This Woman’s Testimony Is Exposing a Sex Scandal in the Catholic Church

Twin Cities (Minnesota) Archbishop John Nienstedt (below) spent years arguing against LGBT rights. In 2007, he wrote that “those who actively encourage or promote homosexual acts… formally cooperate in a grave evil and, if they do so knowingly and willingly, are guilty of mortal sin.” He condemned Brokeback Mountain when it came out. And he spent $650,000 of the Church’s money trying to convince Minnesota voters to pass an amendment banning same-sex marriage — an amendment that ultimately failed.

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Bible Stories for Corporations

Finally, Ruben Bolling has written the book we’ve all been waiting for: Bible Stories for Newly Formed and Young Corporations!

You can see more panels from the book (that seriously needs to be published) at Boing Boing.

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This is a Sign of Church Desperation, Isn’t It?

Wanna vote for Charlotte’s hottest selfies?

Of course you don’t. But that’s what Elevation Church thinks will get you to come to a service. (If that doesn’t do it, the poor grammar will.)

The fact that your here means that at least a small part of you thought this was real and wanted to check it out. Either way, we can all agree that our culture has a serious problem with self-perception and identity. So how do we fix it?

(Spoiler: Jesus)

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Hobby Lobby Will Postpone Its Awful Public School Bible Curriculum

Earlier this year, before the Supreme Court decision came down, Hobby Lobby President Steve Green announced that he had developed a Bible curriculum for public schools and that Oklahoma’s Mustang Public Schools board had voted to approve it and become the first district to implement it. The course would focus on the “narrative, history and impact of the Good Book.”

Green said in a video that he believed the course should be mandatory, though it would only be an elective for the time being.

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Coalition of Church/State Separation Groups Urges Obama to Avoid Religious Exemption in Upcoming Executive Order

A couple of weeks ago, Pastor Rick Warren and more than a dozen other Protestant and Catholic leaders demanded that President Obama give religious companies with federal contracts the ability to discriminate against LGBT employees.

It all had to do with an upcoming executive order that Obama said he would sign, which would ban all federal contractors from discriminating against employees because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Since no one knows what the order will say, the Christian leaders were attempting to influence the order’s wording to include a religious exemption.

Yesterday, a coalition of nearly 70 religious and secular groups sent the President a letter urging him to do precisely the opposite.

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