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Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs

Scott Cunningham's exhaustive work on magical herbs details the uses of hundreds of common to rare plants used by those practice Wicca. It's no secret that effective medicines don't always come from a bottle. Nature, ...

Category: ULC Books

Letter to Mary Hollinrake From The ULC

From the desk of Brother Martin Freeman to Mary Hollinrake, Kent County Clerk For context, please read our blog post about Mary Hollinrake's interactions with one of our ministers. Dear Mrs. Hollinrake: The Universa ...

Category: Equal Rights

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Womenpriest Rebels Defy Catholic Orthodoxy

National Public Radio (NPR) released a story on June 12 about seven women in Germany who had been secretly ordained under the Roman Catholic Church in early 2002. Since then, the original seven women continued to ordain ...

Category: Christianity

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In Time of Tragedy, the Benevolent Reign

In the wake of Japan's massive and devastating tsunami, there has been much controversy surrounding the destruction and inevitable clean up of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant. For the past month there has been a media ...

Category: Disasters tsunami

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Homophobia in Comedy

It has been reported that comedian and actor Tracy Morgan went on a "homophobic rant" at a Nashville comedy club last night. His comments were not well-received by the crowd, and the backlash has been great. Comments abo ...

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Misconceptions About Online Ordinations and What To Do About Them

An unfortunate by-product of the nature of free and easily-obtainable online ordinations are the doubts people have about them. ULC ministers must combat these doubts. Yesterday, the Universal Life Church Ministries's C ...

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Online Ordinations: The Latest Trend?

The convenience and informality of online ordinations are causing it to become increasingly popular throughout the US An increasingly large number of Americans are discovering that there are many reasons to become an or ...

Category: Online Ordination

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Thoughts and Actions

The recent admission of online infidelity by New York Representative Anthony Weiner may have come as no surprise to you. Given his cryptic answers when questioned about the situation, there was certainly room to d ...

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Plagued by Scandal, but Not Abandoned

Pastors who have experienced scandals may be left with fewer sheep in their flock, but they are not left alone. It seems as though every day another pastor, priest or minister is plagued by a scandal. Call them pastor s ...

Category: Religion

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A Look at The Naming Project

Everyone knows how Lady Gaga feels about being gay. Repetitive and upbeat, she declares no matter "gay, straight or bi, lesbian or transgender life, you're on the right track baby. You were born to survive," in her new s ...

Category: Human Rights Social Equality

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