Archive for: January, 2010

'Aye, those be slighting words against the Lord:' Ireland's blasphemy law (National Post)

EXCERPT: On the first day of 2010 (note: not 1310), Ireland's new blasphemy law came into effect, making statements about the folly of religion punishable by a 25,000 euro fine. Specifically, the law forbids "publishing or uttering matter that is grossly abusive or insulting in relation to matters sacred by any religion." Ireland, yet again, has shown the world the […]

 
 

Pope Benedict: "the Great Consolidator" (American Spectator)

Pope Benedict: "the Great Consolidator" (American Spectator)

EXCERPT from the Article by Jeremy Lott: That makes him a conservative but a radical one. The easiest way to change a church is to drastically change her membership, and that is exactly what the pope is calling for with his impatient prodding to bring whole communions into the flock. Yesterday the traditionalists, today the Anglicans, tomorrow the Orthodox, and […]