Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Roman Catholic Archbishop of New York and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, made a surprising admission during an interview this morning on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” that the church doesn’t know how to pursue it’s policy of opposing civil marriage for same-sex couples without being anti-gay.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Sunday March 31, 2013 9:00 am|
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Monday February 11, 2013 2:35 pm|
Like so many Roman Catholic voters, parliamentarians, legislators and governors have done around the world, Britain’s Roman Catholic Members of Parliament voted overwhelmingly last week in support of marriage equality.
|By: Teddy Partridge Friday August 10, 2012 6:00 am|
Leaving no stone unturned in his campaign to ‘reform’ the San Francisco Archdiocese from its wicked ways, the new Archbishop of San Francisco has issued instructions to the new pastor at the Roman Catholic Church in the Castro: no drag queens on premises.
This means that organizations that use the church’s fellowship hall for fundraisers need to seek new venues that will welcome their previous MCs, and soon.
|By: Scarecrow Monday April 30, 2012 11:20 am|
This weekend, two prominent New York columnists used their Sunday columns to send a united message to New York’s Cardinal Timonthy Dolan and the Catholic hierarchy: lay off the nuns unless you want to read a lot of stories about predator priests and the massive coverup scandal involving the Bishops and the Vatican.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Monday March 19, 2012 4:15 pm|
Rep. David Bates (R) proposed an amendment to his marriage equality repeal bill (HB 427) that would reinstate civil unions. Despite vehemently opposing civil unions in the past, the Diocese of Manchester, which constitutes “The Catholic Church in New Hampshire”, is supporting Rep. Bates’s amendment. And the same goes for NOW.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Friday March 9, 2012 6:00 am|
Opponents of lifting bans on access to civil marriage licenses for same-sex couples frequently claim that lifting those bans somehow amounts to “special rights” for same-sex couples.
|By: Attaturk Friday February 10, 2012 1:30 am|
I don’t claim special insight into the human condition, but I think I am somewhat informed. But I admit I did learn something new from Politico yesterday.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Sunday January 15, 2012 7:40 am|
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Monday December 26, 2011 8:00 am|
During the Christmas mass, the Pope urged the faithful to see through the superficial glitter of the season. At the same time, he wants to continue the Roman Catholic Church’s anti-gay pogrom, but you wouldn’t expect him to sell a ring or a scepter to pay for the discredited ex-gay “therapy”, the ballot attacks on marriage equality and the forthcoming anti-choice and anti-equality campaign dressed up in a cloak of “religious liberty”, now would you?
|By: Blue Texan Wednesday May 11, 2011 10:30 am|
Attention media: since Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum are running as the True Devout Catholics of the Republican Party, could you please ask them what their response is to this Papal decree?