Kevin Ekow Taylor, a controversial journalist who operates from his base in the United States, has come under heavy backlash for some repulsive comments he made against the Catholic Bishops for condemning vigilantism.
Kevin Taylor in a viral video alleged that the Catholic Bishops behaved like politicians, acted like they had menopause and who lacked too much sex among other harsh words.
His attacks on the Catholic clergy arose from the fact that the rep of the Catholic Bishops on the Peace Council alluded to the fact that the Church was prepared to campaign against any political party who engaged vigilantes in the lead up to the general elections.
The remarks from the Catholic Bishop followed the decision by the opposition National Democratic Congress to suspend their signing of the pact that compelled political parties to disband vigilantes.
This didn’t sit well with Kevin Taylor, who has openly declared support for NDC flagbearer, John Mahama. He descended heavily on the Catholic Bishops.
However, in a press release today, a society within the Catholic Church, the Knights of St John International, has jumped to the defense of the clergy, expressing their full support for the hinted actions to be taken against political parties who fail to disband vigilantes.
The group berated Kevin Taylor for taking the matter totally out of context and needlessly putting out “such uncalled for vituperations on innocent, respectable, and law-abiding citizens, who have been sacrificing a lot to help promote peace in the country.”
While condemning the use of foul language in the video by Kevin Taylor, the KSJI stated their “unflinching support for our Bishops and clergy in general and encourage them to disregard such distractive comments and remain focused on their individual and collective efforts towards shepherding their flock, as well as helping promote peace and good governance in the country. They have done this effectively and successfully in the past and should continue to do the same in spite of all the distractions.”
Find below the full release by the Knights of St John International;