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  • Papyrus Referring to Jesus’ Wife Is More Likely Ancient Than Fake, Scientists Say

    04/10/2014 1:54:14 PM PDT · by mojito · 81 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | 4/10/2014 | Laurie Goodstein
    A faded fragment of papyrus known as the “Gospel of Jesus’s Wife,” which caused an uproar when unveiled by a Harvard Divinity School historian in 2012, has been tested by scientists who conclude in a journal published on Thursday that the ink and papyrus are very likely ancient, and not a modern forgery. Skepticism about the tiny scrap of papyrus has been fierce because it contained a phrase never before seen in any piece of Scripture: “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife...’ ” Too convenient for some, it also contained the words “she will be able to be my disciple,”...
  • Pink Brick Award [Homo-fascist smear campaign]

    04/08/2014 7:45:17 AM PDT · by fwdude · 14 replies
    Scott Lively Ministries ^ | April 7, 2014 | Dr. Scott Lively
    Pink Brick Award Posted on April 7, 2014 by Pastor Scott Tonight I was informed by a writer at the Bay Area Reporter that I have been “awarded” the Pink Brick Award by the San Francisco LGBT Pride organization.From their website: “The Pink Brick is a symbol of the first brick hurled at the Stonewall Riots in 1969. This faux award is an opportunity to highlight an individual or organization that has done significant harm to the LGBT community. It is also an opportunity to educate the community and the Pink Brick recipient about relevant issues.” http://www.sfpride.org/pink-brick/Here is his...
  • Anyone seek The latest episode of Rake?

    04/07/2014 5:33:08 AM PDT · by The Louiswu · 12 replies
    Me | 4/7/14 | The Louiswu
    Did anyone see the latest episode of Rake where the lead character, a lawyer, made a case for the acceptance of beastiality, and won, clearing his client of wrong doing?
  • Why does progressive Pope Francis allow anti-gay bishops to preach hate? [BARF]

    04/07/2014 3:54:05 AM PDT · by markomalley · 21 replies
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | 4/5/2014 | Michael O'Loughlin
    A president struggling in the polls at home recently traveled to the Vatican. He was hoping that a photo with the wildly popular Pope Francis might boost his dismal approval ratings. But because the president had been championing historic LGBT legislation to appeal to his base, some wondered if the pope would actually use their meeting to chastise the president — reminding him how the policies he favors are out of sync with church teachings. Barack Obama, right? No — the president was Nigeria’s embattled leader, President Goodluck Jonathan. As we all know, the media reported, analyzed, critiqued, conjectured and...
  • Gay activists hurl feces at German parents protesting pro-gay school curriculum: report

    03/29/2014 5:15:43 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 75 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 3-28-14 | Thaddeus Baklinski
    As parents in Germany have protested a new pro-homosexual “sexual diversity” curriculum in their schools, homosexual activists have attacked them by hurling feces and destroying their property, according to the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians, which documents anti-Christian incidents in Europe. "Protesters were physically attacked and it was felt that the police failed to protect the parents’ basic right of assembly," said a statement from the Observatory describing incidents at recent rallies in Baden-Württemberg and Cologne. According to eyewitnesses, says the Observatory, "Christian parents were shouted at with obscenities.” "They were spit at, eggs were thrown, and little...
  • A “Marriage Spring?” —Like the Arab Spring?

    03/28/2014 4:15:45 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 28, 2014 | Ken Blackwell
    Recently, I was a panelist on MSNBC. The topic was same sex marriage. A fellow panelist called for a Marriage Spring. We know what that means. Or we think we do. The unmarriage advocate wants us to hurry up and overthrow the existing order. Do it as the Arab Street has been doing it: Assemble a vast mass of people entering the square to insist on change. Demand an end to an oppressive old order. And it will all happen with stunning suddenness—just as the winds of change have blown through the Arab world. Or so they say. We all...
  • Feminist “Comedian:” I’d Personally Like to Castrate Every Male Conservative Christian

