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Yer all pagans! Cardinal Raymond Burke, best known for getting demoted from his high-post at the Vatican and being put into a "largely ceremonial" role as cardinal patron ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 46 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 11:43 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Governor Pete Ricketts (R-Nebr.) today vetoed LB-268 , the bill introduced by state senator Ernie Chambers to repeal the death penalty. LB-268 passed its final reading with a coalition of ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 06:16 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Pope Francis You might'...
by kos
Comment Count 59 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 12:04 PM PDT with 70 Recommends
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin says he voted no, but recognizes that this election represents a reality check for the Catholic Church. Ireland, one of the world's most predominantly ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 94 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 09:17 AM PDT with 91 Recommends
During Argentina's brutal military dictatorship (1976-1983), state security forces abducted citizens at will for interrogation and torture. More than 30,000 of those who vanished into centros de ...
by Krotor
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 06:59 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Saint Marie-Aphonsine Danil Ghattas, canonized by Pope Francis May 17, 2015. Sunday in St. Peter's Square in Rome, Pope Francis canonized two 19th century Palestinian nuns, Marie Alphonsine ...
by Chitown Kev
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 04:59 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The country of El Salvador is sentencing woman who experience miscarriages or stillborn births up to 50 years in prison due to prosecutors who accuse women of causing the death of their fetus or ...
by unapologeticliberal777
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 04:20 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
I've decided to try my hand at humor: ROME, VATICAN CITY- Pope Francis has launched a scathing attack on President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan regarding the latter's denunciation of the Pope's ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 04:08 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Patricia Jannuzzi, a religion teacher at Immaculata High School in New Jersey, posted on Facebook that gays "want to reengineer western civ (sic) into a slow extinction " as part of their "agenda." ...
by Betty Clermont
Comment Count 72 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 06:44 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Don't let the ministers bother you, we know the Lord Jesus Christ as well as they do. They don't let us go into their church conferences and they have no right to come into ours. -Mother Jones ````
by JayRaye
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
We begin with the Religion of Respect, Compassion and Sensitivity : The debate over the legislation heated up in the days leading to the vote, with opponents and ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 12:29 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Cultural genocide is a concept expressed by many Native Americans to describe the deliberate destruction of American Indian languages, religions, ways of dress and housing, and interpersonal ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 07:21 AM PST with 70 Recommends
I'm really worried now that the best hope we've ever had in the Catholic Church for reform is quickly dying. From Gay Star News : 'Let's think of the nuclear arms, of the possibility to annihilate ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 43 comments on Sat Feb 21, 2015 at 03:28 PM PST with 25 Recommends
Wherever little children are hungry and cry, Wherever people ain't free. Wherever men are fightin' for their rights, That's where I'm a-gonna be, Ma. That's where I'm a-gonna be. -- The Ballad of ...
by Bill Berkowitz
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 08:48 AM PST with 10 Recommends
During the one and only debate between Republican candidate Ronald Reagan and President Jimmy Carter in the presidential campaign of 1980, Carter went off on Reagan about his record on Medicare. ...
by Bill Berkowitz
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 07:21 AM PST with 2 Recommends
There have been a couple stories about this place in that year or so: when I saw this title I recalled the story of a nameless boy being identified and finally bringing some closure for his family ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 101 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2015 at 05:47 AM PST with 123 Recommends
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activist community of the Bay Area upset over recent bigoted remarks and policies promulgated by San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone ...
by MPetrelis
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 09:16 PM PST with 0 Recommends
The proviso The pontiff said religions had to be treated with respect, so that people's faiths were not insulted or ridiculed. So this is the official line "You cannot provoke. You cannot insult ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 279 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2015 at 09:54 AM PST with 124 Recommends
Apparently, there was just a rally in Atlanta in support of Kelvin Cochran, the former Atlanta Fire Chief fired for distributing a homophobic book to colleagues at work against their will, and then ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2015 at 06:37 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Marriage equality began yesterday in Miami-Dade county in Florida and as expected, a Catholic bishop threw a hissy fit about it. The bishop of Miami warned his employees that “All employees ...
by varii
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 08:28 AM PST with 16 Recommends