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  • Beacons of Light: Louis and Zelie Martin (Therese of Lisieux's mom and dad to be canonized)

    07/14/2013 3:55:29 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 11 replies
    Into the West ^ | July 13, 2013 | Philip Kosloski
    Louis and Zelie Martin On May 21st the tribunal in Valencia completed a pivotal stage in the process of canonization for Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin. This couple, the parents of the “greatest Saint of modern times” Therese of Lisieux,[Therese of Lisieux link] needs one more miracle to confirm their union with their daughter in the company of canonized Saints. That miracle appears to have already taken place. A baby girl, doomed to die on account of numerous maladies, was miraculously healed through their intercession in 2008 in Valencia. Inspired and assisted by local Carmelite nuns, the parents of little...
  • Woman’s gift to husband — a new wife ( Saudi Arabia )

    10/09/2010 4:27:06 PM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    Dubai Media ^ | October 08, 2010
    A Saudi woman who thought of an innovative way to mend fences with her husband decided to give him a present that he would not refuse — a new wife. “Her husband accepted the solution and married the new woman…during the wedding, the guests were told that the man’s first wife selected the bride for her husband to please him and restore his dignity.” Under Islam, a man can have four wives at the same time but women are allowed one husband at a time.
  • Woman’s Gift to Husband — a New Wife

    10/16/2010 8:44:37 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Friday, October 08, 2010
    She thought of an innovative way to mend fences with husbandA Saudi woman who thought of an innovative way to mend fences with her husband decided to give him a present that he would not refuse — a new wife. The unidentified couple from a village in the eastern province of Ihsaa fell off after the woman embarrassed her husband in front of relatives, the Saudi Arabic language daily Sharq reported on Friday. “She wanted to mend fences with her husband so she decided to get him a new wife and pay all the wedding expenses,” the paper said. “Her...
  • Maine Becomes Fifth US State to Approve Gay Marriage

    05/06/2009 4:52:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies · 2,353+ views
    The governor of Maine on Wednesday signed a law making the northeastern US state the fifth to allow gays to marry. Governor John Baldacci, a Democrat, signed the law after the upper chamber in the state legislature voted 21 to 13 in favour. "In the past, I opposed gay marriage while supporting the idea of civil unions," Baldacci said in a statement on his website. "I have come to believe that this is a question of fairness and of equal protection under the law, and that a civil union is not equal to civil marriage." Maine joined its fellow New...
  • Google officially supports overturning California's Prop 8.

    01/17/2009 5:21:01 AM PST · by livinglegend · 9 replies · 577+ views
    Google's Official Blog ^ | 1/15/2008 | Google
    "In September of last year, Google announced its opposition to California's Proposition 8. While the campaign was emotionally charged and difficult for both sides, in the wake of the election many were concerned with the impact Proposition 8 could have on the personal lives of people they work with every day, and on California's ability to attract and retain a diverse mix of employees from around the world. That's why we've signed an amicus brief (PDF file) in support of several cases currently challenging Proposition 8 in the California Supreme Court. Denying employees basic rights isn't right, and it isn't...
  • VIDEO Gay Pride March Arcata Ca Sept 14th 2008

    09/15/2008 7:49:57 AM PDT · by locke22 · 22 replies · 941+ views
    Old Glory Radio ^ | 09/15/08 | Old Glory Radio
    Film of the Gay Pride march held in Arcata Ca yesterday in support of opposition to the California ballot proposition 8 to do away with Gay Marriage.
  • Iowa Catholic School Board Upholds Catholic Identity - Accepts Resignation of Divorced and...

    08/11/2007 8:10:32 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 3 replies · 528+ views ^ | August 8, 2007 | Hilary White
    Iowa Catholic School Board Upholds Catholic Identity - Accepts Resignation of Divorced and Remarried Teacher By Hilary White DUBUQUE Iowa, August 8, 2007 ( - Members of the Waterloo Cedar Valley Catholic Schools Board voted unanimously last night to accept the resignation of a teacher, Tom Girsch, 59, who had remarried after a civil divorce, but who, in the eyes of the Catholic Church, is still married to his first wife. The vote follows a previous vote in July when the board declined to accept the former teacher's resignation. Catholic teaching does not recognise civil divorce as dissolving a marriage,...
  • Preserving Marriage: The Union of One Man and One Woman

