Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Walesa avoids criminal charges for criticism of gay-rights activists

Catholic World News - March 18, 2013

Poland’s former president, Lech Walesa, will not face criminal charges for criticizing militant homosexuals, prosecutors have announced.

Gay-rights activists called for criminal charges after Walesa, the hero of the Solidarity movement, said that homosexuals should not be allowed to impose their views on society. “I’m fed up with their flaunting,” he told a Polish television audience.

“A minority cannot impose itself on the majority,” Walesa said.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our September expenses ($13,238 to go):
$35,000.00 $21,761.73
38% 62%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 4 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: AgnesDay - Mar. 19, 2013 2:33 PM ET USA

    What an up-front statement! Perhaps if we all were equally frank, "they" would have to lock us all up.

  • Posted by: jg23753479 - Mar. 19, 2013 7:47 AM ET USA

    This shouldn't even be news; the possibility shouldn't occur to anyone. That sodomites and their allies can suggest it without being laughed off stage says volumes about the degradation of modern Western society.

  • Posted by: Defender - Mar. 18, 2013 10:04 PM ET USA

    Too bad Walesa can't become the president here. Perhaps sending this little tidbit to the current U.S. administration might be an idea?

  • Posted by: larindoggieland5449 - Mar. 18, 2013 8:14 PM ET USA

    God bless Lech Walesa! He is speaking for Catholic Poland, a nation consecrated to Mary a thousand years ago. He keeps the faith.

Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

On annulments, the process is not the problem 6 hours ago
Eucharistic Adoration, a Sure Sign of Catholic Renewal 22 hours ago
The Mystery of Music, Part II September 22
Our Spiritual Destiny and the Horror of War September 19
The Islamic roots of terrorism must be addressed September 19

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Cardinals criticize Kasper proposal, escalating debate on remarriage/Communion CWN - September 18