Posts tagged "sex scandal"

Not all Sex is a Scandal

Cain, Sandusky, Catholic Priests. Sex has been in the headlines a lot lately. But some important distinctions are getting lost in the rush to categorize offenses, blurring the difference between crimes against marriage with those against women or minors, or the crimes of institutions with those of individuals. So much commentary about the cover...

23 September 2004 Daily Links

“‘If one'” — that’d be a gay person — “‘ever looks at me'” — and that would be Jimmy Swaggart — “‘like that, I’m going to kill him and tell God he died.'” GetReligion traces the history of Swaggart’s overheated “‘Louisiana mouth.'” Iraq’s most powerful Shiite leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Husseini al-Sistani, has threatened to withdraw his...

22 September 2004 Daily Links

Deal Hudson has announced that he will resign as publisher of Crisis magazine at year’s end as a result of the sexual harassment scandal that cost him his position as religion advisor to President Bush last month. In an email to supporters, Hudson said his next project will be “‘a book on how Catholics can get involved in...

19 September 2004 Daily Links

Doug Grow, of The Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports on the tempest-in-a-teapot in central Minnesota’s Renville County, after Texas-transplant Rick Blauvelt attempted to form a “Teen Age Republicans” chapter with an ad that read: “‘This group will be a grass-roots movement to learn about how America got started, the difference between Republicans and Democrats, why the nation...

Hulk Respond!

Grrr! Hulk want to smash! Instead, Hulk blog! Christianity Today blogger extraordinaire Ted Olsen goads Revealer editor Hulk: “Aside from aBeliefnet article over the weekend, the National Catholic Reporter‘s article about Bush adviser and Crisis editor Deal Hudson has completely fallen off the radar. (Weblog thinks reporters are ignoring it just to see if The Revealer editor Jeff Sharlet merely starts walking the streets of New York...