Same Sex Debate

Hartford Archbishop Encourages Participation in Pastoral Formation Event on Homosexuality, Gender

Same-Sex / Gender Identity9/18/2018 6:37:02 AM
Contact: Ann Schneible, director of communications, 203-916-1156, NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 18, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The archbishop of Hartford is encouraging anyone with a "pastoral responsibility" to attend the upcoming Truth & Love conference, a formation event on caring for persons living with same-sex attractions (SSA) and gender dysphoria in light of Pope Saint John Paul II's Veritatis Splendor. "More than ever, we need, in the words of Pope Fran Source: Carmel Communications

Vice President Pence to Speak at 13th Annual Values Voter Summit

Same-Sex / Gender Identity9/14/2018 7:36:02 AM
Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, 866-FRC-NEWS, 866-372-6397 WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Saturday, September 22, Vice President Mike Pence will address the 13th annual Values Voter Summit taking place at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. Pence will be the first sitting Vice President to address the Summit taking place September 21-23. Last year, President Donald Trump was the first sitting president to address attendees at the Values Voter Summit. Family Researc Source: Family Research Council

Catholic Citizens Calls for Action on Sex Abuse Scandal

Same-Sex / Gender Identity9/10/2018 2:32:00 AM
Contact: Mary Anne Hackett, Catholic Citizens of Illinois, 708-354-5373 CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- As an organization of the faithful laity, Catholic Citizens of Illinois, relying on Canon Law (No. 212, #3): Christ's faithful have the right, indeed at times the duty to manifest to the sacred Pastors their view on matters for the good of the Church, calls upon Cardinal Blase Cupich and Pope Francis to thoroughly and objectively investigate the grave allegations raised by Source: Catholic Citizens of Illinois

California Assembly Bill Banning Counseling for Sexual Orientation Change Now on Hold

Same-Sex / Gender Identity9/5/2018 8:20:05 AM
Contact: Don Otis, Veritas Communications, 719-275-7775, COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 5, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Anne Paulk Executive Director and Board Member of Restored Hope Network: California Assembly bill 2943 was recently pulled by author Evan Low while poised to pass the final vote in the assembly and headed to Governor Brown's desk. The intent of the bill was to label all life transformation out of h Source: Restored Hope Network

'Listen! When He Hears a Certain Report, I Will Make Him Want to Return to His Own Country...' Isaiah 37:7

Same-Sex / Gender Identity9/5/2018 8:08:00 AM
Contact: Don Otis, Veritas Communications, 719-275-7775 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 5, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Anne Paulk Executive Director and Board Member of Restored Hope Network: California Assembly bill 2943 was recently pulled by author Evan Low while poised to pass the final vote in the assembly and headed to Governor Brown's desk. The intent of the bill was to label all life transformation out of homosexuality fraudulent. We are tremendously Source: Restored Hope Network

Catholics Demand Release of Documents on Predatory Priests from Cdl. Dolan

Same-Sex / Gender Identity9/4/2018 1:31:00 AM
Contact: Michael Hichborn, Lepanto Institute, 540-847-5501 NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Lepanto Institute is continuing its radio ad campaign in the Archdiocese of New York, asking Cardinal Timothy Dolan to release all of its files on predatory priests before a formal grand jury investigation is launched by the attorney general. The radio ad can be heard at this link: The Lepanto Institute was formed in 2014 for the purpose of investigating Source: Lepanto Institute

Former Congressman Wolf to be Honored at 13th Annual Values Voter Summit

Same-Sex / Gender Identity8/30/2018 8:20:03 AM
Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, Family Research Council, 866-FRC-NEWS, 866-372-6397WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Former U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf will be honored at next month's Values Voter Summit for his tireless fight for international religious freedom. Wolf is the author of the International Religious Freedom Act and a longtime advocate for international religious freedom and human rights. Wolf will receive Family Research Council's Vision and Leadership A Source: Family Research Council

Lay Apostolates Respond to Vigano's Letter: 'Necessary Corrections will be Lost if Sensationalism Drives Rhetoric'

