challenging religious privilege in public life



Image and Identity of Arabs and Muslims

Historically, Islam gave the Arabs their uniqueness, and it is therefore supposed to have central causal connections to their present condition.

Will Pope Francis End Vatican’s Obstructive Role at UN?

As Pope Francis settles into his new role, he has a perfect opportunity to remold the Vatican’s relationship with the rest of the world.

A 21st Century View of Religious Supremacy Vs Women’s Woes Worldwide

Question: How different from the ancient primitive practices of human sacrifices is the attitude of this branch of Christian faith when it resists modern contraception?

Ignore climate change and 100m people will die by 2030, shocking new report claims

More than 100 million people will die and global economic growth will be cut by 3.2 percent of GDP by 2030.

The Church’s Real Contraception Agenda

The truth is that the Church would prefer to have the law ban all forms of contraception, for everyone. They know they can’t get that…

Consequences of Papal Infallibility for Catholicism and Humanity

The dogmas of papal primacy and infallibility, as proclaimed at Vatican Council I on July 18, 1870, has produced vast consequences.

The Importance of Papal Infallibility to Roman Catholicism

According to Catholic theologian Hans Küng, “Infallibility performed the function of a metadogma, shielding and insuring all the other dogmas.

What happened to American political will to deal with the overpopulation problem?

November 26, 1975 marked the end of the peak of American political will to deal with the overpopulation problem.

President Nixon’s “Special Message” on Population

TO THE CONGRESS of the United States: In 1830 there were one billion people on the planet earth. By 1930 there were two billion, and…

Bringing Contraception to Italy: A story of moral heroism

Luigi and Maria Luisa DeMarchi were groundbreaking leaders of Italy’s contraceptive movement. Here, the couple tells the tale of their two decade struggle.