Well heeled foundation spends millions to thwart religious freedom, push LGBT agenda

New York based Arcus Foundation gives millions for projects aimed at restricting legal protections for religious freedom, promote LGBT advocacy

One wealthy activist is continuing to fund coordinated efforts to limit religious freedom and to foster dissent on abortion and LGBT issues within American Christianity and other religious groups.   The New York-based Arcus Foundation was founded by billionaire heir Jon Stryker in 2000. Arcus is a partner of the U.S. State Department’s Global Equality Fund, which engages in … [Read more...]

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Fraternal invitation to Bishop McElroy and Father Martin

Let's embrace the truth about homosexual inclination that is at the heart of our Church’s teaching

San Diego bishop McElroy recently wrote in defense of Jesuit Fr. James Martin’s work after it became known that Martin was disinvited from several Catholic speaking engagements, in large part due to backlash from multiple Catholic sources expressing concern over Martin’s writing and speaking on homosexuality and the Church. There is a bit of a media firestorm now associated … [Read more...]

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U.S. bishop rips Church teaching on homosexuality

‘That was not Jesus’ approach’

The following comes from a December 23 LifeSiteNews article by Pete Baklinski: A U.S. bishop first appointed last year by Pope Francis is defending his decision to speak at a gay activist conference in April 2017 put on by a “Catholic” group condemned by the Vatican. The bishop argues that he is following the pope’s example of being “merciful” while reaching out to those in … [Read more...]

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Dissident gay group ‘optimistic’ about next San Diego Synod

The following comes from a November 10 New Ways Ministry blog post by Francis DeBernardo. New Ways Ministry has been condemned by U.S. bishops; see CalCatholic articles No one should be mislead and Censured again. Yesterday, Bondings 2.0 reported on how LGBT topics were addressed at San Diego’s diocesan synod on the family, basically recommending greater pastoral outreach, … [Read more...]

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Catholic Theological Society gives top honor to openly gay scholar

Orlando Espin is a professor of systematic theology at the University of San Diego

The following comes from a New Ways Ministry article. New Ways Ministry has been condemned by U.S. bishops; see CalCatholic articles No one should be mislead and Censured again. The most prestigious U.S. Catholic theological organization for the first time has awarded its highest honor to an openly gay scholar, the first. The Catholic Theological Society of America … [Read more...]

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Catechists hear Catechism dissed

Los Angeles archdiocese hosts homosexual complaints

On Friday, March 13, the Religious Education Congress, hosted by the Los Angeles archdiocese, gave a platform to Arthur Fitzmaurice, resource director for the Catholic Association for Lesbian and Gay Ministry. Fitzmaurice’s positions have been well known to the archdiocese of Los Angeles for years. From his biographical entry on the Religious Education Congress website: “He … [Read more...]

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