    03/27/2014 8:41:20 AM PDT · by Morgana · 86 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Tim Grahm
    WARNING: Graphic language… Joe Newby at The Washington Examiner has found a real doozy of a “comedian.” Her name is Laura Levites – with obviously no connection to the priests of the Old Testament. (She’s an atheist with a fondness for Ricky Gervais.) “I would personally like to castrate every Male Conservative Christian so that they have NO reproductive rights,” she wrote on Twitter, using the hashtag “#HobbyLobby.” She certainly knows how to draw attention to herself. Newby said that’s not all. She also expressed her hatred of Christians in a tweet calling conservative Christians “scumbags,” claiming they are “really...
  • Topless Feminists Disrupt Pro-Life Rally: Chant “Pro-Life is Genocide, Go to Hell”

    03/25/2014 10:04:33 AM PDT · by Morgana · 56 replies
    life news ^ | Carole Novielli
    The English version of Spain’s The Local is reporting that five activists belonging to controversial feminist group Femen have staged a protest against an anti-abortion demonstration in Spain’s capital by baring their breasts and painting skulls on their faces. The five Femen members shouted out “Pro-life is genocide” as they interrupted the anti-abortion march in Madrid’s emblematic Puerta del Sol square on Sunday morning. topless3As usual, the feminist activists appeared topless as part of their protest modus operandi, but this time they also painted their faces and upper bodies in black and white to replicate a skeleton. Bystanders vented their...
  • The Apostasy of World Vision

    Last June, World Vision U.S president Richard Stearns stated that, “No one ever died of gay marriage,” thereby trivializing the importance of the issue, as if it contrasted with the organization’s mission of providing tangible relief to suffering humanity. Today, he went much further, claiming that this radical, unbiblical move is actually a “very narrow policy change” that should be viewed as “symbolic not of compromise but of [Christian] unity.” What? World Vision redefines the nature of marriage – the most fundamental institution of society, ordained by God in Genesis 2 as the lifelong union of a man and a...
  • Jimmy Carter: ‘When They See That Pope…Say Women Can’t Serve As Priests…’

    03/24/2014 7:20:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | March 24, 2014 - 10:54 AM | Susan Jones
    “The existing abuse of females is the worst and most pervasive and unaddressed human rights violation on earth,” says former President Jimmy Carter, who is making the rounds of various news shows to promote his new book, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power.Carter—repeating something he’s stated previously—said the abuse is “indirectly” derived “from the fact that religious leaders say that women are inferior in the eyes of God, which is a false interpretation of the Holy Scriptures. But when they see that the pope, and the Southern Baptist Convention and others say that women can’t serve as...
  • ‘Their viewpoint kills people’: Stanford revokes funding for pro-marriage conference after backlash

    03/24/2014 8:46:16 AM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    life site news ^ | Kirsten Andersen
    PALO ALTO, CA, March 21, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A group of about 100 homosexual activists at Stanford University have successfully intimidated the Graduate Student Council (GSC) into withdrawing $600 in previously-approved funding for a pro-marriage conference to be held on campus in April. The university administration also tried to charge the organizers $5,000 for security costs, but backed down amidst public pressure after the organizers accused them of “impos[ing] a tax on free speech.” The Stanford Anscombe Society (SAS) is sponsoring the event, called “Communicating Values: Marriage, Family and the Media.” Featuring prominent pro-family speakers, the event’s goal is “to...
  • The Decline and Fall of the ‘H’ Word (Homosexual)

    03/23/2014 7:31:00 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 100 replies
    New York Times ^ | March 21, 2014 | JEREMY W. PETERS
    To most ears, it probably sounds inoffensive. A little outdated and clinical, perhaps, but innocuous enough: homosexual. But that five-syllable word has never been more loaded, more deliberately used and, to the ears of many gays and lesbians, more pejorative. “ ‘Homosexual’ has the ring of ‘colored’ now, in the way your grandmother might have used that term, except that it hasn’t been recuperated in the same way,” said George Chauncey, a Yale professor of history and an author who studies gay and lesbian culture. Consider the following phrases: homosexual community, homosexual activist, homosexual marriage. Substitute the word “gay” in...
  • GAY PRIDE PARADE WON’T BEND ITS RULES (bars Catholic League "Straight is Great" banner)

