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NASHVILLE — The Rev. Billy Graham's ability to bring Christians together through his magnetic preaching of the gospel has gone unmatched. His legacy as a unifier for evangelicalism, highlighted this week as word of his death spread, stands in contrast to the Christian movement's continued ... [...]
Fri, Feb 23, 2018 2:48:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Gay marriage, use of the Gaelic language and an examination of deaths caused by paramilitary organizations during the Troubles period from the 1970s to 1998 when the Good Friday Agreement brought peace to Northern Ireland are key points for Sinn Fein in talks to reinstate the government. Northern ... [...]
Fri, Feb 23, 2018 1:41:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
... it and others criticizing the desire for an institution that belongs to a society that has rejected them. The former say that, in a odd kind of way, gay marriage might end up being more socially acceptable in conservative India (whenever homosexuality is legalised, of course) than in more liberal countries. [...]
Fri, Feb 23, 2018 12:22:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Gay activists tend to be divided on the issue of marriage with some supporting it and others criticizing the desire for an institution that belongs to a society that has rejected them. The former say that, in a odd kind of way, gay marriage might end up being more socially acceptable in conservative India ... [...]
Fri, Feb 23, 2018 12:22:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
... bridling at accusations that he was pandering to the nationalist far-right. Ms Maréchal-Le Pen took over her grandfather's seat in France after he described the gas chambers as a “detail” of the Second World War. She declined to support his expulsion from the party. She is opposed to gay marriage, ... [...]
Fri, Feb 23, 2018 12:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
While Graham opposed a 2012 gay marriage ballot measure, he retired from active ministry before the sexuality wars became the defining and dividing line among Protestants, Hudnut-Beumler said. But, the crisis response team from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, which Graham founded, ... [...]
Thu, Feb 22, 2018 10:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
When he held his last crusade in 2005, gay marriage was allowed in only a couple of places in America, and the rise of Trump and the corrosive political environment of recent years were still in the future. Even Charlotte, North Carolina, the world headquarters of Graham's evangelical empire, has ... [...]
Thu, Feb 22, 2018 10:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Later, his ministry took out full-page ads calling for a ban on gay marriage. Still, Faisal Khan, a Muslim-American and founder of a youth advocacy and peace organization near Chapel Hill, North Carolina, credited Graham for admitting his mistakes and for making conciliatory statements about Islam. [...]
Thu, Feb 22, 2018 10:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Fort Worth, Texas, Feb 22, 2018 / 01:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic bishops of Texas voiced strong support Tuesday for a Catholic organization being sued by a lesbian couple in Texas. The couple, Fatma Marouf and Bryn Esplin, filed a complaint this week in district court in Washington ... [...]
Thu, Feb 22, 2018 8:48:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
While there is no explicit mention of gay marriage in the treaty, many Slovaks view its wording as a threat to the traditional family structure. "The convention talks about stereotypes and gender equality in the sense of eliminating the so-called traditional roles of men and women in the family. It raises ... [...]
Thu, Feb 22, 2018 8:03:00 PM, Continue reading at the source