Tag: World Religion

Doctor fired for refusing to call bearded man ‘madame’

A Christian doctor has been fired from his government position for saying he would decline a transgender person’s demand to use preferred pronouns. Dr. David Mackereth of the United Kingdom lost his contract with the Department of Work and Pensions as a disability benefits assessor after a manager posed a hypothetical conversation to him. “If you have […]

June sessions of Maine House, Senate, open with Hindu mantras

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed recently delivered the invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Senate and House. Both Maine House of Representatives and Senate in Augusta opened their June 3 and 4 sessions respectively with Hindu mantras containing verses from the world’s oldest extant scripture. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocations from ancient Sanskrit […]

Pope has appointed ‘many’ pro-LGBT cardinals, bishops

In advance of one of the world’s largest homosexual “Pride” parades, Fr. James Martin, SJ celebrated a pre-parade Mass during which he told “LGBT Catholics” to be hopeful because Pope Francis has “LGBT friends” and has “appointed many LGBT-supportive cardinals, archbishops, and bishops.” Fr. Martin is a consultor to the Vatican’s communications office who campaigns […]

Muslims and Catholics: ‘We believe in the same God’

In the woods of southern Indiana at a Catholic youth summer camp, teenagers prepared themselves to pray after a day of canoeing and rope courses. But these young people were not Catholics; they were Muslims. In the summer of 2018, the Catholic Camp Rancho Framasa opened its cabins and mess hall to Muslim campers for […]

Supremes Send Anti-Christian Ruling Over Cake for Homosexuals Back to Oregon Appeals Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the Oregon Court of Appeals’ ruling that permitted that state’s bureau of labor to punish yet another Christian bakery. Citing its decision for Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado, the court said Oregon’s court must reconsider permitting Oregon’s Bureau of Labor and Industries to fine a Beaver State bakery $135,000 because […]

SUPREMES TURN BACK ATHEIST’S DEMANDS AGAIN

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned back – again – a demand from an atheist who insists on removing any reference to “God” from the discourse of government. There are references to a deity on money – the motto “In God We Trust” – and in the Pledge of Allegiance, as well as in […]

‘Stunningly bizarre’: Ohio public library cancels LGBT Pride event after backlash

An Ohio public library canceled an LGBT Pride week event after it sparked outrage from the Republican speaker of the state House. Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder sent a letter to the Ohio Library Council on Friday demanding that the Licking County Library in Newark stop a planned Pride week event. The event, aimed at […]

Pope pleads for European unity, warns against fear-mongers

Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for Europe to stick together and revive the ideals of its founders on Sunday (2 June), saying ideologies and fear-mongering politicians were threatening its very existence as a bloc. His comments to journalists on the plane while returning from a three-day trip to Romania, one of the more recent […]

Pope Francis sounds racism alarm as EU nationalists win big

Pope Francis warned on Monday (May 27) against a rise of intolerance and racism as far-right nationalists and eurosceptic parties made historic gains in European elections. “The signs of meanness we see around us heighten our fear of ‘the other’, the unknown, the marginalised, the foreigner,” he said in a message for the World Day […]

School Intimidated Into Dropping Daily “God Bless America” Declaration

A Pennsylvania elementary school principal has been forced to stop saying “God Bless America” over the school loudspeaker, thanks to the intimidation of an organization apparently committed to deleting First Amendment guaranteed religious expression from the public square. Principal Peter Brigg was accustomed to declaring “God Bless America” after leading students and staff in a […]