Though the world at large is just finding out, during his pop-the-balloons and hug-the-babies visit to the U.S. last week, Pope Francis met Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who’s adamant about not doing her job because God appointed her judge and stuff, in private, at the Vatican Embassy. The embassy is also known as the The Apostolic …
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Is this OK?
I mean, Pope Francis seems like a pretty cool guy, but the merch that’s available prior to his U.S. visit — which starts with his arrival at 4 p.m. today –seems…well…unpopelike? But then, I’m a Protestant. What do I know?
Facebook is Catholic, Twitter is Protestant
Leftover sends this interesting article that breaks down the two big social media sites by denomination. Building on an old article by Umberto Eco that said Macs are Catholic, and PCs are Protestant, Fr. Alexander Lucie-Smith says: Twitter is a wonderful tool for those who wish to preach to their “followers”. The most famous tweeters …
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For the babies
See how that happens? Life’s a circle, grandbabies. You are from a fractious family separated by fissures deeper than the ocean, but you also come from a fierce and proud line of folks who, if necessary, will reach out from the grave to prop you up. I know this. It’s happened to me. I’m sorry …
Protestants rule the 114th U.S. Congress
Check out the religions professed by members of the 114th Congress, which convened today. Boiled down, there’s a boatload of Protestants and scarce any unaffiliateds, though that’s a growing demographic worldwide. You can read more here. For a little more information on the new Congress, go here. For a somewhat opposing view, go here.