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Christian Leaders – too little, too late

[ Perhaps some of the leaders of the big-name Church denominations have finally listened to the little people in the pulpits… Let’s hope so – and let’s hope this is the beginning of something more than just a “strongly worded protest.” At any rate, it’s clear that the so-called Christian leaders of our generation have failed their generation. ]

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Religious Leaders Call for Civil Disobedience if Laws Don’t Respect Faith

A formidable coalition of 150 Catholic, Orthodox and evangelical leaders are calling on Christians in a new manifesto to reject secular authority – and even engage in civil disobedience – if laws force them to accept abortion, same-sex marriage and other ideas that betray their religious beliefs.

On Friday, these leaders released a 4,700-word document – called the “The Manhattan Declaration: A Call of Christian Conscience.”

The document was signed by leaders ranging from evangelical leader Chuck Colson to two of the leading Catholic prelates in the U.S., Archbishop Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C. and Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York, and calls on Christians to engage in civil disobedience to defend their doctrines.

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