Skip to comments.Obama Names Pope-Basher to Faith-Based Initiative Board
Posted on 04/07/2009 4:37:05 AM PDT by kellynla
President Barack Obama has named to the federal governments faith-based initiative a gay-rights activist who, last month, described Pope Benedict XVI and certain Catholic bishops as discredited leaders because of their opposition to same-sex marriage.
Harry Knox, who is a newly appointed member of Obamas Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, is the director of the religion and faith program at the Human Rights Campaign, a homosexual activist group.
In addition to his remarks about the Pope, Knox also criticized the Catholic Knights of Columbus as being foot soldiers of a discredited army of oppression because of the Knights support of Proposition 8. The latter was a ballot initiative that amended Californias state constitution to define marriage as being between a man and a woman, and passed in November 2008.
Knox told CNSNews.com that he absolutely stands by his criticism of the pope.
"The Pope needs to start telling the truth about condom use," Knox said on Monday, Apr. 6. "We are eager to help him do that. Until he is willing to do that and able, he's doing a great deal more harm than good -- not just in Africa but around the world. It is endangering people's lives.
On Mar. 19, Knox told the San Francisco-based gay newspaper The Bay Area Reporter, The Knights of Columbus do a great deal of good in the name of Jesus Christ, but in this particular case [Proposition 8], they were foot soldiers of a discredited army of oppression.
The newspaper further reported: Knox noted that the Knights of Columbus followed discredited leaders, including bishops and Pope Benedict XVI. A pope who literally today said condoms don't help in control of AIDS.
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I hope you all are happy that this guy is making a mockery of the Church once again. I don't expect anyone to do a thing about it either because ND is not a Christian school.
Would Harry Knox call a mosque a foot soldiers of a discredited army of oppression because of Islams brutal treatment of women???
And the muslim in chief rejected Tony Dungy......and shame on Dungy for speaking so publicly about his faith and then supporting the likes of Obamber.
Obama “The Uniter” just doing what he does best.
What a crock!
A lot of non-political figures were hoodwinked by Obama. It is becoming really clear that Obama is by far the most Anit-Christian/Anti-American president ever.
a rather succinct description of the Obama administration
another day...another disgrace.
The only reason they don't is because they are in the business of kissing Islams arse so they can infiltrate them just like they have our Christian and Jewish elite schools.
Commies go for the children...just like they said they would.
If it wasn't for the fact that they want to take all religion down the tubes, I would say it was brilliant. The problem is, man is not made of flesh and blood alone.
Trying to totally crush the spirit of humans will not work.
I don't think he is too far off the mark.
So now it’s becoming clear that he hates America?
Discouraging that the gimme gimme gimme something taken from the rich crowd didn’t care.
The “change” keeps coming back to haunt us.
I am a fourth Degree Knight and The Homosexuals want to destroy the family! Marriage is a smoke screen...
Monogamy defined in the GLADD Database is 3 or fewer Partners!
the Average Homosexual Male has a 50% chance to make it to age 65! It is the Living standard and life expectancy of a US Male in 1860’s..
So the POTUS sticks it to the 60% of Catholics who voted for him. He knows that they keep voting for Democrat liberals such as Pelosi and Kennedy, so apparently the teachings of their church don’t apply to the voting booth, and they’ll vote for him again in ‘12. Obviously, hand-outs trump faith.
Has EWTN been covering this much? I haven’t watched lately except for a couple of Fr. Corapi episodes.
They fully deserve to have it stuck to them. They were utter fools. The sad thing is that they, who deserve it, have brought persecution to all of the faithful Catholics, whereas these CINOs who voted for him will jettison their faith rather than suffer for it.
And Zero knows it. He knows he can enlist them to give him cover for really sticking it to those who remain loyal to the Faith.
But it has always been like that in times of persecution. The worst oppression comes from one’s own turncoat “brethren,” manipulated by total outsiders who hate the Christian faith.
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