    03/23/2014 4:11:05 PM PDT · by NYer · 53 replies
    Catholic League ^ | March 21, 2014 | Bill Donohue
    Bill Donohue comments on his exchange with officials from New York’s Heritage of Pride parade: For the past few days I have been engaged in an e-mail conversation with officials from the Heritage of Pride parade, New York’s annual gay event; the dialogue has been cordial. I asked to join the parade under a banner that would read, “Straight is Great.” The purpose of my request was to see just how far they would go without forcing me to abide by their rules. It didn’t take long before they did.Today, I informed Heritage of Pride officials that I objected to...
  • Growing Up With Two Moms: The Untold Children’s View

    03/19/2014 5:30:46 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 20 replies
    The Public Discourse ^ | 8-6-2012 | Robert Oscar Lopez
    The children of same-sex couples have a tough road ahead of them—I know, because I have been there. The last thing we should do is make them feel guilty if the strain gets to them and they feel strange.
  • Millionaire gay couple is suing to force a church to hold their wedding

    03/18/2014 3:00:21 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 67 replies
    http://thelibertarianrepublic.com ^ | march 18, 2014 | faith braverman
    A wealthy gay couple has decided to launch a lawsuit to force their church to perform their wedding. The Drewitt-Barlows, a millionaire couple from the U.K, stated, “We’ve launched a challenge to the government’s decision to allow some religious groups to opt out of marrying same-sex couples.” Both attend St. John the Baptist church, a branch of the Church of England, and have been in a civil partnership since 2006. Barrie Drewitt-Barlow said that he and his partner Tony, “feel we have the right as parishioners in our village to utilize the church we attend to get married. “It is no...
  • When Two Lesbians Walk Into a Church Seeking Trouble

    03/15/2014 9:12:18 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 28 replies
    http://www.charismanews.com ^ | march 13, 2014 | john burke
    Amy had been in a nine-year lesbian relationship that had broken up, leaving her wondering why her deepest longings could never be satisfied. She and Rachel had just started hanging out when they decided to attend one Sunday morning. “I came on a mission to shock people,” Amy admits. “Rachel and I would hold hands in front of people, but instead of the disgusted looks of contempt we expected, people met eyes with us and treated us like real people. So we started coming to church weekly. We kept moving closer to the front each week, trying to get a...
  • Killing Christianity with Sex

    03/15/2014 12:00:00 PM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 24 replies
    The New American ^ | 11 March 2014 | Selwyn Duke
    In recent times, there has been a development quite odd and unprecedented in the annals of the sexual “revolution.” When America’s traditional sexual mores started to break down, it always took the form of slouching toward “tolerance.” For example, consider fornication. Two unmarried opposite-sex individuals cohabitating was once known as “living in sin” and was not something any couple could do in their community. But as pedophile Alfred Kinsey’s fraudulent science and the phenomenon whereby, as Confucius said, no one likes “virtue as much as sex” eroded moral barriers, this started to change. And then one thing led to another,...
  • Stanford Traditional Marriage Event Deemed ‘Hate Speech,’ Denied Funding

    03/15/2014 12:22:39 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 39 replies
    The College Fix ^ | March 14, 2014 | Jennifer Kabbany
    An upcoming conference organized by Stanford University’s Anscombe Society called “Communicating Values: Marriage, Family & the Media” has been dubbed “hate speech” by the college’s graduate-level student government, which refused to allow any of its student fee-funded budget to support the event. The Anscombe Society is a conservative student group centered around traditional marriage and family values; it also encourages chastity, and tackles subjects such as sexual integrity and pornography.
  • British woman marries her dog, confesses: ‘I’m totally her b---h’

