Civil Rights Commish Chastises Houston Mayor

Commissioner Peter Kirsanow

Commissioner Peter Kirsanow

Annise Parker, the openly gay mayor of Houston,  got a tongue-lashing this week from a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights for demanding copies of the sermons and e-mails of five Houston pastors who supported a citizen-led initiative to defeat a controversial transgender law.

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Seminarian With Brain Cancer Addresses Brittany Maynard

Philip Johnson

Philip Johnson

A young seminarian with incurable brain cancer is praying that 29 year-old Brittany Maynard, who is suffering the same plight and publicly announced plans to take her life with prescription drugs on November 1, is asking her to choose to fight instead so that her life and witness can be an example and inspiration to others.

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Catholic High School Stands Firm Against Makers of Lesbian Film

salesian highCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Salesian High School, a Catholic boys’ school in New Rochelle, New York, is taking heat for refusing to allow its premises to be used to film a scene for a movie about a lesbian couple, an incident that is being used as yet another hammer with which to pummel Church teaching.

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Dallas Bishop Speaks About Harboring Family of Ebola Victim

Archbishop Kevin Farrell

Archbishop Kevin Farrell

Although he received some criticism for doing so, Dallas Bishop Kevin Farrell sheltered the fiancé of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to die of Ebola in the U.S., during the required quarantine period because that’s what Jesus would have done.

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How to Break Bonds to the Occult

pendulumDB writes: “I know of people who were inadvertently exposed to the pendulum or ‘the rod’ as it was called. Once it was discovered what this really was…most “got out”. They renounced it and so on…but I know of some who still feel the physical and spiritual effects. How can they receive help?”

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Children of Same-Sex Parents to Speak Out

same sex marriage symbolCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

In an explosive blog posted on The American Thinker, Rivka Edelman, who was raised by same-sex parents, says she and others like her have had enough of being bullied, threatened and publicly maligned by gay activists for telling the truth about the hardships of being raised by homosexual parents and are currently in the process of getting their stories ready for publication.

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