Catholic priest under attack for standing by church teachings…….

| May 5, 2013

A Fr. Greg Shaffer is the chaplain of the Catholic Newman Center on campus at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Recently a group of pro-homosexual students have band together to force Fr. Shaffer off campus because he opposes abortion and same-sex marriage. Fr. Shaffer defends these church teachings in his sermons, RCIA classes, and Bible study classes. This group of students are pressuring top university administrators to act on his forced removal. Fr. Shaffer cites freedom of religion and freedom of speech in his defense.
For more information and to support Fr. Shaffer with an electronic petition please visit the following link in this article. and a website called The Chaplain We Know.
Information for this article was provided by TFP Student Action Director John Ritchie through an interview.

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Barbara is the publisher of People and Places Newspaper which she started in August of 2011. A lifelong resident of Schiller Park, she always felt it important that residents needed to be kept informed about their communities. Since newspaper coverage for Schiller Park stopped about twenty years ago, she made it a goal to bring a newspaper back to the area. She tries to include all of Leyden Township in her reporting and wants to keep true with the mission of the paper to "inform, educate and entertain."

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