The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is speaking out against a Georgetown University student group that has invite Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards to be a featured guest at an upcoming event.
Earlier this month the university's Lecture Fund announced that Richards — who has overseen over 2.8 million abortions as president of Planned Parenthood since 2006 — is going to speak at an event accessible only to Georgetown students and faculty.
"What we lament and find sadly lacking in this choice by the student group is any reflection of what should be an environment of morality, ethics and human decency that one expects on a campus that asserts its Jesuit and Catholic history and identity," the Archdiocese said in a statement Monday. more >>
A pro-life student group at the University of New Mexico is countering the now typical college "sex week" that promotes such things as BDSM on many American campuses by hosting a week-long series of events that showcase accurate information about sex, pregnancy and sexual assault.
Known as "Real Sex Week" organized by Students for Life UNM, events started Monday and include workshops on STI education, on-campus parental support, and information on the harms of abortion.
Sade Patterson, president of Students for Life UNM, told The Christian Post that Real Sex Week is meant to contrast with the past two sex week events held on the campus. more >>
A Veterans Administration clinic in Ohio recently removed a Bible from a POW/MIA display after a military church and state watchdog group protested its presence.
The Akron-based facility removed the Bible from the display after being contacted by the Military Religious Freedom Foundation.
Mikey Weinstein, founder and president of the MRFF, told The Christian Post that his organization became aware of the Bible at the display after they were contacted by 11 veterans of diverse faiths who were receiving treatment at the clinic. more >>
Russell Wilson wants to change the world with his new clothing collection, Good Man Brand.
"We're going to change a culture through fashion," the 27-year-old Seattle Seahawks quarterback said in a Q&A to promote his new line, according to GQ magazine.
He may be a football player, but Wilson reverted to the game of basketball when describing the actual clothes featured in the collection. more >>
The Rev. Franklin Graham recently stated his support for a Catholic Archdiocese whose leadership is ending its connection to the Girl Scouts.
In a Facebook post published Tuesday morning, Graham expressed his support for the Archdiocese of St. Louis' opposition to the Girl Scouts over the youth organization's stance on abortion and homosexuality.
"The Girl Scouts organization sure isn't what it used to be! St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson isn't worried about being politically correct in letting people know about it either," wrote Graham. more >>
A congregation in Wisconsin severed its ties to the Boy Scouts of America in response to the youth organization's decision last year to allow openly gay Scout leaders.
Faith Lutheran Church of Appleton decided last week to dissolve its 60-year-old charter for Boy Scout Troop 73 and Cub Scout Pack 3022.
In a statement given to The Christian Post by Faith Lutheran, the Church explained that the BSA's policy on gay leaders "is inconsistent with the teaching of the Bible and The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod," which the congregation is affiliated with. more >>