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Belief Blog Archive: September 2008

  • Paying to pray on Rosh Hashana

    Should Jews pay to pray at the local synagogue? Published September 29 2008

  • Bishop Duncan gets the heave ho

    The Episcopal bishop of Pittsburgh is dispatched - on paper that is - from his post as head of southwestern Pennsylvania's Episcopalians Thursday at a meeting of Episcopal leaders in Salt Lake City Published September 18 2008

  • Episcopal blood-letting

    Pittsburgh Episcopal Bishop Robert Duncan may be on the way to losing his job if Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori gets her way Thursday in a crucial vote by the Episcopal House of Bishops Published September 15 2008

  • Sept. 11: the other side

    Atheist and humanist groups are turning Sept. 11 into a day against religion, saying religion caused the terrorist attack Published September 11 2008

  • Bishops to discuss abortion at meeting

    The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announces they're placing abortion on the agenda of their annual meeting in November because of recent comments by Sen. Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Published September 10 2008

  • Take that, Nancy Pelosi: Catholic history on abortion

    The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has rushed out a 2-page summary of 2,000 years of teaching on abortion lest other politicians decide to go the way of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in stating the church has not always opposed the procedure. Published September 2 2008