Speaking on Huffpost Live a couple of days ago, Rick Warren compared Obamacare’s contraception mandate to a law requiring Jewish deli owners to sell pork, saying that if the latter took place, “I would be out there with the rabbis protesting that. Why? I don’t have a problem with pork, but I believe in your right to not have to sell pork if it’s not in your faith.”
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Adam Shaw wrote movie and video game reviews for CNS, which operates under the aegis of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Not any more.
I am also concerned that we are doing the same thing to Madiba that we have done to Malcolm X, and to a lesser extent, to Martin Luther King: whitewashing their radical prophetic legacy into nonthreatening champions of “reconciliation.”
Zach Hunter, a CNN “modern day hero”, is calling people of faith to discover the lost art of chivalry.
A few months ago, Bill Maher made a claim that I regularly hear from other atheists: “[Atheists are] out there, they’re thinking it, they’re just afraid to say it. But that’s changing,” he said. “It’ll be the new gay marriage.” He’s certainly not the first person to have made the comparison. Earlier this year Todd Stiefel, […]
A new survey lists the world’s 500 most influential Muslims. Fox-TV airs another Islamophobic scare. A poet is mourned.
Seventy-five years ago, Connecticut Gov. Wilbur Cross recorded his Thanksgiving Proclamation in the first sound film ever made by a governor of the state. Cross, a Democrat, grew up in the farming community of Mansfield and went on to become professor of English at Yale, editor of the Yale Review and dean of the Yale […]
The Bashir incident is just another case of our public discourse going down the toilet. But is this always a bad thing?
(RNS) Every moment of the recent Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for a Cure for Breast Cancer in San Diego was a prayer and a blessing, an adventure and a lesson. What did I learn? A lot of things, but the greatest was this: We need to cheer more.