Tag Archives: Catholic Church

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Catholic Priest Arrested For Attempting To Lure 14 Year-Old Girl Into His Car

Archdiocese Of Portland’s Father Michael T. Patrick has been arrested for attempted to lure a 14 year-old girl into his car on the streets of Vancouver. Patrick, 57, is being held in the Los Angeles County Jail after being arrested as he returned from a trip to Australia. He’s being detained on a Clark County arrest warrant. The alleged incident ...

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LGBT Group Faith In America Issues Plea To Pope Francis In Full-Page NY Times Ad:
Stop Condemning Homosexual Acts

The LGBT group Faith In America today published a full-page open letter to Pope Francis in the New York Times. The letter was written by Ali Forney Center head Carl Siciliano and financial assistance was provided by furniture maker Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. Your Holiness, I write to you as a Roman Catholic, a former Benedictine monk and as ...

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San Francisco Archbishop Urges Fellow Bishops To Support NOM’s Hate March

“Your Eminence/Your Excellency: As you may be aware, several organizations are collaborating to sponsor a second March for Marriage which is scheduled to be held on June 19, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Just two days before the beginning of the Fortnight for Freedom, this year’s March for Marriage will provide an ideal occasion for participants to celebrate and give public ...

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VIRGINIA: Haters File 21 Marriage Ban Defense Briefs With Fourth Circuit Court

Twenty-one amicus briefs were filed yesterday with the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in defense of Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage. The briefs were filed on behalf of the usual axis of evil: the Concernstipated Women, the Liberty Counsel, Phyllis Schlafy’s Eagle Forum, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Mormon Church, the Southern Baptists Convention, the Heritage Foundation, ...

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ATLANTA: Catholic Archbishop Apologizes For Building Himself A $2.2M Mansion

Archdiocese of Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory has apologized after local Catholics expressed anger over his construction of a $2.2M mansion. “I am disappointed that, while my advisors (sic) and I were able to justify this project fiscally, logistically and practically, I personally failed to project the cost in terms of my own integrity and pastoral credibility with the people of ...

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Frothy Mix Praises Pope Francis

“I don’t think he’s coming across lenient at all. What he’s doing is the right thing, which is– he’s looking at a world and he’s looking at his faithful that are– that are really struggling right now, struggling with their faith. And he wants to focus on the central thing, which is the good news. He isn’t here to be ...

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HAWAII: Catholic Diocese Schools Get New Employment Contract That Mandates The Firing Of Gay Teachers

Hawaii Civil Beat reports: The Hawaii Catholic schools office, which supervises three dozen Roman Catholic private schools in the state, has just approved a new contract that says teachers can be fired if they engage in homosexual activity or marry someone of the same sex. The contract goes on to list a wide array of actions and behaviors that would ...

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Obama Meets Pope For First Time

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GERMANY: Catholic Bishop Resigns Over Opulent Lifestyle, Pope Accepts

You remember that guy, right? I’ll update this post as details emerge.

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Catholic Bishop Has The Michigan Sadz

“Today’s federal district court ruling alters the fundamental meaning and structure of marriage that has existed from the beginning. The biological realities of male and female together with the complementarity they bring to the institution of marriage allow for the natural procreation of children and the opportunity for the child to be nurtured and to learn from a mother and ...

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Austin Ruse: A Vatican Priest Once Offered Me Absolution If I Would Murder Hillary

“Hillary [Clinton] is the ‘conquering queen’ at the United Nations. I was standing on the floor of the UN a couple of months ago, when she was thinking about running, and I was talking to a priest from the Holy See delegation and — I shouldn’t tell you this but he offered me guaranteed absolution if I just took her ...

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Bill Donohue Is Very Upset About Cosmos

Last night Fox debuted its 13-episode series, Cosmos; A Spacetime Odyssey, which is hosted by noted astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and is produced by Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane.  Catholic League blowhard Bill Donohue is very upset about the first episode, which shamefully depicted the Spanish Inquisition as a bad thing.  The propagandists involved in this show, represented most conspicuously ...

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WASHINGTON: Fired Catholic School Vice President Mark Zmuda To File Lawsuit

The Seattle-area Catholic high school vice president who was fired for marrying his partner will file a lawsuit today. Mark Zmuda alleges, in his filing, that the decision to terminate his employment at the Sammamish prep school was made by Catholic Archbishop J. Peter Sartain. The school acknowledges that Eastside Catholic president Sr. Mary Tracy discussed the case with Sartain. ...

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Pope Francis Indicates Catholic Church Could Support Some Types Of Civil Unions

In an interview published in Italy today, Pope Francis said that the Catholic Church could consider supporting some forms of civil unions, but not same-sex marriage. The Pope reiterated the church’s longstanding teaching that “marriage is between a man and a woman.” However, he said, “We have to look at different cases and evaluate them in their variety.” For instance, ...

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Freep This Boston Poll

Right here. (Tipped by JMG reader Ken)

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The Front Page Of NYC’s Irish Voice

The paper will run an interview with Panti Bliss tomorrow on its sister website, Irish Central. Today there’s a story about Panti’s appearance in the Queens gay-inclusive parade on Sunday.

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NYC Council To Boycott St. Patty’s Parade

“St. Patrick’s Day has traditionally been a day when everyone can be Irish. Unfortunately, in New York City the Hibernians seem to have disavowed that old Irish tradition and have not allow LGBT people to march in the 5th Avenue St. Patrick’s Day parade under their own banner for more than 20 years. In Ireland, not only do gay groups ...

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Mark Regnerus: Same-Sex Marriage Will Embolden More Straight Men To Demand Anal Sex From Women

“If gay marriage is perceived as legitimate by heterosexual women, it will eventually embolden boyfriends everywhere — and not a few husbands — to press for what men have always historically wanted but were rarely allowed: sexual novelty in the form of permission to stray without jeopardizing their primary relationship. Discussion of openness in sexual partners in straight marriages will ...

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