Minnesota Muslims Demand No-Pork Freebies, Declare Halal Food a Human Right

A Somali-American pressure group is demanding pork-free products from local Minneapolis “food shelves” (akin to food banks for the poor).

Oddly enough, neither the word “Islam” nor “Muslim” shows up in this report from CBS News:

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Chicago’s New Archbishop Blase Cupich Is Indeed a Mini-Pope Francis… but That’s Not a Good Thing

Vatican-watchers have their eyes on America as Pope Francis just appointed his most recent archbishop. The pontiff has chosen the Bishop of Spokane, Blase Cupich (pronounced “SOO-pitch”), to replace the aging (and reportedly ill) Cardinal Francis George.

Pundits are calling Archbishop-designate Cupich (below) a “moderate voice,” even trumpeting the decision as a decisive blow against conservative Catholic political positions. TIME‘s online coverage of Cupich’s appointment lauds him as a cleric cut from the same cloth as the well-liked pontiff:

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I Don’t Know Who Phil Fish Is…

… but I know a hell of a lot of Phil Fishes.

Watch the video or read the transcript. It’s worth it.

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This Condensed Version of God’s Not Dead Highlights the Anti-Atheist Caricatures

If you haven’t seen God’s Not Dead yet… well, you definitely won’t want to after you see this condensed version with helpful subtitles:

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NBA Star Blake Griffin: “Creationism, That Sounds Good!”

Blake Griffin grew up in Oklahoma so it’s hardly surprising that the NBA star and dunker-extraordinaire is religious. But in a new GQ interview, the Clippers star spoke (I use that word loosely) at length about why he’s a Creationist… even though he “believe[s] in science”:

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