The Scientific Purpose Behind Cathedral Designs

Sancte Pater has the skinny from Thomas Woods, Jr.: “The Italian astronomer Giovanni Cassini, a student of the Jesuits Riccioloi and Grimaldi, used the observatory at the splendid Basilica of San Petronio in Bologna to lend support to Kepler’s model. “Here we see an important way in which the Church contributed to astronomy that is [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: “Look What God Made!”

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A Follow Up Post On Gays And Christianity

In reply to this post I wrote about a bishop of the Anglican church’s claims that those Christians who accept homosexuality do not share the same faith as him and that such people are being rolled over by “cultural trends,” came this passionate defense of Christian leaders’ right to discriminate against gays in the comments [Read More...]

Bishop of Church of England Doesn’t “Share Same Faith” As Those Who Accept Homosexuality

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali apparently equates reconsideration of moral prejudices being “rolled over by culture and trends.” He said the church welcomed gay people, “but we want them to repent and be changed.” He was quoted as saying that people who depart from traditional Biblical teaching “don’t share the same faith.” “We want to hold on [Read More...]

This Week In Homophobia

He first laments that this “tiny, tiny fraction” of the nation dominates the news but then laments (without any evidence of either fact or causation) that “Whenever a nation embraces this so-called ‘lifestyle’, it ends up on  the garbage heap of history.” Who knew a tiny, tiny fraction of people loving according to their natural [Read More...]

Vatican Plans “Apostolic Visit” To American Nuns

What occasions such a visit? Church historians said that the Vatican usually ordered an apostolic visitation when a particular institution had gone seriously astray. And there is some resistance among those being offered a visit. Some sisters surmise that the Vatican and even some American bishops are trying to shift them back into living in [Read More...]

Black Pastor Would Not Even “Give A Smile In Obama’s Direction”

because Obama dares to support gays.  And this pastor (Ken Hutcherson)  has judged that Obama has no “black experience:” “But I guess we…have to ask, ‘Even though he is black because his father was, what is his “black experience”?’ He doesn’t have any. He was raised by a white mother and a white grandmother, so [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: “The Good Samaritan”

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Daily Hilarity: Mr. Deity Explains Why Jesus Rode Into Jerusalem On A Donkey

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