34,000 Black Churches Break Ties With Presbyterian Church USA

Mar 27, 2015 by

From Charisma News: The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans has broken its fellowship with Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) following its recent vote to approve same-sex marriage. The Presbyterian General Assembly, the top legislative body of the PCUSA, voted last June to revise the constitutional language defining marriage. This arbitrary change of Holy Scripture is a flagrantly...

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‘Gay Cake’ case comes to Court

Mar 26, 2015 by

By Peter Lynas, courtesy of Archbishop Cranmer: Today and tomorrow (26-27th March 2015), the ‘gay cake’ case is being heard in Belfast. For those who haven’t been following the story, a family bakery declined an order for a cake bearing the slogan ‘Support Gay Marriage’ as it would be against their Christian beliefs to bake such a cake. The bakery, owned by the McArthur family, is named Ashers after one of Jacob’s sons blessed for his bread and delicacies. Gareth Lee, a gay rights activist who...

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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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General Election 2015: Lib Dems pledge global same-sex marriage rights

Mar 26, 2015 by

By Oliver Wright, Guardian: British embassies around the world would be given the power to perform same-sex marriages – even if one partner was not a British citizen, under proposals to be included in the Liberal Democrat manifesto. In an attempt to appeal to LGBT voters who have deserted the party since it joined the Coalition, the Liberal Democrats will attempt to put gay equality at the heart of their election campaign. This will include a policy pledge that, under a Government including...

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URGENT! Ashers Bakery go before the Equality Commission in 2 Days!

Mar 25, 2015 by

Petition from CitizenGo: URGENT! Please sign this petition and share with your friends, family and like-minded colleagues! Ashers Baking Co goes before the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland this Thursday (in only two days’ time), and the circumstances of their case indicate that they have a chance of overcoming this legal challenge. This petition – addressed to the Chief of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland – is an urgent plea for fairness and justice in...

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Bishop backs Catholic school’s removal of teacher over pro-marriage Facebook comments

Mar 24, 2015 by

PLEASE ACT: Contact details below by Ben Johnson, LifeSite: A Catholic school has decided not to rehire a theology teacher who rejected the argument in favor of gay “marriage” on her private Facebook page, her family has announced. The controversy began last week after a student found a Facebook post by Patricia Jannuzzi, a 57-year-old theology teacher at Immaculata High School in Somerville, New Jersey. In it, Jannuzzi said that advocates of redefining marriage argue that they “are born this...

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