Originally published at The National Catholic Register, February 11, 2019. Is a “purge of gay priests” imminent? Does the “Catholic right” seek such a purge? To hear self-described “gay Catholic writer” Andrew Sullivan in his recent article “The Gay Church,” you would think the answer to both questions is assuredly a fiery “Yes!” But as… Continue reading Memo to Andrew Sullivan: There’s No ‘Anti-Gay Purge.”
Daniel Mattson is a dear friend of mine and of the Ruth Institute. He spoke at our First Annual Awards Banquet last spring. We awarded him the Public Witness of the Year Award for his book Why I Don’t Call Myself Gay: How I reclaimed my sexual reality and found peace. Recently, an allegation of… Continue reading Daniel Mattson: Statement by Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, and the Ruth Institute
The Christian Post reports that California State Assemblyman Evan Low has withdrawn his controversial gay “conversion therapy ban” bill, citing fears that it would not pass constitutional muster. Curtis Schube, legal counsel with the Pennsylvania Family Institute: “We are grateful that the California legislature has tabled this bill. Not only would a ban on counseling… Continue reading CA “You Must Stay Gay” bill withdrawn
A little girl in New York is in foster care, even though her father is a perfectly fit parent. The court will not even recognize him as her father. How is this possible, you ask? The little girl’s mother is in a same sex union. The girl is in foster care, because of neglect petitions… Continue reading Your child is only your child when the government says so.
Am I the only one who is tired of Fr. James Martin? I’m not only tired of seeing him fetedby the Main Stream Media. I’m almost as tired of hearing people I agree with, attacking him, arguing with him, or otherwise calling attention to him. Not that we shouldn’t disagree civilly and respectfully with people… Continue reading
My friend Dan Mattson has written a truly Catholic, truly great book, called, “Why I don’t call myself gay.” Part memoir, part social commentary, part theological commentary, “Why I don’t call myself gay” is a great counter-weight to the numerous people in society, including sadly, many in the church, who tell young people to “come out.”… Continue reading Root for the Home Team: Dan Mattson’s new non-gay book