homosexualist sign said, "It's
time to stop being nice to anti-gay
bigots." Nice? They have never
been nice. They have always been offensive,
bigoted, intolerant, even violent. If
they are right now far from being nice,
what will they do if they "stop
being nice"? The aggression escalates.
we see also that the police force did
not enforce the law against the homosexualists.
While they are quick to arrest pro-lifers
holding peaceful vigils, they will not
arrest this disruptive group. Pro-lifers
face the added threats of arrest, prosecution,
fines, and lack of protection.
there be more organized homosexualist
protests at churches nationwide? Well,
they know that the Church is the one
standing in the gap. Thus they continue
to rage against the Church. Expect more
attacks and persecution against Catholics
and the Catholic Church.
February 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com)
- The city of
Chicago ordered its police force not
to enforce the law against a mob of
homosexualist activists who disrupted
Mass at the Holy Name Cathedral
to protest “anti-gay bigots”
who support the Church’s teaching
Gay Liberation Network staged the rally
on the eve of Valentine’s Day,
shouting and chanting
loudly as churchgoers entered to celebrate
Sunday Mass. The demonstration’s
primary target was Cardinal Francis
George of Chicago, who has spoken out
in defense of traditional marriage between
a man and a woman. Protesters had staged
a similar disruption around the same
time last year.
response to the protest, George, who
was not present at the cathedral, acknowledged
that the issue is deeply emotional on
both sides but, “No matter the
should be able to worship in peace,
without fear of harassment.”
for Marriage (NOM) released
a video of the protest showing rainbow
flag-waving protesters shouting and
holding signs stating, “It’s
time to stop being nice to anti-gay
bigots.” “The Catholic
leadership has ranged itself against
equal rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual
and transgender community for too long!”
declared one homosexualist protester.
Others called for an end to government
cooperation with the Church’s
charitable activities on the basis of
its “bigoted” views.
withstood the angry protest passively.
One said that the
pastor present for the Mass “was
almost attacked and was called a bigot.”
The Chicago Tribune reported that there
was a small counter-protest defending
traditional marriage and Cardinal George.
it was illegal for the protesters to
disrupt a religious service, the Chicago
City Council announced that police would
not enforce the law in this instance
- a move that NOM castigated.
outrageous that the city of Chicago
stepped in and basically told police
not to enforce a law for this one occasion,”
said NOM president Brian Brown.
Liberation Network is not above the
law. If the city believed the ordinance
was unconstitutional they should either
repeal it for everyone, or go to court
to get a determination. What happened
instead was indefensible: stripping
Catholics of their legal right to attend
religious services peacefully.”
don’t know yet if this signals
a new phase in the gay marriage movement:
organized protests at churches nationwide.”
Field, a spokesman for the Catholic
LifeSiteNews.com that the
city council’s refusal to protect
the Catholic worshippers was “disappointing
to say the least.”
has a right to practice their religion.
For the city council to deny that right
for Catholics is disappointing,”
said Field, who pointed out that Muslims
and Orthodox Jews shared a religious
dedication to traditional marriage.
“You wonder if they would allow
protests in front of a mosque or a synagogue
during their religious services,”