Christian Radio Host: Secularists Pushing for Common Core Are ‘Starving Children’s Souls’

School districts in 45 states have committed to something called the “Common Core State Standards Initiative” — a national standardized curriculum that will revise what students learn in many courses. (A lot of my professional development days over the past couple of years have been devoted to explaining how the Geometry and Algebra classes I teach will change, and how that’ll help the kids, and how this will solve all the education problems *ever*… you get the idea.)

… We can debate whether that idea makes sense and there is certainly a lot of valid criticism against Common Core… but I hadn’t heard this complaint until now: [Read more...]

U.K. Church Ends Tradition of Catholic Mass for Gays

For six years, gay Catholics have congregated at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in London’s Soho neighborhood for their own Catholic mass. But no more: the Archbishop of Westminster has asked service organizers to take their talents elsewhere, and the mass has met for the last time. [Read more...]

Ten Commandments Monument Will Stay Up in Front of Florida County Courthouse After Judge Dismisses Lawsuit

Since 2006, this has been the view outside the Dixie County Courthouse in Cross City, Florida: [Read more...]

The ‘Catholic Moment’ is Ending

This was The New York TimesRoss Douthat, yesterday, commenting on the “end of a Catholic moment”: [Read more...]

Sex-Ed Bill Proposes Funding For Pro-LGBT, Pro-Contraception Programs

A new sex education bill would reward programs that reject gender stereotypes, reach out to LGBT students, and teach a range of birth control methods.

It’s almost as if Congress is doing something right for once. [Read more...]


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