Editors Note: The original headline quote could not be attributed to any of the religious leaders who commented on marriage at their meeting on June 12, 2018. We apologise for the error.
Leaders of some of the country's big religious groups are saying that homosexuality cannot be allowed to flourish as it is contributing to the degradation of society.
They are therefore asking that government amend the marriage law to ensure that right can only be accessed by a biological man or woman and for protection based on sexual orientation to not be included in the equal opportunities act.
Akash Samaroo and cameraman Kevin Maharaj have more.