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Some Thoughts /About/ The Rapture

Why would God chaff all these people? — I don’t understand     Is this stuff even in the Bible? — I can’t get an answer     Dogs don’t…

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Burning in Hell is…Delicious

It appears that some members of the Conservative Alliance of Front Royal, VA, have gotten a little confused regarding young Tiana Ramos and her successful small business. Maybe it’s the…

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Priests on Film

To further celebrate the release of Calvary (read about it courtesy of S. Brent Plate  and me) I’d like to present a completely subjective and by no means exhaustive list…

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Leo XIII: First Papal Movie Star

In a review of Religion in Contemporary European Cinema: The Postsecular Constellation, S. Brent Plate describes the how Leo XIII became the first pope on film. In 1898, cameraman William…

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Jesus and Satan Battle Over Women’s Bodies

Hobby Lobby, perhaps my favorite corporate person (pickup line: “Our Hobby is Making Crafts in Your Lobby”) might be up against the Satanic Temple (of proposed Oklahoma City Satanic monument…

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Pastor Inky and His Amazing Shredded-Knee Slacks

Good news, Carl Lentz. You are now officially one of my Favorite People. Some of my other current Favorite People (FPs) are Raymond Cardinal Burke, Eden Foods and Hobby Lobby.…

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You’re Having Our Baby

Do you ever listen to “love songs” shows on your local Lite FM station? They’re always called something like “Love Songs on the Cliff” or “Love Songs on the Peninsula”…

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Non-Dairy Godly Families Rejoice!

Why is this mom jumping for joy? At last she’ll have enough soy milk to serve with dinner! Eden Soy: Let’s Grow Your Family. Together.™

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St. John Paul II’s Blood Books East Coast Tour

Great news, first-class relic lovers! A small Vial of St. John Paul II’s Blood is going on tour this summer! It will hit Boston, NY, Philly and Baltimore. I have…

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Q & A with Luc Novovitch, Director of God’s Daughters

Diane prays with a member of the Holy Wisdom community after giving her communion in her home. Roman Catholic Womenpriests have been in the news a lot lately. Even though…

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An Interview with Jesus

If you are religion-y and hang out on Twitter, you may have encountered @JesusofNaz316, a self-described “carpenter who hangs out with fishermen, alcoholics, and prostitutes.” There are quite a few…

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The Devil’s News

The devil has been in the news lately. As usual. This isn’t a rash of Satan-related news; Satan stories come in a steady flow of lava from hell, sometimes slower,…

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Inequality is Only Inequality When We Say It Is

Papa Francesco recently Tweeted some good words: “Inequality is the root of all social evil.”  The Pope has said a lot for economic parity and against futile materialism and power-grubbing,…

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Mystics Wanted. Apply at #mystex

In Barbara Ehrenriech’s new book Living With a Wild God, she discusses a mystical experience she had as a teenager that affected the rest of her life in unexpected ways.…

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KtB Religion News Roundup

The AV Club reports that, what with Captain America taking over the box office from Noah, comic books have reasserted themselves as “America’s favorite religion.” Let’s look at the numbers:…

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Anarchy in My Fond Feelings for Jesus Christ Superstar

What would it take to make me not want to see a touring production of Jesus Christ Superstar in the summertime? This. Thoughts and Prayers, people, that I am not…

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Is the Internet Taking Away America’s Religion?

Apparently the Internet is taking away America’s religion. According to data-analyzer Allen Downey, an Olin College of Engineering computer scientist,  a drop in the religiously afflilated correlates to a rise…

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O Lord, Give Me

Found myself uttering a prayer the other day — inspired by Carolyn Browender’s Lenten prayer initiative no doubt! O Lord, give me the strength to lift a thousand million Pintos…