They Said ‘Teach the Controversy’…

From today’s Non Sequitur: (via Exploring Our Matrix) [Read more...]

A Catholic Group in the Philippines Says It Doesn’t Have Enough Power in Congress and Deserves More

If you’re part of a marginalized group in America, it means you probably have no one in Congress to represent you and fight for you. In the Philippines, there’s a way to combat this: It’s called the Party-List Systems Act: The State shall promote proportional representation in the election of representatives to the House of [Read More...]

A Fellow Atheist Blogger Has Converted to Catholicism

Leah Libresco, who also blogs on Patheos’ Atheism channel and had put together the Ideological Turing Test, made a bit of a surprise announcement this morning: She’s converting to Catholicism. I believed that the Moral Law wasn’t just a Platonic truth, abstract and distant. It turns out I actually believed it was some kind of [Read More...]

New York Times Columnist: If You Don’t Fully Support the Catholic Church, Just Leave it

Bill Donohue of the Catholic League has a new book out — Why Catholicism Matters — and Bill Keller of the New York Times agrees with him (!!!) when it comes to how to handle the Catholics who don’t buy into everything the Church hierarchy dictates: Let them go: Donohue notes that roughly a quarter [Read More...]

When Mixed Martial Arts Meets the Bible

Fight Church: A documentary about… um… when Jesus beat up the bad guys: Related: Last year, a man died in an unsanctioned boxing match sponsored by an Oklahoma church. The same church gives out weekly awards for the high school football player who has the biggest hit of the game. For Jesus. (via Christian Nightmares) [Read more...]