Posts tagged "the Vatican"
In The News: Breaking Bad, Thanksgivukkah, The Vatican, George Bernard Shaw & much more

In The News: Breaking Bad, Thanksgivukkah, The Vatican, George Bernard Shaw & much more

A round-up of recent religion & media news.
In the News: Bill Nye, Depression, Antarctica, The Dalai Lama & More

In the News: Bill Nye, Depression, Antarctica, The Dalai Lama & More

A round-up of religion in the recent news.

Give Us This Day Our Load of Links

Some of the best reads from the past week, right here, still hot.

Using “Demographic Winter” To Thwart Global Access to Family Planning

What was once a rallying cry by U.S. evangelical organizations to limit access to birth control here and abroad (see former Revealer managing editor Kathryn Joyce's 2008 article at The Nation, "Missing: The 'Right' Babies") is now a Vatican topic for discussion at a UN panel.

Forgiving Eye for the “Part of God’s Plan” Guy

12 January 2006 The Times OnlineĀ reports on a proposed campaign among Vatican officials to perform an extreme makeover on one of the Bible’s worst baddies: the ultimate betrayer, Judas Iscariot. Under the proposal, Judas would be redeemed through a “re-reading” of his story by Vatican scholars, who hope to reconcile his betrayal and Jesus’ “‘apparent...