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The Know-Nothings of the 1800s and the No-Mosquers of the new millenium

Steve Wessler asks two important questions in Wednesday’s Portland Press Herald:

The Ku Klux Klan has deep Christian roots. Would Americans rise up in anger if a Christian group proposed to build a church near the site of a Klan killing?

In 1856, a period of intense anti-Catholic sentiment in the United States, a mob [...]

Catholic Archbishop Glad to Help Shove Mosque out of His Territory

The Catholic Archbishop of New York says he’d be glad to help Muslim Americans move their things out of Manhattan, relocating a mosque out of his territory. How neighborly. Just as neighborly as when he nixed the erection of a mosque in Staten Island, also his territory.

This fight is about a squabble between religions, [...]

While You’ve Been Living in the 21st Century…

… Catholic and fundamentalist Christian groups are organizing to try and ban the birth control pill.

Among the groups endorsing a ban of the birth control pill: Pharmacists for Life International.

Does The Supreme Court Need A Wiccan?

The Constitution clearly states that there shall be no religious test for public office. So, why don’t we leave the religious, or non-religious, identities of Supreme Court nominees in the private sphere, where they belong? [...]

Portugal Will Grant Equality New Jersey Won’t

The Portuguese position on marriage equality is in clear defiance of the teachings of the Catholic Church’s leadership. It is understandably bothersome to the leaders of the Catholic Church to come to the realization that they are not actually leading Catholics any more. [...]

Middle Earth Tree Worship Vindicated: Ent Appears in Boreal Vision

Millions of religious adherents around the world express a sense of vindication every time something that looks to them like the Virgin Mary appears on a garage door or an oil tanker or a potato chip or a piece of wood or flaking paint or an oyster shell.

If our perception of the image of [...]

Ent Apparition Proves Lord of the Rings Was Real!

Is it a coincidence that those lips appeared on that tree just as I was passing by? Non-believers might think so, but more spiritually inclined people will see that I was meant to see the lips on that tree, and that I was meant to write this article showing the ent lips to the world. [...]

DC Catholics Are Mostly Not Outraged By Same Sex Marriage

Catholics have not responded to Archbishop Donald Wuerl’s appeal for a flood of telephone calls expressing opposition to marriage equality. [...]

Can You Tell Which Iron Has Jesus On It?

One of these three irons is the one owned by Mary Jo Coady, and is supposed to have an image of Jesus on it. Can you tell which one it is? [...]

Why Would LGBT Americans Remain Catholic?

How can the people at Dignity USA claim to be Catholic and at the same time urge other Catholics to rebel against the Catholic church? [...]

Is Sexuality Blackmail Justified?

The ChurchOuting web site characterizes priests hide their homosexual identity as leading “a life of fear”. Yet, ChurchOuting is using this fear in order to pressure priests to promote its pro-equality agenda. [...]