A controversial Maltese priest who praised Norman Lowell for ‘sowing a seed in the hearts of the Maltese’ and questioned why a Maltese man gave a speech on Victory Day even though he doesn’t have a Maltese name went on another roll in a recently uploaded video.
Covering everything from gay rights, Islam’s approach to sex-ed, Malta’s recent identity laws, and transgender people competing in sports, Muscat started off by addressing how he felt about the Maltese government’s approach to the LGBT community.
Muscat said the way the government had legislated has caused confusion and complications among people, and was asked whether he agreed with how the government was approaching LGBT rights. “Certainly not as it is doing now, because as it is they’re causing major problems.”
He went on to say that within “this minority or whatever it is, don’t think there are people in this orientation who are proud of this LGBT… XYZAB,” he says with a mutter.
“Catechism tells us straight and clear that this is an objective disorder, according to the teachings of St Paul and traditions… now never mind that it also tells us that we should walk with compassion and we shouldn’t discriminate,” he says.
He then took aim at Malta’s recent changes in identity laws, before criticising transgender athletes being allowed to compete in sports of their chosen gender.
Speaking about the differences in the way different religions treat the gay community and discussing sex, Muscat continued on to ask the government whether the new sex-ed books will also be distributed in Muslim schools in Malta.
“We treat these schools with gloves, and then schools that want to continue with our authentic tradition are hit with metal rods,” he said.
Fr Muscat ended by recounting what happened before the fall of Rome and the fall of France before the French Revolution: “you always had immoral decadence, with homosexuality exploding, and civility collapsing.”