Traditional Public Bible Reading Opposed by Cuban Activists

(Evangelical Focus)  For more than 10 years, the Evangelical League of Cuba (LEC in Spanish) has organized a public reading of the Bible, which takes place in the “Malecón” in Havana on the first Sunday of December.

Activist Elaine Salaregui attacked this initiative in her Facebook account, saying that Christianity “express itself again in public space, this time giving visibility to the Bible they use as a club, showing up as a crowd, or even worse, as the Cuban Church.” Salaregui leads the Church of the Metropolitan Community, with about 100 members and presence in several cities of the island. …

In addition to Salaregui’s post, the journalist Francisco Rodríguez Cruz, proposed “to go there that day to read the Constitution,” a provocation that several people seconded.

Rodriguez was known months ago for comparing evangelical believers with staphylococci, in a Facebook post.

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