    03/12/2014 2:05:40 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 63 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 3-11-14 | Joel Landau
    A British woman says she has finally found the true meaning of marriage now that she has divorced her husband and married her dog. Amanda Rodgers and her dog/wife Sheba appeared on British television's ITV's "This Morning" Tuesday to discuss why she decided to wed her pet in a ceremony attended by 200 people in Croatia last week, reports the Mirror. "She was two weeks old and she was new to the world — but I fell in love with her," Rodgers, 47, told the show's hosts. "I knew that we were meant to be." RELATED: BRAZILIAN MAN PLANS TO...
  • 5 Reasons Christian Businesses Shouldn't Be Legally Forced To Support Gay Weddings

    03/01/2014 5:42:50 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 1, 2014 | John Hawkins
    For a free society to function, a wide range of speech and behavior has to be tolerated, but that doesn't mean everyone has to approve of it. So, for example, although I don't drink, I have many friends who do. While I think Justin Bieber's music is appalling, I don't think it should be illegal. While I would like to see abortion banned except in the case of rape, incest and danger to the life of the mother, I have friends who've admitted to me that they've had abortions. Unfortunately, when it comes to gay marriage, we have people who...
  • Can We Make Lust Taboo?

    03/01/2014 8:25:31 AM PST · by EscondidoSurfer · 22 replies
    Overcoming Lust.com ^ | February 28, 2014 | Jim Vander Spek
    A taboo is something that is vehemently “forbidden based on moral judgment and religious beliefs.” When confronted with a taboo, we do not consider breaking it. The line is drawn so clearly that we dare not cross it. Incest is a good example. It is condemned in every culture. The idea of sexual relations with a sibling or one’s child is abhorrent and rejected as a matter of course. We are horrified by it. We recoil from it. It is off the table. We totally close the door to it. This keeps us out of trouble. The power of taboos...
  • Enough with the Gay Mania: How about a little old-fashioned privacy for sexuality of all stripes?

    02/24/2014 9:01:51 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    National Review ^ | 02/24/2014 | Quin Hillyer
    It’s one thing to be tolerant of what once were known as “alternative lifestyles.” It’s another thing to be asked to celebrate them, as the exuberant mythologizers of Michael Sam and Johnny Weir ask us to do. And it is way beyond the pale to hold forth on any sort of sex life — perhaps apart from self-restraint — as if it’s a form of heroism. Yet the culture of the professional Left, enthusiastically aided by the establishment media, is going bonkers in pushing active homosexuality (or any one of several exotic variants thereof) as an absolute virtue. One can...
  • Redefining Marriage: Proponents of same-sex marriage insist they’re “on the right side of history.”

    02/23/2014 11:44:35 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    The National Review ^ | February 19, 2014 | Dennis Prager
    In 2006, 57 percent of Virginia’s electorate voted to amend their state’s constitution to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman. Last week, U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen ruled the amendment unconstitutional. In 2004, 76 percent of Oklahoma’s electorate voted to amend their state’s constitution to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman. On January 14, 2014, U.S. District Judge Terence Kern ruled the amendment unconstitutional. In 2004, 66 percent of Utah’s electorate voted to amend their state’s constitution to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman....
  • Nancy Pelosi offers ‘stellar’ liberal marriage advice: Don’t do it!

    02/15/2014 10:50:38 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | February 15, 2014 | Janeen Capizola
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi offered marriage advice to single women this past Valentine’s Day: “Why would you get married? Why would anybody?” NowThis News published the video where Pelosi did the “do as I say, not as I do” liberal thing considering she’s been married for 50-years. Making it abundantly clear to which demographic she was speaking to – single women who overwhelmingly voted for President Obama in 2012, Pelosi frowned and shrugged about the whole marriage thing: “But I would say, you know, if you’re getting married…why are you getting married? Why would you get married? Why would...
  • Planned Parenthood Tweets Valentine Day Message With Condom Replacing Wedding Ring

