Yesterday I set out to clarify a misconception on what the phrase 'Separation of Church and State' actually means and where it comes from. I posted on the Freedom From Religion Foundation's Facebook page in an effort to begin friendly dialogue
The entire nation has been watching recently while the city of Utica has blown up in argument over a Christmas sign displayed at one of our local fire stations. While observing the resulting firestorm, two basic schools of thought have emerged
During the Holiday season last year, this obviously Christian sign went up at Utica's Fire Station #4 on the corner of Shepherd Pl and Sunset Ave and months later, fire chief Brooks got a letter from an attorney
Have you seen that article floating around about Pope Francis historically convening the 3rd Vatican Council to update several of the church's outdated and unpopular teachings, finally making Catholicism more progressive? Well, read some of the excerpts below and then get those tissues handy.
The Conclave has begun the process of naming a new Pope. Once ballots are casted, and a Pope is selected by a two-thirds majority, the ballots are burned. Even though it's 2013, we will only know if their is a new Pope due to the smoke from the Vatican Chimney. Has a new Pope been selected yet? You …