Saturday, May 24, 2014
The Bad Catholic's Movie and TV Blog: BANDOLERO! (1968): 1968's Bandolero! is star studded shoot em up in the tradition of the Hollywood "B" grade Western. The Bishop Gang, led b...
News from the country that used to be England. A Baptist Church put up a sign which implied that atheists would go to hell. Based upon one complaint, the Church was investigated by the police who ruled that the poster was "hate speech" and threatened criminal prosecution against the pastor. Jesus talked about hell more than any other biblical figure. It probably won't be long before possession of a copy of the Gospels or reading them out loud will be deemed "hate speech." Full story here.
A preview of things to come: a parent who sends a child to a Catholic School thinks that the teachings of the Catholic Church are "archaic" and "wrong." This is all about an openly gay teacher whose contract is not being renewed because his lifestyle violates the teachings of the Catholic faith. Full story here.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: The Last Abbot of Westminster Goes to the Tower: In 1560, John Feckenham, the last Abbot of Westminster, was sent to the Tower of London on May 20th by Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Cante...
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Retired Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, whose election as a bishop shattered the membership of the Episcopal Church, has announced his divorce from his same sex Husband. Full story from the Huffington Post.