Archives for June 2014

If your child told you ‘I’m gay,’ what would you do?

A suggested Scriptural strategy

The following comes from a June 16 story by Larry Tomczac on 1. Pray continually (1 Thess. 5:17). From the moment of the initial confession throughout the entire journey, pray and fast in faith the same way you would engage with God for someone's salvation or healing. "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible" (Matt. 19:26). Reject … [Read more...]

Gay Pride at Oakland elementary school

‘We are all very kind to each other.’

The following comes from a June 16 story on World News Daily. An elementary school in Oakland, California, topped off its school year with a Pride Day celebrating all types of families, including those in which the parents consider themselves to be lesbian, “gay,” bisexual, transgender or queer. Principal Chelsea Toller opened the June 5 assembly with an auditorium full … [Read more...]

San Francisco parishes advocate gay pride in bulletins

St. Agnes, Most Holy Redeemer to march in June 29 parade

  The June 8 and 15 bulletins of San Francisco’s St. Agnes parish included the following announcement: “Show Your Catholic Pride Sunday, June 29! Make plans now to join Bay Area LGBT Catholics as we march in the 2014 Pride Parade! Our motorized cable car departs Most Holy Redeemer Church, 100 Diamond Street in the Castro at 9:30 AM sharp on Sunday, June 29. Ride your … [Read more...]

Victory at Supreme Court for free speech

Susan B. Anthony group can say someone votes pro-abortion

The following comes from a June 17 release from Life Legal Defense Foundation. Today the United States Supreme Court has issued its opinion in the much-anticipated case, Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus. Justice Thomas delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court finding in favor of the Pro-Life group, Susan B. Anthony List (SBA). The court ruled that SBA and co-petitioner … [Read more...]

Psychiatrist heaps fuel on fiery transgender debate

Sex change is biologically impossible

The following comes from a June 14 story on Bioedge. Denee Mallon is a 73-year-old Army veteran and male-to-female transsexual, who has just won a stunning legal victory. No longer can Medicare refuse to pay Mallon’s medical expenses for sex reassignment surgery. A Department of Health and Human Services review board has ruled that it is no longer reasonable to exclude such … [Read more...]

Father’s Day – when his son or daughter was killed

Family Planning Associates, Miramar Road - June 14

There were five counselors this morning along with the regular dozen or so prayer warriors out on the sidewalk.  We know of at least three women and their unborn babies that were saved from abortion today. We noticed a car with Baja plates pull to the far side of the parking lot.  One of the Spanish-speaking counselors walked over as the man and his wife and three kids … [Read more...]

Why should Catholic theologians try to be faithful to Magisterium?

‘Capacious’ group meets in San Diego early June

The following comes from a June 16 story in Commonweal magazine. The annual gathering of the Catholic Theological Society of America (CTSA) took place last week in sunny San Diego, but there were storm clouds gathering around the meeting’s agenda (see here and here and here). As I continue to ponder Duke Professor Paul Griffiths’s plenary address to the society, Rex Harrison … [Read more...]

Gay activists seek change of Fourth of July parade marshal

LGBTQ event cancelled at Tim Busch’s Napa resort

The following comes from a June 19 story in the Napa Valley Register. Local gay rights advocates planning to participate in Napa’s annual Fourth of July festivities were dismayed to learn that this year’s parade grand marshal is none other than Meritage Resort and Spa founder Tim Busch, an Orange County businessman and conservative Catholic who has actively campaigned … [Read more...]

Imperial Valley student graduation speaker defies school authorities

Mentions God and the attempts to censor him

The following comes from a June 16 story by Todd Starnes on Fox News. Brooks Hamby never wanted to be a rabble-rouser. He just wanted to thank Jesus in his high school graduation speech. But the Brawley Union School District in Brawley, Calif., said the references to Jesus and prayer in Brooks’ graduation speech were “inappropriate” and violated “prevailing legal … [Read more...]

Transgender male 16-year-old to be honored at gay parade

Claimed bullying at Bay Area high school

The following comes from a June 16 story on 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 Celebration. According to a … [Read more...]