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Challenging Church Compassion – 12: Chased Away “JW”

Challenging Church Compassion – 12: Chased Away “JW” We had an email exchange with JW about his experiences in two churches. Because of the length of the letters, we will talk about the first church in this Challenging Church Compassion post, and we’ll discuss the second church in our next post. “Rev. Hoffman, I am […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 11: St. Francis Church

Challenging Church Compassion – 11: St. Francis Church We received an email from Jenny Moxham (Australia), who gets just as upset as we do about the lack of true compassion in the churches. She attached an article she wrote about it and had published in the Hamilton Press (New Zealand). She wrote: “Why does St […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 10: Chased Away “B”

Challenging Church Compassion – 10: Chased Away “B” “B” is another one of the people who have been chased away from the church because of the hardness of heart toward animals that she encountered from both the pastor and congregation. She wrote: “I have been a Christian most of my life, but have always loved […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 09: Hearing the Truth

Challenging Church Compassion – 09: Hearing the Truth Many people in and out of the church resist hearing the truth because they don’t want it to persuade them to change their lifestyle, which is a way of protecting their selfish attitude or ambition. To deliberately deny the truth, which is the same as saying, “don’t […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 08: Chased Away “L”

Challenging Church Compassion – 08: Chased Away “L” Almost every day we receive emails, letters, or see postings from compassionate people who care deeply about animals who were chased away from church by the church’s hardness of heart. One of these was “L” who wrote: “I stopped going to Church a while ago after I […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 07: Plight of Animals

Challenging Church Compassion – 07: Plight of Animals The following article is an editorial written by one of our Directors, Betsy Wosko, which is titled: Churches are Ignoring the Plight of Animals, and we need to keep addressing the plight of animals until their suffering and exploitation ends. “While churches today do well in helping […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 06: Chased Away “J”

Challenging Church Compassion – 06: Chased Away “J” The following is a very sad story about the emotional abuse instead of compassion coming from the church that eventually chased away this woman. “I worked for the Catholic Church for six years, and didn’t see any movement to defend animals. The parish I worked at was […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 04: Lying Priest

Challenging Church Compassion – 04: Lying Priest A Priest of God or a Priest of Satan? – Continued Let’s go on and see what else this priest says and teaches: “He has told farming parishioners it is okay to lie about whether their wool comes from mulesed sheep, so prices are not forced down by […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 03: Mulesing Sheep

Challenging Church Compassion – 03: Mulesing Sheep A Priest of God or a Priest of Satan? Sometimes clergy are not so silent in their support of violence and cruelty.  Such is the case of Father Mick MacAndrew who openly supports the cruel practice of mulesing sheep. Let’s take a look at what was reported in […]

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Challenging Church Compassion – 02: Love of Fishing

Challenging Church Compassion – 02: Love of Fishing A Love of Fishing Causes Emotional Violence People are constantly writing to us about how emotionally shocked and upset they become at the church’s hardness of heart when it comes to the suffering of animals.  The following letter from Jenny Moxham is one of these examples: “My […]

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