Archive for April, 2014

April 30, 2014

Meet the new Pope. . .

Same as the old Pope(s)

Why Evolution Is True

Ardently embraced by Catholics of all stripes, those of other faiths, and even some misugided atheists, Pope Francis, after assuring us all of his humility, is getting down to the usual Popery: buttressing the traditional stands of the Catholic Church.  As CatholicCulture.org reports (and without irony), Francis met with bishops from Southern Africa to address the problems of their region. Here’s the whole report:

Pope Francis met on April 25 with the bishops of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference, representing the nations of South Africa, Botswana, and Swaziland. The African prelates were making their ad limina visits.

In his prepared remarks, the Holy Father spoke of the heroic work of missionaries who brought the faith to southern Africa, and took note of the current vigor of the faith, pointing to the “flourishing parishes, thriving often against very great odds.” Although a small minority, and lacking in material resources, the…

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April 30, 2014

On Cliven Bundy’s ‘Ancestral Rights’ | The Nation

 

On Cliven Bundy’s ‘Ancestral Rights’ | The Nation.

April 29, 2014

Parents call cops on teen for giving away banned book; it backfires predictably | Death and Taxes

Parents call cops on teen for giving away banned book; it backfires predictably | Death and Taxes.

April 29, 2014

Donald Sterling Apologizes : The New Yorker

 

Donald Sterling Apologizes : The New Yorker.

April 29, 2014

Donald Sterling Says He Will Miss Being Around People He Hates : The New Yorker

 

Donald Sterling Says He Will Miss Being Around People He Hates : The New Yorker.

April 28, 2014

The Christian Bible: Holy or Not? | Atheist Revolution

 

The Christian Bible: Holy or Not? | Atheist Revolution.

April 28, 2014

Thousands March at ‘Reject and Protect’ Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline | NationofChange

 

Thousands March at ‘Reject and Protect’ Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline | NationofChange.

April 28, 2014

Google Invests Millions to Lease Affordable Solar Panels to American Homeowners | NationofChange

 

Google Invests Millions to Lease Affordable Solar Panels to American Homeowners | NationofChange.

April 28, 2014

Ugly GOP scheme squashed! Arkansas judge says no way to disenfranchising minorities, poor – Salon.com

Ugly GOP scheme squashed! Arkansas judge says no way to disenfranchising minorities, poor – Salon.com.

April 28, 2014

RIP, the middle class: 1946-2013 – Salon.com

 

RIP, the middle class: 1946-2013 – Salon.com.