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In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

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Who's the Enemy?  The Catholic Church.  Chicago Cardinal Francis George is unhappy that the gay pride parade will pass a local parish on the final Sunday in June--and that the Catholic leadership was not consulted about the new parade route.  Today on Fox Chicago News the Cardinal compared gay "rhetoric" to that of the...

The Roots of Racism

Rachel Sladja at Talking Points Memo has a good piece up about the roots of all the recent Shar'iah-is-coming-for-your-freedom hysteria.  It's worth a read for the research TPM did to trace the anti-Muslim commentary in the media over the past decade.  But I can't help but wonder if Islam (and Shari'ah) doesn't just conveniently...

Pay for Plunder

Andrew Suderman writes at The Anabaptist Network in South Africa (ANiSA) that the "Green Bishop," Anglican Geoffrey Davies, recently called for rich Western countries to reimburse African countries for decades of environmental damages. South African environmental activists have come together to oppose a $3.75 billion World Bank loan for the building of the...