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  • Tony Perkins Uninvited to National Prayer Luncheon

    02/25/2010 10:06:27 AM PST · by iowamark · 22 replies · 815+ views
    CBN News ^ | 02/25/2010 | CBN News
    Family Research Council president Tony Perkins was scheduled to give a devotional message Thursday at Andrews Air Force Base for the National Prayer Luncheon. However, CBN News White House Correspondent David Brody has learned that Perkin's invitation was rescinded. After Perkins spoke out against President Barack Obama's plans to lift restrictions on homosexuals serving in the military, Perkins received a letter from chaplain's office at the base. The letter referred to past statement by the council, and read the group is, "incompatible in our role as military members who serve our elected officials and our commander in chief." Perkins appeared...
  • DISGRACED GAY GOVERNOR EMERGES AS PRIEST

    11/16/2009 11:09:24 AM PST · by Tamar Rush · 34 replies · 2,086+ views
    The Last Crusade ^ | November 16, 2009 | The Last Crusade
    Out of the Closet; Into the Church Homo McGreevey Finds Higher Calling thelastcrusade.org What does a gay governor do after he resigns from political office in disgrace? He becomes an Episcopalian and enters the priesthood. Jim McGreevey, the former New Jersey love gov, has gone from Turnpike truck stops to All Saints Church in Hoboken, where he is known as “Father Jim.” Last Sunday, the ex governor administered the sacrament of baptism to a bevy of babies, blessed the Eucharist, and carried the cross during the processional. In 2004, Mr. McGreevey resigned as Governor of New Jersey after revealing...
  • Transsexual virgins in new Madrid Lay Calendar [Sacrilegious Mockery of BVM] (Ecumenical)

    10/27/2009 9:38:36 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 28 replies · 1,409+ views
    Typically Spanish ^ | 10/17/2009 | n/a
    The calendar has been produced by the Madrid Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual collective COGAM Controversy in Madrid with the launch of a 2010 lay calendar which shows images of ‘transsexual virgins’ recreating religious scenes decorated with crowns, condoms and phallic symbols. The lay calendar takes the religion out of the dates of the year, so Christmas Day becomes the day you eat the traditional Spanish turron to mark International Democracy Day, for example. The images are all based on famous Catholic images and iconography. The Venezuelan photographer who assembled the calendar, Juan Antinoo, had been commissioned by COGAM, the...
  • Gay' sex morally good, says Obama pick- Tapped to head Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    10/05/2009 12:58:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies · 1,659+ views
    WND ^ | 10/5/09 | staff
    "Gay" sex is morally good and is as "wonderful" as heterosexual relations, according to Chai Feldblum, President Obama's nominee to become commissioner for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. "Gay sex is morally good," she said. "Now you may think that might be a little crazy to go out there and say gay sex is good. But think a second. Society definitely believes that heterosexual sex is good. Right. Heterosexual sex within a certain framework – marriage – I mean, you can't get more dewy-eyed and romantic in this society about how wonderful that is."
  • AP Source: Obama to speak to gay audience

    10/05/2009 10:25:05 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 78 replies · 1,851+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 4, 2009 | PHILIP ELLIOTT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama plans to address the nation's largest gay rights group this weekend, a person familiar with his schedule said Monday, trying to mollify an uneasy Democratic constituency. Obama plans to address Saturday's Human Rights Campaign fundraising dinner gala, said the person, an individual familiar with the president's plans. This person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the White House had not yet announced Obama's plans. The dinner falls on the eve of the National Equality March, expected to draw thousands of gay and lesbian activists to the National Mall.
  • Teddy Kennedy Catholic funeral embraces LGBT Community

    08/31/2009 6:40:14 PM PDT · by narses · 21 replies · 1,056+ views
    End of an Era I was four years old when Ted Kennedy’s brother, Senator John Kennedy was elected President…the first President I was really aware of. I was seven when President Kennedy was shot, a traumatizing event for our family and the whole country. The news reels of that assassination are burned into my brain. I remember Bobby Kennedy’s inspirational run for President and the shocking news, and news coverage, of his assassination. Ted Kennedy, entered the Senate when I was six and has been there for most of my life. Since I was born, one of the three Kennedy...
  • Homosexuality is Not a Civil Right, Quit Forcing it on me

