INDIANAPOLIS – “We’re the ones who need a special protected-class status, because we’re the ones that are being attacked by everybody,” says Rev. Ron Johnson Jr. of the Indiana Pastors Alliance.
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“If the Pope was here and talking about love, compassion and equality for everyone, Ugandans will listen,” said one activist.
SALT LAKE CITY — Protesters rallied against the LDS church’s recent policy decisions involving same-sex couples and their children, and in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Mormons.
(RNS) The new policies make the LDS church, with about 15 million members globally, the largest Christian denomination to enact such a formal — and some say draconian — policy. Children of same-sex couples are effectively denied baptism and other ordinances of the church.
(RNS) It is impossible for me to be a part of a religion that would attack its own members and punish them by denying their children involvement in the church.
” I don’t think a faithful Christian can recognize or celebrate … what we don’t think is a marriage,” Mohler said. His new book decries same-sex marriage and other modern cultural sins.
(RNS) The Rev. Albert Mohler, president of Southern Seminary, said reparative therapy is a “superficial” response to the “struggle” people face in dealing with homosexuality and transgender identity. But he still thinks gays can change.
The owners, who refused on religious grounds to sell the couple a cake, now refuse to pay court-ordered damages. They were lauded by evangelicals at the Value Voters Summit last week beside Kim Davis.
(RNS) Conservative Catholics often complain that Pope Francis, especially in his unscripted moments, sows confusion. Now, for a change, progressives are grappling with that frustration.