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3:11am, I am rather pissed off... I had been typing since 2:30am, and hit one wrong key... and lost everything I had written... For those of you who take their craft as seriously as I do, you will ...
by nicolemaschke
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 01:34 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Washington Times reports that the ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) because it's been denying reproductive medical care ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 09:56 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
I have read where Pope Francis is helping the homeless in Rome by installing showers for them. In San Francisco (Cathedral Catholic Church), they are giving the homeless unwanted "showers" -- they ...
by varii
Comment Count 136 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 01:39 PM PDT with 159 Recommends
”But even if one were willing to accept the perplexing claim that a smartphone could be conscious, could you ever know that it was true? Surely only the smartphone itself could ever know that.” --
by EricMaderLin
Comment Count 180 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 05:25 PM PST with 40 Recommends
The Catholic League will demand that PBO bow deeper to shag the fungoes If the Democrats have any sense of timing, this should happen in 2016 The pontiff told reporters he wishes he could enter ...
by annieli
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jan 19, 2015 at 12:48 PM PST with 2 Recommends
There are currently 20 lawsuits against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, with another 100 pending, causing them to file Chapter 11: The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 10:58 AM PST with 11 Recommends
In what the Orthodox Christian Network calls an "alarming trend," The Wall Street Journal featured a page one article this weekend– Europe’s Empty Churches Go on Sale as the number of attendees ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 247 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2015 at 10:13 PM PST with 168 Recommends
Be honest. How much has the media discussed Black Women’s lives? There have been countless marches, rallies, you name it about #blacklivesmatter. Indeed, all black lives DO matter, but so often –
by skeyewalker
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Dec 15, 2014 at 11:54 AM PST with 12 Recommends
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by claytoonz
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 12:14 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
This article ' Bishops say gays have gifts to offer church ', hit me hard, with hypocrisy TO THE HIGHEST DEGREE… Now I realize that most human beings become hypocrites from time to time (some, all ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 09:41 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
In what many are calling a dramatic shift on Gay issues, the Vatican today read forward new ideas on what being Gay and Catholic means. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/13/catholic-church-gays-...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 184 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 07:08 AM PDT with 153 Recommends
Updated part below the fold. Break out the frankincense! Spit shine the Sistine Chapel! For the next two weeks, Cardinals, Bishops, Catholic Leaders and one nun ( instead of a married lay person ) ...
by Aximill
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 11:35 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
New Englander Mary Baker Eddy founded the still flourishing religion Christian Science. Her 1875 book Science and Health argues that human sickness is an illusion, correctable by prayer ...
by MugWumpBlues
Comment Count 55 comments on Sun Aug 24, 2014 at 07:33 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
Celts. How did they live? Compare them to today's America. James Madison wrote of the dangers of the nobility/church alliance. Madison felt such arrangements often ended with those groups ...
by MugWumpBlues
Comment Count 41 comments on Sat Aug 16, 2014 at 12:45 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
The Catholic Church purported to revoke its Index of Forbidden Books in 1966. The most dangerous book? Some say Spinosa’s (often spelled Spinoza) Tractatus Theologico-Politicus. This ...
by MugWumpBlues
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 11:33 AM PDT with 80 Recommends
When I was 26(now 70), I left the Catholic Church and converted to another religion. In essence, it was because of sex. I was not willing to give it up. Nor accept its sole purpose was for ...
by yoduuuh do or do not
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Jul 01, 2014 at 02:16 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
President Obama, in describing Republican obstruction, once told a crowd that if he said puppies are cute, Republicans would say no. Now, of course, that would not happen. Republicans would say ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jun 29, 2014 at 05:59 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
When Pope Francis made tentative steps towards accepting modern family issues , less damnation for the LGBT community and a deseclation of the culture ...
by Aximill
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 16, 2014 at 07:31 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
A while back, I mentioned that Pope Francis is working on an encyclical focusing on the environment. No word quite yet on when it is expected to come out. In the meantime however, The Vatican is ...
by Aximill
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri May 02, 2014 at 11:42 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
by imbootoo
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Apr 25, 2014 at 06:30 PM PDT with 10 Recommends