Religion

Former Southern Baptist Head: Trump Can Win Over Evangelicals By Vowing To Name Ted Cruz To SCOTUS

Peter Montgomery reports at Right Wing Watch: Evangelical seminary president Richard Land told the American Family Association’s One News Now today that Donald Trump could help himself “enormously” with social conservatives “if he were to hold a press conference and say that if he is indeed elected president, that he will nominate Ted Cruz to replace Antonin Scalia on the ...

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GOP Platform Subcommittee Approves Plank Calling For Bible To Be Taught In Public Schools As “History”

NBC News reports that a GOP platform subcommittee today approved an amendment which calls for the Christian bible to be taught in public schools as a “historical document.” According to a Dallas News reporter in the room, hate group leader Tony Perkins, who sits on the committee, declared that “a good understanding of the bible being indispensable to an educated ...

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CLEVELAND: Draft GOP Party Platform Drops Call For Constitutional Amendment To Ban Same-Sex Marriage UPDATE: Draft Language Fails, Ban Call Remains

EARLIER….. Even though the 2016 GOP platform is full of anti-LGBT language, this issue, should the draft language stick, represents a huge loss for platform committee member Tony Perkins. CNN reports: In a major shift, the platform would drop the pursuit of a constitutional amendment that would define marriage as between a man and a woman, opting instead to oppose ...

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MAINE: Christian Group Behind LGBT Rights Repeal Push Also Seeks To Recriminalize Homosexuality

Back in April, I reported that Maine has approved ballot language for a referendum that would repeal LGBT protections in that state. Today we learn that the Christian group behind the referendum has bigger plans. Bangor’s CBS affiliate reports: Mike Heath and other former heads of the Christian Civic League of Maine have formed a new group, “Equal Rights, not ...

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Trump Supporter Pastor Robert Jeffress: The Police Are Ministers Of God Sent To Punish Evildoers [VIDEO]

Notoriously anti-LGBT megachurch Pastor Robert Jeffress says only Donald Trump can stop the “downward spiral” of America evidenced by the attack on Dallas police. Also, the police are sent by Jesus. More from Raw Story: Dr. Robert Jeffress, pastor at First Baptist Church in Dallas, lashed out at what he called “bogus ministers” who did not preach about having “respect ...

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Eugene Delgaudio Announces Plan To Run Anti-Gay Marriage Banner Planes Over GOP Convention

Anti-gay nutter Eugene Delgaudio writes from a warehouse swarming with long-haired men to announce his plan for the GOP convention. Via email: The Homosexual Lobby’s attempt to take over the Republican National Convention and replace Real Marriage with their radical Agenda has already begun. Liberals on the Platform committee will team up with Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) who refused to ...

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PHILADELPHIA: Archbishop Bans Remarried Couples, Unwed Couples, & Gays From Receiving Communion

And apparently gays should just get opposite-married anyway. Philly.com reports: Divorced and civilly remarried Catholics, as well as cohabitating unmarried couples, must “refrain from sexual intimacy” to receive Holy Communion in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has asserted in a new set of pastoral guidelines. Released Friday, the guidelines instruct clergy and other archdiocesan leaders on implementing ...

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IRELAND: Priest Convicted Of Raping Boy With Crucifix

The Irish Post reports: A Catholic priest who raped a boy in the 1980s with a crucifix has been sentenced to two years in prison. Anthony Walsh, 63, who first gained notoriety in Britain and Ireland through his Elvis impersonations as part of Father Michael Cleary’s All Priests Show was found guilty of forcing the child to have sex twice. ...

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PEOPLE STILL USE FAXES? Janet Porter Will Fax Your Complaint To All 1753 Target Stores For A Mere $50

Last month hate group leader, failed social media entrepreneur, and failed politician Janet Porter failed yet again when her “nationwide” protests of all Target outlets yielded only a handful of screaming nutters at three locations. Porter followed that fail with an announcement of a future fail to be held in the same style during back-to-school season in early August. Today ...

