Tag : New York News
title : Christian Owners Of New York Venue Who Refused Lesbian Wedding Lost Second Court Appeal
summary : Owners of an Albany, N.Y., wedding venue who refused to host a lesbian wedding two years ago were fined $13,000 for violating the state's anti-discrimination law, and now had their second appeal rejected by a state court on Thursday. The owners' law team indicate it's a shame "farmers can't obey their faith in their own backyard."
date : Jan 15, 2016 01:44 PM EST
title : Monk Wins $259 Million Powerball Lottery, Finances 'Glory of World' Play About Christian Spiritualist Thomas Merton
summary : New York's newest play to debut this month, "The Glory of the World," only happened after a onetime Episcopal monk, Roy Cockrum of Knoxville, Ky., bought a Powerball ticket at his local supermarket in 2014 and won $259 million. Written by Charles Mee, the production takes a silence-and-strife-filled look at the life of Thomas Merton, the 20th-century American Catholic thinker who remains a spiritual inspiration and guide for many people.
date : Jan 06, 2016 11:34 AM EST