Tag Archives: Dominican Republic

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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Democrats Launch #ImWithWally Tweetstorm In Support Of Gay US Ambassador Wally Brewster

As I’ve reported here several times, openly gay US Ambassador Wally Brewster is under attack in the Dominican Republic, where anti-LGBT activists and the Catholic Church have launched a joint campaign calling for his resignation for spreading “homosexual indoctrination.” Today US House Democrats launched a tweetstorm in support of Brewster using the hashtag #ImWithWally. Brewster stands accused in part because …

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Catholic Church Backs Call For Removal Of Gay US Ambassador Wally Brewster

From the petition: We request the Obama administration to remove the U.S. ambassador in the Dominican Republic, James W. Brewster for primarily promoting in his official duties an LGBT agenda inconsistent with the Christian cultural values and tradition of the Dominican Republic. Since his arrival in November 2013, he has supported the inauguration of an LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Amb. …

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Cardinal Calls Gay US Ambassador A “Wife”, Tells Him To Go Do Housework

Dominican Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez, whose archdiocese has been wracked by a pedophilia scandal, yesterday called married gay US Ambassador Wally Brewster a “wife” and said he should focus on housework. The Associated Press reports: A Dominican cardinal upset over comments that the U.S. ambassador made about corruption in his country has said the openly gay diplomat should …

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Candidate For Dominican Presidency:
I Won’t Act Like A Faggot To Win Polls

Andres Duque reports at Blabbeando: Last week former Dominican Republic president Hipólito Mejía brought a new bid for the Caribbean nation’s presidency to the United States. I hadn’t paid much attention until NY1 Noticias played a clip of statements he made while in New York citing the Bible and saying he opposed same-sex marriage. “I call bread ‘bread’ and wine …

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Massive Child Porn Stash Found On Archbishop’s Computer

Tens of thousands of child porn photos and videos have been discovered on the computer of the Vatican’s former envoy to the Dominican Republic. Details of Jozef Wesolowski’s massive child porn stash have been revealed after the 66-year-old was arrested at the Vatican earlier this week. He is the highest-ranking Vatican official ever to be investigated for sex abuse, and …

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Dominican Republic Bans Miley Cyrus Concert For Promoting Lesbian Sex

Andres Duque reports at Blabbeando: The National Commission for Public Performances in the Dominican Republic announced today that they were banning a September 13th Miley Cyrus concert for, among other things, promoting lesbian sex. “The National Commission for Public Performances in the exercise of the powers given by the Constitution of the Republic through Regulation 824 of Law Number 1951Article …

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: US Ambassador Celebrates Pride Month With Husband, Asks “Isn’t It Time To Stop Hating?”

Andres Duque writes at Blabbeando: Through a tweet sent this morning on the official Twitter account of the U.S. Embassy in the Dominican Republic ambassador James “Wally” Brewster and his husband Bob Satawake sent this powerful message to all Dominicans in observance of the month of June as LGBT pride month. Since his nomination to the diplomatic post Brewster has …

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Gay US Ambassador & Husband Send Message To People Of Dominican Republic

Two weeks ago the Senate finally confirmed former HRC board member Wally Brewster as the US ambassador to the Dominican Republic, where local Catholic leaders have denounced his appointment. Shortly after his confirmation, Brewster married his partner, Bob J. Satawake. Brewster and his husband have posted a video message to the Dominican Republic. CNN reports: The welcome message from America’s …

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Senate Confirms Openly Gay US Ambassador To Dominican Republic

The Senate has confirmed Human Rights Campaign board member Wally Brewster as the US ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Brewster becomes the fifth openly gay US ambassador currently serving.  Via HRC: When nominated for the ambassadorship, Wally Brewster served as Senior Executive for SB&K Global, a global consumer dynamics strategy consulting firm, where he worked with clients on global expansion …

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Vatican Recalls Official Envoy Over Molestation Rumors

The Vatican has abruptly recalled Archbishop Josef Wesolowski, its official envoy to the Dominican Republic, in the midst of child molestation rumors about Wesolowski and another priest. The Associated Press reports: Wesolowski’s sudden departure from the Dominican Republic in recent days has been the cause of feverish speculation in local media. Dominican television network NCDN, citing a statement from the …

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Email Of The Day – Eugene Delgaudio

“Dear Joe,  The nominations of homosexual activists Todd Hughes to the U.S. Court of Appeals and James ‘Wally’ Brewster as the ambassador to the Dominican Republic are both fraught with dangerous implications. Hughes would almost certainly overturn any pro-Family legislation if installed as a judge on the Appeals Court. And the majority-Christian Dominican Republic has been outraged and offended by …

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Christians To Protest Gay US Ambassador

Christians in the Dominican Republic are being urged to wear black armbands today in a “Black Monday” protest over President Obama’s appointment of an openly gay man as the US ambassador to their nation. Christian leaders are asking people to wear a black arm band, to show a black banner or ribbon on cars, or to dress entirely in black …

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Cardinal Calls Gay US Ambassador Nominee A “Faggot”

Last month President Obama nominated openly gay DNC co-chair Wally Brewster to be ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Here’s how the local the Catholic Church reacted this week: Catholic Cardinal Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez referred to Brewster as a “maricón” — which is usually translated as “faggot” — during a press conference. At his side, Monseñor Pablo Cedano promised …

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