    02/14/2014 9:13:19 AM PST · by Morgana · 2 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Planned Parenthood’s president has already told the women of America that they need abortions on Valentine’s Day rather than flowers or a fancy dinner. plannedparenthood91Now, the Maryland affiliate of the nation’s biggest abortion company is telling women they need condoms instead of a wedding ring. In the days leading up to Valentine’s Day today, Planned Parenthood Maryland tweeted out a picture of a box that would normally contain a wedding ring, replaced with a condom. The picture contains the message, “Will you be my birth control?” That’s typical for Planned Parenthood: all sex, no relationship. Two more days until Valentine’s...
  • CNN Presents: After Jesus — The First Christians (CNN hit piece on Jesus)

    12/26/2013 11:08:08 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 27 replies
    http://www.beliefnet.com ^ | December 25, 2013
    If you have a chance, I recommend each of you carve out the evening of Dec 20, from 7-9pm, to watch CNN. The show is called After Jesus: The First Christians, and it is an excellent and stimulating presentation of the first four centuries of the Christian faith. CNN kindly sent me an advanced copy and I have watched it in its entirety. Dec 21, in the morning, I would like to begin a conversation on this blog with those who watched it the evening before. (It will also be replayed Friday Dec 22 at 10pm and 1am; Saturday Dec...
  • Naked woman ruins Christmas mass in Cologne's landmark cathedral

    12/25/2013 12:56:18 PM PST · by madprof98 · 75 replies
    Pravda ^ | 12/25/13
    An activist of FEMEN women's movement staged a protest action during a Christmas mass in the main cathedral of Cologne, Kolner Dom. The topless girl climbed onto the altar of the cathedral in protest against the Vatican propaganda of criminalization of abortions. The woman displayed a slogan "I am God" written on her body. "FEMEN demands Vatican elders and their fanatical followers should stop producing medieval chimera and bring religious dogma in line with the modern world and human rights," a press release from the movement said.
  • The New Blacklist

    12/23/2013 4:55:05 PM PST · by Sherman Logan · 13 replies
    National Review Online ^ | December 22, 2013 | John O’Sullivan
    I’m sorry to arrive late to this controversy — explanation forthcoming in a later posting — but my impression is that the word “blacklist” has not been mentioned much in the debate over the Robertson family, GLAAD, and the A&E channel. Or if it has been mentioned, it certainly hasn’t had the central role that it should have had in this row. For what GLAAD has been operating is a classic blacklist operation. Its object is not to persuade those who disagree with it over the morality of same-sex relationships to change their minds. Nor is it principally intended to...
  • Jilted husband sues online infidelity service Ashley Madison

    12/17/2013 10:42:14 AM PST · by Gamecock · 47 replies
    The State ^ | 16 December 2013 | Michael Gordon
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ A Charlotte, N.C., man blames the breakup of his marriage not only on the other guy, but also on the online infidelity service that he says made it happen. "Life is short," the Ashley Madison website coos. "Have an affair." Robert Schindler of Charlotte, N.C., says his ex-wife did just that. So, Schindler is suing her alleged partner in the tryst, along with Ashley Madison and its Canadian corporate parent, Avid Dating Life Inc. At play here is a legal clash between the old and the new. North Carolina remains one of only a...
  • We can’t dissent against 'new gay orthodoxy’, says Christian charity [UK]

    12/10/2013 1:07:50 PM PST · by markomalley · 10 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 12/10/2013
    Gay and lesbian rights activists are seeking to be the new “moral enforcers” and it is Christian religious conservatives who now need protection to be allowed to dissent against “the new orthodoxy”, it was claimed. Core Issues Trust, a Christian charity, is challenging a ban on its London bus advertisement reading: “Not Gay! Ex-Gay, Post-Gay and Proud. Get over it!” It was a response to a bus poster campaign by gay rights group Stonewall carrying the message: “Some people are gay. Get over it!” Paul Diamond, for the charity, told appeal judges that at the heart of the case was...
  • Why Women Still Need Husbands

