Let's Hope the Pope Doesn't Act All Catholic-y

Monday, August 23, 2010 11:42 PM Comments (25)

We knew that some English government officials were a wee bit peeved about the Pope coming to England. They’ve shown that with their emails suggesting that the Pope visit an abortion clinic or suggesting a new brand of Pope Benedict condom. We know that many Muslims aren’t happy about the visit because a Muslim publication has called for Muslims to “tell the Pope in no uncertain terms what Muslims think of his evil slanders against the last Prophet of God and his message.” What we didn’t know was that some Catholic officials in England aren’t so crazy about the Pope’s visit either. In fact, some Catholic officials are hoping that the Pope doesn’t act too Catholic-y when he visits England.

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The Secularized Cross

Thursday, August 19, 2010 1:08 AM Comments (6)

I’m agreeing with a group of litigious atheists when I say the cross is a religious symbol. Yesterday, a number of crosses honoring fallen police officers in Utah were deemed illegal by a federal judge, saying they violated the Establishment clause.

While I disagree with the ruling I find myself agreeing with one major aspect of the argument by the atheists who sued to have the crosses removed. The judge overturned a previous decision by a lower judge that allowed the crosses because the crosses could conceivably be seen as generic symbols honoring the lives of the fallen officers.

Deseret News reports:

The white, roadside crosses that currently memorialize the deaths of 14 Utah Highway...READ MORE

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Will Pro-Lifers Forgive Santorum?

Monday, August 16, 2010 12:30 AM Comments (33)

Say the words “Santorum for President” to a pro-lifer. I dare you. Try it. Chances are they’ll say a few good things about the former Pennsylvania Senator about being a Catholic father of seven children or a strong defender of family values but then they’ll say the word no politician wants to hear.

“But…”

Many pro-lifers haven’t gotten over their disillusionment and disappointment of his 2004 endorsement of pro-choice Senator Arlen Specter over pro-life Pat Toomey in the 2004 Pennsylvania Republican primary.

It’s easy to look back on that decision now, especially since Specter’s party switch, and say Santorum did the wrong thing. I am one of them. I was bitterly disappointed in...READ MORE

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The Blessing Is Ours

Monday, August 09, 2010 10:46 PM Comments (6)

This is one of the most beautiful stories I’ve ever seen - the kind they’d make movies about if they made movies like this anymore.

A couple in Alabama were surprised to see a face they said looked familiar to them; a face they hadn’t seen for 15 years. Haylee Cain was five or six years old when Judson and Donna Emens last knew her from the Headstart program where Donna had worked back then. But all these years later they still recognized her. It was the same face they’d remembered. But now at 21 without a family unable to care for her Haylee was stuck in a nursing home.

The Emens went to visit the young woman and when they left they knew without talking about it that their lives were...READ MORE

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We the People Means 9

Thursday, August 05, 2010 1:28 AM Comments (25)

Yesterday’s ruling by a California judge that overturned a ban on gay marriage is simply the latest outrage done by our black robed oligarchs in recent history. This chipping away at the moral foundations of America is not a sudden attack and in fact it hardly surprised anyone at all. There is no shortage of precedence. The game plan of secular progressives is clear. They know they can’t convince the people to do their will so they get judges to implement their will and override the people’s votes. In short, judges do what the people won’t. And boy have they been doing it.

I’m not even talking about those decisions of the past like Dred Scott or Buck v. Bell which allowed for the legal...READ MORE

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1900-FixUrBible

Sunday, August 01, 2010 11:36 PM Comments (12)

Are you tired of reading passages from the Bible or the Catholic Catechism that shock you? Don’t you think that sometimes the Word of God can seem a little…outdated? Aren’t you weary of being offended by certain things Jesus said?

Well don’t let your religion challenge you anymore, now there’s 1900-FixUrBible -a new service you can do right from home that tailors your Bible to your needs.

Yes it’s the Bible but more importantly it’s YOUR bible.

1900-FixUrBible has operators standing by to ask you certain questions about what offends you in your Bible and based on your preferences your Bible can be tailor made to suit your needs by removing certain quotations that don’t fit in with 21st...READ MORE

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Big Abortion Isn't Having the Recession They Hoped For

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 3:40 AM Comments (10)

Awww! The poor things at Big Abortion seemed so thrilled the economy had taken a turn for the worse. According to the media, abortion clinics seemed thrilled to predict while many industries suffered from bleak economic indicator s, the abortion industry was riding high predicting that the recession would be a boom time for Big Abortion. But, let’s just say they’re not having the great recession they were hoping for.

In New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie reacted to the recession by rightly saying that the state is “broke” and can’t afford to fund abortion clinics like Planned Parenthood as it has in the past.

Atlantic City Press reports:

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Ten Reasons to See New Film "Sweet Baby Jesus."

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 11:49 PM Comments (9)

Let me see if I can entice you to go see a film that starts shooting in September called “Sweet Baby Jesus.” Here’s a quick little summary to whet your appetite from MTV :

The story is set in the ‘70s, in the town of Bethlehem… Maryland. One day, a new couple arrives in town: Joseph and his pregnant hippie wife Mary. Naturally, the town comes to think that the Second Coming of the savior is imminent.

Now if that wasn’t enough, here’s ten great reasons that’ll be sure to get you excited enough to drop ten dollars in Hollywood’s lap and some popcorn in your own:

It’s a comedy!!!

It’s from the director who brought you “Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey.”

Sharon Stone is starring as Mary’s...READ MORE

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Matt Archbold graduated from Saint Joseph's University in 1995. He is a former journalist who left the newspaper business to raise his five children. He writes for the Creative Minority Report.