies here, I love our laws and I like our Old school simple views. I was raised by my Grandmother. All you go american an spoil all u self and come back playing most on us..We not in all u man2man sytem or woman2woman system. We old school in Dominica i will agree but we far from UN-EDUCATED AND we certainly light years ahead of Dark AGes..I hope you read this and I hope you not a married man and I hope you change ur dirty ways boy..

  119. Met-Yo
    May 17, 2013

    Tell dem fellas haul tail with their lifestyle eh……not in my Dominica stupes!!!!!If they so vocal why their “spokesperson” name not published???? eh???smdh

    • Jimi Hendrix
      May 17, 2013

      They do not publish their names because of people like you.

      • Whey papa!
        May 18, 2013

        Well if is coming out party time then put up the names. Never you mind we know who they are. Dominica still too small for anything to remain secret for too long. Shame is what preventing them from publishing their names because they know what they doing is perversion.

    • Met-Yo
      May 19, 2013

      DNO I said Soddom and Gomorrah Lifestyle……I said nothing wrong that is what the bible says…..and news flash our Laws says it is wrong so why censor my statement???? I refuse to go against the bible and the laws of my country to be “politically correct” please publish my statement as is…

  120. Strupes
    May 17, 2013

    There are some many bigger issues out there like your salvation to be worrying about. Look around you things written in revelation are coming to pass and you trying to sort out your sexual orientation… STRUPES!!!!! OH PLEASE!!!!!!!

  121. Dominiquen
    May 17, 2013

    The Catholic Church has no power to change State laws. :?:

    • ZAB BAR COOWEES
      May 17, 2013

      Yes , The Catholic Church can change any Law in DA – How ? Because its Followers are the Largest Voting Block in Da .

    • Justice and Truth
      May 17, 2013

      The Catholic Church can only speak out for the dignity and rights of people if they are treated inhumanely and are denied their basic human rights. For instance beating and imprisoning them because they practice this abomination. They have it all wrong about what the Pope stated. He did not mean that they should be recognized and allowed to get married. The Pope knows that their behavior is intrinsically evil.
      God has the power to change Secular Laws and bring them down including punishing those who institute immoral laws in the land.
      It is not a human right for two people of the same sex to get married. It is beyond my comprehension that so many governments of the world are so stupid to legislate it. One day, they will find out how wrong they were.

      • John Paul
        May 19, 2013

        So Why does the Church not speak out about it’s own abusers and homosexuals in the Priesthood?

    • Gary
      May 18, 2013

      Your comment portrays so much ignorance regarding The Catholic Church.People like you look at the The Catholic Church as Religious Institution and that is where the deception is, 80% of what and how This Institution functions and operate is non religious.The religion aspect is just a front and concealment for what they are involved.It takes considerable knowledge to realize the extent of your own ignorance.Ignorance is the curse of God, knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.

    • Cor
      May 20, 2013

      They changed the laws of God. Is state laws they cannot change? (Council of Nicea)

  122. SadIndeed
    May 17, 2013

    It is a criminal act by all normal GOD fairing means and please don’t include GOD in your quest to justify your activities.

  123. SadIndeed
    May 17, 2013

    Just read the scriptures about Sodom and Gorhmorrah then obtain a visa that will take you to any of the countries that accept such activities. Hope this gives you a headsup that the direction you and your pals are heading is a treacherous affair

    • Del
      May 17, 2013

      I am so in agreement with you sadindeed, let them get a visa and go to the countries that goes against god’s words, and look at those countries too what start happening to them. So MiriDom leave us alone in Dominica.

      • Jimi Hendrix
        May 17, 2013

        Get a visa and let us commit all our other sins like adultery and sex outside of marriage.

  124. Anonymous
    May 17, 2013

    Leave the Roaman Catholic Church out of your business. The State should mainain the buggery laws for the protection of society.

    • Anonymous
      May 17, 2013

      In what way is scoeity being protected?

      • JUDGE DREDD
        May 17, 2013

        well if it was not on de books maybe you would be walking with your homo patner kissing and touching up each other in town infront of our children, sending dem a message that it is alright

      • de_scripter
        May 21, 2013

        @anonymous

        Our children need to be protected our public space needs to be protected. Our schools need to be protected. I am not homophobic, a man can do what he want with his life. What i cannot stand is when he is saying it is right and people should acknowledge his wrongs. What would we gain from making gay marriages legal or to give them rights?
        They already fall under the ‘human rights” bracket which clearly states we should not kill “People” so why give them special rights..

    • Whey papa!
      May 18, 2013

      Yes! let it not only remain on the books but let the laws be enforced.

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