Faith groups urge Supreme Court to uphold traditional marriage

Apr 19, 2015 by

by Dennis Romboy, Deseret National News: A group of 19 religious organizations has filed a friend-of-the-court brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against same-sex marriage. “Notwithstanding our theological differences, we are united in declaring that the traditional institution of marriage is indispensable to the welfare of the American family and society,” according to the brief filed earlier this month. “We are also united in our belief that a decision requiring...

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Leaving home: The Future of the Faith in England

Apr 17, 2015 by

By Gavin Ashenden, Anglican Ink: The thought of leaving Canterbury, spiritually or emotionally, breaks my heart. I grew up there. I spent five years in the school built around its cloisters. I sang from its tower on Ascension days. I sat for hours at the entrance to the cloisters where Thomas a Becket was struck down for refusing the demands of the secular over the sacred. I took the Eucharist there in the bowels of its undercroft before dawn in the mists of winter. I was confirmed there when...

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Punished for believing in traditional marriage

Apr 17, 2015 by

From Coalition for Marriage:   Read: 30 cases that show why we were right to oppose the redefinition of marriage. DOWNLOAD In the UK, France and elsewhere we see the same thing – far from promoting freedom, the introduction of same-sex marriage has led to people losing their jobs, their businesses and their free speech. Even volunteers like Bryan Barkley have been shown the door just for expressing their belief in marriage. Some campaigners talk as though Parliament has passed a law...

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Catholic school reinstates teacher suspended for defending Catholic teaching on Facebook

Apr 11, 2015 by

By Dustin Siggins, LifeSite: A teacher suspended from a Catholic school for using Facebook to defend traditional marriage has been reinstated. Almost one month ago, Patricia Jannuzzi was suspended from Immaculata High School in Somerville, New Jersey, after she made what became controversial comments about same-sex relationships. Over the next several weeks, she was told that the suspension was effectively a release from her job, as she would not be rehired for the 2016 school year. Jannuzzi...

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This evangelist asked a gay bakery to make a traditional marriage cake. Now he may face charges.

Apr 10, 2015 by

By Kirsten Andersen, LifeSite: Joshua Feuerstein was just trying to make a point. Now, he may face legal action, as a bakery that refused to provide him with a cake opposing same-sex “marriage” threatens to sue him for taking their conversation public. The bakery owner is also threatening to press charges related to the recording of the phone call. In the wake of heated national debate over whether business owners should have the right to refuse to participate in same-sex “weddings” that...

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‘A Bonhoeffer moment’: Evangelical leaders vow civil disobedience if Supreme Court redefines marriag...

Apr 8, 2015 by

By Ben Johnson, LifeSite: Dozens of Christian leaders have vowed they will not remain silent, as they did following the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, promising to take nonviolent direct action if the High Court votes to redefine marriage. The Supreme Court is deciding two separate issues: Whether the 14th Amendment guarantees same-sex “marriage” as a constitutional right, and whether states must honor same-sex “marriages” contracted in states that have voted – or, more likely,...

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