UN Gay Rights Envoy: Religious Freedom ‘Not an Absolute Right’

A gay couple attends the annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Parade as part of the Durban Pride Day Festival in Durban, South Africa, on June 28, 2014. AFP PHOTO / RAJESH JANTILAL        (Photo credit should read RAJESH JANTILAL/AFP/Getty Images)
The United Nations envoy for gay rights has declared that when there is a clash between homosexual rights and religious liberty it must be recalled that “freedom of expression and religious freedom are not absolute rights and may be limited if necessary.”