The abuse cases of two priests in Arizona have cast further doubt on the Catholic church’s insistence that Pope Benedict XVI played no role in shielding pedophiles before he became pope. 1,140 more words
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Unbelievableville, New Jersey. News out of the Middle East today is that former Pope, Benedict, has converted to Islam in order to wed a 12-year-old girl he first saw while on vacation in Orlando this past winter. 188 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There was big news at Park East Synagogue in Manhattan on Friday night.
As CBS2’s Lou Young reported, Rabbi Arthur Schneier sound out that he is about to be made a Knight of the Roman Catholic Church. 244 more words
John F. Kennedy, speaking on the occasion of the death of poet Robert Frost, said that “the highest duty of the writer, the composer, the artist is to remain true to himself and to let the chips fall where they may.” He also added that “art is not a form of propaganda, it is a form of truth.” Now, you may not think of fiction novels as works of art (or of fiction authors as artists), but JFK’s words ring solid through the ages. 931 more words
On Tuesday, April 19, 2005 Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger was selected by the College of Cardinals to become the 265th pope in the 2,000 history of the Catholic Church. 424 more words