Tag Archives: Catholicism

Pope Francis’s stand on organized crime long overdue.

So the Pope has recently discovered that the mafia are evil. The Guardian reported last week that Pope Francis has taken on one of Italy’s most dangerous organised crime groups, calling the Ndrangheta crime group an example of “the adoration … Continue reading

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Same country, different rules?

The Associated Press just reported: NBA commissioner Adam Silver delivered the swiftest, strongest penalty he could, then called on NBA owners to force Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell the team for making racist comments that hurt the … Continue reading

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A former Roman Catholic from Quebec that I met earlier this year has sent me some information on Catholicism. I wanted his input since he was born into the religion and therefore would have a unique insight into it. He … Continue reading

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United Nations blasts Vatican for decades of child abuse

The Church of Rome’s chickens seems to be coming home to roost, if you will, via the UN. The Associated Press very recently reported that a “UN human rights panel accused the Vatican of systematically protecting its reputation instead of … Continue reading

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Travel in Taiwan

Another dispatch for the Far East, from Taipei, Taiwan. It is a balmy 23 Celsius  here and likely will get to around 28. Taiwan is one of the tiger economies of the area, along with Hong Kong, Singapore, and South … Continue reading

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New Value Charter for Quebec?

Now in the news in Canada is the fact that Quebec’s Marois PQ government is ready to introduce their new values charter which would potentially limit many Quebec minority groups’ religious freedoms. Don Macpherson, of the Montreal Gazette is quoted … Continue reading

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Lest we forget- letter to the Royal Canadian Legion

I felt that the Knights of Columbus, in their conspicuous elaborate costumes, along with the conspicuous wrongdoing on the part of the religious organization they represent, shouldn’t be part of Remembrance Day parades, so the following is the letter I … Continue reading

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