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Some conservative Christian moms say the practically nude star of a salad dressing commercial goes to far. Mother Dolores Hart was the first to kiss Elvis on screen. And Quebec Sikhs may now wear turbans during soccer games.

Categories: Beliefs

Lauren Markoe

Lauren Markoe

Lauren Markoe covered government and features as a daily newspaper reporter for 15 years before joining the Religion News Service staff as a national correspondent in 2011. She previously was Washington correspondent for The State (Columbia, S.C.)


  1. Re: Notre Dame University perfume.
    Notre Dame University is NOT a Jesuit School.
    Thanks. PJB

  2. Naturally Focus on the Family women would consider anyone good looking as lurid. Focus on the Family denies so much of reality that distorting whatever genuinely pleases them is second nature. It would be considered sexy, and sex is unnatural and “sinful” to them. Unnatural and sinful even though they partake fully, can’t resist, even legally marry to participate in good looks and sex. I’m sure many of them have participated outside marriage. Oh yeah, and sometimes, babies happen as a result of all those sinful pleasures.

  3. Re: Veteran San Diego teacher getting fired: Faux Christianity strikes again! Seriously, does one really think Jesus would have fired this teacher? Catholic’s all Christians should be overwhelming this parish with calls of complaint about this but bet here is they won’t. Can we say added scool security with churches in the area collecting to all help with the added cost of security? No, blame the victim mentality is at work here sad to say along with an added dose of look out for my own. Sigh.