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[North Carolina] Students, parents upset about nun's message about homosexuals
WDAM ^ | 03/26/2014 | Brody O'Connell

Posted on 03/27/2014 11:28:43 AM PDT by Pyro7480

Charlotte Catholic High School is getting backlash from students and parents after a school assembly last week.

Students said that a guest speaker discussed offensive material about divorce and homosexuality.

Sister Jane Dominic, with Aquinas College in Nashville, has a doctorate in sacred theology.

But her message about the influence divorce has on gender identification and homosexuality didn't go over so well....

In an online petition, which now has close to 1,800 signatures, one student wrote "we found some of (the) ideas expressed to be both offensive and unnecessarily derogatory. We are incensed that you knew the content of this speech and allowed these ideas to be expressed in a school that should be preaching a message of love and acceptance."

...In the meantime, a second petition has also been created in support of Sister Jane Dominic's message. That petition has approximately 200 signatures.

(Excerpt) Read more at wdam.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: cafeteriacatholic; catholic; charlotte; cino; homosexualagenda; northcarolina; school
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Earth to high school students and their parents: they attend a CATHOLIC high school. The Church has specific teachings about sexuality. If you can't cope with that, there's probably a public high school down the road.
1 posted on 03/27/2014 11:28:43 AM PDT by Pyro7480
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Nashville Dominicans ping!


2 posted on 03/27/2014 11:30:02 AM PDT by Pyro7480 (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Pyro7480

What a useless article. How many of the 1800 actually go to that school? No way of knowing since we know nothing about the “online” petition.


3 posted on 03/27/2014 11:34:35 AM PDT by pas
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To: Pyro7480

“In the meantime, a second petition has also been created in support of Sister Jane Dominic’s message. That petition has approximately 200 signatures. “

Where can we sign that?


4 posted on 03/27/2014 11:34:37 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: Pyro7480

What did she say? That queers who continue in their perversion are going to hell? How un P.C. of her!


5 posted on 03/27/2014 11:35:04 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (God is not the author of confusion. 1 Cor 13: 33)
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To: Pyro7480
Viva Cristo Rey!

Nashville Dominicans rock!

6 posted on 03/27/2014 11:35:12 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Graybeard58
She taught what the Church teaches.

From Charlotte Catholic speaker sparks student petitions:

She spoke to an all-school assembly March 21 on "Masculinity and Femininity: Difference and Gift," which explains Catholic teaching about gender using Blessed Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body....School officials said she spent about half of her hour-long talk on homosexuality including the correlation between the decline of fatherhood in America and the rise in homosexuality.

7 posted on 03/27/2014 11:38:43 AM PDT by Pyro7480 (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Pyro7480
I'm shocked! Shocked I tell you that a Catholic Nun gave a lecture in a Catholic school and spoke truth to the church's teachings, how dare she! And these poor fragile students and their parents couldn't cope with the way she presented it to them. Maybe if she had used Care Bears, sparkly rainbows and unicorns, you know the FANTASY they are used to it would have been less upsetting.
8 posted on 03/27/2014 11:39:20 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Pyro7480

I’d like to read the whole text of what she said that is getting their knickers in a knot.


9 posted on 03/27/2014 11:40:21 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Pyro7480

Speaking the truth to power. Isn’t that what the Liberals always ask people to do?

They can’t handle the truth.


10 posted on 03/27/2014 11:40:33 AM PDT by PBRCat
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To: Pyro7480

Why should the school be teaching “love and acceptance?” Love, yes. But love strong enough to REFUSE acceptance, when that acceptance threatens your life.


11 posted on 03/27/2014 11:40:41 AM PDT by IronJack
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To: Pyro7480

In new America, hearing something you disaree with is a major cause of distress and alarm.


12 posted on 03/27/2014 11:48:47 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Things are only going to get worse.)
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To: Pyro7480
discussed offensive material about divorce and homosexuality

No, divorce and homosexuality are the offensive material. She merely pointed out that fact.

13 posted on 03/27/2014 11:49:44 AM PDT by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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To: IronJack
Love, yes

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep His commandments. For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments. 1 John 5:2-3

14 posted on 03/27/2014 11:50:31 AM PDT by aimhigh (John 14:21)
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To: Pyro7480
In an online petition, which now has close to 1,800 signatures, one student wrote "we found some of (the) ideas expressed to be both offensive and unnecessarily derogatory. We are incensed that you knew the content of this speech and allowed these ideas to be expressed in a school that should be preaching a message of love and acceptance."

I'm a strong believer in love and acceptance.

Which is more loving: to encourage behaviors that carry an extremely high risk of suicide and fatal diseases, or to encourage abstinence among those who are tempted to engage in high-risk behaviors? Which is more loving: to encourage fellow Christians, and in particular Catholic school students, to follow God's Word, or to encourage them to willfully ignore scripture?

