Ricky Martin’s tour to the Central American nation of Honduras has angered Catholic and evangelical leaders who have asked the government to bar his entry because he’s a gay dad.

Honduras Minister of Interior, Áfrico Madrid, told local newspaper El Heraldo that the religious leaders have solicited that he deny a visa to Martin in order to “protect the moral and ethical principles of our society”.

The pop star, who has twin boys, is set to perform in the country on October 16 as part of his Música + Alma + Sexo (MAS) tour.

Madrid claims that the religious leaders particularly object to Martin’s non-traditional family.

“His nuclear family is not the type of family that Honduran society, and laws, approve of.”

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