Religion

At the Vatican, Exceptions Make the Rule

An interesting take on the Vatican through the lens of Italian law. Although this is a difficult point for many Anglo-Saxons to grasp, when the Vatican makes statements like “no gays in the priesthood,” it doesn’t actually mean “no gays in the priesthood.” It means, “As a general rule, this is not a good idea, […]

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Rockin’ With the Lord

Hugo thinks Christian music is seen as inherently uncool in the secular world. What he doesn’t know is that all the kool kids listen to Christian music, even a godless, atheist heathen like me. One of my not-so secret secrets is my love for this band label: Sounds Familyre. I believe every artist on this […]

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The Holocaust: Really, It Was About Jesus

By now, everyone has probably heard the sad news that Nazi hunter Simon Weisenthal died earlier this week. I have a lot I’d like to say about him, but can’t find words that are appropriately laudatory — he was an amazing figure, and his death is a huge loss for the entire world. But hey, […]

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Finding My Religion

This makes me want to start going to church again. Unity Fellowship Church, housed in a gray former warehouse in East New York, is the New York outpost of the Unity Fellowship Church Movement, the only Christian denomination explicitly set up to serve gay, bisexual and transgender members of minority groups. Unity, founded in Los […]

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