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Category Archives: Religion
I’ve recently expressed admiration for Pope Francis and his comments on homosexuality and his willingness to be accessible to the people. Unfortunately, I’m not as excited about the pope’s recent decision to offer indulgences for following him on Twitter: According … Continue reading
In a fascinating turn of events, Mormons, including many high ranking officials, have begun to leave their faith after venturing onto the Internet and discovering that “credible evidence that the church’s founder, Joseph Smith, was a polygamist and that the … Continue reading
This is the second day in a row that I write about Pope Francis, and in a fairly positive light both times. Today, it’s just one sentence, spoken yesterday by the pope and reported in the New York Times among … Continue reading
In an effort to be more accessible to the people, Pope Francis has forgone much of the security that the Vatican recommends and that his predecessors used with regularity, including bullet proof vehicles and large numbers of highly visible security … Continue reading
This is an actual science test given to fourth graders in South Carolina. I consider it a human rights violation. Every nine-year-old child has the right to not be stupid. I believe that the teachers administering this test are violating … Continue reading
ESPN commentator Chris Broussard does not consider NBA player Jason Collins to be a Christian because he is gay. He declares that Collins is living in “open rebellion” to God and Jesus Christ. I’m sure that Collins is devastated by … Continue reading
According to the Associated Press, the Wall Street Journal and leading Catholic authorities, Pope Francis’s recent decision to wash the feet of two girls, including a Muslim, during a traditional Holy Thursday ritual has been viewed as an attack on … Continue reading
Paul Elie, a senior fellow in the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs at Georgetown, suggests in the New York Times this week that Catholics (of which he is one) give up their faith as a form of … Continue reading
A reader sent this to me, expecting that I would like it. I did. It’s not exactly original in its conceit, but it’s well done and quite amusing , so I thought I’d pass it along. I’ve also listened to … Continue reading