Along with its judges, the Inquisition had its armed retainers, extortionists, spies, and of course, torturers and executioners.
People committed to secular values should understand that the Spanish Civil War was a war between the Enlightenment and Christian theocracy.
Once, there were many Indigenous traditions in what is now Western Europe. They had holy women, woman healers, and woman leaders.
So many Vicars of Christ have been denounced as the “Worst Pope Ever” that we have to settle for a Top Ten list.
The sexual abuse of children and others has been ignored and tolerated by the Catholic Church hierarchy for centuries.
Listed are only events that solely occurred on command of church authorities or were committed in the name of Christianity.
Why is the Vatican so anxious to impose its will on the world of Catholics and non-Catholics alike when it comes to abortion and family…
Without religion, divisions would blur with passing generations; children would adapt to new times, mingle, intermarry, forget ancient wounds.
The pressure of the Catholic Church on American journalism is one of the most important forces in American life.
The religious weapon keeps totalitarian regimes in power, and together they keep the majority of the people in the world poor and ignorant.