A small group of us will be in Ireland for a couple of days later this week, leafleting in support of the pro-life campaign in the forthcoming abortion referendum.
News updates will be posted on this thread, and any statistics on abortion in the UK that you think will help us when we speak to Irish people on the streets of Dublin on Thursday and Friday, will be most welcome. Please post as many facts as you can find – we need to be well equipped to convince the “undecided” as, sadly, the humanity of the unborn child doesn’t seem to be sufficient in the face of the propaganda about the woman’s alleged right to choose. We WILL do our best to counter this argument, since it’s not HER body that the choice is about, but about the body – and soul – of the unborn baby. Our excellent little leaflethighlights this fact, that the child being destroyed by abortion was destined for eternal life, known by God from all eternity.
Above all, please pray for our trip – we’ll only be there on Thursday all day and then on Friday, the day of the referendum, so time is short. We have organised 3,000 leaflets to distribute so we will be very busy during the two days.
The Catholic Truth About Us video has been amended and improved – check it out below…
Thanks to our zealous and imaginative video-master, the Catholic Truth About Us page on our website has been transformed into video format. We thought we would launch the video here as well, for the benefit of our faithful bloggers.
And we present below, our first-ever professional advertisement – again, courtesy of our talented video-master…
A PRIEST from Cambuslang has become the first Catholic representative to support teaching children about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues in school.
Fr Paul Morton encourages LGBT lessons in schools…
Father Paul Morton, of St Bride’s Parish Church, says bullying due a child’s gender identity or sexual orientation should be a “thing of the past”.
The priest has lent his support to the Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) campaign, which was set up by two Glasgow men in a bid to crack down on homophobic abuse in the classroom.Click here to read Evening Times report Cambuslang priest first Catholic representative to support LGBT education in schoolswhich headline is a tad stronger in the print edition of the newspaper, to read: Pioneer Catholic priest’s backing for LGBT rights.
Seems like only yesterday we were discussing this same priest’s public support for homosexuality; our call for Bishop Toal to act at that time, went unheeded, and so, taking his lead from the Bishop’s tolerance, he has moved forward from “welcoming” active homosexual couples to his Masses, to seeking to educate children in the same vice. Clickhereto read our previous discussion…
Now, having pretended that his only interest was in making people feel welcome, he has moved on to recite the LGBT mantra about “homophobic” and “transgender” bullying. Some chance. Heavens above, it’s impossible to say a word – not a single word – to express disapproval of the evil of homosexual activity, without finding yourself plastered over the front page of a tabloid or, in my own case, nominated for theStonewall Bigot of the Year award, so it’s a joke to suggest that any homosexual or “transgender” person is bullied.
One thing we never actually deal with – one thing never dealt with – when discussing LGBT “rights” is what they actually DO. What IS it that is so objectionable? Why is it that we are shocked that any Catholic priest would encourage children to participate in such behaviour as this
The above link to what homosexuals do, is mild. Anyone who has ever visited a “gay” website, will know that. Still, it gives a flavour of precisely what it is that this priest, and his Bishop – Joseph Toal – is shamelessly promoting. Or, more accurately, “proudly” promoting.
Challenge From Editor, Catholic Truth, To Father Morton…
I’ve tried phoning Father Morton several times but keep getting a voicemail telling me that he is not available to speak and I can’t leave a message. You’d almost think he knew that the caller is li’l ole moi… Poor souls trying to get through with a sick call, if priests like Fr Morton still do such mundane things as attend to the sick, or administer the sacraments to the dying. Must be a worry, having an LGBT celebrity as your Parish Priest.
Anyway, here’s why I was ringing… I rang to say “Hello, there, Father….Let’s debate St Catherine of Siena’s call for Pope Gregory XI to “rid the Church of bad priests and rulers who poison and rot that garden [the Church]” Some motion to the effect that St Catherine’s description of priests who “poison and rot” the Church applies today, more than ever, including to Fr Morton himself. I do wish he’d answered his phone.
Not to worry – I’ll email him the link to this thread in the [fond] hope that he takes up the challenge… I’ll also email the link to Bishop Toal, who is gravely responsible before God for this scandal. He can have a ringside seat at the debate where he might reflect on the contrast between his suspension of Father Matthew Despard for writing a book exposing the homosexual culture within the Diocese of Motherwell – a fact confirmed by Fr Morton – while being complicit in Fr Morton’s guilt by allowing him free rein to encourage homosexual activity, Communion for unrepentant public sinners and now, actively promoting the corruption of school children into the euphemism of “LGBT rights”.
I’m truly astonished, and honoured, to tell you all that I’ve been appointed by the Vatican to head a think tank on the role of women in the Church. I’m aware that there will be opposition from within the Church especially from radical feminists, and I am genuinely surprised that I’ve been chosen for such an important task. I’d appreciate your prayerful support at this time. I wanted the Catholic Truth blogging community to be the first to know this news and I’d like to thank the Vatican officials who agreed to allow me to make the announcement here, in advance of the formal communique. Obviously, I am unable to disclose much detail about my privileged new role, but I am interested to hear first hand from readers as to their thoughts about the role of women in the Church today.