Sunday, Sep 25, 2016

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Sex: a metaphor for knowing God

The problem with the trope of the Sexy Nun isn’t that it goes too far. The problem is that it doesn’t go far enough. Sex really is a fitting metaphor for knowing God

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Donald John Trump Sr. was a featured speaker at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)./Wikipedia photo by Michael Vadon

Casual Priest vs. The Walking Dorito

So when recent news came of another "Casual Priest" in another city interrupting Donald Trump during a visit to her church, I was instantly curious. When I learned that she intervened because his comments became political in nature during a visit that was ostensibly about the hard work of the people of Flint, Michigan, I was cheering.

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Horses graze early on the morning of Sept. 14, 2016, at the Oceti Sakowin camp near the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, where thousands of people are camped in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in opposition to the Dakota Access pipeline project. It's reportedly the largest gathering of Native Americans in more than a century. RNS photo by Emily McFarlan Miller

The ‘spiritual battle’ over the Dakota Access pipeline

The Dakota Access pipeline would transport 470,000 barrels of crude oil per day, according to Dallas-based Energy Transfer, the parent company of Dakota Access. It would reduce the amount of oil shipped by truck and train, providing safer transport of oil, the company argues.

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