They're trying to force Christian prayer into Texas schools—again. The Texas Republican Party has released a new document laying out its plans. It contains exactly what you think it would, a lengthy list of calls to action tailor-made to the hardcore right-wing Evangelicals. It includes clauses against abortion, marriage
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The Catholic Church is doing what the Catholic Church does best: making empty gestures to feign concern about egregious wrongs. The only difference is, usually, they're the ones perpetrating the wrongs. This time, Russia is the aggressor, and Ukraine is the victim. The Pope intends to conduct a half-hearted symbolic