In our society, the iron fist of old-fashioned tyranny has given way to the velvet-gloved despotism of overbearing government. The techniques applied are proving to be every bit as effective as the old thuggery.
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The Federation of Freier evangelischer Gemeinden (Free Protestant Congregations) of Germany is clear: homosexuality is unbiblical. However, congregations who deviate from that notion are still welcome in the denomination.
Estonia’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (EELK) has decided to stop registering marriages after Estonia approved a law that allows same-sex marriage.
Roman Catholic bishops strongly disagree: Should the Church bless homosexual couples on their wedding or not? The official doctrine says no, but some bishops seem to ignore this altogether.
Sixty-six large companies call upon the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic to introduce gay marriage. The open letter says this is necessary for the economy.
Bulgarian same-sex couples are not recognised in any way in their country. Now, the European Court of Human Rights urges Bulgaria to protect their private and family life.
During the summer camp of a Christian organisation in France, a prayer for the "renunciation of the fire of desire" for same-sex relationships occurs. Now, the organisation is accused of conversion therapy.
The Norwegian Baptists will not accept pastors or church leaders who live in a same-sex relationship. Congregations who deviate from this rule might even be excluded from the denomination.
Insulting, derogatory and humiliating. These are the characterisations of the Finnish prosecutor on Thursday morning in the appeal case against Päivi Räsänen.
The Court of Appeal in Helsinki is considering the Räsänen case on Thursday and Friday. What is it about?