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Thursday, March 19, 2009


J. Grant Swank, Jr.

May his tribe increase.

Bishop Jopseh Martino won’t tolerate Misericordia University’s homosexual-rights lean.

It’s about time more Catholic leaders kept to their moral bases and let the world know about it, starting with home bases like congregations and universities.

Per AP, the bishop refuses to meet with university officialdom. It is going against the Catholic scriptural position on homosexuality.

The bishop wants a print out of the university’s stand on sexuality.

Now of course the thinking person is going to conclude that the bishop is right on if he then goes further to applaud those within his own church who fought valiantly for cleansing of homosexually active priests molesting youngsters.

I am assuming that the bishop is incensed about any unbiblical sexual allowances throughout his church—clergy and laity alike—past and present.

“Bishop Joseph Martino says Misericordia University must first heed his request to publicly show how it teaches Catholic morality on sexuality.

“Martino has demanded that Misericordia shut down its multicultural center because it hosted a Feb. 17 visit by author Keith Boykin.”

The bishop refuses to meet with university heads until his demands are met.

Thank God!

By the way, the bishop might also check on what the university permits regarding abortion. Pro-choice? Pro-life? What’s going on on campus? What’s taught? Who’s speaking what?


Leviticus 18:22: "You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination."

Leviticus 20:13: "If there is a man who lies with a male as those who lie with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them."

Romans 1:18-32: "For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them. . .For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God, or give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing to be wise, they became fools. . .

"Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, that their bodies might be dishonored among them. For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. . .

"For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural, and in the same way also the men abandoned the natural function of the woman and burned in their desire towards one another, men with men committed indecent acts and receiving in their own persons the due penalty of their error.

"God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper, being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice. . .without understanding. . . and, although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them."

I Corinthians 6:9: "Do you not know that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived, neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, shall inherit the kingdom of God."