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Last month, we heard about Ben Carson and his thoughts on having a Muslim as our president. Putting it quite frankly, he doesn't think having a Muslim as our president is a good idea, because he is concerned a Muslim's b ...

Category: Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Human Rights, Jesus Christ, Politics, Religion, Social Equality, freedom from religion

A former president had to resign from his faith organization after decades of membership, over a disagreement on the group's views of women. Wage inequality that persists between women and men in the American workforce, ...

Category: Equal Rights, Online Ordination, Politics, Social Equality, Social Justice

The great people whom later generations admire and celebrate are never really superheroes with powers beyond mortal capabilities. Despite legends and stories that develop making it seem as if celebrated people glow with ...

Category: Morality, Social Equality, Social Justice, Be a Minister

{.alignleft . .wp-image-7557 width=144 height=192}Since Pope Francis was elected Bishop of Rome in February, he has been drawing a younger crowd to the Catholic faith with his more moderate and even liberal views on cont ...

Category: Gay Weddings, Online Ordination, Religion, Social Equality

The march toward full legal recognition of same-sex couples has been building up momentum this week with a surprising jump in velocity, beginning with the repeal of Proposition 8. In a 2-1 vote, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Co ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Equal Rights, Gay Weddings, Morality, Politics, Religion, Social Equality, Social Justice, Weddings

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 re ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Gay Weddings, Human Rights, Politics, Social Equality, Weddings, Citizens Rights

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 Org ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Gay Weddings, Human Rights, Politics, Social Equality, Weddings, Citizens Rights

Right-wing fundamentalist Pat Robertson has been known to say some downright odious things on behalf of his faith. No doubt many of our own ministers ordained online are familiar. Recently he said that divorcing a spouse ...

Category: Ceremonies, Equal Rights, Freedom, Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances, Jesus Christ, Morality, Religion, Religious Items, Social Equality, Social Justice, Spirituality, Superstitions, Citizens Rights

Conan O'Brien, the late-night talk show host and comedian, has been officially ordained by the Universal Life Church Ministries. As of October 21st 2010 he joins the ranks of our many celebrity ministers.Conan O'Brien wi ...

Category: Ceremonies, Equal Rights, Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Gay Marriage Etiquette, Gay Weddings, Human Rights, Politics, Social Equality, Social Justice, Weddings, Blessings, Citizens Rights

Gay marriage is more prevalent than ever, but how should couples navigate the big day?Marriage, a time honored tradition wrought with etiquette is beginning to change and expand. In honor of these changes, the Universal ...

Category: Gay Marriage Etiquette, Gay Weddings, Social Equality, Weddings