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Americans United Puts Cape May Government on Notice: Nope on Pope

Americans United Puts Cape May Government on Notice: Nope on Pope
The upcoming visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia and the accompanying World Meeting of Families (which may bring 2 million people to Center City) presents many challenges regarding the Constitutionally mandated separation of church and state.
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Catholic Bishops Weigh Tightening Rules for Health Care Partnerships

Catholic Bishops Weigh Tightening Rules for Health Care Partnerships
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is meeting in Baltimore this week, and members are considering whether to begin the process of revising — and likely tightening — its directives governing health care mergers and partnerships. The goal, according to a USCCB press release, would be to incorporate Vatican principles ensuring that Catholic institutions do not “cooperate immorally with the unacceptable procedures conducted in other health care entities with which they may be connected” or “cause scandal” as a result of such collaborations.
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Nina Martin
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Duck Dynasty's Alan Robertson: US Turning Into Nazi Germany

Duck Dynasty's Alan Robertson: US Turning Into Nazi Germany
Conservative pastor Alan Robertson, the son of Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson, says he is pretty sure that America is looking more and more like Nazi Germany.
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Christian Group: People Dislike Columbus Because He Shared The Gospel With Those He Enslaved

Christian Group: People Dislike Columbus Because He Shared The Gospel With Those He Enslaved
The Family Research Council knows the real reason people criticize Christopher Columbus: It’s because he was a Christian! In fact, according to FRC Vice President Dr. Kenyn Cureton, Columbus was such a great Christian that he even shared the Gospel with the people he enslaved.
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Pat Robertson: Obama Is 'Pro-Muslim' And 'Attended A Muslim School'

Pat Robertson: Obama Is 'Pro-Muslim' And 'Attended A Muslim School'
Pat Robertson launched into yet another tirade about how he is pretty sure that President Obama is a secret Muslim, arguing on today’s edition of “The 700 Club” that the administration criticized a new Israeli settlement project because the president is “pro-Muslim.”
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Holding The Religious Right To Its Own Ridiculous Standard

Holding The Religious Right To Its Own Ridiculous Standard
The Washington Times yesterday reporting on remarks made by Justice Antonin Scalia at Colorado Christian University in which he stated that the separation of church and state is "utterly absurd" and the idea that the government must remain neutral on the issue of religion is "just a lie."
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Bravo 'Bama: Religious Acceptance in Hunstville as Atheist Will Deliver City Invocation for First Time

Bravo 'Bama: Religious Acceptance in Hunstville as Atheist Will Deliver City Invocation for First Time
Thursday's opening invocation at the Huntsville City Council meeting will be delivered by an atheist. This is a first for the Council, which was in the news earlier this year, when it invited — then dis-invited a Wiccan priest — to deliver the opening invocation at a regular council meeting. It was a silly, spineless decision, made after "several citizens became alarmed" at the prospect of listening to a Wiccan prayer and called to complain. We wonder if those same concerned citizens will have the same issues this time.
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Al Hater: Professional Islamaphobe Promises More Anti-Muslim Ads on NYC Buses and Subways

Al Hater: Professional Islamaphobe Promises More Anti-Muslim Ads on NYC Buses and Subways
Guess who's back? Right-wing blogger Pamela Geller is bringing back her Islamophobia with a new set of anti-Muslim ads set to run on New York City's buses and subways. It's part of her effort to bring freedom to America, you know, by suppressing the freedom of religion.
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Atheists Fight Arizona’s Tax-Funded ‘Office of Faith’

Atheists Fight Arizona’s Tax-Funded ‘Office of Faith’
Proponents of secularism in Arizona on Wednesday sent a letter to Gov. Jan Brewer (R) asking that her Office of Faith and Community Partnerships not use public funds to advocate for religiosity.
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Pat Robertson: 'Girl-On-Girl Movies' Make Young People Think They're Gay

Pat Robertson: 'Girl-On-Girl Movies' Make Young People Think They're Gay
Thursday on “The 700 Club,” a viewer asked host Pat Robertson how she should handle the news that her 21-year-old daughter is in a same-sex relationship. In response, Robertson gladly offered up some of his patented bad advice for the parents of LGBT kids.
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