Posts Tagged ‘Israel Folau’

Church must renounce biblical-based homophobia Comments 0

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Israel Folau’s now notorious declaration that queer people (“homosexuals”) are going to hell is not only harmful to our queer and takatāpui youth, it is also theologically incorrect. But it is not just Australia experiencing an overtly public wave of religiously motivated homophobia. Brian Tamaki, controversial leader of Destiny Church and co-founder of the Coalition Read more

Israel Folau ‘sacked by Qantas’: One Nation politician attacks Comments 0

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Rugby Australia (RA) boss Raelene Castle and Qantas have been attacked in New South Wales parliament by the state’s One Nation leader Mark Latham. Among various statements, Latham said Australians were concerned about the loss of religious freedom. “How in 2019 do we look at Israel Folau and wonder how a football player and resident Read more

Israel Folau finds fault with the Catholic Church Comments 0

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Israel Folau has attacked the Catholic Church because Catholics do not read the Bible. Folau is a rugby player who is fullback for the New South Wales Waratahs and Australia’s national team the Wallabies. Last Wednesday in an Instagram post, Folau suggested homosexuals and other groups – including drunks and atheists – were destined for Read more