The Monkey Business of Religion

  As I argued in my article The Church and the Cosmological Revolution, the opposition by the Catholic Church to Galileo and the cosmological revolution in general was due to a pastoral concern.  To summarize my argument, the news that the Earth was NOT the center of the universe shattered …

The Shame of the Bishops

The hysteria surrounding illegal immigration and the laws in place to deal with it reached new heights of absurdity when many religious leaders such as Catholic and non-Catholic bishops stepped up the rhetoric by calling on their congregations to resist the president’s efforts to enforce those laws.  Quotes from the …