- Bishop Celeste Lukau, the wife of the controversial 'resurrection pastor', has spoken up about the incident that has since plagued their family
- She compared her husband to Jesus, adding he has been 'crucified' for doing what is right
- The Bishop also said she does not believe her husband is a womaniser
In February, Pastor Alph Lukau caused a stir on social media after a video of him performing what appeared to be a resurrection went viral.
Since then, Lukau has been accused of being a fake pastor and several institutions, including other religious leaders, have taken legal action against him.
Now, for the first time since the controversial story broke, the wife of the flamboyant pastor has spoken up.
Times Live reported Bishop Celeste Lukau opened up about the effect the so-called resurrection miracle had on their family.
According to Celeste, their children had been ridiculed at school and Lukau had to explain to them that he's being crucified for doing what is right, just as Jesus was.
"The kids were crying, asking what we've done that led to this... their father had to sit them down one by one and explain. Jesus was crucified for doing the best things; we are suffering the same," she said.
However, the resurrection video was not the only thing that cast a controversial light on Lukau. Shortly after the video went viral, several women came forward to claim Lukau sexually assaulted them.
Briefly.co.za previously reported two women claimed the pastor took advantage of them. But, despite the damning allegation against her husband, Celeste said she stands by Lukau.
Celeste added she slept well at night and does not believe a single accusation against her husband.
"I trust my husband. He's the best person and a good father to the children and the family. When these things happen, I believe him when he says they are not true," she said.
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