Oh-boy. No bias in this story… (See below.) TODAY’S POP QUIZ: When he announced his resignation Monday, Scranton Bishop Joseph Martino quoted: a.) St. Francis of Assisi b.) The Acts of the Apostles c.) Mother Teresa d.) Country-western singer Kenny Rogers e.) Jesus
Month – August 2009
A church official told me that the church sanctuary — and the church helicopter — won’t be seized by the bank. By Frank Lockwood Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Regions Bank is suing one of North Little Rock’s largest churches for $1.1 million, saying that Full Counsel Christian Fellowship has failed to pay off its ministry headquarters building.
Rep. Lynn Jenkins is apologizing “if her words have offended anyone,” a spokesman said. The first-term Republican says she didn’t realize the phrase “great white hope” had any racial connotations…
Yes, the Emerging Church guru says he and others from his “faith tradition” will be fasting throughout Ramadan.
In Malaysia, a woman faces a beating after she was caught consuming alcohol in public. The Christian Science Monitor has more details.
The President’s Ramdan message is available here.
By PATRICK CONDON Associated Press Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the country’s largest Lutheran denomination have agreed to disagree on homosexuality, endorsing an official statement on human sexuality that says there’s room in the church for differing views on an issue that’s divided other religious groups. [According to the (Minneapolis) Star Tribune, the statement […]
The New York Times has an interesting story about former Solicitor General Ted Olson, who is leading the fight to overturn anti-gay marriage laws. (h/t: Caleb Powers) Olson is a Libertarian Republican, not a Moral Majority Republican, more like Barry Goldwater than Jerry Falwell. From 1980 through 2008, the theo-cons and the economic conservatives have […]
Take a look at this error-plagued Newsweek piece and see if you can spot the most embarrassing errors. Then take the quiz. [Answers below]
We know where the Bible Belt is. But where is the Sin Belt? Researchers at Kansas State University, somewhat tongue-in-cheek, tried to figure that out. A story from Catholic News Service has all the details…