Tag Archives: Vermont

Vermont Catholic Church losses


Photo by Jeb Wallace-Brodeur St. Augustine Church in Montpelier is seen under stormy clouds last week. Vermont Catholic Bishop Salvatore Matano approached the lectern and apologized for how the heat had sparked allergies that shrank his voice. But he and … Continue reading

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Kentucky Snake-handling pastor dies after fatal bite Preachers who practice handle poisonous snakes during church services vow to continue tradition despite deaths and illegality Jon Swaine in New York theguardian.com, Monday 17 February 2014 15.30 EST Jamie Coots, a pastor … Continue reading

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Complications in forming opinions


Fractured Islam beliefs can be surprising.  No single theology (monolithic) religion here. No question Syria is a totalitarian state. Yet we have a “repressive” government (Syria) mostly protecting its Christian citizens, while the rebels routinely terrorize them.  Saudi Arabia’s religion … Continue reading

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