Which is more accepting: To insist that a gay person's hormones should be in charge of that person's life or to accept that we all have the strength of will to put guidance from the source of Wisdom in charge of our lives?

15 posted on 03/27/2014 11:54:21 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Pyro7480

Earth to libtards...Homosexual is a lifestyle choice!

Want to prove that wrong? Produce the ‘Gay’ gene.

However...if you did identify a ‘gay’ gene,(which you won’t) be prepared for abortion to banned immediately after you do that!


16 posted on 03/27/2014 11:54:23 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: Brooklyn Attitude
"In new America, hearing something you disaree with is a major cause of distress and alarm."

Which is particularly true for the young Generation X and Generation.com hipsters that are apparently infesting and ruining Brooklyn these days. They're trying to do that here in Boise, too...turn it into another Portland (gag!).

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

17 posted on 03/27/2014 12:00:40 PM PDT by wku man (We are the 53%! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUXN0GDuLN4)
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To: Pyro7480

In an online petition, which now has close to 1,800 signatures, one student wrote “we found some of (the) ideas expressed to be both offensive and unnecessarily derogatory. We are incensed that you knew the content of this speech and allowed these ideas to be expressed in a school that should be preaching a message of love and acceptance.”

Diocese leaders admit that parents were never notified that the assembly was being held.

However, diocese leaders told WBTV parents will have their voices heard.

“We hear the parents’ concerns. We hear the students’ concerns. There is going to be a meeting at the school next Wednesday to basically kind of air this whole thing out,” Hains said.

In the meantime, a second petition has also been created in support of Sister Jane Dominic’s message. That petition has approximately 200 signatures.

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So very many things wrong there. This is a part of why this nation is being rebuked, and will be judged. God has a chosen nation. The Untied States is not that nation. ALL other nations exist at His sufferance, until His patience is exhausted. Psalm 2 - the cure for what ails humanity.


18 posted on 03/27/2014 12:01:46 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: Pyro7480
JPII once said, and I do not know if this was ever in any of his speeches or writings, but he said that the best thing a father can do for his children is for him to love their mother. All sorts of problems creep in when the husband and wife bond is not secure. Kids learn best from their parents who stand together as two strong legs.

I was once waiting for an appointment and I overheard a gay guy talk about the relationship he had with his father. He said his dad had been married "somewhere around" six times. And that he would just bring home "any woman he wanted." His dad was also a drug addict and an alcoholic. I felt really sorry for this gay guy.

19 posted on 03/27/2014 12:09:57 PM PDT by Slyfox (When Jesus sees a momma holding her little baby, it reminds him of his own momma.)
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To: Psalm 144

“We are incensed that you...allowed these ideas to be expressed in a school...”

How quaint, allowing differing ideas to be presented in an institute of learning. This has to stop.


20 posted on 03/27/2014 12:12:25 PM PDT by beelzepug (if any alphabets are watchin', I'll be coming home right after the meetin')
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To: Pyro7480

Separating the wheat from the chafed................


21 posted on 03/27/2014 12:13:41 PM PDT by Red Badger (LIberal is an oxymoron......................)
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To: beelzepug

Indeed. The hive mind was disturbed.


22 posted on 03/27/2014 12:15:20 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: Beagle8U

One can get so tired of this. Catholic high school, which I attended, has rules and regulations that correspond with RC church teaching. The whining of America has reached fever pitch. Parents and students complaining about this presentation ought to man up. If you dont like the rules and the message, hit the road. You will not be missed.


23 posted on 03/27/2014 12:16:25 PM PDT by tenthirteen
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To: Pyro7480

The Nun apparently did not get the memo that good is now evil and lie is now truth. What an idiot...she went to a catholic school to espouse its values and look what happened...Fool! <Sarcasm off


24 posted on 03/27/2014 12:25:02 PM PDT by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: Pyro7480

There should be an appropriate response:

http://www.welovead.com/en/works/details/9b8Desuv


25 posted on 03/27/2014 12:25:37 PM PDT by kaehurowing
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To: pas
What a useless article. How many of the 1800 actually go to that school?

Exactly. 95% are irrelevant interlopers, I'd wager. The same with the 4 states which "passed" same-sex "marriage" in 2012. Fraud was written all over it.

26 posted on 03/27/2014 12:36:54 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Pyro7480

Why don’t these schools just expell the students. There are public schools nearby.


27 posted on 03/27/2014 12:37:36 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I don’t find a transcript but apparently this is a standard presentation that
has been given for the past few months at several venues.

http://www.aquinascollege.edu/admissions/admissions-events/sisters-on-the-road/


28 posted on 03/27/2014 12:52:17 PM PDT by deport
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To: Pyro7480

Question.
Was she saying “Marriage is between a man and a woman, for life. No sex outside of marriage”, or the opposite?

