Queen of Peace High School, a Catholic school in New Jersey, just instituted a “no cursing” pledge in an effort to curb foul language used by the students.
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, daughter of the late Robert Kennedy, niece of JFK, and former lieutenant governor of Maryland came out in support of gay marriage Tuesday at a Marylanders for Marriage event in Baltimore. Kennedy cited her Catholic roots as having an important role in making the decision to support marriage equality: “All people, gay [Read More…]
To continue the discussion on separation of church and state, Missourians have passed Amendment 2, which gives civilians the right to pray in public and requires schools to display the Bill of Rights. Among those provisions, the amendment also calls for the following (emphasis mine): • Ensures the right to pray individually or in groups [Read More…]
In an interview with Debra Ollivier of the Huffington Post, actress Cloris Leachman identified unmistakably as an atheist: Well, when I was six years old I heard that God was watching me, and I thought, “No, no, no, we’re not going to have any of that.” And then for many, many years I thought that [Read More…]
Actor David Arquette — you might know him best from the Scream films — celebrated his bar mitzvah Monday on a 28-year delay while filming a segment of a travel show in Israel. According to the Associated Press, Arquette was an onlooker of the ceremony of a teenage boy and was asked if he wanted [Read More…]