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Convicted archbishop sparks fury with ‘pray for me’ letter

Australian Philip Wilson, the Archbishop of Adelaide who was found guilty this week  of concealing child sexual abuse, has caused outrage by sending a letter to Catholic schools in his home state, asking pupils to ‘please continue to pray for me’. Wilson’s letter, according to this report, first went viral on Twitter, and then Reddit, […]

Tory tit Jacob Rees-Mogg falls victim to ‘bigotry’ in the BBC

I’ve always regarded Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg as a bit of a tit – and I’m by no means the only one who detests this poncy Brexiteering Catholic. Back in 2017 Ginger Wildheart, a British musician tweeted: I’m hoping someone will photoshop Jacob Rees-Mogg’s face on the IT poster, and change it to TIT. Several […]

‘Wonderful’ ex-pastor accused of breaking his infant’s legs

Matthew Everly, 25, of Bloomington, Illinois, faces 11 counts of child cruelty arising out of an incident in March this year when he allegedly broke both legs of his two-month-old daughter. According to this report, Everly was, until recently, a pastor at the Eastview Christian Church in the town of Normal in McLean County. The […]

Convicted Adelaide archbishop will leave his post this week

Philip Wilson, above, the Archbishop of Adelaide who had been found guilty of concealing child sex abuse by a fellow priest, will step down from his position on Friday. According to this report, Wilson announced his decision today (Wednesday) the day after he was found guilty by a Newcastle court judge of concealing the abuse […]

Pretty-in-pink cardinal claims homophobia is a Marxist hoax

It’s somewhat ironic that, shortly after I posted an item earlier today about the homophobia suffered by a lesbian at a school in Oregon, I learned that German cardinal Gerhard Müller – prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith from 2012 until June 2017 –  has claimed that  that homophobia ‘simply doesn’t exist’. […]

Police officer told bullied gay teen she was destined for hell

In America school resource officers are sworn law enforcement officers responsible for safety and crime prevention. But when Liv Funk reported homophobic abuse and a physical attack to Jason Griggs  – the officer at her school in Oregon (inset) – she was left stunned by his response. Detailing the homophobia and harrassment she experienced at […]

Did the Pope just ‘blow a hole into Catholic moral theology’?

When I read numerous reports at the weekend that Pope Francis had told a gay man, Juan Carlos Cruz, above, that ‘God made you that way and loves you as you are’ I immediately thought there would be trouble ahead. Big trouble. It wasn’t long in coming. The American Conservative‘s Rod Dreher wrote: If the […]

Moldovan police tear gas crazy Christians at equality march

An attempt by religious fanatics to disrupt a rally in support of Moldova’s LGBT community resulted in police tear gassing them. According to this report the Orthodox Christian protesters unsuccessfully attempted to break through a police line set up to guard dozens off demonstrators who marched through Chisinau in yesterday’s rally against homophobia. Video footage […]

Racist, homophobic ex-judge loses support of Dallas paper

Up until recently, The Dallas Morning News was recommending Vickers ‘Vic’ Cunningham, a former criminal district judge, for the Precinct 2 seat on the Dallas County Commissioners Court. But the paper withdrew its support when it came to light that Cunningham’s “Christian values” included racism and homophobia. In an editorial it said: Recent developments have […]

SA pastor gets a suspended jail sentence for hate speech

Back in 2014 South African pastor Oscar Bougardt, above, was ordered by a court to stop preaching against homosexuality. He didn’t. And yesterday Judge Lee Bozaleck in the Western Cape High Court handed him a jail sentence of 30 days, suspended for five years. Bougardt was found guilty of hate speech and contravening the 2014 […]