A photo of a young man ordained a Catholic priest with dreadlocks has gone viral on social media.
According to a Twitter user @MrObi_ who shared the photo, the ordination took place in Canada. He tweeted;
“A young man was ordained a Catholic priest with dread locks in Canada. What’s your view..?”
A young man was ordained a Catholic priest with dread locks in Canada.
What's your view..? pic.twitter.com/z5jdUfufAu
— Obi Of Onitsha🇨🇦 (@MrObi_) December 13, 2020
See some of the photos from his ordination below. However, the photo has sparked a debate on Twitter, as Nigerians argued if it is wrong for a priest to have dreadlocks or not.See some of the reactions below.
This is not right we Catholics preach decency not to talk of a priest
— A M H A N O S I (@THEzeetha) December 13, 2020
And na catholic parents judge indeccent look pass now e don turn to nothing is wrong
— wisebaba (@Wizebaba) December 13, 2020
So it's ok to have natural dreads but not ok to turn your hair to dreads? Loool. The hypocrisy & double standards though.
— K A Y 🇳🇬🇨🇦 (@Kaylechi_) December 13, 2020
God looks at the heart…. no issue from my end.
— Kate Henshaw (@HenshawKate) December 13, 2020