    12/05/2013 3:18:28 PM PST · by Morgana · 72 replies
    Foxnews ^ | Suzanne Venker
    Over the past several decades, America has witnessed a profound change in the way women view men and marriage. It began with the baby boomer adage “never depend on a man.” This message resulted in a generation of women who turned their attention away from the home and onto the workforce. They did what their mothers told them to do: they became financially independent so they’d never have to rely on a husband. In time, “never depend on a man” turned into the full-blown belief that men are superfluous. In 2010 Jennifer Aniston claimed women needn’t “fiddle with a man”...
  • Horror: Violent mob of topless pro-abort feminists attacks praying men defending cathedral (VIDEO)

    12/02/2013 7:08:31 PM PST · by Morgana · 81 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Sofia Vazquez-Mellado
    Buenos Aires, December 2nd, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Extremely disturbing video footage from Argentina shows a mob of feminists at a recent protest attacking and sexually molesting a group of Rosary-praying Catholic men who were peacefully protecting the cathedral in the city of San Juan from threats of vandalism. The women, many of them topless, spray-painted the men’s crotches and faces and swastikas on their chests and foreheads, using markers to paint their faces with Hitler-like moustaches. They also performed obscene sexual acts in front of them and pushed their breasts onto their faces, all the while shouting “get your rosaries...
  • Figure of Pope Francis Burned in Argentina by a Mob of Feminist Abortion Enthusiasts

    11/30/2013 12:21:28 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 31 replies
    Gloria.tv ^ | November 29, 2013 | Gloria.tv
    Video at Gloria.tv in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • ‘Genderqueer’ rising: Colleges welcome kids who identify as neither male nor female

    11/30/2013 8:09:00 AM PST · by mykroar · 42 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Saturday, November 30, 2013 | AP
    OAKLAND, Calif. — The weekly meetings of Mouthing Off!, a group for students at Mills College in Oakland, Calif., who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, always start the same way. Members take turns going around the room saying their names and the personal pronouns they want others to use when referring to them — she, he or something else. It’s an exercise that might seem superfluous given that Mills, a small and leafy liberal arts school historically referred to as the Vassar of the West, only admits women as undergraduates. Yet increasingly, the “shes” and “hers” that dominate...
  • Only Gays Can Get Angry?

    11/29/2013 3:39:45 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 23 replies
    The Catholic Thing ^ | 29 November 2013 | Austin Ruse
    “It’s a Catholic priest speaking at a Catholic school. It’s touchy,” said Tym Moss of the Bronx LGBTQ Center. Linger over that. A Catholic priest speaking at a Catholic school is touchy? You’d think that priests speak at Catholic schools every day and it would be completely unremarkable. But you don’t live in gay world. Well, actually you do. You just don’t know it yet. The prestigious Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx, created precisely to teach inner-city kids whose parents fight to keep them out of the disastrous New York Public School system, is under fire for inviting...
  • The Changing American Family (Barf Alert)

    11/27/2013 10:56:40 AM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    New York Times ^ | By NATALIE ANGIER
    CHELSEA, MICH. — Kristi and Michael Burns have a lot in common. They love crossword puzzles, football, going to museums and reading five or six books at a time. They describe themselves as mild-mannered introverts who suffer from an array of chronic medical problems. The two share similar marital résumés, too. On their wedding day in 2011, the groom was 43 years old and the bride 39, yet it was marriage No. 3 for both. Today, their blended family is a sprawling, sometimes uneasy ensemble of two sharp-eyed sons from her two previous husbands, a daughter and son from his...
  • Question on Levitical Laws: Why Did God Forbid Blending Threads?

    11/27/2013 10:11:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 103 replies
    Bring the Books ^ | 9/28/2013 | Adam Parker
    Mark Driscoll has attempted to briefly answer a very pressing and important question that should be on the radar screen of each and every Christian. The post is titled "Does God hate cotton blend T-shirts?" and deals with the prohibition against mixed threads in Deuteronomy 22:11 and Leviticus 19:19. Deuteronomy 22:11: “You shall not wear cloth of wool and linen mixed together.”Leviticus 19:19: Nor shall you wear a garment of cloth made of two kinds of material.” Driscoll, in his post, deals very superficially with the above question and basically ends up appealing to the classic three-fold division of the...
  • Gay Snub Cornish B&B Owners Lose Supreme Court Appeal

