Fascism in America: Christian ministers face PRISON and FINES for not performing homosexual weddings » The Right Scoop –

City officials told Donald Knapp that he and his wife Evelyn, both ordained ministers who run Hitching Post Wedding Chapel, are required to perform such ceremonies or face months in jail and/or thousands of dollars in fines. The city claims its “non-discrimination” ordinance requires the Knapps to perform same-sex wedding…

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More than 50 UK Catholic priests defrocked for sex abuse | The New Age Online

More than 50 Roman Catholic priests in England and Wales have been defrocked for sex abuse since 2001, the Church’s child protection watchdog revealed on Thursday.Some 52 priests have been laicised, or stripped of their ministry, the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission NCSC said, following the implementation of new procedures to…

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Archbishop’s blushes spared as Church of England severs Wonga ties | The New Age Online

The Church of England said on Thursday it had severed its ties with Britain’s biggest payday lender Wonga, ending an association with the high-interest, short-term lender which the Archbishop of Canterbury had called embarrassing.The Church Commissioners, who manage the church’s 6.1 billion pound investment portfolio, said the small indirect investment…

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