    08/06/2009 8:40:25 AM PDT · by Notoriously Conservative · 21 replies · 1,197+ views
    notoriouslyconservative.com ^ | 08 06 09 | Notoriously Conservative
    My philosophy on homosexuality is, love the sinner, not the sin. I don't have a single thread of negativity for those that proclaim themselves to be homosexual, it doesn't bother me at all. What bothers me, are the acts involved in homosexuality, and the idea being forced on us, that those acts are a human rights, morally ok, and we should all be accepting of it. I don't believe that gays should be discriminated against, but I also don't believe that homosexual activities should be accepted by society, and no, those two ideas are not mutually exclusive. It is...
  • CA Public School District Will Force All 1st Graders Curriculum That Normalizes Same-Sex Unions

    06/09/2009 9:02:33 AM PDT · by kellynla · 79 replies · 1,936+ views
    cnsnews.com ^ | June 09, 2009 | Adam Brickley
    The Alameda, Calif., public schools are adopting a curriculum that will require first graders to read literature that equates same-sex unions with a family made up of a mother, father and child. Parents will not be allowed to opt their first graders out of the curriculum. Members of the Alameda United School District (AUSD) school board voted 3 to 2 last week to implement the “Safe Schools” curriculum, which supporters say is aimed at stopping anti-homosexual bullying in schools. The program includes a between one and four lessons each year between grades 1 and 5 to introduce students to “LGBT”...
  • Ex-Archbishop Speaks About Catholic Church and Homosexuality [Weakland]

    05/15/2009 8:44:25 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 34 replies · 1,214+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 5/14/09 | Laurie Goodstein
    In spring 2002, as the scandal over sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests was escalating, the long career of Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland of Milwaukee, one of the church’s most venerable voices for change, went up in flames one May morning. On the ABC program “Good Morning America,” the archbishop watched a man he had fallen in love with 23 years earlier say in an interview that the Milwaukee archdiocese had paid him $450,000 years before to keep quiet about his affair with the archbishop — an affair the man was now calling date rape. The next day, the Vatican...
  • Openly Homosexual Phoenix Priest Who Endorsed "Naked Boys Singing" Movie Excommunicated

    05/07/2009 12:54:59 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 39 replies · 1,553+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/7/09 | Kathleen Gilbert
    PHOENIX, Arizona, May 7, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - An openly homosexual Roman Catholic priest of the diocese of Phoenix, who once endorsed a pornographic film entitled "Naked Boys Singing" for a homosexualist paper, has been excommunicated by Bishop Thomas Olmsted.The excommunication of Fr. Chris Carpenter, who has long been publicly opposed to the Church's condemnation of active homosexuality, was issued last month but only made public on Monday.  After Bishop Olmsted repeatedly chastised him for his homosexual activism, Carpenter precipitated the excommunication by joining the "Reformed Catholic Church," an offshoot religious group that endorses homosexuality, homosexual priests, and women priests. While Carpenter...
  • D.C. Council Votes to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages Performed in Other States

    05/05/2009 9:02:07 AM PDT · by Bokababe · 95 replies · 5,074+ views
    Washington Post ^ | May 5., 2009 | Tim Craig
    Washington Post reporter Tim Craig relays that the D.C. Council has voted 13-0, without debate, to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. Watch D.C. Wire for updates.
  • Young Evangelicals Break From Old on Gay Unions

    04/30/2009 10:32:47 AM PDT · by steve-b · 78 replies · 2,810+ views
    CQPolitics ^ | 4/25/09 | Ben Weyl
    Within just a few days this month, the push for gay marriage found a wave of fresh momentum. A unanimous state Supreme Court decision legalized the practice in Iowa. The state legislature overrode a gubernatorial veto and instituted the practice in Vermont. And Democratic Gov. David A. Paterson announced plans to push legislation that would open the door to the practice in New York. Beyond the political and legal arguments on the issue, however, are demographic shifts indicating that the controversy over same-sex unions may eventually fade altogether. Younger Americans are far more supportive of civil unions and gay marriage...
  • Miss California Sparks Furor With Gay Marriage Comments on Miss USA Telecast

    04/20/2009 8:18:07 AM PDT · by lewisglad · 137 replies · 5,574+ views
    Fox News ^ | April 20, 2009
    Miss North Carolina Kristen Dalton was crowned Miss USA on Sunday, but the big story to come out of the normally politics-free telecast was Miss California's comments regarding gay marriage. When asked by judge Perez Hilton, whether she believed in gay marriage, Miss California, Carrie Prejean, said "We live in a land where you can choose same-sex marriage or opposite. And you know what, I think in my country, in my family, I think that I believe that a marriage should be between a man and a woman. No offense to anybody out there, but that's how I was raised...
  • Proudly gay and proudly Catholic

