Government aid to church schools?

Most Rev. Thomas Curry, auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles, is one of the leading experts in this nation on the First Amendment. He is one of the few bishops to take a consistent and vocal stand opposing state aid to Catholic schools. For example, Bishop Thomas Curry, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles,…

Sacrifices

Report about a man who owns a barbecue restaurant in Oregon. Business was fine until he became a Seventh-day Adventist. This caused some changes in his business, including closing from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday and taking pork off the menu. Some customers were disbelieving; others took it personally, storming out with a vow never…

Religious liberty in Euless, TX

Euless, TX (suburb of Dallas) claims that you can have religious freedom, unless local law says you can’t. City claims that to give religious exemptions to civil law would mean placing that religion’s teachings above the civil law, and thus establishing that religion. In this case, the religion in question is Santeria, but this argument…

Now Blogger catches up …

I switched to WordPress because Blogger, after five years, was becoming a pain. They had screwed up their scripts, and so permalinks went to “rchives” instead of “archives.” They ignored all my questions and complaints, and the only advice I could find on their webpage was that I would have to switch to New Blogger.…

We’re the Super Bowl–and you’re not

First the Super Bowl Authorities decreed, “There shall be no tailgating at the Super Bowl.” Now the Super Bowl Authorities decree, “Thou shalt not show the Super Bowl on a big screen, or refer to it, unless you are a tavern or someone who has paid us beaucoup bucks. Churches in particular are warned.” LA…