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Vatican child protection watchdog pulls its punches

I know how to stop, or at least curtail, child rape by Catholic priests. Throw the next priest caught fondling or otherwise sexually abusing minors in a dungeon and torture him, just as was done by this church to hundreds of … Continue reading

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James A. Haught: “Murder in the Name of Religion”

When you think of saints, you envision stained-glass pictures of piety. But the truth can be horribly different. Consider Pope Pius V: When he was Grand Inquisitor, he sent Catholic troops to kill 2,000 Waldensian Protestants in Calabria in southern … Continue reading

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James A Haught: “The Meaning of Life”

Young seekers of truth go through a phase of wondering whether life has any discernible meaning. Why are we here? Why is the universe here? Is there a purpose to it all? This is the ultimate question, overarching all others. … Continue reading

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James A Haught: “Let’s outgrow Fairy Tales”

The supernatural spectrum is immense: Gods, goddesses, devils, demons, angels, heavens, hells, purgatories, limbos, miracles, prophecies, visions, auras, saviors, saints, virgin births, immaculate conceptions, resurrections, bodily ascensions, faith-healings, salvation, redemption, messages from the dead, voices from Atlantis, omens, clairvoyance, spirit-signals, … Continue reading

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James A. Haught: “Does God Exist?”

Does God Exist? Well, it depends on what you mean by God. The universe is a maze of mysteries. How can gravity – an invisible, unexplainable force – pull the Milky Way into a spiral? How can atoms contain such … Continue reading

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Pope calls Joan of Arc model for public officials

How amusing… Joan of Arc was tried for heresy and witchcraft, then convicted of course, then barbecued like a pig by the Catholic Church. After all that, her conviction was annulled (like a wedding is annulled) and then she was … Continue reading

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Mark Twain: Witches

During many ages there were witches. The Bible said so. The Bible commanded that they should not be allowed to live. Therefore, the Church, after doing its duty in but a lazy and indolent way for eight hundred years, gathered … Continue reading

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