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Homosexuality & Gay Pride

The Truth About the Homosexual Rights Movement

THE BOOKS WERE A FRONT FOR THE PORN

Ronald G. Lee

November 2017

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Under the Rainbow
November 2017

When Catholic moral theology and LGBT "rights" collide, one must give way. How will this play out under the "inclusive" bishop of San Diego?

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The Song Remains the Same
July-August 2017

The Vatican evidently wants neither to ban nor not ban homosexuals from the priesthood, since it again chose to do neither in a recently-issued document on clerical formation.

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What Would Flannery O'Connor Say?

A CATHOLIC RESPONSE TO SAME-SEX ATTRACTION

Anne M. Maloney

January-February 2017

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Breaking the Bathroom Barrier: A Civil-Rights Imperative?
July-August 2016

If transgender people truly want "equal protection under the law," they shouldn't be treated as a separate class of people, distinct from the rest of society. This is what the inaptly named nondiscrimination laws would do.

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Terror at the Disco: Why the Experts Always Come Up Empty
July-August 2016

Again after the Orlando massacre, the national conversation about anti-gay hatred studiously avoided any mention of Islam and the Muslim view of homosexuality. Anger was directed primarily at conservative Christians.

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The New Double Standard
May 2016

Media pundits and cultural elites who routinely excoriate the Church with false charges are oddly silent when it comes to flagrant transgressions by Muslims against gays, women, and non-Muslims.

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The Canticles of Genderspirit

LADY GAGA, MACKLEMORE & THE SEXUAL SELF

Jason M. Morgan

May 2016

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The Roar of the Lion
June 2015

San Francisco Archbishop Cordileone faces a rebellion of the overclass — a rebellion led by the city's one-percenters, who registered their protest by taking out a full-page newpaper ad.

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Obsequious to a Fault

Joseph C. Klee

October 2014

A review of Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality: New Paths to Understanding

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The Fallacy of Faulty Analogy
October 2014

Activists and journalists have been working overtime to make stick the comparison between racial segregation and so-called anti-LGBT attitudes.

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The Conservative Surrender in the Culture Wars

SILENCE = DEATH

Tom Bethell

September 2014

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The Kiss Seen 'Round the World
September 2014

If you think there should be places where men can be men — football locker rooms, U.S. military barracks, Catholic seminaries, etc. — you'd better ready yourself for a trip to re-education camp.

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A Manufactured Controversy
July-August 2014

Those raising the most vocal objections to new diocesan teacher contracts -- which stipulate that teachers conduct themselves according to basic Catholic principles in their public lives -- are those who do not agree with many of the Church's teachings.

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The Sword of the Saint, Unsheathed

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

November 2013

A review of Book of Gomorrah: An Eleventh-Century Treatise Against Clerical Homosexual Practices

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The Big Bucks Behind the Gay Agenda

PROFITS & PERVERSITY

F. Douglas Kneibert

October 2012

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Unlearning Compassion in San Diego
September 2011

Chancery decisions on thorny issues, like Church funerals for notorious apostates, are best made for the salvation of souls, and not for the bishop's good name or the Church's public image.

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Sore Losers
February 2009

Whenever gay-rights groups are challenged democratically and lose, they complain of being victims of entrenched bigots. November's elections provide some excellent examples.

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The Vatican Toes the Line
February 2009

Among the nations of the Old World only the Vatican raises her lonely voice against the enshrinement of immorality into law and as a result becomes the target of public scorn and ridicule.

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Space Invaders
December 2008

"Diversity is the hallmark of our nation. It is increasingly evident that our diversity includes differences in sexual orientation."

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Enforcing Tolerance
September 2008

Public schools are thumbing their nose at parents, saying: "We can teach your kids whatever we please, and there's nothing anybody can do about it."

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Not Peace, But a Sword
March 2008

Archbishop Nienstedt stands accused of having divided parents from children, and family members from each other.

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What Is More Dangerous: Smoking or Homosexuality?
July-August 2007

According to a recent study, engaging in homosexual behavior reduces men's lifespan by 24 years in Norway and Denmark.

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Homosexual Civil Unions in Sweden & Norway
July-August 2007

Attempts to codify permanence into homosexual relationships via state recognition of same-sex "marriage" will inevitably fail.

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More Magical Moments With Our Bishops

THE USCCB'S 'MINISTRY TO PERSONS WITH HOMOSEXUAL INCLINATION'

Randy Engel

March 2007

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Homosexuality, Contraception & the Defense of Marriage

GUEST COLUMN

Patrick Danielson

March 2007

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It's Good For Business
December 2006

"Gay consumers are wealthier than average, and loyal to brands that they perceive as gay-friendly," according to Reuters.

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Homosexuality Is Bad? But Where's That in the Lectionary?

WAS IT THE LAVENDER MAFIA?

F. Douglas Kneibert

June 2006

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'Hate the Sin but Love the Sinner': Not Scriptural, Not Catholic Doctrine

GUEST COLUMN

Erven Park

June 2006

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Guidance About Homosexuality

GUEST COLUMN

Monica Hidalgo Breaux

May 2006

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Oz Reborn
April 2006

The imposition of 'safe spaces' for homosexuality has effectively displaced 'religion' and 'belief systems' from the classroom.

