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Should FEMA Help Churches and Synagogues Rebuild After Act of “god”?

When is an act of “god” not an act of “god”? When federal funding and churches and synagogues are involved. Church and synagogue leaders are crying foul that FEMA won’t help them after Hurricane Sandy. FEMA rightfully says, “Hey we have … Continue reading

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When is a baby a fetus?

When is a “baby” only a fetus? Why, when it’s a Catholic hospital you silly. (were you expecting the scientific community?) Apparently twin fetuses that die in the care of a Catholic hospital under state law are not human beings. At … Continue reading

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21 Priests Suspended in Philadelphia It’s Time to Tax The Church

A grand jury found that the Philadelphia archdiocese knowingly covered up acts of sexual abuse and other inappropriate behaviors with minors spanning decades. They stated that 37 priests were still active. The archdiocese has suspended this week 21 of them … Continue reading

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Catholic Church Validates Virgin Mary in Wisconsin – NYTimes.com

In 1859, the year after Mary is said to have appeared in Lourdes, a Belgian immigrant here named Adele Brise said she was visited three times by Mary, who hovered between two trees in a bright light, clothed in dazzling white … Continue reading

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