As If a New Pope Actually Matters

The New York TimesFrank Bruni explains why the election of a new Pope has virtually no impact on the lives of many Catholics: [Read more...]

Religion: Makes Sense

Over the weekend, Richard Dawkins tweeted a set of statements ending with the sarcastic phrase “Makes sense”: [Read more...]

Atheism Is Kinda Like Seinfeld

At least that’s what I’m taking away from this cartoon: [Read more...]

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...]


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