From Fr. Z's blog, a disturbing article:
UK Catholics might lose charitable status for not offering communion to everyone
BY HILARY WHITE
LONDON, November 7, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Conservative Party MP has accused the government’s Charity Commission of attempting to suppress Christianity after the group denied charitable status to the Plymouth Brethren, a small denomination of conservative evangelicals. MP Charlie Elphicke has said that the Charity Commission has stepped outside its mandate telling the Brethren that their religion is “not necessarily for the public good”.
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Gosh, who would have ever seen this coming?! And didn't I sound like a lunatic (and a bigot) as I worried aloud that Same Sex "Marriage" was going to make us Christians unequal in society?
And so, it starts with the threats of removing charitable status but how long before the threats involve legal action, jail time? Locking shut the doors of our churches? I love the idea that the Christians' religion is "not necessarily for the public good." Classic move.
Same Sex "Marriage" is nothing more then a useful tool. Don't be fooled: those in charge don't actually care about homosexuals or "gay rights" or any of that jazz. It's all about bringing the Christians to heel.
"...if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land." 2 Chronicles 7:14
Pray, my brothers and sisters in Christ. We are not utterly helpless because we still have the Lord.