The Catholic National Register reports that pro-abortion activists tried to burn a cathedral in Mexico City.
While demonstrating last Saturday, activists in favor of legalizing abortion set fire to the Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral.
Responding to the arson attempt on September 28th, several Catholic counter-protestors gathered in front of the doors of the cathedral to prevent this heinous act from being carried out.
Mauricio Alfonso Guitar, the deputy head of the Cristera National Guard in Mexico City, told ACI Prensa, a CNN Español affiliate, that “thanks to the denunciations in Catholics’ social networks, offering to defend the churches, the government … sent police to defend them.”
According to the ACI Prensa report, firefighters responded quickly to keep the fire from spreading. Police then acted to prevent any further attacks from abortion rights activists.
The right to life, a foundational pillar of a free society, is an international struggle. From DC to developing countries like Mexico, pro-life activists must inevitably square off with passionate pro-abortion advocates.
While both sides are allowed to peacefully debate on the merits of their positions, it appears that the pro-choice side prefers to engage in acts of violence when it’s clear that it’s losing the argument.
Abortion is one of many issues that the Left is willing to get violent about.
Southern Baptist Convention Reverses Course on Name Change After BLP Reporting
They say they’re not changing their name.
The Southern Baptist Convention has sought to dispel reporting from Big League Politics on the organization’s planned name change, arguing that the institution isn’t formally changing its name.
To correct multiple inaccurate reports, “We Are Great Commission Baptists” is the 2021 Annual Meeting THEME.
The GCB descriptor was approved in 2012 for churches to use if it would be helpful in their local context.
The Southern Baptist Convention remains our official name.
— SBC Executive Committee (@SBCExecComm) September 17, 2020
But a close look at the American Christian church’s plans relating to its name reveal that it’s played with the idea far more seriously than they’re making it seem.
Reports of a name change first emerged in a Washington Post article published on Tuesday. SBC President JD Greear told the Post that “hundreds of churches” affiliated with the denomination had “committed” to using the phrase “Great Commission Baptist” as an alternative to the denomination’s longtime moniker. The change would come as Greear touts his support of the Black Lives Matter, although he’s been careful in pointing out he doesn’t support any formal organization related to the movement. Greear also is renaming the church he personally pastors with the term.
The SBC’s 2021 convention will also organize under the motto of “We Are Great Commission Baptists.” Sounds a lot like a name change, even if the SBC’s leadership is steadfastly maintaining it isn’t.
The name ‘Great Commission Baptist’ is theologically sound in the Christian religion, but it’s somewhat questionable that the organization’s leader appears to be emphasizing it at a moment in which political correctness is making its entryism into many Christian churches and organizations.
It seems as if the organization’s figurehead is keen to present himself as a liberal-style suburban Evangelical to the Washington Post, but he changed his tune quite quickly when the rank and file membership of Southern Baptist churches learned that he was promoting the idea of a name change.
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