Same-Sex / Gender Identity8/30/2018 5:59:04 AM
Contact: Therese Sanchez, 740-283-2484 HOPEDALE, Ohio, Aug. 30, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Sister apostolates, The Saint Joseph Foundation (SJF) and Catholics United for the Faith (CUF) are calling on members of the Catholic Church to vigorously pursue desperately needed reform. This comes as a response to Archbishop Vigano's recent letter exposing significant corruption at the highest levels of the Church's hierarchy. Many Catholics and non-Catholics alike recognize that the events revea Source: Catholics United for the Faith

Foundation for Moral Law Urges Supreme Court to Protect Religious Liberty from Transgender Activism

Same-Sex / Gender Identity8/23/2018 10:02:04 AM
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245,     MONTGOMERY, Ala., Aug. 23, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Foundation for Moral Law ("the Foundation") filed an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court today urging it to protect religious liberty from transgender activism. In this case, R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v. EEOC, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued a funeral home, owned by Christians, that ref Source: Foundation for Moral Law

Delirious Reactions to Church Abuse

Same-Sex / Gender Identity8/20/2018 6:43:01 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191,   NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue (photo) comments on the reaction to the Pennsylvania grand jury report on priests:   While some Catholics are spinning out of control over cases of sexual abuse committed by the dead and the laicized, MTV will present the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award to Jennifer Lopez on August 21. No one from Source: Catholic League

Counseling for Unwanted SSA is Effective

Same-Sex / Gender Identity8/17/2018 6:36:01 AM
Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776,   ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 17, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A recent study, Effects of Therapy on Religious Men Who Have Unwanted Same-Sex Attraction, confirms the overwhelming effectiveness of people receiving counseling to reduce or eliminate their unwanted same-sex attractions, behaviors, or identity. In this study, more than two-thirds of those who participated in group or professional help had significant heterosexu Source: Liberty Counsel

Cardinal Burke Addresses Clergy Abuse Scandal

Same-Sex / Gender Identity8/16/2018 1:43:02 PM
Contact: Thomas McKenna, Catholic Action for Faith and Family, 858-401-9641 SAN DIEGO, Aug. 16, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- This week Cardinal Raymond Burke addressed the new wave of clergy abuse scandal giving insights and observations as to how it needs to be addressed. In an interview with Thomas McKenna of Catholic Action for Faith and Family, Cardinal Burke discussed the recent scandals involving clergy and members of the hierarchy. When asked about what is at the root of the cris Source: Catholic Action for Faith and Family

Ruth Institute Report Offers Proper Perspective on Clerical Sex Abuse

Same-Sex / Gender Identity8/16/2018 6:18:05 AM
Contact: Elizabeth Johnson, Ruth Institute, 337-423-1143, LAKE CHARLES, La., Aug. 16, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, president of the Ruth Institute, said most coverage of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report on Clerical Sex Abuse overlooks significant facts. The Institute's publication, "Questions and Answers on The Clerical Sex Abuse Scandal" puts the recent findings by a Pennsylvania grand jury on clerical sex abuse in proper perspective. Source: Ruth Institute

School Releases Propaganda Videos

Same-Sex / Gender Identity8/10/2018 7:24:01 AM
Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776,   ORLANDO, Aug. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The East Penn School District has submitted to Liberty Counsel's demand on behalf of concerned parents and complied with Pennsylvania law, by providing the links to the YouTube videos that were shown to more than 2,000 high school students as part of the district's "Unity Week" and promotion of GLSEN's "Day of Silence." Emmaus High School required the Source: Liberty Counsel

Kavanaugh Singers Arrive Wednesday, August 8 to Boost Supreme Court Nominee

Same-Sex / Gender Identity8/7/2018 3:55:00 AM
Contact: Eugene Delgaudio, Public Advocate of the U.S. Inc., 703-845-1808,; twitter: @eugenedelgaudio   WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- "The "Kavanaugh Singers" are a group of street performers appearing for the first time on Wednesday, August 8 at 11 AM at the Supreme Court to promote the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. The live performance is sponsored by Public Advocate of the U.S. Inc.   Source: Public Advocate