We have a new pope. And unlike the last pope, who was very stodgy and puritanical, this one will proudly lead us all the way into the 15th century.
by Nathaniel Downes •
The Italian newspaper ‘La Repubblica’ claims that the Pope’s resignation has little to do with health, but instead to do with another word, ‘influentiam,’ Latin for Blackmail.
by David Pakman •
The Vatican was informed that a European government would be issuing an arrest warrant for the Pope for ‘crimes against humanity’ for his sheltering of priests.
by Shannon Barber •
Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens commissioned lawyers to figure out ways to legally prosecute the Pope. Unfortunately, their efforts were fruitless.
by Shannon Barber •
It seems that with his resignation announced, the Pope had a meeting with the Italian President, Giorgio Napolitano to beg for immunity against prosecution for allegations of child sex abuse.
by Tiffany Willis •
Benedict’s papacy was plagued with controversy and scandal, most notably the staggering number of sexual abuse controversies within the Catholic Church.
by Don Hamel •
Who could need their ‘message’ so re-shaped and molded?
by Zachary Bailes •
On February 14th the New York Times published an editorial entitled “His Eminence in Denial” decrying retired Cardinal Edward Egan’s revocation of his apology for the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse cover-ups. On February 14th the New York Times published an editorial entitled “His Eminence in Denial” decrying retired Cardinal Edward Egan’s revocation of his apology for the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse cover-ups
by Wendy Gittleson •
Yesterday was the last day on earth for Troy Davis and I am angry. I am angry that a potentially innocent man is dead. I am angry that our great country resorts to such barbaric practices. I’m angry that justice is not blind, but it is clearly deaf and dumb. I’m angry that there are degrees of justice, the highest belonging to the wealthy and the white.