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Woman Violently Pushes Anti-Gay Priest Offstage In Front Of 50,000 Praying Catholics

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); An anti-gay Brazilian priest who is celebrated in the country for his lively sermons was violently pushed from a stage on Sunday while delivering mass in Cachoeira Paulista, São Paulo. Shortly before 3 p.m., a woman was able to rush past security and push Father Marcelo Rossi off the stage during a ceremony at the headquarters of Canção Nova. Video footage showed Rossi toppling from the stage as onlookers watched on in horror. The woman appears to be smiling after his fall. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
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Indianapolis’ Cathedral High School Fires Gay Teacher to Save Itself from Being Axed by Catholic Church

Indianapolis Archbishop Charles Thompson Indianapolis’ Cathedral High School fired a gay teacher this week in order to protect its Catholic identity just days after the Indianapolis Archdiocese cut ties with another school, Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, which refused to fire a gay teacher. The school wrote about its decision in an open letter from Cathedral’s board Chairman Matt Cohoat and President Rob Bridges, which read, in part: “It is Archbishop Thompson’s responsibility to oversee faith and morals as related to Catholic identity within the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Archbishop Thompson made...
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US Catholic Archdiocese Cuts Ties with School for Refusing to Fire Gay Teacher

Indianapolis Archbishop Charles C. Thompson The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is cutting ties with Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School after it ordered the school to fire a gay teacher and the school refused. WISH reports: “The school says the Archdiocese of Indianapolis will no longer recognize the school as a Catholic institution. The move, after 57 years of partnership, comes after a disagreement of personnel at the school. The disagreement occurred when the school refused to adhere to a directive from Archbishop Charles Thompson to fire a teacher in a same-sex marriage....
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Vatican: People Cannot Choose or Change Their Gender Identity

The Vatican this week released guidance created by the educational arm of the Catholic Church trashing the idea that gender identity is fluid, in a document titled “Male and Female He Created Them”. The NYT reports: ‘The document, issued by the Vatican department overseeing Catholic education, echoed past statements by Pope Francis. It argued that acceptance of flexible ideas of gender posed a threat to traditional families and ignored the natural differences between men and women. It lamented “calls for public recognition of the right to choose one’s gender, and...
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Catholic Bishop Who Ignored Child Sexual Abuse Claims Pride Month ‘Harmful For Children’

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A Roman Catholic bishop who admitted last year to being “aware of incidents of sexual abuse” in the church but did nothing to stop them, deemed LGBTQ Pride Month “harmful for children.” Bishop Thomas Tobin of the Roman Catholic Diocese in Providence, R.I., urged Catholics on Saturday to not support or attend events held for Pride Month. “A reminder that Catholics should not support or attend LGBTQ ‘Pride Month’ events held in June,” Tobin tweeted. “They promote a culture and encourage activities that are contrary...
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Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin Urges Catholics to Shun LGBTQ Pride Month Because It’s ‘Harmful’ to Children

Thomas J Tobin, the Bishop of Providence, Rhode Island, is under fire for a tweet calling on Catholics to not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events because they are “harmful for children,” among other things. A reminder that Catholics should not support or attend LGBTQ “Pride Month” events held in June. They promote a culture and encourage activities that are contrary to Catholic faith and morals. They are especially harmful for children.— Bishop Thomas Tobin (@ThomasJTobin1) June 1, 2019 Tweeted Tobin: “A reminder that Catholics should not support or...
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