32 Views

See How Anglican Church Forces Bride To wear Yellow For Getting Pregnant Before Wedding

When it comes to church weddings in Nigeria, Orthodox churches like Anglican are known to stick to certain rules and regulations concerning brides and grooms who are planning to walk down the aisle.

Anglican church forces bride to wear yellow wedding gown for getting pregnant Anglican church forces bride to wear yellow wedding gown for getting pregnant

These churches also have consequences for engaged couples who break these rules. While the church considers this the right action to taken, others think the measures are too extreme.

According to reports from a social media user who had written to blogger, Laila Ijeoma, a friend of hers who was supposed to wed in an Anglican church in Onitsha, Anambra state was forced to wear a yellow wedding gown for being two weeks pregnant.

Pregnant bridePregnant bride

The bride said the church initially wanted her to wear a black wedding gown ‘because she wasn’t supposed to get pregnant before her wedding’, she was left at the church’s mercy because it was just a few days to her wedding.

Read the social media user’s letter below:

Hello Laila,

Anglican Church has been shamelessly promoting discrimination against women and I CAN NO LONGER KEEP QUIET. This rubbish going on in the Anglican church has to stop. Any form of gender bias is ungodly. This church mandate that couple who want to get married must go for pregnancy test 2 weeks before wedding and if the woman is found to be even a day pregnant then she will be humiliated while the husband who got her pregnant will go scot-free. I am elated when my friend invited me to her wedding which was supposed to hold at All saints cathedral Onitsha. I was billed to serve as one of her train. Imagine my shock when I got there 3 days to the wedding day only to see my friend crying herself to bits. She has lost a lot of weight and would not eat or be consoled. When I inquired to know what was eating her up. She told me she was pregnant and I was like  she should be celebrating after all her wedding was in 2 days time while her traditional wedding was done almost 2 months back. That was when she spilled the beans. She told me that the Church said that she would wear black wedding gown because she was not supposed to get pregnant before the wedding day. I was bemused. Worse is that they will not even inform you of this stupid law until you must have paid the wedding fee of N30,000. At that point, They will only have you at their mercy because it’s already late for you to change venue and your invitation cards may have been all sent out. The part that worries me greatly is that the women are the target of this new discriminatory law. This is the 21st century for crying out loud. Why would the bride alone be punished for something that both She and the groom did? Why would the groom be allowed to adorned his full tuxedo while the bride is forced into some hideous clothing. Yes, No sex before marriage is good but honestly it is outdated to not understand your partner’s sexuality before marriage. Worse is that some impotent people hide under the guise of born again to deceive other innocent people into marriages. Now when you finally end up with a barren or impotent partner, the same church will tell you that you must never divorce. Hell no. This lunacy must stop. The Anglican Communion must clean up its mess and stop attacking women.

source: pulse.ng

Get the best viral stories straight into your inbox!

Don't worry, we don't spam

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Latest Posts

Billionaire’s Daughter, DJ Cuppy Has Finally Found The Right Man And This Is What He Looks Like
Entertainment
37 views
Entertainment
37 views

Billionaire’s Daughter, DJ Cuppy Has Finally Found The Right Man And This Is What He Looks Like

MT - September 23, 2017

    Billionaire Femi Otedola’s daughter Florence Otedola popularly known as DJ Cuppy revealed she has found Mr. Right and isn’t letting him go this time around,…

6 Food You Should Be Eating To Boost Your Immune System
Food and Health
45 views
Food and Health
45 views

6 Food You Should Be Eating To Boost Your Immune System

Mabel - September 23, 2017

Feeding the body with some foods will keep your body and immune system strong – the body will be resistant to some diseases (of course not all).…

Infographic: A Peek Into The Iphone 8 Benchmarks – By Far The Most Powerful Phone Ever
Technology
32 views
Technology
32 views

Infographic: A Peek Into The Iphone 8 Benchmarks – By Far The Most Powerful Phone Ever

MT - September 23, 2017

Tests according to Tom's Hardware CPU Easily more powerful than the most powerful Android OEM chipsets GPU Video Editing Camera Summary As usual from Apple, the current…

Beautiful Military Couple’s Pre-Wedding Photos You Must See
Romance and Love
38 views
Romance and Love
38 views

Beautiful Military Couple’s Pre-Wedding Photos You Must See

MT - September 23, 2017

This military couples will be tying the knot anytime from now and they want the whole to have a test of how their wedding will look like…

Meet Drake’s Alleged New Girlfriend Nekisha, She Looks Beautifully Smashing.
Entertainment
56 views
Entertainment
56 views

Meet Drake’s Alleged New Girlfriend Nekisha, She Looks Beautifully Smashing.

MT - September 23, 2017

Drake has had his fair share of model and stripper girlfriends. According to reports, his latest is a Toronto model named Nekisha. As with all women linked…

SEE Photos Of Alaafin Of Oyo Wearing The Historic Crown Made Centuries Ago For The First Time.
Art, History and Culture
56 views
Art, History and Culture
56 views

SEE Photos Of Alaafin Of Oyo Wearing The Historic Crown Made Centuries Ago For The First Time.

