This episode, Justin talks about the structural and political challenges the Democratic party faces, both in the era of Trump […]
A new religion, Zuism, based on the worship of the ancient Sumeran gods promises a refund for government religion taxes for everyone registering with their religious group in Iceland.
On the Zuist website in Iceland it was advertised that anyone over …
The Telegraph (UK): A two-year commission, chaired by the former senior judge Baroness Butler-Sloss and involving leading religious leaders from all faiths, calls for public life in Britain to be systematically de-Christianised.
By Patricia Miller, Religion Dispatches:
In another sign of just how far the agendas of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Pope Francis have diverged, it’s worth noting that at their recently concluded fall plenary, the bishops signaled strongly about what’s on their radar when the only formal pastoral statement they issued was about what they consider a pressing pastoral crisis—pornography.
The bishops couldn’t be bothered to add either the environment or the plight of distressed peoples—whether they be refugees and immigrants or the poor—to their list of key priorities, despite the fact that they are a clear priority for Francis, and, therefore, the church. (Although they did work in some language about concern for the poor and immigrants.) And there was virtually no mention of growing economic inequality or the corrosive effects of unfettered capitalism. But pornography got a 22-page official pastoral statement.
BY EDUARDO FELIZ ARIAS, AAI NEWS TEAM
Do you find civilization falling apart and think that social norms are being undermined? Do you feel helpless and authoritarian with margins of low self-esteem? If your levels of study and scientific information h…