Texas Side Step: Bishops' Letter Attacking Pro-Choice Candidates Attempts To Sashay Past Federal Tax Law
Two Texas bishops have released a letter informing their congregants whom they can and can't vote for and remain faithful members of the Roman Catholic Church.
Religious Right-driven skirmishes over the role of religion in public life continue to roil communities around California.
Hernando County, Fla., officials saw no problem with allocating $5,000 in tax money to promote an event called the "Hernando Freedom Festival" in July. Local government officials are often eager to support events that might bring in tourist dollars, and this one attracted 15,000 people.
Scientists in Texas are speaking up, hopefully in time to protect the state's science education from the Religious Right.
The recent Bush administration report on inner-city education shamelessly advocates massive public funding for religious schools.
Back in the fall of 2007, I attended the Family Research Council's "Values Voter Summit." The Republican presidential field was quite crowded then, and all of the major contenders showed up to seek the Religious
[caption id="attachment_1027" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Archbishop Wuerl and Cardinal Foley after the Red Mass at St. Matthew's Cathedral, Washington, D.C., October 5, 2008.
Thanks to my two children, I've become quite the expert on children's literature. The Harry Potter books were fun, and I really enjoyed the sly humor and wordplay of Lemony Snicket's "Series of Unfortunate Events."