Courage International Helps Catholic Leaders to Welcome Persons With Same-Sex Attractions

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It was quiet around here last week--and that was due, in part, to the fact that I was at the Courage conference.  Courage and its companion apostolate EnCourage help their members and their families their friends to move beyond the confines of the homosexual label to remain chaste, living a more complete identity in Christ.More than 400 clergy and lay professionals gathered at the Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Mich., on August 10-12. They came togeether to consider ways to welcome and acco … [Read more...]

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Americans Rally Behind Christian Bakers, Donate More Than $250,000

The Klein family (from the Continue to Give website)

An Oregon couple forced to close their bakery after they refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding have become heroes in the culture wars. And now, supporters have raised more than $253,000 for Melissa and Aaron Klein, who wanted to operate their business according to Christian principles.A lesbian couple alleged that the Kleins' refusal had caused them physical, emotional and mental damages. Among the symptoms they'd experienced after the bakers refused their business, they listed “e … [Read more...]

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When You Wake Up in the Morning, God Will Still Be in Control

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June 26 was a hard day. The U.S. Supreme Court, disregarding longstanding tradition, religious belief, and the law, redefined the institution of marriage, which has throughout history been the bedrock institution upon which society is built.The 5-4 vote was hotly contested by Justice Antonin Scalia, who called the ruling a "threat to American democracy" and quipped that if he'd signed a statement like that, he'd have to wear a bag over his head.Chief Justice Roberts wrote a separate d … [Read more...]

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