A church-sponsored study on Wednesday blamed poorly trained priests and a deviant society for the Roman Catholic Church’s sex abuse crisis, but victims dismissed it as a whitewash of an institutional coverup.
4/29/2011 – Franklin Graham (son of evangelist Billy Graham) has become the anti-Obama, homophobic, anti-Muslim Donald Trump-style self-anointed “leader” of big time American religion
For a man who evangelized foreign leaders and taught Sunday school while U.S. president, Jimmy Carter has some strong words for what he sees as an “excessive melding of religion and politics.”
The Alliance Defense Fund and other reckless Religious Right groups have relentlessly pushed evangelical churches to go political, but they don’t seem to be having much luck according to a Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.
The Catholic Church continues to cover-up sexual abuses by their priests starting decades before any allegations became public, and that some church leaders shuffled priests from parish to parish or overseas despite credible complaints against them.
It is now practically a requirement that every Presidential Address end with the invocation “God bless America.” It is generally understood that it would be politically unwise not to mention God. …It’s like telling a group of afro-americans that, “hey, I have a black friend”….
David Barton, the phony historian from Texas who serves as president of WallBuilders – a group that seeks to prove, against all evidence, that America was founded to be a “Christian nation.”
For millions of addicts around the world, Alcoholics Anonymous’s basic text – informally known as the Big Book – is the Bible. And as they’re about to find out, the Bible was edited.
John Leland was a Baptist preacher and great stalwart of civil and religious liberty in our nation’s founding period. And if he was alive today he would be appalled at the Southern Baptist Convention for giving the “John Leland Award” to Alan Sears, head of the notorious Alliance Defense Fund
The book, The Grand Design, by Stephen Hawking, with Leonard Mlodinow as co-author, has published his first new book in a decade and its causing quite a stir….especially within the religious community. In it Hawking states that God is not necessary to explain the creation of the universe…