    11/27/2013 7:36:35 AM PST · by lbryce · 10 replies
    BBC ^ | November 27, 2013 | Staff
    The owners of a Christian guesthouse who were ordered to pay damages for turning away a gay couple have lost their UK Supreme Court fight. Hazelmary and Peter Bull refused to let civil partners Steven Preddy and Martyn Hall stay in a double room at Chymorvah House in Marazion in Cornwall in 2008. The couple, who had already lost cases at Bristol County Court and the Court of Appeal, said they were "saddened". Mr and Mrs Bull have said they regard any sex outside marriage as a "sin". Steven Preddy (l) and Martyn Hall Steven Preddy (l) and Martyn Hall...
  • Pope backs male priesthood, urges 'feminine genius' in Church

    11/27/2013 6:13:19 AM PST · by NYer · 85 replies
    cna ^ | November 26, 2013
    Pope Francis lays flowers at the foot of the statue of Our Lady of Lujan on May 8, 2013. Credit: Stephen Driscoll/CNA. Vatican City, Nov 26, 2013 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis reaffirmed Catholic teaching on male priesthood in his first apostolic exhortation, while calling for a broader application of the “feminine genius” in Church life. “The reservation of the priesthood to males, as a sign of Christ the Spouse who gives himself in the Eucharist, is not a question open to discussion,” he said, “but it can prove especially divisive if sacramental power is too closely identified...
  • Large differences in “hookup culture” between Catholic/Secular college students and Evangelical ones

    11/27/2013 5:57:51 AM PST · by Gamecock · 82 replies
    The Aquila Report ^ | 27 November 2013 | Troy Gibson
    Dr. Donna Freitas, perhaps the nation’s leading expert on university hookup culture, has being doing research among college students and on college campuses regarding sex, the hookup culture, and student religiosity for several years.  She has produced many scholarly publications and studies.  One consistent finding she has observed is that evangelical college students are significantly less likely to hookup than any of their counterparts (Catholic or secular).  Why?  An excerpt from an interview: The attitudes toward sexuality on evangelical campuses were remarkably different from everywhere else. Everyone is struggling with sex, but they do it in very different ways.It’s impossible on...
  • Lesbian Hawaiian legislator gets a glimpse of the rage Gays unleash on anyone who dares oppose them

    11/20/2013 9:14:48 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 22 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/20/13 | Emma Karlin
    Hawaii has legalized same gender marriage. The Aloha State Gays have been handed everything they demanded, but alas they are not happy. It seems like they never are. During the public hearings on the question of Gay marriage (SB 1) people lined up and in some cases waited four days to exercise their right to speak for just two minutes as they expressed their opinion on the matter. Although everyone knew the outcome was a foregone conclusion that would see the Gays winning the day, the hearings and subsequent final vote produced an unexpected result. After actually listening to the...
  • 'Gays' admit ENDA game: outlaw Christian morality

    11/11/2013 4:18:22 PM PST · by James R. Aist · 21 replies
    renewamerica.com ^ | November 11, 2013 | Matt Barber
    If Signorile and other "LGBT" activists get their way, this would mean that churches, mosques, synagogues, religious schools, Bible bookstores, as well as any and every other business in America with 15 or more employees, would be forced, under penalty of law, to abandon the biblical and traditional-values viewpoint on human sexuality, and hire (and otherwise not offend) those who openly flaunt expressly sinful and demonstrably self-destructive sexual behaviors.
  • Planned Parenthood wants preschoolers to know mechanics of sexual intercourse

    11/07/2013 5:47:21 PM PST · by Morgana · 22 replies
    Life Site news ^ | Rita Diller
    Planned Parenthood Federation of America has just announced a new insidious Internet presence referred to as “mobile interactive tools to help teens make healthy decisions.” STOPP’s national director, Rita Diller, joined ALL’s Jim Sedlak on his Radio Maria “Armed for Battle” broadcast November 1 to warn about what lurks within the many webpages of this new “tool” for indoctrinating both children and parents. “By ‘mobile interactive tools,’ Planned Parenthood means it is on its website so that kids can access this stuff from their smart phones or their computers when their parents aren’t looking,” Diller said. “And by ‘helping teens...
  • ‘Sexuality education’ for 5-year-olds is ‘not about sex at all’, NZ Planned Parenthood partner says

