By Julian Mann, Virtueonline Orthodox bishops in the Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans, meeting this week in London, are gathering in a capital city where the Conservative Mayor Boris Johnson has just banned this statement from London buses: “Not gay. Post-gay, ex-gay and proud. Get over it.” Such censorship of these advertisements, responding to the earlier […]

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frgavin on April 17th, 2012

I’m linking to a short bio by Dick Hewetson, a former Episcopal priest. Just a few observations and a question: —It appears that this man functioned as an Episcopal priest for nearly 15 years, while not believing even in the existence of God, much less the tenets of the Christian faith. Indignation for the people […]

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By John Bingham, Telegraph Lord Carey says worshippers are being “vilified” by the state, treated as “bigots” and sacked simply for expressing their beliefs. The attack is part of a direct appeal to the European Court of Human Rights before a landmark case on religious freedom. In a written submission seen by The Daily Telegraph, […]

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‘What you have said in the dark will be heard in the daylight, and what you have whispered in the ear in the inner rooms will be proclaimed from the roofs.’ Jesus (NIV, c. 1984) Dear Readers, AM’s sponsorship of the bus campaign (‘Not gay! Ex-gay, post-gay and proud. Get over it’) has elicited a […]

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frgavin on April 16th, 2012

By Jennifer Roback Morse, MercatorNet In my work as a social conservative, I have been puzzled by some of the rhetorical strategies of my opponents. Sometimes I feel my head spinning, as if I have been going around in circles, with no obvious conclusion in sight. I have been seeking the key to understanding them, […]

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By David W. Virtue www.virtueonline.org It was a bitter sweet day for 65-year old the Rev. Dr. John Yates. Bitter because a long drawn out legal battle was finally coming to an end, and the day was soon coming when he and his flock could no longer stay in property they had loved and cherished, […]

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frgavin on April 13th, 2012

by Rev. James V. Schall, S.J. “I grew up in Kansas. When I began my book Render Unto Caesar in 2006, I had in my mind the America I always knew—or thought I knew. But that America, I admit, has been passing for fifty years, and probably longer.” —Charles Chaput, September 2010 The Catholic thinkers, […]

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