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FACT: Catholics do NOT oppose birth control!

Last year, the Department of Health and Human Services ruled that health insurance plans would be required to provide preventive care services for women, including contraception, at no extra cost and with no co-pays or deductibles. This January, they announced that certain religiously affiliated organizations would have an additional year to comply with this rule,… Read More »

Secularism

I’m sometimes asked what I mean when I refer to myself as a secularist. The term ‘secular’ has different meanings. But when I describe my own position as secular I’m referring to a view encompassing two broad principles. Firstly, the separation of religion from state leaves religious people free to practice their religion, provided they… Read More »

Catholic bishops: Let federal housing programs evict gay people for God!

This January, the Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed a regulation to prohibit discrimination in HUD programs on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status. Under the new rule, FHA-insured mortgage lenders would not be allowed to take a borrower’s sexual orientation or gender identity into account when deciding their eligibility.… Read More »

Catholic Church shifts tone on gays, lesbians 가톨릭, 동성애·이혼 포용 입장 시사

The Catholic Church has signaled that′s ready to make an about turn on its view on homosexuality. A preliminary report from an assembly of bishops at the Vatican opens the door for a greater acceptance of gays and lesbians. Sohn Jung-in has more. It is being described as a striking shift in tone by the… Read More »

Secrecy and Celibacy: The Catholic Church and Sexual Abuse (a History Talk podcast)

Eric Michael Rhodes: Welcome to History Talk, we’re the podcast that brings together experts to discuss current events and historical perspective. My name is Eric Michael Rhodes and I’m here with my co host, Lauren Henry. Lauren Henry: Hi, Eric. Over the last two decades, the Catholic Church has been buffeted by a series of… Read More »

Anne Hathaway Quits Catholicism Over Gay Brother

and happily has decided to quit catholicism because abhe older brother michael it came out and said that he is gay so he she says that she doesn’t want me part of a religion that doesn’t accept her all dependent on sexuality but they do the catholics do except from a sexuality they’re very big… Read More »

US Catholic Bishops Make Statement Condemning Trump Administration’s Immigration Policies

THE CATHOLIC CHURCH VERSUS THE RIGHT HOUSE. WE HAVE TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AS OUR PRESIDENT SAYS. WE ARE NOT GOING TO MAKE IT GREAT BY MAKING AMERICA MEAN. BISHOPS ARE TAKING A STRONG STAND ON IMMIGRATION POLICIES. SEPARATING BABIES FROM THEIR MOTHERS IS NOT THE ANSWER AND IS IMMORAL. SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES. THESE CHURCH LEADERS… Read More »

How Bad Is The Catholic Church’s Sex Abuse Problem?

In June 2015, Pope Francis instituted a tribunal for child abuse-cover up accusations within the Catholic Church. After decades of alleged abuse, some are left wondering why it took the Vatican so long to organize this kind of response. So, how widespread is the Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal? The first time we really heard… Read More »