New York Times Publishes Full-Page Anti-Catholic Ad

NYTimes full page ad

"Dogma should not trump our civil liberties."  That's the UN-civil message from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) in a full-page ad which appears in the front news section of today's New York Times.Pictured at the top is birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger, the racist, atheist founder of Planned Parenthood whose motto was "No Gods - No Masters."  The ad criticizes the "all-male, all-Roman Catholic majority" of the Supreme Court who voted to protect Americans' religious rights in t … [Read more...]

Priestly Sex Abuse: Get the Facts Straight

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Last week on this blog, someone threw a grenade in the combox.  It was one of those unsubstantiated rants, something like, "The Catholic Church should take care of its own business.  Priests abuse children with much greater frequency than people in other helping professions (teachers, ministers, etc.)"It was blatantly untrue, and I called the writer out on it.  The incident reminded me, though, just how much some people still take at face value the untruths and misstatements that are thrown a … [Read more...]

The “Show Me State” Shows Us That They Pray

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Welcome to Missouri, a land of fertile plains, rolling hills, well-watered prairies and historic rivers…. and Prayer. On August 8, Missourians voted by a wide margin (83% of voters, or 780,000 people) for Amendment 2, a constitutional amendment which protects Missouri residents’ right to pray in public.  Missouri’s Catholic bishops backed the amendment, issuing a statement on August 3 which said “True religious freedom does not just constitute freedom to worship on Sunday, but also includes t … [Read more...]