Why women, the city and London, Ontario’s churches have had enough of the city’s street preachers


Andrew Lupton writes at CBC News:

Speaking through an amplifier on one of London’s busiest street corners, Matt Carapella tells a woman wearing pants that her attire is a “total perversion in God’s eyes.”

He also openly admits to confronting any passerby he thinks may be gay, calling them an “abomination.”

Carapella is well known for his confrontational street preaching style.

He can often be found shouting scripture at Dundas and Richmond streets and in Victoria Park.

But CBC London has learned that Carapella — along with another preacher Steven Ravbar — have been barred from two city churches. They’ve also been asked to leave at least one other church for aggressively confronting parishioners and religious leaders about their beliefs.

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