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Archive for the ‘Catholicism’ Category

Deconversion Story at the Spanish Inquisitor

July 24, 2007

The Spanish Inquisitor has written his deconversion story. It’s a wonderful read, I highly recommend it. I won’t keep you, your time is better spent there.

Absent Friends

June 9, 2007

Today is my mother’s birthday. She would have been 61, but she had a sudden heart attack and died 12 years ago, when I was 13 and my brothers were 17 and 5. No-one need ever tell me that Christians can be good, she was all the evidence I will ever need of that. My […]

The Champions of AIDS

April 5, 2007

I’ve stumbled across this news story in a couple of places over the last few days. Apparently, a study issued by the RAND Corporation claims that AIDS and HIV sufferers with religious beliefs are less like to spread the disease than non-believing carriers. I was careful to check the exact time and date it was […]

Catholic Discrimination Agencies

March 20, 2007

A battle has been raging in Britain for some months now over new anti-discrimination legislation being introduced by the government. Under the new laws, no adoption agency will be allowed to reject any application from potential parents on the grounds of their sexual orientation. The objection from the Catholic Church has been as fierce as […]