SPLAT! Music Industry Goes Whole-Hog Anti-Faith With These Two New Releases

Kristeen Young, "Pearl of a Girl"

You've heard the old saw that anti-Catholicism is the last acceptable prejudice?We've seen that played out in the music industry this week, as two rabidly anti-Catholic numbers hit the news:  First, that downright nasty performance by Kristeen Young on the Late, Late Show; and now, Tom Petty's release of a new, hitting-below-the-belt number which chastises the Catholic Church for the abuse crisis. *     *     *     *     *First, there's the abrasive feminist piano-banging rocker Kr … [Read more...]

Flailing Fists of Fiery Faith: Angry Words at Dearborn’s Arab Festival

“And they’ll know you are Christians by your love, by your love….” Easy to sing.  Not so easy to remember, when you’re facing off with someone from the Other Side.  Y’know what I mean?Dearborn, Michigan has the distinction of having the highest population of Muslims per capita of any city in the United States.  Approximately 30% of Dearborn residents are Arab-American.So it’s no surprise, then, that Dearborn would host the annual Arab International Festival, the largest outdoor gathering of A … [Read more...]


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