Radio campaign targets US bishop in firing of Catholic teacher over pro-marriage Facebook posts

Mar 26, 2015 by

by Ben Johnson, LifeSite: Bishop Paul Bootkoski is playing defense these days, as a series of radio commercials urge Catholic faithful around the country to call the bishop and ask why a Catholic schoolteacher may lose her job for rejecting arguments for gay “marriage” on her private Facebook page. […]  Controversy and confusion has surrounded Patricia Jannuzzi who – depending on whose story you believe – is or was a 57-year-old teacher of theology at Immaculata High School in New...

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Liturgy and interchangeable sexes

Mar 13, 2015 by

By Peter J. Leithart, First Things: First Timothy 2:12–14 is one of the texts most commonly cited in debates over women’s ordination: “I do not allow a woman to teach or exercise authority over a man, but to remain quiet. For it was Adam who was first created, then Eve. And not Adam was deceived, but the woman being deceived fell into transgression.” Some inside and outside the Church regard this text as prime evidence that Christianity is inherently misogynistic. Even for Christians who take...

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Original sin is problematic

Jan 24, 2015 by

by Alan Noble, First Things: According to former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, he was fired for being a Christian. According to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, he was fired for insubordination and poor judgment. And according to the New York Times’s recent editorial, he was fired for speaking of his subordinates as “second-class citizens.” But the argument over the motive for Cochran’s firing and its effect on civil and religious liberties obscures a deeper disagreement over Christian...

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Nigel Farage is right: we must protect our Judeo-Christian heritage

Jan 14, 2015 by

by Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart: Yesterday, Nigel Farage hit out at such delights of modern multiculturalism as female genital mutilation, sharia courts and Pakistani rape gangs, suggesting that what western societies need is “interculturalism” to protect our Judeo-Christian heritage. By invoking God as a moral good, he is being unfashionable but inescapably right. The militant tendency in atheism has, mirabile dictu, had its day: with Christopher Hitchens’s sad passing and the gradual...

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Gay Christian Conference Features “Third Way” Pastor

Jan 14, 2015 by

By Chelsen Vicari, Juicy Ecumenism: Ed Comment:  Note the trajectory and timeline; argumentation used and changing view of Scripture; and the role of personal experience for Danny Ortez.  Finally, what has happened to his understanding of ‘sin’, and thus ‘salvation’? “What if I’m wrong?” recalled Rev. Danny Cortez to over 1700 people gathered in Portland, Oregon for the annual Gay Christian Network Conference (GCN), January 9th. Remembering a time where he was...

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Manifesto

Jan 6, 2015 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. It seems the starting gun has already been fired; the race is on to gain the responsibility of ruling the United Kingdom from May when the General Election will take place. Already the battle lines are being drawn up. Manifestos of the political parties will soon be available to study. Within the Church of England too the different ‘parties’ will continue to try to set out different visions of the way forward, to influence public opinion, both...

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