Tag: bishop

Mardi Gras Oak Cliff parade today

Bead dazzling Don’t let yesterday’s rain get you down. The sun is out for today’s Mardi Gras Oak Cliff celebration with its fourth annual parade. But it starts off with a crawfish boil and street party in the...

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Go with the flow

Trying yoga for the first time can be an intimidating experience. But that misses the point of this ancient practice that combines stretching, breath … and peace JEF TINGLEY  | Contributing Writer Some do it for their...

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SMU marks World AIDS Day with film screening

Dec. 1 isn’t just World AIDS Day — it’s also the 22nd annual Day With(out) Art, a movement launched in 1989 by the group Visual AIDS to mark the effect of the AIDS crisis on the arts community. In observance of the...

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Peruvian Bishop: Call Them “Faggots”

Clip description via Andres Duque: “Speaking to reporters about efforts to bring a same-sex civil unions bill to the Peruvian Congress, homophobic Bishop Luis Bambarén tells reporters they should use the word...

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R.I. Bishop Blasts New Gov. on Marriage

The leader of Rhode Island’s Roman Catholics said marriage equality is “morally wrong” and that the newly sworn-in governor and other lawmakers should not be pushing to legalize it in his state. Advocate.com:...

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The Truth About Bishop Robinson

Bishop V. Gene Robinson, the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop, talks to The Advocate about rumors he’s retiring because of death threats and that he brought the worldwide Anglican Communion to “the...

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Bishop Gene Robinson To Retire In 2013

  Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, announced today to New Hampshire's diocesan convention that he will retire at the end of 2013. It appears as if the decision was made primarily due...

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Manifesto from Bishop John Shelby Spong

The time has come for a manifesto regarding gay civil rights, and Bishop John Shelby Spong provides a really good one: Thursday October 15, 2009 A Manifesto! The Time Has Come! I have made a decision. I will no longer debate the...

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Gay Bishop: Religion Is Killing Teens

Gene Robinson, the gay bishop of the New Hampshire diocese in the Episcopal Church, writes in The Huffington Post that antigay religious leaders are responsible for bullied gay teens taking their lives. Advocate.com: Daily...

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More ‘Teachable Moments’ via Bishop Eddie Long

Teachable moments on Bishop Eddie Long provided by Wallace Best, Ph.D., Professor of Religion, Princeton University: Public denunciations of homosexuality often mask private same-sex desire. Just ask Ted Haggart, Mark Foley,...

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Bishop Long ‘filled a lot of voids’?

The flat denials from members of Long’s church are disgusting. Bishop Long has done little to promote the appearance that he’s innocent, but many in his congregation continue to support him without question. Some...

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Bishop Eddie Long left podium after 20 minutes

The big build up in the media was that Bishop Eddie Long was to answer the allegations this morning. He did not. He left the podium in twenty minutes. Typical cowardly self loathing homophobe. Bishop Eddie Long can spare us the...

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