Has Billy Graham Suddenly Turned Political?

Graham’s biographer, spokesman, and a historian discuss the evangelist’s recent ads and statements.

William Martin, A. Larry Ross, and Michael Hamilton
[posted on Christianity Today site on 10/19/2012]
[Note: Graham ad statement includes the words "I urge you to vote for those who protect the sanctity of life and support the biblical definition of marriage between a man and a woman."] Continue reading

Fired Rogers Sportsnet host Damian Goddard finds strength in faith

[The injustice done to Goddard should be remembered.  He is still defending tradlitinal marriage, as can be seen on Twitter at  Damian Goddard @heydamo  .]

Goddard was fired by Sportsnet, part of Rogers Media, in May 2011 after he tweeted support for hockey agent Todd Reynolds’s position against gay marriage.

Written by Catholic Register Staff  June 6, 2012

[See also National Post, Nov, 16, 2011:  "Firing of Sportsnet broadcaster after gay marriage tweet tests religious freedom, free speech"]

Former Rogers Sportsnet host Damian Goddard
Former Rogers Sportsnet host Damian Goddard Continue reading

[U.S.] Government gives $100,000 to gay group for schoolchildren to become “youth activists”

  In a letter to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (PFOX) is asking President Obama’s administration to stop promoting websites of organizations and publications that denigrate Christian ex-gay ministries and former homosexuals.  Continue reading

School choice: video, “Charter Schools and Teachers’ Unions”

We would like to encourage discussion of school choices. To that end, we plan to present a number of articles and videos featuring a variety of solutions, without endorsing any one choice, but believing in the importance of parents having a choice of schools for their children. The following video, obtained from YouTube, promotes the idea of charter schools. (These are not available in British Columbia, to our knowledge, but are available in Alberta.) Continue reading

Ontario Bishop Mulhall: We won’t let the government define Catholic teaching

BY PATRICK B. CRAINE   Oct 16, 2012

PEMBROKE, Ontario, Oct. 16, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After Ontario’s Education Minister shocked Catholics last week by declaring that under the law their schools should not be teaching that abortion is wrong, the Bishop of Pembroke insists that the Church has no intention of letting the government define the Catholic faith. Continue reading