WednesdayâÂ?Â?s Religion News Roundup

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Aftershocks in the wake of Tuesday’s East Coast temblor (a word Atlantic seaboard scribes would never miss a chance to use) tend toward the biblical rather than the geological: Ricky Twyman, founder of the Pray Without Ceasing Political Party, plans an “emergency vigil of hope” outside the White House on Wednesday at the very time […]

  • Surely there is serious religious news. A few humorous asides are welcome but not a full day of such news.

  • David Gibson

    Thanks for the comment, Father Neiman. I agree that too much of anything is bad (in all things, moderation, as the sages had it). But I think most of the issues highlighted here are serious, or are somewhat marginal news items that point to serious issues — such as the circumcision bill and religious freedom.

    That said, feedback is always necessary.

  • “serious religious news”?
    Whenever religion is invoked in the news it’s always serious. Not all religious news has to include priestly child abuse and church cover up, or hate protests and activism against peoples’ sexual preference and desire to be married, or murder and martyrdom for an imaginary god thing, or Pat Robertson blaming the latest East coast earthquake on god’s anger over homosexuality. The usual “serious religious news.”
    Im mean, those things WOULD be funny if they weren’t so hideously indicative of the impact of religion on sociery. The again, maybe to a priest thise things are just knee slappers .