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A School That Discriminates
April 2006

Catholic schools may not mind being dupes from homosexual activists, but a Calvinist school in California wants no part in it.

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The Truth About the Homosexual Rights Movement

THE BOOKS WERE A FRONT FOR THE PORN

Ronald G. Lee

February 2006

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Homosexual Activism Meets Catholic Kindergarten

'JOEY HAS TWO DADDIES'

Michael S. Rose

December 2005

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The Same Old Yada-Yada
October 2005

Bishop J. Terry Steib is setting up a ministry for "gay and lesbian" Catholics. Yes, in Tennessee. This could be helpful, but Steib's outfit won't be.

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Sheer Idolatry
December 2004

Crisis makes "The Case for the American Empire"

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Always Our Neighbors (Part II)
November 2004

David Morrison didn't like what we wrote about him.

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Why Does Dante Consider Sodomy Worse Than Homicide & Suicide?

GUEST COLUMN

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

September 2004

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Always Our Neighbors
September 2004

"Vice…seen too oft, familiar with her face/We first endure, then pity, then embrace."

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Better an Honest Episcopalian Than a Dishonest Catholic
April 2004

Queers complain they feel "increasingly alientated by the Catholic Church."

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Homosexuality & Same-Sex 'Marriage'

JUVENAL VS. EPICURUS

Leland D. Peterson

January 2004

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A Rebel in Search of a Cause
November 2003

Homosexuals are no longer marginal; now they're mainstream, legit.

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"I'm Afraid of What People Will Think…"
June 2003

Angela Watrous's theology: God loves people "regardless of whom they slept with."

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Sodom & the City of God

A RESPONSE TO THE NEW OXFORD REVIEW

Ron Belgau

June 2003

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"Rebuke Them Sharply"
May 2003

Calling them "fags" will only make homosexuals angry and defiant?

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The Celebrated Matthew Shepard & The Forgotten Mary Stachowicz

GUEST COLUMN

Barbara Kralis

May 2003

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When All Else Fails, "Get Me to a Shopping Mall"

VARIETIES OF DISTRACTING EXPERIENCE

Edmund B. Miller

March 2003

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Is It Time for Co-ed Rectories & Religious Communities?
February 2003

A debate is raging as to whether homosexually inclined men should continue to be admitted to seminaries.

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What Psychologists "Know"
February 2003

We can't have priests, especially "gay" priests with their "gifts," repress their sexuality.

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Ham-Fisted Homosexualist Propaganda for Catholic High Schoolers
November 2002

Students observe silence as a way to support homosexual "rights."

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Playing Parents of "Gays" For Suckers
October 2002

Your 19-year-old son announces out of the blue that he's homosexual. St. Anthony Messenger to the rescue!

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If It's Good for the Goose…
September 2002

The $64,000 question, Bro. Jack, is not "can you be celibate?" but "are you celibate?"

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The Unwelcome Ex-"Gay" Phenomenon

CHALLENGING THE "UNCHANGEABLE"

John C. Cort

October 2001

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In Praise of "Coming Out" (Or: You Tell & We'll Ask)
July/August 2001

There's a debate taking place in the Church as to whether homosexual teachers in Catholic schools should "come out."

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Homosexuality & Catholic Doctrine

FRIENDSHIP WITH GOD IS ULTIMATELY WHAT IT'S ABOUT

Fabian Bruskewitz

March 2001

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Let's Have More Loneliness!
February 2001

Is this a problem with "homosexual priests"? Not really, concludes Fr. James Martin.

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Why No Call for Dialogue With "Homophobes"?
February 2001

America magazine continues its campaign to subvert Catholic teaching on homosexuality.

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Evangelicals Have "Made It" — Onto the Slippery Slope
January 2001

They are becoming squishy soft on the issue of homosexuality.

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Jesuitically Advancing The "Gay" Agenda?
September 2000

America magazine says gay priests should feel free to call themselves "gay priests"

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The Chickens Come Home to Roost
June 2000

Andrew Greeley says we now "have a priesthood which is substantially gay."

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Degenerate Priests — Deal With the Problem, Please!
April 2000

Why does the conservative Catholic media pooh-pooh reality?

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Billy Graham's Crumbling Journalistic Legacy
December 1999

Is Christianity Today going homosexualist?

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The Antinomian Consequences Of Homophilic Quietism
November 1999

While Sister was refusing to evangelize homosexuals, they were busy "evangelizing" her.

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The Homosexual Condition: Can It Be Changed? Prevented?

HOPE & PRACTICAL ADVICE

Mary Meehan

March 1999

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In the Closet, Jesus Might Have Two Mommies (No Joke)

Dale Vree

April 1998

Review of The Encyclopedia of Catholic Doctrine

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Homosexuality & the Maccabean Revolt

SEXUAL POLITICS & THE BIRTH OF THE WEST

Patrick G.D. Riley

September 1997

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Views of Homosexuality

John C. Cort

July-August 1988

Review of Homosexuality by James P. Hanigan and The Homo­sexual Person by John F. Harvey

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Homosexuality Again

CHRIST & NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

September 1987

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A Religious Revival?

CHRIST AND NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

July-August 1987

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The Triumph of Lust

CHRIST & NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

June 1987

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