Tag Archives: Catholic Church

PHILADELPHIA: Catholic High School Fires Coach Over Gay-Bashing Attack

One of the suspects in last week’s brutal mob gay-bashing of two gay men has been fired by the Philadelphia Catholic high school where he was a basketball coach. Most of the attackers are believed to be former classmates at the school. Via NBC Philadelphia: Police say the man, who has not been officially charged, is a person of interest …

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Archdiocese Of Washington: Disordered Gays Must Stop Having All That Homo Sex

“The Scriptures are very clear in unambiguously declaring homosexual acts as a serious sin and as disordered. ‘Disordered’ here means that they are acts that are not ordered to their proper end or purpose. Sexual acts are, by their very nature, ordered to procreation and to the bonding of the mother and father who will raise the children conceived by …

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Pope Francis Redefines Marriage

TIME Magazine reports that Pope Francis “dropped a big hint” over the weekend. The Holy Father presided over the wedding of 20 couples Sunday in St. Peter’s Basilica. From a distance, the group seemed fairly typical: the couples ranged from ages 25 to 56 and were all from the Diocese of Rome. But the underlying storyline is far more telling: …

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CANADA: Priest Found Guilty Of Raping Dozens Of Children And A Dog

So this happened in Canada: A defrocked Catholic priest was found guilty Friday of raping dozens of children and a sled dog in the Canadian Arctic, where he worked as a missionary for decades. The Belgian-born Eric Dejaeger, 67, was convicted of 31 counts of sexual offenses against children and one count of bestiality. At the start of the his …

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Survey: Gays More Accepted By Churches

Via the Associated Press: Overall acceptance of gays and lesbians in American religious congregations rose significantly between 2006 and 2012, but it declined in Catholic congregations, according to a new survey. Duke University’s National Congregations Study, derived from interviews with representatives of 1,331 American congregations, was released Thursday. The study found overall acceptance of gay and lesbian members increased from …

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Bill Donoue: I’ve Been Betrayed And Will Boycott The St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Catholic League blowhard Bill Donohue today announced that he has been betrayed by the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade committee and will boycott next year’s event. According to Donohue, he had been promised that an anti-abortion group would be allowed to march in the parade in return for allowing one gay group to participate. To be specific, I …

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FRC Slams Cardinal Timothy Dolan Over
St. Patrick’s Day Parade Rule Change

“New York’s Cardinal Dolan, appointed as Grand Marshal of the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade, praised the decision to allow an openly gay group to march in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. ‘I have no trouble with the decision at all. I think the decision is a wise one,’ he said. Perhaps organizations which advocate to legalize prostitution and pornography …

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Cardinal Francis George: Catholics Are Not Welcome In The Pro-Gay State Religion

“In recent years, society has brought social and legislative approval to all types of sexual relationships that used to be considered “sinful.” Since the biblical vision of what it means to be human tells us that not every friendship or love can be expressed in sexual relations, the church’s teaching on these issues is now evidence of intolerance for what …

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Mormons, Catholics, & Evangelicals Ask SCOTUS To Uphold Utah Gay Marriage Ban

The above-named religious groups have filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to uphold Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage. Via the Associated Press: The religious groups urged the Supreme Court on the basis of tradition and religious freedom to uphold a state’s right to disallow gay and lesbian couples to wed. “Legal uncertainty is especially burdensome for religious organizations …

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DC Archdiocese: Cancel The St. Patrick’s Day Parade “Anal Sex” Celebration

“We are being asked to raise toasts and to enjoy a night of frivolity with those who think it is acceptable to abort children by the millions each year, with those who think anal sex is to be celebrated as an expression of love and that LGBTQIA (I=intersexual, A= Asexual) is actually a form of sanity to which we should …

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Bill Donohue: Accused Catholic Priests Aren’t Pedophiles, They Are Homosexuals

“An editorial in today’s New York Times cites the Vatican’s disciplinary action against its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, the now-defrocked Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski. It invokes Pope Francis’ promise that in the pedophilia scandal ‘there are no privileges.’ The Times erred again by repeating the myth of a pedophilia scandal: 100 percent of the victimizers were male; 81 percent …

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Vatican Yanks Diplomatic Immunity For Archbishop Accused Of Child Molestation

The Vatican has yanked the diplomatic immunity for an ambassador it secretly recalled from the Dominican Republic before child molestation charges could be filed. The former ambassador, Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, has already been defrocked by the Vatican, the harshest penalty under the church’s canon law short of excommunication. Beyond that, the Vatican has also said that it intends to try …

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VIRGINIA: Disgraced Former Gov. Bob McDonnell Is Now Living With Catholic Priest Busted For Public Gay Sex

Last week former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell revealed during his corruption trial that he has left his wife and is now living with a Catholic priest named Wayne Ball, seen above. Father Ball, as it turns out, was once busted for having gay sex in the parking lot of a park. Here’s a story about the 2010 arrest: The Rev. …

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Catholic Bishops Have The Florida Sadz

“We are sadly disappointed by the court’s decision to reject marriage as the union of only one man and one woman as husband and wife. The decision fails to adequately consider that marriage unites a man and a woman with any children born from their union and protects a child’s right to both a mother and a father. Our affirmation …

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CINCINNATI: Archdiocese Nixes Ice Bucket Challenge Because Stem Cells

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has issued a call for Catholics to refrain from participating in the viral ice bucket challenge because it funds an ALS study that uses embryonic stem cells. “The beneficiary of the ice-bucket challenge funds a study using embryonic stem cells, which can only be obtained by destroying embryonic life. For that reason, we have determined that …

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ITALY: Archbishop Says Proposed Hate Speech Law Harkens Back To Fascism

According to Archbishop Luigi Negri, Italy’s proposed anti-homophobia hate speech law will drag his nation back to the days of Mussolini.  The archbishop warned that the bill which proposes to criminalize “homophobia,” will introduce “for the first time since the end of fascism 70 years ago, a crime of opinion that evokes the dark and troubled times, long subdued and …

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ILLINOIS: Hundreds Attend Meeting About Gay Music Director Fired By Catholic Church For Announcing Engagement

Hundreds of Catholic parishioners yesterday attended an “emotionally charged” meeting about their former music director, who was fired after using social media to announce his engagement to a man. Many of the roughly 700 people who attended appeared to support Colin Collette, who received a standing ovation when he entered the sanctuary. Members of the media were not allowed to …

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Archbishop Of Cincinnati: Pray Against The Gays At the Sixth Circuit Court

“The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati will be hearing arguments on efforts to strike down laws against ‘same-sex marriage’ in four states, including Ohio. The law in our state was a constitutional amendment strongly supported by Ohio’s bishops in 2004, and for good reason. Traditional marriage, the union of one man and one woman for life, is …

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MINNESOTA: Gay Reporter Grills Archbishop John Nienstedt About His Sexuality And Views On LGBT Rights

Minnesota Archbishop John Nienstedt, who spearheaded his state’s campaign against same-sex marriage, is being investigated over allegations that he has had “inappropriate sexual relations” with priests, seminarians, and other men. This week a gay local television reporter grilled him about his sexuality and his views on gay rights. Via Minnesota City Pages: Last week, embattled Archbishop John Nienstedt did the …

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