Tag: World Religion

American University Moves to Mandate Use of ‘Preferred Pronouns’

American University in Washington, DC, is moving toward making the use of non-binary, preferred pronouns mandatory for faculty when addressing students. The university’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion asks faculty to address students by their “chosen name and pronouns” so as to make gender non-conforming students feel welcome, according to the attentive folks at the […]

Former Omaha attorney, interfaith advocate disbarred over role in marriage fraud

The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday disbarred former Omaha attorney Bilal A. Khaleeq over his conviction for conspiracy to commit marriage fraud. Khaleeq, who now lives in Dallas, was sentenced in federal court last August to six months in prison and was fined $10,000. According to a plea agreement, he paid a man $745 to […]

Different faiths worship the same God, speakers say at interfaith dialogue

While taking different approaches, everyone worships the same God. That was the general takeaway from Sunday’s interfaith dialogue, which had the theme “The Same God?” The event was sponsored by the Interfaith Council of Martinsville and Henry County. Presenters spoke for about 10 to 15 minutes each about their religions, and then a question-and-answer session […]

Doctor fired for refusing to call bearded man ‘madame’

A Christian doctor has been fired from his government position for saying he would decline a transgender person’s demand to use preferred pronouns. Dr. David Mackereth of the United Kingdom lost his contract with the Department of Work and Pensions as a disability benefits assessor after a manager posed a hypothetical conversation to him. “If you have […]

June sessions of Maine House, Senate, open with Hindu mantras

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed recently delivered the invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Senate and House. Both Maine House of Representatives and Senate in Augusta opened their June 3 and 4 sessions respectively with Hindu mantras containing verses from the world’s oldest extant scripture. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered the invocations from ancient Sanskrit […]

Pope has appointed ‘many’ pro-LGBT cardinals, bishops

In advance of one of the world’s largest homosexual “Pride” parades, Fr. James Martin, SJ celebrated a pre-parade Mass during which he told “LGBT Catholics” to be hopeful because Pope Francis has “LGBT friends” and has “appointed many LGBT-supportive cardinals, archbishops, and bishops.” Fr. Martin is a consultor to the Vatican’s communications office who campaigns […]

Muslims and Catholics: ‘We believe in the same God’

In the woods of southern Indiana at a Catholic youth summer camp, teenagers prepared themselves to pray after a day of canoeing and rope courses. But these young people were not Catholics; they were Muslims. In the summer of 2018, the Catholic Camp Rancho Framasa opened its cabins and mess hall to Muslim campers for […]

Supremes Send Anti-Christian Ruling Over Cake for Homosexuals Back to Oregon Appeals Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the Oregon Court of Appeals’ ruling that permitted that state’s bureau of labor to punish yet another Christian bakery. Citing its decision for Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado, the court said Oregon’s court must reconsider permitting Oregon’s Bureau of Labor and Industries to fine a Beaver State bakery $135,000 because […]

SUPREMES TURN BACK ATHEIST’S DEMANDS AGAIN

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned back – again – a demand from an atheist who insists on removing any reference to “God” from the discourse of government. There are references to a deity on money – the motto “In God We Trust” – and in the Pledge of Allegiance, as well as in […]

‘Stunningly bizarre’: Ohio public library cancels LGBT Pride event after backlash

An Ohio public library canceled an LGBT Pride week event after it sparked outrage from the Republican speaker of the state House. Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder sent a letter to the Ohio Library Council on Friday demanding that the Licking County Library in Newark stop a planned Pride week event. The event, aimed at […]