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Sermon on the Kyrie, Peter’s Own Smell of Shame and the God of Easter

Sermon on the Kyrie, Peter’s Own Smell of Shame and the God of Easter<p>April 16, 2013 by Nadia Bolz Weber<p>2013-4-14 NBW Sermon<—Click here to listen …

Wedding Bells

In 2003, the Supreme Court decided that gay people could no longer be thrown in prison for having consensual sex. Specifically, Justice Anthony Kennedy’s opinion, in Lawrence v. Texas, declared that Texas’s anti-sodomy law “demeans the lives of homosexual persons” and violated the right to liberty …

My bad sex wasn’t rape

The outcry over a recent “Girls” episode startled me. What happened to a woman’s sexual agency?<p>Thirty-some summers ago, when I was 15, I lost my virginity to a boy who didn’t care a bit about my emotional well-being. He was very popular, on his way to college in the fall, and sleeping with any girl …

One in three South African men admit to rape, survey finds

More than one in three South African men questioned in a survey admitted to rape, the latest evidence in the country of a violent culture of …

Gender language blocks bishops from supporting domestic violence bill

Washington D.C., Mar 7, 2013 / 05:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Leading U.S. bishops explained that despite a commitment to fight domestic violence, they …

Shocking! Bill Clinton changes views on marriage

Former President Bill Clinton has joined President Obama – a man whose 2008 presidential campaign Clinton once referred to as a “fairy tale” – in …

LGBTQI

Homosexual ‘Marriage’ is a Machination of the Devil, Argentinean Cardinal Warns

News<p>By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent<p>BUENOS AIRES, July 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Argentina's number one Catholic prelate, …

GOP elite vs. base on gay marriage

Not too long ago, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman’s endorsement of gay marriage would have sent a shockwave through the Republican Party. A cautious former Bush administration official, onetime VP short-lister and current vice chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee – breaking ranks on …

At CPAC, The Marriage Fight Is Over

Opponents of gay rights spoke to a nearly empty room, while supporters had a standing room–only crowd. "We cannot be at war with America on issues of fairness, on issues of equality," conservative Washington Post blogger Jennifer Rubin says.<p>NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Cleta Mitchell, a D.C. lawyer who …

LGBTQI

N. Carolina church stops performing straight weddings until gay marriage becomes legal

Church leaders are protesting the “injustice in the legal position of state government” on marriage equality<p>A Winston-Salem-based United Methodist church has announced that it will stop performing straight weddings until same-sex marriage is legalized in North Carolina.<p>The Green Street United …

Rob Bell, Homosexuality, and the New Cultural Acceptance

March 18, 2013 by Owen Strachan<p>So the new thing today is to publicly support same-sex marriage. Hillary Clinton just did; Rob Bell just did.<p>Here’s …

Religious Right Could Be Left Behind By New GOP Plan

Abandoned by the Establishment, beset by libertarians, the base is playing defense.<p>When the great Republican resurrection comes to pass, will conservative Christians be left behind?<p>Some leaders of the religious right are openly worried this week after a sprawling 98-page report released by the …

Government

Even before legalisation, a backlash against gay marriage

Some American law professors have predicted that if the United States Supreme Court rules that there is a constitutional right to same-sex marriage (often called "gay marriage"), such a decision is unlikely to spark a political backlash. Writing in the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>, Harvard Law Professor …

Bill O’Reilly: All The Gay Marriage Opponents Do Is “Thump The Bible”

“We are Americans, we just want to be treated like everybody else. That’s a compelling argument.”

LGBTQI

WWROD: Why do Episcopalians get so much ink?

January 30, 2013 by tmatt<p>That “religion guy” — Richard Ostling, formerly of <i>Time</i> and AP — has a post up right now that will be of interest to anyone …

Pope Francis shuns grand apartment for two rooms

<b>Pope Francis has decided to shun a grand papal apartment on the top floor of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace in favour of a modest two-room residence.</b><p>His spokesman said he was "trying out this type of simple living" in a communal building with other priests.<p>In doing so he has broken a tradition …