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El Paso bishop reassigns anti-gay Priest Michael Rodriguez for illegally intervening in politics

The Catholic bishop in El Paso has reassigned a priest who recently took out a series of anti-gay ads (right) in the city’s daily newspaper. Father Michael Rodriguez of  San Juan Bautista Parish has been transferred to another church in … Continue reading

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El Paso Times now giving anti-gay priest Michael Rodriguez editorial space in addition to ads

The other day the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation issued a press release praising The El Paso Times for publishing several pro-LGBT opinion pieces. GLAAD said it had reached out to the publisher of The EPT after the newspaper … Continue reading

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Why is a Plano couple paying to run hateful anti-gay ads in The El Paso Times?

Earlier this week we told you about a hateful anti-gay advertisement that appeared recently in the El Paso Times. Turns out the disgusting ad in question was only one of four that ran on consecutive days, with each featuring another … Continue reading

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What’s Brewing: Full-page ad in El Paso newspaper calls gays ‘putrid,’ ‘depraved’

Your weekday morning blend from Instant Tea: 1. An anti-gay Catholic priest took out a full-page ad (right) in the El Paso Times over the weekend calling gays “immoral,” “putrid” and “depraved.” The ad, taken out by Friar Michael Rodriguez … Continue reading

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El Paso bishop counters priest’s anti-gay rant

Bishop Armando X. Ochoa The Most Rev. Armando X. Ochoa, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of El Paso, penned an op-ed for Sunday’s El Paso Times that appeared to be a direct response to a homophobic rant by the Rev. … Continue reading

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El Paso priest likens gays to rapists, condemns allies to hell — and the newspaper publishes it

And you thought The Dallas Morning News was bad! Actually, ever since resident bigot Rod Dreher left, The DMN’s Sunday opinion pages have been largely devoid of any discussion of gay rights, pro or con. Not so for The El … Continue reading

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