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A Plea to Critique the Pope’s Pity

by Tenzan Eaghll Since the election of Pope Francis I in March, 2013, the media has effectively given the Pope a free pass on account of his acts of pity. Bathing him in unquestioning acceptance, news agencies around the world … Continue reading

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“Legitimate Rape”: God’s Justice and the Republican Party

Republican Congressman and US Senate Candidate Todd Akin, of Missouri, said in an interview Sunday, in a line now infamous, “It seems to me, from what I understand from doctors, that’s really rare.  If it’s a legitimate rape, the female … Continue reading

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Right Reverend: Sex, Contraception, and the Episcopal Body

Since January of this year, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has been one of the most vocal critics of the Obama administration’s mandate that all non-church institutions (including Catholic-run hospitals and universities) must make contraception available as part … Continue reading

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