Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

Womans Institute offended by anti-gay marriage advert

 

The Womans Institute is now posied to cause a political stir again after it rejected an advert to be placed in its WI Life Magazine from the Coalition for Marriage which is leading an anti-gay marriage campaign against the governement’s plans to allow same-sex marriage. The magazine is distributed to the WI’s 210,000 members. The [...]

Priest removed from church after refusing communion to lesbian

 

A priest who refused communion to a lesbian at her mothers funeral last month at a Catholic church in Gaithersburg, Maryland (USA) has been removed from the church. According to a letter sent from the Archdiocese of Washington to all of its priests, he is apparently on administrative leave pending investigation. The letter says that [...]

Increased violence against gay youth in Iraq

 

The Associated Press is reporting that young people in Iraq who identify themselves as ‘Emos’ are being brutally killed at an increased rate following distributed hit lists of victims by militias. Secrutity firms say that they are unable to stop crimes that are percieved to be against the Irag subculture such as being gay. Officials [...]

UK Catholic Church to call its members to oppose gay marriage this weekend

 

The UK Catholic Church will call on its members today to oppose the governments plans to legalise same sex marriage.  It is said that a letter to be distributed in churches calls on Catholics to reject the government’s “profoundly radical” plans. “We understand marriage to be a call to holiness for a husband and wife, [...]

Poll says UK Voters in favour of gay marriage

 

A new poll that was commissioned by the Sunday Telegraph has revealed that more people support the government’s plan to introduce same sex marriage than are opposed to it. The ICM Research Survey discovered that 45% of those asked were in favour of same sex marriage whilst only 36% were against.  The rest of the [...]

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