Catholic League President Bill Donahue--a frequent, high-volume television commentator on Church topics--appears to have taken the position that New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade has virtually nothing to do with St. Patrick, being Irish, or being Catholic. Show More Summary
Cardinal Timothy Dolan is going to be the Grand Marshal of the next St. Patrick's Day parade in New York. Which was fine and dandy until the parade organizers decided to allow a LGBT group to march with a banner.So now you'll see a wide variety of Catholics speaking up on whether Dolan should still be Grand Marshal. Show More Summary
Extreme anti-gay activist Bill Donohue is all over the media right now stomping his feet about the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade's decision to allow one LGBT group to march (for now) in next year's parade. In order...
For the first time in 20 years, the league won’t join those marching in New York City’s famous tribute to the Irish saint because a gay group is being permitted to walk under an identifying banner, but an anti-abortion Catholic group is not.
A New York City Catholic group has pulled out of next year's St. Patrick's Day parade, just a week after parade officials decided to allow a gay rights group to march in the event under its own banner.
The Catholic League said Thursday that it will sit out next year's St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York because event organizers aren't letting an anti-abortion group march. The group, formally... To view the full story, click the title link.
Controversy continues over New York's St. Patrick's Day Parade's policies, and one group is not taking 'no' for an answer. Yesterday morning, Irish LGBT groups held a press conference on the steps of the New York Public Library. They say...
Catholic League blowhard Bill Donohue today announced that he has been betrayed by the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade committee and will boycott next year's event. According to Donohue, he had been promised that an anti-abortion group would be allowed to march in the parade in return for allowing one gay group to participate. Show More Summary
As regards St. Patrick's Day, let's be clear on a few things. First, St. Patrick is the Catholic patron saint of Ireland. He is not a saint shared by other Christian communities (like the Apostles, for example). If non-Catholic Irish or others claim him, they're borrowing him (not that he'd object, as he was a great evangelizer). Show More Summary
Gay activists are calling on a group affiliated with NBC not to march in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade next year unless other groups are included after a decades-long ban.
Gay activists who have been pushing to join New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade since the 1990s called on organizers Tuesday to include them, not just a group for gay NBC employees. Members of... To view the full story, click the title link.
Organizers of the St. Patrick's Day Parade announced last week that one and only one gay group would be allowed to march in next year's parade, prompting activists to question why only a single group was selected. Now, those activists are applying for the 2016 parade—not that they think they'll be allowed to march. [ more › ]
Jimmy LaSalvia of GOProud may have made some good, angrily impassioned points during a Newsmax segment on LGBT groups being included in New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade for the first time ever, but some of it was lost when his mic got cut.
Turns out one group of openly gay humans polluting the sanctity of New York City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade is way more than enough. After allegedly lifting the centuries-old ban on LGBTs marching in the parade, organizers have confirmed that the one group they’ve approved to march in the 2015 parade is the only […]
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the ebullient Archbishop of New York, has welcomed the ‘wise decision’ by organisers of the city’s St Patrick’s Day parade to lift their ban on gay groups marching… Continue reading The post Could homosexuality split the Catholic Church? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
"New York’s Cardinal Dolan, appointed as Grand Marshal of the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade, praised the decision to allow an openly gay group to march in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. 'I have no trouble with the decision at all. I think the decision is a wise one,' he said. Show More Summary
College Point: When parades are held in Manhattan — for St. Patrick’s Day, National Puerto Rican Day, Dominican Day, African-American Day, Columbus Day, Hispanic Day, Pulaski Day, etc. — there’s an absolute zero-tolerance policy when it comes to violations of the law, and these parades must end by 6 p.m.
It's time for us to rejoice and then rejoice some more over a big ol' batch of queer cheer, because it's Sunday Funday!
Monsignor Charles Pope put up a fiery response to Cardinal Timothy Dolan's decision to allow organized LGBTs to march in the Catholic St. Patrick's Day Parade next year. Just as quickly, the angry column was yanked by his superiors from the official website of the Archdiocese of Washington DC. Show More Summary
For the first time ever, an LGBT group (yes, only one) will be allowed to march openly in the New York City St. Patrick's Day parade. And Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Archbishop of New York and an Irish-American with a long track record of opposing LGBT equality, is the grand marshal.But that's not the funny part here. Show More Summary