    11/11/2005 10:20:21 PM PST · by Coleus · 4 replies · 420+ views
    Catholic Culture ^ | 11.08.05 | Catholic Bishops of Maryland
    Preserving Marriage: The Union of One Man and One Woman The marriage covenant, by which a man and a woman form with each other an intimate communion of life and love, has been founded and endowed with its own special laws by the Creator. By its very nature it is ordered to the good of the couple, as well as to the generation and education of children. Christ the Lord raised Marriage between the baptized to the dignity of a sacrament. — Catechism of the Catholic Church Maryland law acknowledges that marriage is the union of one man and one...
  • Next on ACLU agenda: Polygamy

    01/29/2005 9:24:35 PM PST · by huac · 61 replies · 1,020+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | January 22, 2005 | David N. Bass
    "Strossen told the group of students that the ACLU has "defended the right for individuals to engage in polygamy" and that her organization will continue defending "the freedom of choice for mature, consenting adults," according to"
  • Bush won't push for gay marriage ban in Senate [if DOMA thought constitutional, futile to try?]

    01/16/2005 10:41:43 AM PST · by Mike Fieschko · 16 replies · 472+ views
    AFP via yahoo ^ | Jan 16, 2005
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - President George W. Bush (news - web sites) will not actively seek to ban gay marriage in the United States during his second term in office, a stance certain to anger the social conservatives who helped re-elect him. The Washington Post asked Bush if he would aggressively lobby senators during his second term in office to pass an amendment outlawing marriage in all 50 states. "I do believe it's necessary," Bush said Sunday. But he went on to imply that pursuing it in the US Senate, which must approve a constitutional amendment by 67 of its 100...
  • Senate leader undecided on gay-marriage debate

    02/18/2004 11:47:58 AM PST · by nobody_knows · 135+ views
    Senate State Affairs Chairwoman Sheila Sorensen hasn´t decided whether a controversial bill to ban gay marriages will get a hearing in her committee.
  • The Death of Marriage I

    02/05/2004 8:04:37 AM PST · by RogerFGay · 86 replies · 384+ views ^ | February 5, 2004 | Roger F. Gay
    The Death of Marriage I February 5, 2004 By Roger F. Gay The decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Court to extend all "protections, benefits, and obligations conferred by civil marriage" on same-sex couples continues to be a subject of discussion and debate around the internet. Unfortunately, many liberals and conservatives alike have bought into the ideas suggested by partisan advocates. Much of the discussion is ill-informed and options are limited to those that will do the least good. It can be quite difficult to move a debate from a state of superficial partisan bickering to clear and objective discussion,...
  • The Homosexual Platform of 1972

    10/24/2003 8:31:19 PM PDT · by longtermmemmory · 6 replies · 294+ views ^ | September 23, 2003 | Sam Kastensmidt
    The Homosexual Platform of 1972 Tuesday, September 23, 2003 By Sam Kastensmidt Documents released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (under the Freedom of Information Act), contain the “1972 Gay Rights Platform in the United States.” This platform reveals some very disturbing facts about the homosexual movement. On February 13, 1972, the National Coalition of Gay Organizations met in Chicago, Illinois, to develop the official “gay rights platform.” To view the actual document, please visit the FBI’s public records by clicking here. Then enter into Part 01, and scroll down to page 49. 1972 GAY RIGHTS PLATFORM IN THE UNITED...
  • Response to Freepers who OPPOSE HJR 56

    07/27/2003 8:02:16 AM PDT · by davidosborne · 104 replies · 819+ views
    David C. Osborne ^ | 27 July 2003 | David C. Osborne
    MY RESPONSE TO THOSE FREEPERS WHO OPPOSE HJR 56... First and foremost this is NOT petty... it is critical in this day and age that we RE-AFFIRM our MORAL foundation. I AGREE with those opponents who are concerned that the U.S. Constitution should not have to be this SPECIFIC, ....HOWEVER, our JUSTICE system has failed us miserably... by equating a union of two people of the same sex to MARIAGE.... this is a HUGE step in destroying the MORAL foundation of our laws. I believe that by NOT passing this ammendment the effect will be exactly what some opponenets fear...
  • White House Mum on Amendment Banning Gay Marriage

    07/01/2003 3:02:36 PM PDT · by rface · 19 replies · 527+ views
    Wash Post ^ | Tuesday, July 1, 2003; 5:34 PM (EST) | (Reuters)
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House stopped short on Tuesday of endorsing an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex marriages, .....[ snip ] Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, a Tennessee Republican and a close Bush ally in Congress, said on Sunday he "absolutely" supports a constitutional amendment that would define marriage as being between a man and a woman......[ snip ] The U.S. high court on Thursday struck down state sodomy laws, a decision that ... could open the door to same-sex marriages in the United States.