Tag Archives: Catholic Church
Political cartoon by Ralph Solonitz / The Rag Blog / April 13, 2010[Ralph Solonitz’ cartoons also appear at MadasHellClub.net]The Rag Blog
In 1294, Pope Celestine V issued a decree making it permissible for a Pope to resign. Then he resigned. Detail from portrait of Celestine V, artist unknown.There is historical precedent:Should Benedict apologize and resign? By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag … finish reading Scandal in the Church : Time for Pope to Depart?
Gay rights activist cheer after a session at the city’s assembly in Mexico City last December. Photo by Daniel Aguilar / Reuters.Mexico City sanctions gay marriage:Catholic Church warns of Sodom and Gomorrah In Morelia, Michoacan, Bishop Alfredo India added to … finish reading Mexico City Legalizes Gay Nuptials : Catholic Clergy Aghast
Photo of graffiti from Mejilla Hyde.Catholic Church and macho politicosWage war on Mexico’s women ‘Get your rosaries out of our ovaries!’ By John Ross / The Rag Blog / October 13, 2009 MEXICO CITY — “Sacan Sus Rosarios De Nuestras … finish reading Mexico : Church and Macho Politicos Wage War on Women
U.S. Catholic bishops listening to Pope Benedict XVI. Photo by Alex Wong / Getty Images. The present effort to politicize the church and marginalize pro-choice will drive away more of the flock and quickly shed the intellectual credibility it so … finish reading Bishop Takes Pawn : The Real Meaning of ‘Pro-Life’
Pope Benedict XVI. Photo: roblisameehan via Flickr.Will a New Vatican Document Affect Science and Reproductive Health?By Brendan Borrell / December 12, 2008 Mischaracterizations of science lurk in the Vatican’s latest instructions on bioethics, but Catholics probably won’t follow them anyway … finish reading The Vatican: Working Their Way Back in Time