Posts Tagged ‘homosexuality’

Rome’s “Welcome” To Homosexuals

In early October, a draft of a Vatican synod report on family life spoke of “welcoming [homosexuals] . . . to a fraternal place in our communities [emphasis added].” Criticism came quickly from many quarters, including some of the bishops who had participated in the synod. Just as quickly, the wording in English was softened […]

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Saint Paul Addresses The Synod

My dear Brothers in Christ, It is not unusual for people of a certain epoch to assume that in their time the culture has deteriorated to such a degree and at so swift a pace that it must be unique in history. Many of you look about your diocese and see premarital sex, co-habitation, contraception, […]

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Political Correctness In The Huddle

Highly successful former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy created a firestorm recently when he was asked by a reporter if, were he still a head coach, he would have drafted Michael Sam, the first openly homosexual player taken in the NFL draft. He answered, “I wouldn’t have taken him. Not […]

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US taxpayers to fund sex-change procedures for federal employees

by Kirsten Andersen WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Office of Personnel Management has released new guidelines allowing federal agencies to offer coverage for “sex-change” surgeries and procedures to their employees and dependents.  The decision came just two weeks after the Obama administration lifted a ban…

Obama order to grant special rights to gay, transgender employees of federal contractors

by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Obama will sign an executive order adding homosexuality and transgender status as a protected class for the employees of federal contractors, the White House has announced. “Following on his pledge for this to be a year of action to…

GOP leaders mum as Obama grants special rights to gay, transgender employees

by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As President Obama prepares to issue an executive order adding homosexuality and transgender status as a protected class for the employees of federal contractors, for the most part Republican Party leaders are keeping mum. Neither Senate…

Latin American nations reject gay agenda at international assembly

by Sofia Vazquez-Mellado ASUNCION, Paraguay — In what local media are calling a “clear and numerous response,” many Latin American countries rejected recommendations to approve same-sex unions during the Organization of American States General Assembly held last week in Paraguay. The debate began after Brazil presented…

Former Johns Hopkins head psychiatrist: ‘transgender surgery isn’t the solution’

by Dustin Siggins NEW YORK — The former psychiatrist-in-chief of Johns Hopkins Hospital is continuing his decades-long fight against transgender surgery as a solution to what he calls “a disorder of ‘assumption.’” In a June 12 Wall Street Journal op-ed, Dr. Paul McHugh wrote that “policy makers and the media…

Transgendered teen to be honored at Pride March in San Francisco

by Dustin Siggins SAN FRANCISCO, CA — A California transgendered boy who made national headlines this winter after an altercation at school for which he was charged with battery is being honored as one of four Community Grand Marshals at the 44th Annual San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender Pride Parade and…

Slovakia enshrines true marriage in nation’s Constitution

by Hilary White BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Parliamentarians in Slovakia enshrined marriage as a “unique bond between a man and a woman” in the country’s Constitution May 4, with 102 National Council members backing the amendment, 18 opposing it, and three abstentions. The amendment was brought to the…

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