An annual gathering of emergent, progressive and liberal mainline Christians embraced lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) causes as it met outside of Asheville, NC this week.
May 31, 2013 Contact: Jeff Walton 202-682-4131 “The pacifist Religious Left is again denouncing drone strikes against terrorists without offering plausible alternatives.” -IRD President Mark Tooley Washington, DC—A letter to President Obama from United Methodist, United Church of Christ, Quaker, Brethren, and Christian Reformed officials, plus the head of “Nuns on the Bus,” is expressing […]
The National Council of Churches confirmed today that the ecumenical council will shut down its historic office on New York’s Riverside Drive, transitioning to a single office in Washington, D.C. A decision to consolidate into a single office has been expected since a report last year by an NCC Governing Board Task Force on Revisioning […]
By Aaron Gaglia This last Saturday, a group of pro-Palestinian activists gathered in Farragut Square for a rally speaking out against Israeli policies toward Gaza and the West Bank. This rally featured a combination of religious and non-religious activists alike urging President Obama to stop U.S. aid to Israel. Participants then marched to the White […]
The UCC announced on their official web page that church leadership will be pushing for the legalization of same-sex marriages in Illinois, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. The oldline slide into radically liberal views on sexuality and matrimony continues ever on. The denomination, which has experienced some of the steepest membership declines over the past […]
The United Church of Christ spoke out as the newest detractor of the Boy Scouts of America. The official website of the fast-declining mainline church published an article critiquing the BSA’s reaffirmation to exclude homosexual leaders and members. This decision resulted from a thoughtful two-year process; the policy had first been established in 1999. LGBT […]
The following article originally appeared on FrontPage Magazine and was reposted with permission. Oscar Lopez Rivera declined clemency when it was offered. (Photo credit: Defenstrator.org) As though visiting the imprisoned apostles of the early church, the ultra-leftist hierarchs of the United Church of Christ recently visited and offered “pastoral leadership” to an imprisoned Puerto Rican “nationalist” […]
The following article originally appeared on the Front Page Magazine website, and is reproduced with permission. The 1.1 million-member United Church of Christ (UCC) is trying to raise $50,000 for a media campaign, including a newspaper ad in the Phoenix newspaper The Arizona Republic, to blast that state’s new immigration enforcement law. Church prelates hope the ad […]