I suspect the former. IF stating the Roman Catholic Church’s teaching on such matters at a CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL gets everyone upset, then may I suggest the parents and students look at the ELCA.


29 posted on 03/27/2014 1:00:30 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: deport

She seems to be speaking the truth as far as I can see. It seems those that are upset with her need to find a Leftist congregation.


30 posted on 03/27/2014 1:00:59 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Pyro7480

Another Catholic school that has clearly been a total failure. Needs to be shut down and leveled.


31 posted on 03/27/2014 1:01:35 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: ICE-FLYER
If I was the Nun I would have told the students that practicing homosexuality is a MORTAL SIN and to do so is in danger of eternal Damnation. the same with same sex marriages.

Note my tagline.

32 posted on 03/27/2014 1:02:05 PM PDT by painter ( Isaiah: “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil,")
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To: ICE-FLYER

Flying Nun over the target.


33 posted on 03/27/2014 1:02:43 PM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: Pyro7480

True Grit.


34 posted on 03/27/2014 1:03:04 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: Arthur McGowan

I’m sure they deserve partial blame, but at least they brought in the sister. The people who deserve the lion’s share of the blame are the parents!


35 posted on 03/27/2014 1:08:54 PM PDT by Pyro7480 (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Pyro7480

My thinking exactly. Nobody is forced to be a Catholic or a Baptist or a Mormon or any religion except Islam. If they don’t agree with the teachings they should go start their own. Lots of people have done it. There’s room for one more.


36 posted on 03/27/2014 1:13:33 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Psalm 144

One of my favorites from Kipling. I can’t tell you how many people I’ve recommended that tale to.


37 posted on 03/27/2014 1:14:05 PM PDT by beelzepug (if any alphabets are watchin', I'll be coming home right after the meetin')
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To: Pyro7480
The news should be that these folks should be ex-communicated.

Cafeteria Catholics

Cafeteria Catholics

Cafeteria Catholics

Just sent the students to Public Schools, or allow them to find another private school.

38 posted on 03/27/2014 1:15:26 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: Pyro7480

“...school that should be preaching a message of love and acceptance.”

Really? How ‘bout Christ’s love and acceptance of the moneychangers? We are charged to love God’s children, but not to accept or condone or encourage their sinful behavior.

That student should find a new school.


39 posted on 03/27/2014 1:20:36 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Pyro7480

How many urchins attend this school? Also, the Catholic Church is not a democracy, don’t like the rules, find a new place to play.


40 posted on 03/27/2014 1:21:09 PM PDT by Rumplemeyer (The GOP should stand its ground - and fix Bayonets)
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To: Rumplemeyer
The failure here was to bring in a nun to talk about Catholic teachings on homosexuality. Surely the school officials could have found some dissident nun, maybe a member of Nuns on a Bus, who would have been quite happy to promote moral decadence and teach these kids heresy.
41 posted on 03/27/2014 1:32:08 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: Pyro7480

People amazed to find that Catholic schools teach Catholicism.


42 posted on 03/27/2014 1:33:33 PM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: Pyro7480

If students and parents at a CATHOLIC high school were shocked and upset that a nun’s message would reflect Catholic doctrine and teaching, then maybe those students and parents arent the brightest bulbs in the chandolier.


43 posted on 03/27/2014 1:38:40 PM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: Pyro7480

Liberals want other ideas banned, and their intolerance is spread through the media and culture. This school has apparently done a very bad job teaching their faith


44 posted on 03/27/2014 1:48:06 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Pyro7480

Just thought I give a word of advice to those parents that have children in Catholic Schools. Make sure you talk to the religion teacher and principal about their “Culture of Life Beliefs” because many hold contrary positions to Catholic teaching. This is so you can take measures to counter any false teaching. Between being a parent and teacher in Catholic schools for many years I learned that you can’t take the title of “Catholic” for granted.


45 posted on 03/27/2014 1:48:06 PM PDT by pleasenotcalifornia
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To: pleasenotcalifornia; Morgana

Apparently these kids have never heard catholic doctrine before, which is sad in this venue


46 posted on 03/27/2014 1:54:41 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Pyro7480

It appears they have been ‘properly’ indoctrinated...


47 posted on 03/27/2014 1:56:56 PM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: VRWCmember

This nun must not have read the 11th Commandment: Thou Shalt not offend the Gay Lobby. /s


48 posted on 03/27/2014 1:59:53 PM PDT by Lets Roll NOW (A baby isn't a punishment, Obama is)
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To: MNDude

Yes, where can we sign the petition in favor of what the Sister had to say?


49 posted on 03/27/2014 2:01:15 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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Flying Nun over the target.

Dropped some truth-bombs ... apparently on target. She got a bunch of secondary explosions (leftists' heads exploding).

50 posted on 03/27/2014 2:07:40 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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