South Africans were left divided after news broke of the Gabola church's plan to join politics.
On Monday, Briefly.co.za reported Pope Tsietsi Makiti revealed his church established their own political party, which is gunning for seats in Parly.
The news shook social media and left South Africans divided on the tavern church's plan to join Parliament.
So, we decided to take a look at 10 of our readers' reactions to the news.
1. Signs of the end
Fanuel Ngalu wrote: "Wonders and signs for the end of the earth!This is the good time for repentancy ladies and gentlemen the time is here."
2. Politicians are already taking decisions under the influence
Siviwe Malcolm Maneli commented: "I really get why they think being led by bunch of drunkards ,we will be better off because already some dicision already looked like they were taken under the influence and the corruption is so high like some are already on drugs ...where did we go wrong."
3. They have my vote!
Van Damme added: "I will vote for gabula party of course."
Nkululeko Chakane seconded Van Damme's comment, "Gabula for my vote I'm tired of being tested for alcohol when I get to work."
4. The EFF opened Parly to everyone
Carlos Tumelo wrote: "If we have party's like EFF in Parliament, I guess everyone can give it short..."
5. South Africa, the drunk nation
Thuli Malesego Tsolo joked: "we going to have a drunk nation."
6. Move over chairs, it is time for the bottles to fly
Mosito Polaki commented: "Cant wait to see beer bottles flying in Parliament during state capture report when Ramaphosa announces a plan on more restriction on alcohol consumptionitz gonna b lit."
7. Representing the drunkards
Dubula Izinja wrote: "Representative of the drunkards, speak out against arrests of drunk drivers, drunk speeders and arrests for public drinking...Amandla."
8. SA is one of a kind
Ralph Mdluli said: "There's no other country in the world like ours! Its a one stop shop fr everything, blessed and cursed ! I love this country!"
9. Viva amstel!
Patrick Mkhatshwa added: "From hallelujah amstel to viva amstel."
10. I receive!
Lerato Ratos joked: "Pope makiti I receive papa lol"
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