Baier, Sinise withdraw from speaking engagement with Catholic group over gay stance

Baier, Sinise withdraw from speaking engagement with Catholic group over gay stance

Fox News Channel anchor Bret Baier is pulling out of a speaking engagement at a prominent Catholic organization. Baier had been among the confirmed speakers at the 2015 Legatus Summit later this month in Naples, FL. But he’s canceled the appearance following recent revelations that the group’s publication insisted that LGBT people could be cured. …

Legatus, an international organization of Catholic laymen and laywomen, business and community leaders, had also counted actor Gary Sinise among its 2015 speakers. But Sinise withdrew yesterday.

Said Sinise: “For me, faith has been a catalyst for my mission to honor the men and women who serve in our nation’s military. When I accepted the invitation to speak at the Legatus conference on Veterans issues and share my story, I was unaware of the controversy surrounding some of the participants, and their views on personal matters. I don’t want my mission — which is designed to be unifying — to be disrupted by these, or any controversies, and therefore have decided to withdraw.”

Continue reading →


Commenting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.

You may use HTML in your comments. Feel free to review the full list of allowed HTML here.