Posts tagged "catholics"

Slutty, Slutty Girl Scouts To Be Investigated By Bishops

Those little tramps are at it again. The nefarious-cookie sellers are trying to pull a fast one on us! The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has launched an official inquiry on the Girl Scouts out of concern that scouting materials contain links to other groups like Oxfam, the Sierra Club, and Doctors Without Borders,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 11, 2012

Catholic School Rejects Preschooler Over Lesbian Parents

We are so happy people are protesting this bigotry: A nursery school at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School, in Boulder, Colorado, will not admit one of their preschoolers because the child's parents are lesbians. The Archdiocese of Denver issued a statement about the refusal, which said: "To preserve the mission of our schools, and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 8, 2010

Anne Hathaway Left The Catholic Church For Her Gay Brother

Anne Hathaway isn't just a talented actress; she also sticks up for her fam "Sopranos"-style. The actress opened up to British GQ about how she and her family left the Catholic Church because the religion did not embrace her older brother, Michael, who is gay. "The whole family converted to Episcopalianism after my elder brother…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 9, 2010

No Celibacy For Married Anglican Priests Who Convert To Catholicism

The Vatican announced last month a plan to make it easier for disillusioned Anglicans, who feel their church has become too liberal, to convert to Catholicism. The plan allows for Anglican priests, including those who are married, to also convert to Catholicism. This stirred speculation that the age-old rule of celibacy for Catholic priests could…

By: Annika Harris / November 9, 2009

Tony Blair’s Wife Tells All

Accidents happen, even to good Catholics like the former-Prime Minister of the U.K.’s wife Cherie Blair. Her hubby isn't the only one getting political -- in interviews and in her book, the longtime birth control advocate pushes for the Church to embrace contraception. But that's not the only thing she's been pushing... In her gossipy…

By: Simcha / May 22, 2008

Mexico’s Sex Fair

Mexico City just held its 2008 Sex & Entertainment Fair, which isn't all that exciting in itself-- we have sex-industry trade shows galore in the U.S. -- however, three out of every four Mexican citizens are also Roman Catholic. Not sure how religious figures feel about dildos and such. The fair debuted in 2004, and…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 18, 2008