LGBT advocates banned from Vatican-hosted conference

Cardinal Kevin Farrell has reportedly barred two high-profile speakers from “Voices of Faith” event because of their opposition to Catholic teaching on homosexuality

Cardinal Kevin Farrell has reportedly barred several speakers set to address an annual women's event inside the Vatican over concerns about their LGBT positions, prompting organizers to find another venue. First held in 2014, the “Voices of Faith” (VoF) event has taken place inside the Vatican’s Casina Pio IV, headquarters of the Pontifical Academy for Sciences, every March … [Read more...]

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Priest’s book offers Catholics advice on how to discuss same-sex attraction

"Made for Love: Same-Sex Attractions and the Catholic Church," written by Father Michael Schmitz and published by Ignatius Press, offers guidance on how to talk about subject "without pushing away those who view it differently than the Church"

Driven by his love for his brother, who identifies as a gay man, and seeing how, all too often, young adults often fall in love with the Catholic Church but lose interest when it comes to its teachings on same-sex attraction, Father Michael Schmitz wrote the new book MADE FOR LOVE: SAME-SEX ATTRACTIONS AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH.  The disconnect between the teachings of the … [Read more...]

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LGBTQ law blocks SoCal college rocket club from Alabama competition

Citrus College rocketry club earned a coveted spot at the annual NASA Student Launch competition, but the event is held in Alabama -- a state targeted by law banning travel to states deemed to discriminate against gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender people

A Citrus College rocketry club may be reaching for the stars, but is coming up with a handful of politics. The Rocket Owls team has earned a coveted spot at the annual NASA Student Launch competition, where 60 college teams from across the country go head-to-head, building and launching high-altitude rockets. But the event is held in Huntsville, Alabama which is one of eight … [Read more...]

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San Francisco Catholic parish to be site for re-design of Harvey Milk Plaza

Meetings will be held at Most Holy Redeemer parish hall to discuss plans for site named to honor slain gay crusader

The Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza is entering the next phase of the project to re-imagine the space above the Castro Muni station named for the gay slain supervisor and has announced dates for community meetings. Last year, the Friends group conducted a design competition, and an architectural team led by Perkins Eastman of San Francisco was announced as the winner and … [Read more...]

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Parents can’t opt kids out of mandatory LGBT-inclusive texts in California

California has rejected textbooks from publishers that don't mention the homosexual preferences of historical figures

California has become the first state in the union to mandate the use of LGBT-inclusive textbooks in elementary schools and have given parents no way to opt out. The choice has been made for them. It’s the law. That law requires a “fair, accurate, inclusive, and respectful” treatment of homosexual, bisexual, transgender, and lesbian Americans despite the historical … [Read more...]

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Created male and female

US bishops join other faith leaders in letter affirming "the goodness of the creation of humanity as male or female"

Following the USCCB General Assembly in November 2017, a group of ecumenical and interfaith partners gathered with bishops of the Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage to discuss gender ideology. As a result of this discussion, faith leaders today issued an open letter entitled "Created Male and Female". Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. of Philadelphia, … [Read more...]

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Federal judge orders military to accept transgender recruits beginning Jan. 1

Justice Department spokeswoman: "We disagree with the court’s ruling and are currently evaluating the next steps”

A federal court has ruled that the Trump administration must comply by January 1 with the Obama administration's 2016 policy of allowing transgender recruits into the military. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly's ruling denies White House attempts to prevent self-identifying transgender individuals from entering military service dating back to last summer. At the … [Read more...]

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Hollywood releases gay ‘romance’ that normalizes man-boy sex

Leftist media gush approval for movie celebrating pederasty

  “Call Me by Your Name,” which opened nationwide Thanksgiving weekend, is about an older man’s affair with a 17-year-old boy.  And while the movie is garnering rave reviews from urbane elites, their acclamations about the storyline are not quite accurate.   This is not a romantic tale about the awakening of homosexual desire in and between two men: It is a story about … [Read more...]

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When words must be defined

San Diego Diocesan spokesman who discussed Always Our Children appears ill-informed about the document

  The following Letter to the Editor was published in the November 23, edition of The Wanderer. The October 19 Wanderer article by Dexter Duggan covering the San Diego Diocese’ 20th Anniversary of “Always our Children” (AOC), clearly pointed out the pro-homosexual culture in San Diego.  What was worse, however, is the abysmal ignorance of the Diocesan spokesman who … [Read more...]

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Openly gay Catholic deacon under review by San Francisco archdiocese

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone considers evidence of flagrant departure from Catholic teaching by Deacon Brian Bromberger

(Warning: Contains graphic descriptions and images)  An openly “gay” ordained deacon in the Archdiocese of San Francisco is currently under “review” as Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone considers evidence demonstrating his flagrant departure from Catholic teaching. In June LifeSite provided evidence of Deacon Brian Bromberger’s explicit endorsement of homosexual behavior and … [Read more...]

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