MT - September 23, 2017

Here are photos from the grand finale of 2017 Oranyan Festival. A major highlight of the event was the wearing of Sese-Efun (White Coral Bead Crown) by…

Video: Watch Teebillz And Chris Martin Dance To Tiwa Savage’s Song
Entertainment
51 views
Entertainment
51 views

Video: Watch Teebillz And Chris Martin Dance To Tiwa Savage’s Song

MT - September 23, 2017

  Tiwa Savage finally shared the first image of her husband,Tee Billz on her Instagram page . It is of him and Cold Play front man, Chris…

This Photo Of Ooni Of Ife’s Ex Wife, Wuruola Is Too Cute For Words
Art, History and Culture
77 views
Art, History and Culture
77 views

This Photo Of Ooni Of Ife’s Ex Wife, Wuruola Is Too Cute For Words

MT - September 23, 2017

  Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi’s ex-wife, Olori Wuraola (now addressed as Her Highness, Queen Zaynab-Otiti Obanor) is pictured below as she arrived New York on a…

Nigeria International Kayode Olanrewaju Explains Why He Chose Manchester City Ahead Of Newcastle, CSKA
Sports
46 views
Sports
46 views

Nigeria International Kayode Olanrewaju Explains Why He Chose Manchester City Ahead Of Newcastle, CSKA

MT - September 23, 2017

Olanrewaju Kayode has revealed how Pep Guardiola convinced him to join Manchester City in the summer transfer window. The Nigeria international was on the radar of several…

Top 7 Best Private And Government Hospitals in Nigeria
Best of Nigeria
62 views
Best of Nigeria
62 views

Top 7 Best Private And Government Hospitals in Nigeria

MT - September 23, 2017

You will definitely agree with me that the Nigeria health sector has been seriously dilapidated and this has really debilitated the well-being of average Nigeria. Though our…

Top 10 Highest Paid Nigerian Professional Footballers : Mikel 3rd, Iheanacho Now 6th,
Richest
65 views
Richest
65 views

Top 10 Highest Paid Nigerian Professional Footballers : Mikel 3rd, Iheanacho Now 6th,

MT - September 23, 2017

It is a foregone conclusion that former Watford striker Odion Ighalo is the top earning Nigerian professional footballer, with guaranteed wages of more than €12.1 million per…

Nollywood Actress, Adesua Etomi And Singer Banky W’s Traditional Marriage To Hold In November
Romance and Love
45 views
Romance and Love
45 views

Nollywood Actress, Adesua Etomi And Singer Banky W’s Traditional Marriage To Hold In November

Mabel - September 23, 2017

The much anticipate traditional wedding ceremony between our Favourtie couples, Singer/Actor, Banky W and his fiancee, Actress, Adesua Etomi will hold on the 19th of November, 2017.…

Dangerous Infections You Can Get When You Bite Your Nails
Food and Health
74 views
Food and Health
74 views

Dangerous Infections You Can Get When You Bite Your Nails

Mabel - September 22, 2017

Biting your nails might seem like a minor bad habit. The frequency of the habit might lead you to believe that it's no big deal. However, it…

The University Of Ibadan Fixes Resumption Date
General
58 views
General
58 views

The University Of Ibadan Fixes Resumption Date

Mabel - September 22, 2017

The management of the University of Ibadan (UI) Chapter returns back to classrooms, the school authority has notified the students that the second semester lectures of the…

2017 WAFU Cup: Super Eagles Defeat Benin To Set Up A Final Game Against Ghana
Sports
70 views
Sports
70 views

2017 WAFU Cup: Super Eagles Defeat Benin To Set Up A Final Game Against Ghana

Mabel - September 22, 2017

The home based Super Eagles of Nigeria on Thursday advanced top the final of the 2017 WAFU  Cup of Nations defeating  Benin 1-0 in Cape Coast in the…

Checkout Photos Of Nigerian Writer, Chimamanda Adichie’s Husband
Romance and Love
94 views
Romance and Love
94 views

Checkout Photos Of Nigerian Writer, Chimamanda Adichie’s Husband

Mabel - September 22, 2017

Photos of popular Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie and her husband Dr. Ivara Esege have been celebrated on social media. The husband of the award-winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda…

Ooni Of Ife All Smiles In New Photos As He Attends Event In Abuja
General
69 views
General
69 views

Ooni Of Ife All Smiles In New Photos As He Attends Event In Abuja

Mabel - September 22, 2017

The Ooni of Ife, is definitely in a delightful mood as he was photoed recently following reports of his estrangement to Wuraola Zynab Otiti some weeks back.…

9 Health Benefits Of Sour-Sop Fruit
Food and Health
85 views
Food and Health
85 views

9 Health Benefits Of Sour-Sop Fruit

Mabel - September 22, 2017

Sour-sop is a wonder-working fruit found in the tropical regions of the world. Around the world, it is known with different names such as Graviola, Brazilianawpaw, custard…

Loading...