Nuns, strippers and the never-boring Godbeat

Sister Mary Clarence could totally fix this: Nuns file suit over noisy strip club next door: http://t.co/9JTlzgJO3i pic.twitter.com/kyLz0ISk0F — Kevin Eckstrom (@KevinEckstrom) June 18, 2014 Two words: nuns, strippers. AP colleague on this irresistible story also touching on zoning law, strip club rights: http://t.co/n0ZhByigSh — Michael Tarm / AP (@mtarm) June 18, 2014 Suburban nuns [Read More...]

Will Pope Francis embrace all the ‘progressive’ nuns?

Journalists are rarely true prophets, but they often try to look into the future and see what they want to see — often with the help of long-time sources on one side of an issue who are also anxious to see what they want to see. The sources for these wish-fulfillment stories are real. The [Read More...]

Media MIA: Mother Dolores Hart’s love for Jesus

It’s the question that echoes between the lines of mainstream news features about the life and work of Mother Dolores Hart, the cloistered nun (yes, she gave Elvis his first on-screen kiss) who walked away from her promising future in Hollywood. The question, stated simply, is this: Why did she do it? The answer? I’m [Read More...]

A nun, some nukes and a haunted holy ghost story

So a nun and two peace activists walk into a nuclear facility … It’s not the start of a bad joke, but the start of what could turn out to be a bad dream for a trio of protestors convicted of trespassing and defacing a nuclear weapons site. A few weeks ago tmatt mentioned the [Read More...]


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