Tag: Homosexuality

POPE ‘WORRIES’ ABOUT HOMOSEXUAL CLERGY

Pope Francis is quoted in a new published book saying that having gays in the clergy “is something that worries me” and remarking that some societies are considering homosexuality a “fashionable” lifestyle. “In consecrated life and priestly life, there is no place for this kind of affection,” he is quoted as saying in the Spanish-language […]

Group pushing United Methodist Church to fully include LGBTQ community

Dozens of people from around the metro area want the United Methodist Church to fully include gay people in their congregations. Former Kansas City, Kan., Mayor Mark Holland is leading the global campaign for change. With the elections of Sharice Davids in Kansas, a gay state representative from Lenexa, Kan., and a gay governor elected […]

Christian colleges and the LGBTQ dilemma

Stand fast … don’t yield. That’s the advice of one Christian apologist to faith-based colleges and universities that are struggling with increasing pressure from homosexual activists to abandon biblical morality. One would think it would be the shortest conversation of all time: Question: “Will you recognize and allow same-sex relationships on your Christian campus?” Answer: […]

Gay marriage: Europe split in two

A referendum in Romania this weekend to define marriage explicitly as between a man and woman underlines the largely East-West split in Europe over same-sex unions. In 2001 the Netherlands became the first country in the world to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry in a civil ceremony. Fifteen European countries have followed: Belgium, […]

Six-Year-Old School Children Instructed to Write Gay Love Letters to Make Them ‘Accepting of Diversity’

A video published by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) showing 6-year-old school children being instructed to write gay love letters has been causing a stir on social media. The video, originally uploaded to BBC Radio Manchester’s Facebook page, shows young children at Bewsey Lodge Primary School being instructed to write love letters from “Prince Henry” […]

‘Pride Parade is causing more damage than benefit’

Holding the LGBT pride parade in the streets of Jerusalem  is contradicting its characteristics as a holy city, said the capital’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi Aryeh Stern on Thursday. Stern stressed that he objects and condemns any form of violence against the parade, but believes that there is no room for such events in Jerusalem. “It […]

Tennessee judge rules gay couples have equal parental rights

NASHVILLE –  Same-sex couples in Tennessee have the same rights as heterosexual couples who have children born through artificial insemination, a judge ruled.   Four married lesbian couples sued after the state passed a law that requires using the “natural and ordinary meaning” of words in state law. Gay rights groups said the requirement was […]

First same-sex marriage at Anglican church in UK to be held this summer

The first same-sex marriage at an Anglican church in the UK is expected to take place in Glasgow later this summer.   St Mary’s Cathedral has become the first in the country to be given permission to conduct gay weddings, a month after the Scottish Episcopal church general synod voted overwhelmingly to allow its churches […]

Christians: Speak the truth about homosexuality

To my brothers and sisters in ministry, I appeal to you in the sight of God: Please speak plainly and clearly when it comes to homosexuality, and please do so with compassion and love.   At this critical time in history, we’ve got no business dancing around these life and death issues, issues that affect […]

Texas lawmakers clash over contentious transgender bathroom bill

Less than two months after failing to pass a “bathroom bill” restricting access for transgender people, Texas lawmakers are trying again amid fierce opposition from Democrats, civil rights groups and leading businesses.   A special legislative session will start on Tuesday in Austin. Among the main items on the agenda is a measure to limit […]