Roman Catholic Hierarchy Tacitly Admits That They’re Losing The Marriage Debate

By: Monday March 25, 2013 2:33 pm

Controversy has arisen over whether Pope Francis advocated for a civil unions law in Argentina in 2010 while he served as Archbishop of Buenos Aires.  The New York Times and CNN quote sources saying that he did, while a source quoted by Catholic News Agency refutes those claims. If then-Archbishop Bergoglio didn’t advocate for civil [...]

Someone Has a Golden Plank in His Eye

By: Monday December 26, 2011 10:04 am

During the Christmas Eve Mass, Pope Benedict XVI urged the faithful to Let us ask the Lord to help us see through the superficial glitter of this season…  All well and good, except that he did this while wearing gold brocade, sitting on a golden throne surrounded by golden trappings, holding up a book festooned [...]

Pope Benedict: look over there – we’re not the only institution protecting pedophiles

By: Saturday November 26, 2011 9:13 pm

I have to give it to the Pope; he knows just how to strike the right tone of humility, given his role in protecting pedophile priests and their enablers. I’m glad to see he’s finally coming around to admitting his church deserves the scrutiny it is undergoing. Today’s eruption is that he just wants to [...]

And Portugal makes eight

By: Monday May 17, 2010 3:58 pm

Update: Point taken, Blenders!  I’ve removed USA & Mex from the tally of countries because marriage quality is not yet available there nationwide. There are now 8 countries on Earth where lesbian and gay couples can legally wed anywhere in teh country: Belgium, Canada, Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, Spain, Sweden…and now…PORTUGAL!  Marriage equality is also [...]

Pope talks to the hand…

By: Thursday May 13, 2010 11:34 pm

…’cause Portugal don’t give a damn.  Pope Benedict XVI visited with some Catholic service groups in Portugal on Thursday.  According to the NYT, the usual anti-gay womb-controlling drivel dribbled from the papal spigot: Benedict called for initiatives aimed at protecting “the family based on the indissoluble marriage between a man and a woman, help to [...]

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