Category Archives: Roman Catholic Church

Religious Freedom Laws: Digging a Little Deeper

By Elaine Magliaro Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Indiana Discriminatory state Religious Freedom Restoration Acts appear to be all the rage in some parts of this country. Unlike the RFRA legislation passed previously in other states, the recent passage of Indiana’s RFRA … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Make Fundamentalism A Crime? Part 4

By Mark Esposito The following is the fourth installment in a multi-part series exploring religious fundamentalism and the means of checking its excesses. You can read the first part here and the second part here and the third part here. There are 1.5 to 2.0 billion Muslims … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Make Fundamentalism A Crime? Part 3

By Mark Esposito The following is the third installment in a multi-part series exploring religious fundamentalism and the means of checking its excesses. You can read the first part here and the second part here. The discovery of oil in Saudi Arabia in 1939 … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Make Fundamentalism A Crime? Part 2

By Mark Esposito The following is the second installment in a multi-part series exploring religious fundamentalism and the means of checking its excesses. You can read the first part here. The clash between fundamentalism and modernity was an inevitable historical … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Make Fundamentalism A Crime? Part 1

By Mark Esposito The horrific events that played out in Paris certainly will bring fundamental change to that society. Much like our 9/11, the massacres at Charlie Hebdo and a kosher deli have mobilized the French nation to  a new awareness … Continue reading

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The Seventeenth Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Demoted Catholic Cardinal Blames “Feminized” Church for Pedophile Clergy…and Altar Girls for Shortage of Priests

By Elaine Magliaro David Gibson of National Catholic Reporter reported earlier this week that Cardinal Raymond Burke, “who was recently demoted from the Vatican’s highest court to a ceremonial philanthropic post,” has been “roiling the waters once again.” This time … Continue reading

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Antonin Scalia’s Thoughts on Secularists, the Devil, the Separation of Church and State, and Religion in the Public Square

By Elaine Magliaro Antonin Scalia on the Separation of Church and State Antonin Scalia is our country’s longest-serving Supreme Court Justice. Scalia, a Catholic, was appointed to the highest court in the land by President Ronald Reagan in 1986. Earlier … Continue reading

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