Saturday, November 26, 2022

Tag: Catholic Church

Progressive Briefing for Monday, August 20, 2018

U.S. prisoners organize massive prison strike, Catholic leaders do damage control, ICE detains a man driving his pregnant wife to the hospital to give birth, and more.

Neither idiots nor useful: Our politically underachieving liberal churches

In suggesting that liberal churches are neither idiots nor useful, I’m purposely implying a stark contrast with churches whose members are useful idiots.

Legalizing divorce: A battle between church and state in the Philippines

The Instituting Absolute Divorce and Dissolution of Marriage in the Philippines Act is being condemned by the Catholic Church citing "social costs" as a result of the bill.

All of Chile’s bishops offer resignations amid sex abuse scandal

They asked forgiveness for the pain that they have caused and the “omissions” committed.

Pope’s senior adviser charged with multiple counts of sexual assault

Numerous victims have come forward in the past few years alleging sexual assault charges against the cardinal.

Unholy Secrets: The Legal Loophole That Allows Clergy To Hide Child...

Clergy-penitent privilege sometimes called “priest or pastor-penitent privilege,” is complicating child sexual abuse cases involving clergy.

“Members of the Jury, You Have Just Found Jesus Christ guilty”:...

“On this Easter Weekend, I would like to focus on a few of the statements made by the Catonsville Nine, as recorded by Daniel Berrigan in ‘The Trial of the Catonsville Nine.’”

Papal Stardom: Triumph of Upbeat Humanism, Skirting Dogma-Driven Culture Wars

The Pope Francis whirlwind has wowed the West with an upbeat Christian humanism. Yet the Pope doesn't come without major contradictions—Is his urge for reform “outside” the church not matching up with that on his home turf?

Will the US Catholic Church Divest from Fossil Fuels and Buy...

The pope is trying to get the word out to U.S. Catholics to do something practical about climate change. Will Pope Francis help move all Americans toward a greener and less dangerous future?

Pope Francis Is an Honest Conservative, Not a Liberal (Video)

While some American conservatives are angry at the Pope for not being far enough right on some issues and joining in their delusions, the Pope is far from " liberal” in American politics. This suggests fascist strains in American.

POPULAR

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

Guinea Pig Nation: How the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reducing government regulations for ‘advanced’...

“Under the direction of Congress, the NRC is developing new regulations to facilitate licensing of experimental reactors."

Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest ‘despicable’ treatment

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”