A former Houston Astros player has expressed his support for a referendum meant to overturn a controversial civil rights ordinance that critics say would let men use women's restrooms.
Lance Berkman, one of the Astros' all-time greatest players, spoke on behalf of the effort to defeat the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance next month via referendum.
A prominent Catholic leader, Guinean Cardinal Robert Sarah, said in his remarks at the Vatican's ongoing synod meeting that Islamic extremism and Western liberal culture are "almost like two 'apocalyptic beasts,'" which the Church must respond to.
"To use a slogan, we find ourselves between 'gender ideology and ISIS,'" the cardinal said at the Synod of Bishops in the Vatican, according to Catholic News Agency. "Islamic massacres and libertarian demands regularly contend for the front page of the newspapers."
Sarah, head of the Congregation for Divine Worship, added: "Theological discernment allows to see in our times two unexpected threats — almost like the Beasts of the Apocalypse — from two opposite positions: on one side the idolatry of western freedom, on the other religious fanaticism," more >>
A major hotel chain has announced that they will be phasing out on-demand pornographic films from their available in-room entertainment.
Hyatt Hotel Corp. released a statement on Wednesday noting that "in-room programming choices are just one part of the guest experience Hyatt is constantly evaluating."
Anna Duggar news continue to flood the Internet, and the latest updates say evidence of the sale of the couple's home in Arkansas indicates that Josh Duggar may soon become a single man.
Earlier this year, Josh and Anna Duggar were supposed to move into a home in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, but that event might now prove unlikely after Josh was embroiled in a cheating scandal recently. Now, a warranty deed showing the sale of the property has surfaced, sparking divorce rumors, according to the Inquisitr.
Based on the documents obtained by In Touch Weekly, the Duggars' property in Arkansas has been bought by ALB Investments, LLC. The ownership of the property was completely transferred just five days after news erupted about Josh's account on the cheating website Ashley Madison. He later on admitted that he had cheated on his wife, the report details. more >>
Ousted Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, who was in court on Wednesday for a hearing in his religious discrimination case against the City of Atlanta, said he was fighting for the rights of all religious Americans to not live in fear of getting fired.
Attorneys for Cochran made oral arguments before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia today, more than six months after The City of Atlanta asked a Federal court to dismiss his lawsuit.
"We're cautiously optimistic we're going to be able to continue forward," ADF Attorney Matt Sharp told The Christian Post after the hearing. more >>
Planned Parenthood Federation of America announced a change in their fetal tissue donation policy, in a move that one pro-life critic calls "an admission of guilt."
America's largest abortion provider released a statement Tuesday noting that their clinics will no longer accept reimbursements for fetal tissue donations.