The Pope Throws A Hail Mary In Chile

The Pope needs a miracle in Chile to offset the mistakes there with pedophile clergy. Once thought the reformer needed in corrupt conditions, he himself has become buried in controversy involving a high ranking Chilean clergy who abused and was covered for by other clergy. The Pope believes a sincere apology will suffice. According to…
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The Power Martin Luther King’s Liberation Theology Is Still Underestimated

Martin Luther King Day is almost never discussed in a religious context. Yet, the brand of Christianity he preached is hidden in today’s gay and women’s rights movements. Scholars today refer to it as a theology of personality. This is not personality as in celebrity, but in the value of the person as seen by…
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Religion, An Unregulated Industry

I read a history of false advertising on radio before television. Extraordinary claims were made for patent medicines and other products. The claims were so convincing and bogus products so successful the Federal Trade Commission banned them on U.S. radio. The solution, build powerful radio towers in Mexico aimed at the U.S. As a pretelevision…
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New Jersey Cardinal: There Could Be Women Cardinals

In one of the most enlightening interviews I’ve read of a high ranking Catholic clergy, New Jersey’s Cardinal Joseph Tobin said , “…I don’t believe there is a compelling theological reason why the Pope couldn’t name a woman a Cardinal.” Cardinals are the ones who meet and select a new Pope. I don’t know what other duties…
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The Evangelical Covenant Church Of America’s Pastor Did A Gay Marriage

The Swedish Evangelical Covenant Church of America of my youth dropped Swedish from its name years ago. I remember it focused on piety, no ballroom dancing, alcohol, card playing, farming with a tractor on Sunday or even movies. Times changed and it found it could grow by going lite of those old taboos. It is…
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