Posts Tagged ‘Petition’

COVID conspiracy leaves Cardinal clambering

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Cardinal Robert Sarah is implicated in a petition signed by  Catholic conservatives claiming the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is an “overhyped pretext to deprive the faithful of Mass and impose a new world order”. Sarah (pictured), is head of the Vatican’s liturgy office and is supposedly the highest-ranking signatory. However, he claims he never signed the Read more

30,000 sign petition opposing the teaching of ‘gender diversity’

Monday, March 4th, 2019
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More than 30,000 people have signed a Parliamentary petition asking the Ministry of Education to scrap references to gender diversity in the New Zealand teaching curriculum. Stop transgender teaching in New Zealand schools was published on January 29 and has garnered 31,190 signatures as of last Wednesday evening. The petition request: That the House of Representatives urge Read more

MPs deny parents’ the right to be informed of 15 year-old daughter’s abortion

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Family First director Bob McCroskie says it is ludicrous that parents have to give permission for their daughters to go on school trips but not for their daughter to have an abortion. He was speaking after a majority report from Parliament’s justice and electoral committee rejected a petition seeking to change the law. Read Right Read more

Petition backs Francis against brutal campaign in Argentina

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Priests working in slums in Argentina have issued a petition defending Pope Francis against what they call a “brutal campaign against him”. The priests, together with a lay group, say there are attacks “of every kind” against the Pope, Crux reported. Local media and political leaders have either tried to claim Francis as their own Read more

Half a million urge Pope to uphold marriage teaching

Friday, August 28th, 2015

More than 500,000 people have signed a petition asking Pope Francis to reinforce traditional Church teaching on marriage and the family. The petition, launched by TFP Student Action, asks the Pope to take this action at the synod on the family in October. Backed by 25 pro-family groups around the world, the petition is titled Read more

Royals and VIPs appeal to Pope to uphold family teaching

Friday, February 27th, 2015

A coalition of royals, prelates and Catholic activists has appealed to Pope Francis asking him to hold the line on Church teaching regarding the family. According to a Breitbart report, their letter to the Pope focuses on the synod on the family in October. It expresses the signatories’ “fears and hopes regarding the future of Read more

Author seeks to exorcise Georgetown University

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Novelist William Peter Blatty, author of The Exorcist, has sent a canon-law petition to the Vatican, asking it to require Georgetown University in Washington, DC, to live up to its Catholic identity. The Jesuit university is Blatty’s alma mater, and his best-selling book and the 1973 blockbuster film The Exorcist were set in Georgetown. His Read more

Vatican needs to be transparent: Toowoomba Catholics

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Catholics in the Toowoomba diocese are protesting at the lack of natural justice that forced the early resignation of Toowomba bishop, Bill Morris. Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal George Pell labelled protesters as a “predictable chorus” and a “minority.” However spokesperson for the group, Fr Ray Crowley denies both these labels. “We want to show the Read more