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Scamvangelist Jim Bakker Has Forgiven The People Who Sent Him To Prison For Ripping Them Off [VIDEO]

From the far-right Christian site Charisma News: Televangelist Jim Bakker only needed one last thing to get him out of prison: To forgive those who put him there. As he sat behind bars, he poured over the Word of God and R.T. Kendall’s book on Joseph. “That set me free,” Bakker says. “I had to forgive everybody, from my heart! ...

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TORONTO: Christian “Zombie” Activists Infiltrate Pride To Hand Out Fake Condoms, Preach Damnation

You may recall that they pulled the same stunt at Vancouver Pride in 2014. From the anti-LGBT LifeSiteNews: Toronto Gay-Pride revelers who thought they were receiving free condoms and sex tips from gay zombies in green skintight suits during the parade on Sunday afternoon were actually receiving info packets about the physical and spiritual dangers of homosexual practices from a ...

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Pope Francis Accepts Resignation Of Dominican Cardinal Who Used Anti-Gay Slurs Against US Ambassador

From the Washington Blade: The Vatican announced on Monday that Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez of the Archbishop of Santo Domingo. The Holy See said in a statement that the pontiff has named Monsignor Francisco Ozoria Acosta of the Diocese of San Pedro de Macorís as López’s successor. López has repeatedly used ...

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Phil Robertson Blames Murder Rate On Gays [VIDEO]

Phil Robertson delivered some typically reasonable remarks this weekend at the Western Conservative Summit. Mediaite recaps: Later in his speech, the Duck Dynasty patriarch went on a riff about how there were 160,000 murders in America while we were fighting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and it’s kind of intriguing to wonder where he was going with it. Now, if ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Gay Choruses Drown Out Christian Street Preachers Calling For Their Deaths [VIDEO]

Playbill reports that North Carolina’s Triangle Gay Men’s Chorus and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington were performing in a Raleigh park when nearby street preachers began shouting bible verses calling for their deaths. They write: A local resident, Elizabeth Breakey, captured the incident on video and posted on Facebook, where she wrote, “This particular moment in Moore Square was ...

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MISSISSIPPI: Dem Attorney General Jim Hood Might Not Appeal Anti-LGBT Laws Struck Down By Court

Mississippi News Now reports: Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says he doesn’t know if his office will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that blocked a state law dealing with religious objections to gay marriage. Hood is the only Democrat in statewide office, and his staff had defended the law that was passed by the Republican-majority Legislature and signed by a ...

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Christian Mingle Ordered To Allow Gay Matches

From the Wall Street Journal: The owner of online dating site ChristianMingle.com has agreed to let gay and lesbian users search for same-sex matches under a judge-approved settlement of discrimination claims. Two gay men filed class-actions claims against Spark Networks Inc. in California courts in 2013 alleging that ChristianMingle.com and several other sites in the company’s portfolio of niche dating ...

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Pope Benedict: I Broke Up The Vatican’s Gay Lobby

Reuters reports: Former Pope Benedict says in his memoirs that no-one pressured him to resign but alleges that a “gay lobby” in the Vatican had tried to influence decisions, a leading Italian newspaper reported on Friday. The book, called “The Last Conversations”, is the first time in history that a former pope judges his own pontificate after it is over. ...

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Tony Perkins Has The Trans Military Sadz

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: Just two days removed from the second major terror attack in two weeks, the Pentagon has an announcement. No, it isn’t about the United States’ new plans to fight ISIS in the wake of Orlando and Istanbul. Nor is to reassure the American people that their military is stepping up its ...

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CANADA: Toronto Pride Reads Their Hate Mail [VIDEO]

From the Toronto Star: Homophobia and hate is still rampant in our society — just ask Pride Toronto. Every day, the organization receives hate mail — usually from anonymous people who don’t believe in Pride’s mission to make the city safer and more accepting for LGBTQI people. “If you were my child and you turned out gay I’d burn you ...

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FRANCE: Cardinal Suspends Four Pedophile Priests

Reuters reports: The Roman Catholic cardinal-archbishop of Lyon said on Thursday he had suspended four priests accused of paedophile activities and said their cases were known to French judicial authorities. Cardinal Philippe Barbarin said in a statement that the four had been working in the Lyon region in central France but gave no further details about them. He also said ...

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