challenging religious privilege in public life

CHURCH AND STATE ORIGINALS

Pope Francis has been issuing all kinds of epic sounding messages including a new encyclical on the urgency of fixing our ailing planet’s climate. There was massive press response to this recent one.

As we hear powerful religious voices such as Pope Francis’ latest statement on gay rights and contraception, we are poignantly and sadly...

We have allowed the Vatican to establish the rules which govern our relationship with it. The Vatican rules the communicants of the Roman Church...

The Catholic Church has exerted great influence on U.S. policy in population matters as a result of its intimidation of elected officials...

When, in 1992, my wife got the final bad news that her lung cancer would kill her, her MD came to our home and said, “Well, now you need to go to the hospital.” To which we both replied, “No.” She died at home shortly afterwards with excellent, brought in, hospice care.

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Who are the Big Seven? Better learn because 7 is not a lucky number for us citizens. What has happened? Well, each of the Big Seven has seen...
The Big Seven constantly tells us how great new immigrants are