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Couple Rejected: Will Christians Be Allowed to Provide Foster Care in England? Comments

What happened to Eunice and Owen Johns this past week concerning their participation in foster care is ominous. What is next for Catholics and other Christians if this trend continues?  We are in the throes of a Cultural Revolution involving two competing visions of the human person, human flourishing, the true nature of marriage - the family and society founded upon it - and the definition of the common good. These two visions of the ... Continue Reading

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  1. Carl
    3 years ago

    Rob...would you be so quick to condemn if it were Judasim, or Islam that was not bowing down to the homosexual agenda? Both of those religions do not accept the secular worlds illogic. If a caring compassionate couple want to adopt a child they should have every right to do so. If we read the catechism correctly is speaks to the issue of homosexuality by starting off with treating everyone with human dignity. Would you tell a Jewish person to eat pork? Would you tell a Muslim to only pray once a day instead of five times? If you don't want to meddle in the beliefs of those religions then don't try to dictate to Catholics which doctrines we should beleive.

    Are you truly concerned with what is best for the child? The family in question has a proven track record with caring for children. To suggest that Christian families cannot care for children on the off chance the boy or girl might turn out gay is ridiculous.

    Your use of the word homophobic is a misnomer. A phobia is an un-natural fear. Homo means the same. Neither apply in the case of Catholic doctrine.

    As Christians we are supposed to be tolerant to others based on their human diginty. Where is the tolerance when it comes to Catholic rights? We, as Catholics, are called to act with love and compassion. Meanwhile the homosexual community feels it can attack us relentlessly. Or was it an act of tolerance to disrupt Mass at St. Patricks cathedral and spit the Host on the floor? Is it a sign of tolerance to have a mock stations of the cross be conducted in public by a bunch of drag queens (see the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence website)? I could go on but that might belabor the point. Then again Catholics are long experienced in persecution. Anti-Catholicism is truly the last acceptable prejudice.

  2. Troy
    3 years ago

    It appears that the judges have stretched the "Equality Act Sexual Orientation Regulations" to fit their own agenda. Not to mention that the law is terrible by itself. We must fast and pray.

  3. alex
    3 years ago

    I wonder what will happen in such situations when the Muslims take over. Both the Christians and the gays will be decapitated. Prepare for martyrdom.

  4. Rob
    3 years ago

    It is time the Catholic church got to grips with its own antiquated and hypocritical stance on homosexuality. Is the Cardinal really suggesting that Members of the RC Church are having their human rights violated because they cannot violate the human rights of others?
    What happens if a child placed with a homophobic couple turns out to be gay through no fault of their own? The child gets no support from his/her parents and ends up going off the rails or worse, suicidal. Are they providing that child with a good start in life? I think not.
    God may not have 'designed' men (or women) to have same sex relationships, but he did give us free will to act with love and compassion to all, and it is not up to us to judge or discriminate. That is for God Alone.

  5. Errol
    3 years ago

    Articles like this, exposes the clever manipulations of evil in the human society. The Holy Spirit of truth will uncover all the tricks of the evil one...

    The battle continues and intensifying and the faithfuls are rediscovering the true and deeper meaning of fatih and relationship in our God.

  6. Beth
    3 years ago

    And who, exactly, would this loving couple be "discriminating against" by agreeing to care for needy children? In what way would their Christian beliefs harm the children in their care? I seriously doubt they have spent lots of time over the years openly condemning homosexuality in the presence of their foster children. What an absolute witch hunt. We're in the process of adopting a child - thank goodness the liberal thought police haven't tried to interfere with our adoption on the grounds of "discrimination" just because we happen to believe that God did not design men to have sex with other men or women to have sex with other women. I'm seriously shaking my head at this one. What's next? You have to support abortion rights to foster kids?

  7. Davide
    3 years ago

    Next England will take Christian children away from families...craziness

  8. robert matzinger
    3 years ago

    Here we have two people who have a history of taking in children who have no homes, and providing them with a loving home. And they are rejected because they may "infect" the minds of children under their care with morality? Have these judges gone insane? Does this mean that all Christains, or for that matter any of those that believe that homosexuality is wrong, or have any other moral beliefs and teach them to their children, can have their children taken from them?

    So apparently now, an openly "gay" couple will have the best opportunity to take in foster childen there. That is, perhaps other than those who promise to reach the children no morals whatsoever.

    What will we be unable to teach children next?

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