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In this vault are the graves of John O’Connor and Edward Egan, cardinals in the Catholic Church. O’Connor was born in Philadelphia to an Irish Catholic family in 1920. Egan was born in 1932 to another Irish Catholic family, this time in Illinois. Both of course went to Catholic schools and entered the priesthood upon […]
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I’m sure the KGB would like to take credit for liberation theology, planning the world’s rebellions against capitalist exploitation from the Kremlin, but no one should take the claim of an ex-KGB agent on this issue seriously at all. Liberation theology is a complex movement that had many roots, including the deep injustices faced by […]

The 16th Century

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On March 14, 2015

Welp, this exists. From 1555. I’m not sure, but I’m guessing this is a Protestant attack upon nuns. Time period certainly fits. As much as I hesitate to ever link to Reddit, there are peop

The Catholic Church, 2014

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On May 13, 2014
The Catholic Church is an institution really prepared to move into the future: The new pope, exorcists say, has become their champion in the face of modern skeptics, many of them within the Catholic faith. Officially, those claiming to be possessed must first undergo psychiatric evaluations. But exorcists say that liberal Catholic bishops have often […]

Papacy

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On September 19, 2013

This new pope is surprising to say the least. If he’s making the nutcase Bishop of Providence (who is a real piece of work) mad because he’s not frothing at the mouth about abortion and su

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Poorly Designed Crime

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On July 25, 2013
For reasons out of my control, half of my life is now traveling around seeing statues of virgins, which is especially exciting since I’m not a believer. Thus, I’ve seen this virgin where an outrageously poorly designed crime was executed: A Bolivian judge has ordered a 34-year-old priest jailed in the theft of the sumptuous […]
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