    04/14/2009 8:51:10 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 75 replies · 1,751+ views
    Guardian UK ^ | Friday 10 April 2009 | Martin Pendergast
    Two days after the 1999 Soho pub bomb, monthly Masses were launched at a Catholic convent in London, welcoming lesbian and gay Catholics, their parents and families. Unable to find a central London Catholic church, after the convent's closure, LGBT Catholics found hospitality at Soho's Anglican parish church. Increasing numbers resulted in the Masses being held twice a month. While the Diocese of Westminster might have believed that the group would fade away, it recognised that real pastoral needs were being met, converts to Catholicism were being made, and a vibrant community could offer something to the local church. In...
  • Obama appoints open homosexual to faith-based office

    04/07/2009 1:05:39 PM PDT · by DesertRenegade · 65 replies · 2,048+ views
    OneNewsNow ^ | 4/7/2009 | Jim Brown and Jody Brown
    The head of a conservative activist group says President Obama's appointment of a leading homosexual activist to his faith-based council is an ominous sign that he may enforce a "pro-homosexuality orthodoxy" on religious groups receiving federal funds, which is itself a form of bigotry. Barack Obama has appointed outspoken homosexual activist Harry Knox to the White House Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Knox, who is the director of the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Religion and Faith program, will serve a one-year term on the 25-member Council. Two years ago during an appearance on MSNBC, Knox argued that scientific...
  • Catholics Similar to Mainstream on Abortion, Stem Cells

    03/31/2009 1:21:25 PM PDT · by prismsinc · 61 replies · 1,471+ views
    Gallup ^ | 03-31-09 | Frank Newport
    PRINCETON, NJ -- Despite the Roman Catholic Church's official opposition to abortion and embryonic stem-cell research, a Gallup analysis finds almost no difference between rank-and-file American Catholics and American non-Catholics in terms of finding the two issues morally acceptable.
  • Denominations make doctrinal compromises..(More Apostasy hits the church!)

    02/24/2009 10:16:27 AM PST · by TaraP · 29 replies · 1,002+ views
    Two mainline denominations have announced decisions indicating a further move away from Bible-based Christianity. In Michigan, the new bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan is an ordained Zen Buddhist. Northern Michigan's Episcopal congregations and delegates overwhelmingly elected the Rev. Kevin Thew Forrester at their convention on Saturday. The diocesan website says Thew Forrester "has practiced Zen meditation for almost a decade," and the Buddhist community welcomed his commitment by granting him "lay ordination." The website also says Northern Michigan's new bishop "resonates deeply" with "his own interfaith dialogue with Buddhism and meditative practice." Meanwhile, Presbyterian Church (USA) representatives...
  • Firefighters forced to participate in ‘gay pride’ parade win lawsuit

    02/20/2009 10:43:36 AM PST · by NYer · 25 replies · 1,432+ views
    CNA ^ | February 19, 2009
    San Diego, Calif., Feb 19, 2009 / 09:45 pm (CNA).- A California jury found on Tuesday that four firefighters, who were ordered by their superiors to participate in the city’s “gay pride” parade were sexually harassed, and awarded them monetary damages from the city. The case dates back to July 2007 when four San Diego firefighters were informed by their superiors that they would be participating in San Diego’s annual “Gay Pride” parade.  Though the four men protested, they were ordered to dress up in full uniform and ride on the fire engine along the parade route. During the...
  • St Mary's priest will take his flock with him

    01/13/2009 1:20:29 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 19 replies · 880+ views
    news.com.au ^ | 9th January 2009 | Trent Dalton
    MAVERICK priest Father Peter Kennedy says he will lead a breakaway congregation if Brisbane's catholic Archbishop forces him to leave St Mary's Church. There are fears that exclusion from the historic South Brisbane property will be the final act in a long-running dispute that has reached the Vatican. Is Father Kennedy right? Have your say. The dispute has attracted national and international attention because it represents the battle between conservative and less traditional forces within the Catholic Church. There are more Roman Catholics in Australia than any other religious group. Each week, St Mary's attracts large congregations while many more...
  • Homosexual New Hampshire Bishop Asked to Pray at Inaugural Event

    01/12/2009 12:43:09 PM PST · by neverdem · 41 replies · 1,400+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | January 12, 2009 | NA
    Associated Press Concord, N.H. (AP) - The first openly gay Episcopal bishop will offer a prayer at the Lincoln Memorial at an inaugural event for President-elect Barack Obama. The selection of New Hampshire Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson for Sunday's event follows weeks of criticism from gay-rights groups over Obama's decision to have the Rev. Rick Warren give the invocation at his Jan. 20 inauguration. Warren backed the ban on same-sex marriage that passed in his home state of California on the November ballot. Robinson said last month the choice of Warren was like a slap in the face. In an...