Tag Archives: Catholicism

Atheists Know The Most About Religion. Duh.

The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life found that atheists know the most about religion and education makes a big difference.

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Some Papal Logic For Your Weekend

As you may know, the Pope’s in the UK! It’s a big waste of time and money, but whatever, the three or four Catholics there in Britain will be ecstatic! As you may also know, the Pope is infallible. Technically he has to invoke his power of infallibility to be infallible, but if he has […]

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The Problem With “Christianity”

[9/4/10: I can’t comment whether Hemant Mehta agrees with what I wrote here, but I certainly agree with what he wrote here. He and I are very much on the same page about the burden of responsibility for those who claim to be allies but not act to support their positions. Even if you just […]

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What the LGBTQ Community Doesn’t Know is Hurting Us

The attempted sugar-coating of Ken Mehlman’s coming out should be a wake-up call to the queer community to stay better informed about issues, whether they’re out and proud or politically active or not.

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Catholics for Equality: Laudable, Laughable, or Simply Oxymoronic?

If you actively support the Catholic Church but claim to support LGBT equality, what is it you actually stand for?

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Attack the Atheist While He’s Down!

Religious apologists seem only too eager to use Christopher Hitchens’ diagnosis of esophageal cancer as an opportunity for their own gain.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 10 – Topics From a Hat—From Soup To Nuts!

Zack has never heard Peterson‘s “From Soup to Nuts” expression, but it apparently defines our tenth episode well! After several mono-topical episodes, we dramatically over-compensate by limiting discussion on any topic to three minutes. We have a big pile of topics in a hat. Some were submitted by listeners, but we each contributed some of […]

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Why Celebrate a Conservative Gay Catholic?

This weekend, the New York Times, under the auspicious heading of “Beliefs,” published a piece entitled, “A Gay Catholic Voice Against Same-Sex Marriage.” The piece profiled Eve Tushnet, “the celeibate, gay, conservative, Catholic writer.” I had a number of concerns about the publication of this piece, but let me start by writing a little bit […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 2 – GetEQUAL, Leaving Catholicism, Gaypril, and Glee

We’re back and we have theme music! Peterson and Zack return with some pretty serious conversations this week! We discuss the latest GetEQUAL direct action, the process by which someone formally leaves the Catholic Church (and why you’d bother), the phenomenon of Gaypril on college campuses, and we also have some debate about whether Glee […]

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Reminder: Don’t Forget To Pray…

Via someecards: Click to send this card to a friend! Or someone who’s not a friend…

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