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The Real Problem With Fake News

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If you’re online at all, you’ve certainly heard about the fake news problem on Facebook. If you think this issue is limited to social media, consider the following headline, “Hillary’s brain is about to EXPLODE!” published in the “Globe,” a … Continue reading

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Can Science and Religion Coexist?

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Understanding Where Science Denial Comes From Those of us who are concerned about the effects resistance to science on issues like climate change denial, evolution, and stem cell research have more than likely spent some time thinking about what, exactly, … Continue reading

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Threats to the American Family

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As a wedding officiant, you may be asked to perform a ceremony of which you disapprove. You are encouraged to follow your gut instincts; you certainly have every right to refuse your services for any reason. We commonly see this … Continue reading

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More Children = More Catholics, More Catholics = More Choir Boys

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Catholic Bishops are taking a stand. They are standing strong against the rights of women to receive birth control coverage as a part of their health insurance. The Catholic Church condemns condoms and hormonal birth control methods as unholy sin. … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 2)

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In a recent blog entry titled “10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 1)”, we attempted to refute five arguments used to justify homophobia and deny LGBT people equal rights. Here we will attempt to refute the remaining five. … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 1)

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As the Washington State Legislature holds hearings on a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in that state, social conservatives have ramped up their campaign against homosexuality and LGBT rights. The National Organization for Marriage, for instance, has offered to … Continue reading

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Wall Street and the Golden Calf

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Jesus said: “No one can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth.” Matthew 6:24 Here in … Continue reading

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Morality and the Death Penalty

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This last week was a tough one for those who oppose the death penalty on moral grounds: i.e. thou shalt not kill. We saw two very different men put to death in two southern states. These men and their circumstances … Continue reading

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