Souls, Sacrilege and Salvation
Sponsored by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
The Reverend Robert Griffin leads a secret church that is welcoming to gay men and women in Jamaica. He believes that religion is at the heart of Jamaica culture of homophobia and the time has come to reinterpret the Bible for modern times.
Produced and Directed by Micah Fink
Correspondent: Lisa Biagiotti
Director of Photography: Gabrielle Weiss
Editor: Gabrielle Weiss
Produced in association with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Worldfocus
With support from the M-A-C AIDS Fund
LISA BIAGIOTTI: JAMAICA IS OFTEN SAID TO HOLD THE WORLD’S RECORD FOR THE MOST CHURCHES PER SQUARE MILE. THERE’S A PUBLIC PLACE OF WORSHIP FOR ALMOST EVERYONE. UNLESS YOU’RE GAY. IF YOU ARE, YOU MUST WORSHIP IN SECRET.
See Rev. Robert Griffin, unpacking chalice, tambourine and bible.