First Mormon Temple in Pennsylvania Dedicated in Philadelphia

First Mormon Temple in Pennsylvania Dedicated in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — The first Mormon temple to be built in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania was dedicated on Sunday in the birthplace of America, drawing applause from some and concern from others. According to the LDS website, President Thomas Monson announced intentions to build the Philadelphia Temple on in October 2008, and a groundbreaking ceremony was held in […]

Joshua Fest Owner Says Staff Who Threatened Walkout Over ‘Gay Christian Rocker’ Need More Jesus

Joshua Fest Owner Says Staff Who Threatened Walkout Over ‘Gay Christian Rocker’ Need More Jesus

QUINCY, Ca. — The owner of a “Christian rock” festival is asserting that his staff members “need more Jesus” after they threatened a walkout if the homosexual frontman of the band Everyday Sunday wasn’t scrubbed from the event lineup. “They’ve been really good to us over the years, and I’m not going to call them haters. […]

United Church of Canada Review Committee Recommends Atheist Minister Be Defrocked

United Church of Canada Review Committee Recommends Atheist Minister Be Defrocked

TORONTO — A review committee with the United Church of Canada has recommended the removal of an ordained minister who identifies as an atheist. “I don’t believe in … the god called God,” Gretta Vosper told the Globe and Mail last year. “Using the word gets in the way of sharing what I want to share.” As previously reported, Vosper […]

Poll Finds Most Non-Mainline Pastors Spoke About Abortion From Pulpit Within Past Year

Poll Finds Most Non-Mainline Pastors Spoke About Abortion From Pulpit Within Past Year

A poll conducted by the Barna Group finds that most non-mainline Protestant pastors have spoken about abortion from the pulpit over the past year, while the majority of denominations considered to be apostate did not. Barna’s quarterly Pastor Poll inquired of 513 Protestant senior pastors and 88 Roman Catholic priests last December and January as to […]

‘Mother Teresa’ Declared a Saint by ‘Pope Francis’ After Being Credited With Miracles in Death

‘Mother Teresa’ Declared a Saint by ‘Pope Francis’ After Being Credited With Miracles in Death

ROME — Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, also known as “Mother Teresa,” was declared a venerated saint on Sunday after she met the Vatican’s requirement of being credited with the purported healing of two people through what Roman Catholics believe is her intercession in death. “[A]fter due deliberation and frequent prayer for divine assistance, and having sought the […]

‘Pope Francis:’ Global Warming a ‘Sin,’ Man Can Atone by Recycling and ‘Car-Pooling’

‘Pope Francis:’ Global Warming a ‘Sin,’ Man Can Atone by Recycling and ‘Car-Pooling’

(Breitbart) — In his message for the “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation” Thursday, Jorge Bergoglio, who also goes by the name of “Pope Francis” as head of Roman Catholicism, said that human-induced global warming, as well as a loss of biodiversity are “sins” against God, which must be atoned for by planting […]

Evangelical Lutherans Overwhelmingly Vote to Approve Declaration of Unity With Roman Catholics

Evangelical Lutherans Overwhelmingly Vote to Approve Declaration of Unity With Roman Catholics

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) voted overwhelmingly last week to approve a declaration of unity with the Roman Catholic Church in an endeavor to “enumerate the many points of agreement between Lutherans and Catholics”—a move that some state is contrary to biblical Christianity. The “Declaration on the Way” was approved 931-9 […]

‘Pope Francis’ Claims Mary Was ‘Assumed Into Heaven Body and Soul’ on Feast of Assumption

‘Pope Francis’ Claims Mary Was ‘Assumed Into Heaven Body and Soul’ on Feast of Assumption

ROME — Jorge Bergoglio, also known as “Pope Francis,” asked for Mary to intercede for the oppressed on Monday and claimed to the thousands gathered to observe what is known as the Roman Catholic “Feast of the Assumption” that she had been “assumed into Heaven body and soul.” “To the Queen of Peace, who we contemplate today in […]

Lesbian United Methodist Minister Placed on Leave Following Complaint

Lesbian United Methodist Minister Placed on Leave Following Complaint

EDGERTON, Kansas — A lesbian United Methodist minister in Kansas has been placed on involuntary leave following a complaint over a January sermon in which she came out about her same-sex attractions despite the denomination’s prohibitions against homosexual ministers. On Jan. 3, Cynthia Meyer announced to Edgerton United Methodist Church, where she had served since July, […]

Canadian Anglican Bishops Denounce Vote to Approve Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Canadian Anglican Bishops Denounce Vote to Approve Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. — A group of bishops within the Anglican Church of Canada have released a statement denouncing this month’s vote within the General Synod to give the green light to allow same-sex nuptials within the denomination. As previously reported, the Anglican Church of Canada voted on July 12 to approve of same-sex “marriage” a […]

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