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Archive for July, 2005

Friday Night Photo, by C.

Saturday, July 30th, 2005

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From July 26’s National Post: Don Mills man killed wife out of mercy, police say A Don Mills couple chose to end their lives last week to halt the mysterious chronic pain that Patricia Kirk, 60, had suffered for six years, police said yesterday. [ed: Um, how would the death of the husband help end […]

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Ordaining Women

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005

In today’s National Post, Father Raymond J. de Souza repeats Vatican talking points on the “impossibility” of ordaining women priests (subscribers only): Why, then, has the Catholic Church — along with the Orthodox — uninterruptedly reserved priestly ordination to men alone, right from the beginning? It starts with what Jesus himself did, and what the […]

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WWMD (What Would Moses Do?)

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005

One final post on this topic. I find it troubling that religious opponents of same-sex marriage (like Rabbi Spiro below) take comfort in the fact that gays are targeted for execution under God’s law. God must really have been serious about this law, unlike those less important laws, right? Here’s a quick, but by no […]

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Religion and Same-Sex Marriage

Saturday, July 23rd, 2005

How poorly we are served by our religious leaders! The same-sex marriage debate may now be officially over in Canada, but the ignorance and bigotry it revealed – particularly in our official religious representatives – will live on. Consider a couple letters to the editor written to the National Post, one by a priest, the […]

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Official Relaunch!

Tuesday, July 19th, 2005

Yes, it’s true. This site is finally being redesigned, with all the horrors that usually entails — especially for someone as computer-unsavvy as me. All the usual links are still there, though hidden (for now). My old articles can still be found here, and reviews here. More information will be added as the days go […]

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