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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

Amid the grief and outpouring of support for those murdered in Paris comes the wailing of tears from another continent, where they are also suffering unspeakable brutality from extremists armed with weapons of war and eq ...

Category: Human Rights, Islam, Morality, Politics, Social Justice

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

The Swedish government has officially recognized a new religion founded on the practice of file-sharing, called "Kopimism". Kopimists subscribe to the tenet that information and knowledge are sacred; for them the act of ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Religion, Social Justice, Spirituality

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

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 could ...

Category: Jesus Christ, Politics, Religion, Social Justice, Citizens Rights

This Legal Guide is a great resource for lesbian and gay couples in almost every situation.Wading through red tape and legalities is never simple, however, for marginalized populations it can be astoundingly and earth sh ...

Category: Equal Rights, Social Equality, Social Justice, ULC Books

After 33 years of debate, ranging from polite to contentious, the Presbyterian Church (USA) has voted to overturn a ban on gay clergy. This decision is in no way absolute however, it only states that congregations may al ...

Category: Equal Rights, Social Equality, Social Justice

Online ordination is a new hot button issue in religion today with some questioning its validity and bemoaning the secularization of a hallowed institution while others rejoice in the opportunity to have their most sacre ...

Category: Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Human Rights, Religion, Social Equality, Social Justice, Technology, Weddings