You know what’s ‘anti-gay’? Refusing to proclaim the fullness of the Gospel

Jun 17, 2016 by

by Claire Chretien, LifeSite: […] While numerous commentators have also seized on the event (Orlando shooting – ed) to advance the gay political agenda and target Christians who oppose that agenda, perhaps the most curious reactions to the attack have come from several Catholic bishops. These bishops have used this terrorist attack to decry “anti-gay prejudice” within the Catholic Church and, and one even claimed that Catholicism “breeds contempt” for those with same-sex...

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Catholic Church: Pope Francis urges greater family understanding

Apr 8, 2016 by

BBC News: Pope Francis has published new guidelines on family life that argue the Church should show more understanding of modern realities. The document, based on two Synods on the issue, was eagerly awaited by the world’s 1.3bn Roman Catholics. Entitled “On Love in the Family”, it does not change Catholic doctrine. But it opens the way for bishops in each country to interpret doctrine to suit their own culture, the BBC’s religion correspondent reports. Pope Francis...

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Poland prepares for mass protests as Catholic Church increases influence

Apr 5, 2016 by

By Tom Mendelsohn, International Business Times Cities across Poland are bracing themselves for mass demonstrations against the country’s right-wing government, after its prime minister admitted she favoured a total ban on abortion, even in the instance of rape or incest. Roman Catholic churches in the country are also participating in a campaign against the procedure, with priests reading a letter from a bishops’ conference that calls for the last of Poland’s already...

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U.S. bishop warns push for gay ‘equality’ will ‘destroy everything Christian’

Mar 5, 2016 by

by Pete Baklinski, LifeSite: A U.S. Catholic bishop is warning that the pro-LGBTQ lobby’s fight for so-called “equality” has become so out of control that Christians should expect increasing persecution for simply believing and living according to basic Christian truths involving marriage, family, and morality. “We’ve had bakers refuse to bake cakes for gay ‘marriages’ and as a result, they are imprisoned or fined. They have to go out of business. We’ve seen florists who...

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Non-Catholics invited to the confessional

Mar 5, 2016 by

by John Bingham, Telegraph: The Roman Catholic Church is inviting non-Catholics to sample the experience of going to confession in an effort to promote the idea of forgiveness. As part of a global 24-hour “confession drive” led by Pope Francis this weekend, churches in England and Wales are also encouraging non-Catholics to go to confessionals to speak in strict confidence to a priest about problems or issues in their own lives. Unlike confession itself – which, as one of the Church’s...

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The BBC has become obsessed with sex

Feb 16, 2016 by

By Peter Mullen, Spectator: So Pope John Paul II had a mistress. That’s not quite what the BBC’sPanorama asserted, but they chucked around enough hint, innuendo and nudge, nudge to make us believe he had. And there was similar suggestiveness in a Today programme interview on Monday morning between John Humphrys and the liberal Catholic journalist Edward Stourton. Humphrys delighted in the whiff of salaciousness and wondered aloud whether Stourton’s discovery of hundreds of letters between the...

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