“SLATE” HIJACKS VIRGIN MARY IN MUSLIM STORY

On June 10, the Wall Street Journal ran a story about Muslim women in France who have lost their virginity and have then elected to have their hymens surgically reattached; Muslim men expect their brides to be virgins and do not look kindly on those who are not. The next day, theNew York Times ran a similar story. It was followed the same day by... [Read more...]

WILL McCAIN AND OBAMA RESPECT CHURCHES?

In a major survey released this week by the Paul B. Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics at Calvin College, it was reported that 57 percent of Americans believe that religious leaders should not support political candidates during worship services. Commenting on this today is Catholic League president Bill Donohue: “The findings... [Read more...]

OBAMA’S CATHOLIC ADVISORY COUNCIL: HAS IT BEEN DISSOLVED?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments today on Sen. Barack Obama’s Catholic National Advisory Council: “On May 2, I issued a news release calling on Sen. Obama to dissolve his Catholic National Advisory Council. My principal reason for doing so was his selection of dissident Catholics to advise him: for example, most of the public officials... [Read more...]

COOPER UNION’S IDEA OF GREAT ART

New York’s Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is currently hosting an exhibition of student art; it began May 27 and ends June 10. Not all student contributions, however, are being shown. The school’s website says, “The School of Art faculty have selected major pieces by students representing ‘the best of’ each discipline... [Read more...]

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