Tag Archive: catholicism

denying change

I’ve recently had the opportunity to dust off my medieval history degree in an attempt to help some historically challenged Catholics understand some of the changes their religious organisation has been through over… Continue reading

lurking 6: I’m sick of hearing about the poor

I’m delighted to have the opportunity to return to the lurking series, courtesy of my new best blogging buddies, Catholic Truth Scotland. This site is a goldmine of wayward Christian opinions, from a heretical… Continue reading

catholic truth scotland

We’re busy, on this thread, defending the Church against dissenters who double as heretics-into-schismatics. The people over at Catholic Truth Scotland are busy having mutually affirming discussions about the nature of ‘truth’.  They… Continue reading

atheism in a sentence

For those of you not aware, there’s a lively discussion about whether paedophile priests are a homosexual problem over at Catholic Truth Blog. On this post you can learn that heterosexual men would… Continue reading

another scandal, more lives destroyed

[The Bible] doesn’t clean things up and give us a sanitary, Walt Disney version of what happened. It shows us, for instance, how the great King David succumbed to lust and envy and committed… Continue reading

how harmful is your christianity?

I recently had the pleasure of meeting my best blogging buddy, Clare Flourish. She’s a religious oddity in my opinion: the deity she believes in does appear to be of an actual benevolent… Continue reading

lurking 5: the will of a benevolent god

I’m more than delighted to have the opportunity to return to the lurking series, courtesy of some charming thoughts found here. Most Christians I’ve personally met tend to prefer a benevolent spin on… Continue reading

serious problems for religious freedom (and cakes)

There are some serious problems going on in our world today. Our rights are being eroded before our very eyes and one day soon we may be unable to make our own decisions… Continue reading

questions about killing

Thou shalt not kill. Q: Kill what? A: Humans. Kill as many animals as you like, even if you have no nutritional need for them. They taste nice and, according the Bible, pleasure… Continue reading

what is a christian?

Prompted by another probing and insightful post from the daily delights released by Clare Flourish, I got to thinking about what makes a person a Christian. This popular religion has two millennia of… Continue reading