Skip to comments.Boston Globe portrays homosexual Episcopal bishop as crusader for progress
Posted on 01/02/2011 5:26:49 PM PST by massmike
The most powerful propaganda is often the most subtle. If a person is portrayed as doing great, humanitarian things versus doing divisive or hurtful things, that person's cause and message are also given a psychological boost.
In today's culture wars the mainstream media does this in spades. When writing about people involved in these issues, there is rarely any middle ground -- as we've warned pro-family people for years. Although the casual reader may not realize it, the media takes this very seriously.
On Dec. 5 the Boston Globe ran a prominent feature article on Bishop V. Gene Robinson, the first openly homosexual bishop in the worldwide Episcopal church. It ought to be Exhibit A in any journalism class. To conservatives, Robinson is the cause of great pain, trauma, a breakdown of Christian morality, and a bitter split in the Episcopal Church. But in the Globe article (see below) he is simply a conquering civil rights hero who is continuing his humanitarian work in retirement.
(Excerpt) Read more at massresistance.org ...
He abandoned four children and a wife to go off on his homosexual crusade. I wonder if they think he is a hero.
Vicki Gene Robinson, Boston Globe — sorry folks, this isn’t Trad-Anglican ping material.
The Austin newspaper was great for this. Every Sunday, they’d plaster some story about some far left-wing “minister” with some anti-Biblical position and portray him as a sensible pioneer for some new right or some nonsense philosophy.
It was one of many reasons I canceled my subscription.
I wonder what lesson they learned about fathers and husbands.
I actually know somebody who served on a couple of Episcopal committees with him. She said "It's all about Gene." Classic narcissist who believes the world revolves around his navel. Or a little south of there.
He has done more to destroy the Episcopal Church than any other individual . . . not that it wasn't doing a pretty good job of self-destruction without him, but the blame is spread around.
We shook the dust of that denomination from our sandals back in 2003.
= and abortionist are as reputable as any leading Medical Doctor.
Murderers are just population control specialist.
Rapist are just misunderstood Romanticists.
Drunks are to be respected for their particular skill.
propaganda by the left to put a
doing-good spin on doing-evil is one of the major issues of today. We, as thinking people, have to NOT BELIEVE what we read. We need to think and investigate. Doing less than that is what gave us the obamanation regime.
Satan did that in the Garden of Eden...would think that at least Christians would understand this! Writing words to confuse good and evil is a trick straight from the pit perpetrated by people who don’t believe their is a pit!
Has anyone asked Bishop V. Gene Robinson his take on why Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed? =.=
Sorry, thanks for the correction.
You’re right — he is a prime destroy of the pathetic and dessicated Episcopal Church.
Put your sword away, Bishop.
He is a selfish homosexual who destroyed the Episcopal church. Not progress, destruction, That is what he wanted all along. He is also a crazy alcoholic.
Is it now called the Episcopal church of the Sodomites?
To these people (progressives, they call themselves) a lie is the truth, and the truth is a lie!
Vicki Gene is the demon seed of Bps. Pike and John Spong, et al. The Episcopal Church is now reaping what they’ve sown many years ago.
Actually, the Episcopalian line for years has been that they were destroyed for "lack of hospitality". NO joke.
All you have to do is look at Robinson to see that he is a gay narcissist.
But he didn’t elect himself.
I’ve been at war with the TEC for 20 years. I’m still an Episcopalian but I don’t have to like the national church.
Your parish will be o.k. until your rector retires. THEN you are going to have a big problem.
An Episcopal minister cannot be ordained without the national church's approval. This is the 'big stick' by which they control the seminaries.
Several years ago, TEC stopped approving candidates for ordination from Nashotah House and TSM. So the pool of available orthodox candidates inside TEC is frozen and will inevitable disappear. Nashotah and TSM are staying alive by training candidates for the various splinter Anglican groups, but Nashotah at least is going to have a big problem because they are traditionally high and most of the splinter groups are low church or evangelical.
Our former parish went screamingly left wing when the rector retired. They also began to abandon the "high church" ritual and theology.
So now we're happy Catholics. That may not be an alternative if you're not high church. - We were nosebleed high and a meeting with our new rector revealed that the only matters of doctrine on which we differed were the supremacy of the Pope and the validity of Anglican orders.
Hmm. That’s “inevitably”. Sheesh.
The faggots and their apologists long ago rationalized that one away ... they claim that the sin of Sodom and Gomorrah was being "inhospitable".
Yeah, attempted homosexual gang-rape is a bit inhospitable ...
Well, that won’t be a problem for a while and there’s really no alternative chuch for me because of where I live and the fact that I’ve been a member of this parish for almost 40 years.
I’ll admit I don’t love the parish as much as I once did.
We have 3 women clergy including rector, 1 associate priest who is male. All lovely people but I would rather have a male priest, although I’m not one who thinks female priests inherently wrong. I just don’t want one (ha).
Feel mean about that because our priest is a lovely person who never puts politics in her sermons but I know she is a feminist.
Bishop Stanton has some serious decisions ahead as our diocese is predominately conservative and he has to decide where to go. It will be interesting.
The feminists made common cause with the homosexuals, and then it was "game over". We had some o.k. female ministers (I felt just like you do) but then we started getting the lesbians.
Bishop Allen was pretty steady but the new bishop (Alexander) threw in his lot whole-heartedly with the homosexuals.
The 'aha!' moment for us was when the new rector said that anybody who disagreed with him on the ordination of Robinson or 'gay marriage' was not only wrong -- they were evil.
Right then was when our search started.
That would be the moment for me also, but we’re not there or even close to there in my church.
Glad you found a church home!
And you have to be careful about selecting a Catholic parish. Some of them are just as goofy as any Episcopal one -- right down to 'sister' priest wannabes and all sorts of goofy non-Catholic stuff.
The difference I guess is that when they get too out of line there's a bishop to slap them down - unless of course you live somewhere really loopy like upstate NY . . . . where the perennially idiotic bish just gave communion to pro-abort governor-elect Cuomo AND his shack-up honey and preached a Socialist sermon that only incidentally mentioned Jesus. Catholic Church is not without problems - unless we find a church where there are no humans, that's going to be a given.
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