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WATERLOO, Ontario, May 9, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After a motion by a Waterloo Catholic District School Board Trustee to create gay-straight alliances in the board’s Catholic schools was withdrawn last week on account of strong disproval from parents, ratepayers, and other trustees, the trustee vowed to continue his promotion of the homosexual agenda in the Catholic schools with “quieter work” behind the scenes, according to The Record.

Anthony Piscitelli, trustee for Kitchener/Wilmot, has argued that gay-straight alliances are needed to combat what he sees as a tendency among some Catholics to “ostracize” students who are same-sex attracted.

Piscitelli recently stated on his blog that “GSAs would be a tremendous benefits [sic] to the students in our system”.

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Homosexual activists have been clear in the past that their promotion of “anti-bullying” programs and “safe schools” is a guise to indoctrinate students into accepting the homosexual lifestyle as normal and natural.

In one particularly blunt column published on the popular gay website Queerty last year, homosexual activist Daniel Villarreal wrote: “Why would we push anti-bullying programs or social studies classes that teach kids about the historical contributions of famous queers unless we wanted to deliberately educate children to accept queer sexuality as normal?”

“We want educators to teach future generations of children to accept queer sexuality. In fact, our very future depends on it. Recruiting children? You bet we are,” he said.

While Piscitelli said that he would not be bringing the gay-straight alliance motion back to the board, he nevertheless plans to closely monitor the work being done in Catholic schools to assist what he calls “sexual minority youth” and to continue with “quieter work” behind the scenes.

In a Youtube video published April 24th to promote his motion, Piscitelli claimed that Catholic teaching recognizes “that some individuals are born gay.” However, the Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches that homosexuality’s “psychological genesis remains largely unexplained,” while at the same time saying the homosexual inclination is “objectively disordered.”

“People in the system have their hearts in the right place,” Piscitelli said, adding that he believes gay-straight alliances are the best model for Catholic schools, according to The Report.

Gay-straight alliances have been a hot topic in Ontario for the last year and a half with the McGuinty government actively promoting the homosexual agenda in the province’s learning centers by means of the Equity and Inclusive Education strategy.

Pro-family advocates have warned that the pro-homosexual strategy would give homosexual activists an open door to undermine Catholic sexual morality in Catholic schools. Amidst mounting pressure from the province’s liberal government to force schools to embrace homosexual ideologies and gay-straight alliances, many Catholic teachers, Ontario’s bishops, and activist groups are continuing to campaign in favor of protecting religious and education freedom.

Contact information for Waterloo Catholic District School Board trustees here.

Director of Education Rick Boisvert
Ph: 519-578-3660
E-mail: [email protected]

Local bishop for the diocese of Hamilton
Most Rev. Douglas Crosby
Diocese of Hamilton
700 King Street West
Hamilton, ON, L8P 1C7
Ph: 905-528-7988
E-mail: [email protected]

The president of the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario
Cardinal Thomas Collins
Archdiocese of Toronto
1155 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON, M4T 1W2
Ph: (416) 934-0606, ext. 609
E-mail: [email protected]

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