Apple Pulls Ministry’s App Accused of Portraying Homosexuality as Sickness and Sin

(NBC News) Apple has removed from its online store a religious app accused of portraying being gay as an “addiction,” “sickness,” and “sin” after a national gay rights organization petitioned to have it pulled.

Truth Wins Out, which says it fights “anti-gay religious extremism,” launched a petition urging Apple to remove the app by Living Hope Ministries, a nonprofit that says it serves “those who are seeking sexual and relational wholeness through a more intimate relationship with Jesus Christ.”

Living Hope Ministries developed its app three years ago, according to its executive director Ricky Chelette. He said the group is a “discipleship ministry” and “very much like a church.”

“We help people understand who they are in Christ,” Chelette told NBC News on Sunday. “We only help those individuals who are seeking us.”

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