    11/07/2013 5:53:33 PM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Michelle Kaufman
    AUCKLAND, New Zealand, November 7, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The New Zealand Family Planning Association is trying to save face after public backlash over the Association’s plan to release a sexuality resource for children aged 5 to 8 later this month. The resource has drawn attention to the fact that “sexuality” is already included right through each year level of the health curriculum. Even in Catholic schools “sexuality” education is compulsory, although parents do have the right to be informed and are given the option of removing their children from these classes. The Ministry of Education’s 2002 document “Sexuality Education –...
  • Tying the Knot Under ObamaCare

    11/07/2013 8:34:01 AM PST · by sevinufnine · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 27, 2013 | Eileen F. Toplansky
    In true Marxist form, the ludicrously named "Affordable Care Act" mounts an all-out attack on marriage. In 2010 the Heritage Foundation pointed out under the bill couples would face massive financial penalties if they marry or remain married. Conversely, couples who cohabit without marriage are given highly preferential financial treatment. If the Senate bill becomes law, saying 'I do' would cost some couples over $10,000 per year.
  • VIPs join T-shirt protest of Russia's anti-gay law

    11/04/2013 9:57:30 AM PST · by klpt · 40 replies
    ABC News ^ | November 4, 2013 | ABC News
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) Actors Jonah Hill, Jamie Lee Curtis and Kristen Bell are among a batch of celebrities donning Russian-language "Love Conquers Hate" T-shirts to show support for gays in Russia alarmed by a new law banning pro-gay "propaganda."</p> <p>It's part of an initiative launched Monday by the Human Rights Campaign, the largest U.S. gay-rights group.</p>
  • Black Welfare Mother with 15 Kids says "Somebody Needs to Pay for all my Children!" (video)

    11/03/2013 6:43:50 PM PST · by Signalman · 66 replies
    youtube ^ | 4/11/2012 | online justice100
    If Octo-Mom annoyed you, then you haven't seen welfare mom Angel Adams, a 39 year old Black single mother of 15 young children, 12 of which were in her care.
  • On Sexual Liberation Agendas

    11/01/2013 3:19:08 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 1 replies
    Monergism Books
    Note: I did not write this. Rather it was posted on Facebook by the good folks at Monergism Books. _____________________________________________________ I have not historically spent much time, if any, obsessing on the various sexual liberation agendas in our culture. But it has come to my attention that perhaps the most troubled people in our current society are those who accuse Christians of hate speech and homophobia for simply wanting to share the gospel with them. Such groundless declarations of hate betray the speakers themselves as a people driven by irrational prejudice. in doing so they are creating a cultural, educational...
  • Marriage Now More Important to Men Than It Is to Women

    11/01/2013 12:45:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 53 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | ERICA SCHWIEGERSHAUSEN
    A new survey suggests that marriage is actually more important to men than it is to women. In fact, just since last year, the number of women who say their definition of success is not linked to marriage (or relationships at all) has nearly doubled. According to the third “Professional Women Report” (h/t the Atlantic), a survey of over 1,000 male and female professionals released yesterday by LinkedIn and Citi, 9 percent of women say that marriage and relationships do not factor into their consideration of success, compared to 5 percent last year. It turns out that men are more...
  • How a Bisexual Disney Princess Can Change the Future of LGBT Entertainment

    I'm pretty sure I'm bisexual. I say "pretty sure" because I was raised Mormon, a religion that proclaims homosexuality is a terrible sin, so I never really experimented until my twenties. Residual guilt kept me from fully exploring that side of myself that had been so repressed all those years. Mormon hangover, I call it. So I had a few encounters with women in my twenties and then fell in love with and married my husband. So that's that. Except we all know that marriage doesn't stop us from being attracted to other people, it's part of life. I often...