Religion

SWITZERLAND: Gay Group Sues Catholic Bishop Vitus Huonder For “Death To Gays” Statement

Gay Star News reports: A Swiss bishop is being sued for allegedly claiming gay men should be put to death. Pink Cross, the Swiss Gay Federation, is filing a criminal complaint against Vitus Huonder, the Catholic Bishop of Chur, for reportedly making homophobic comments while quoting passages from the Bible. In his 50-minute address in Germany on 31 July, he ...

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Michigan Tea Party Rep: I Made Up That Gay Hooker Story About Myself Because I Was Being Blackmailed

The Detroit News reports: Embattled state Rep. Todd Courser, R-Lapeer, sent his own audio tape early Monday morning, saying he sent a false e-mail about paying for gay sex because he was being blackmailed. The long and rambling audio tape blames his former staffers, Ben Graham, Josh Cline and Keith Allard, for colluding with the Lansing “mafia” establishment to bring ...

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Franklin Graham’s Salary: $880,000

Via the Charlotte Observer: Six years ago, Franklin Graham decided to give up his pay as head of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. “I feel that God has called me to this ministry and that calling was never based on compensation,” he wrote then in a memo to the BGEA staff. But since 2011, at the urging of the Charlotte-based ...

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