Church & State

Divorced Couple Litigates over Child's Religion

She’s Jewish. He’s Catholic.
“After the surprise [Roman Catholic ] baptism, Rebecca got a Circuit Court judge to take the unusual step of temporarily barring Joseph from exposing their child to any religion other than Judaism on the grounds it could cause ‘irreparable harm.’ But Joseph defied the order by taking his daughter to Mass—with a television news crew in tow.” examiner.com

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Neo-Pagans Get Worship Circle at Air Force Academy

“Wiccan cadets and officers on the Colorado Springs base have been convening for over a decade, but the school will officially dedicate a newly built circle of stones on about March 10, putting the outdoor sanctuary on an equal footing with the Protestant, Catholic, Jewish and Buddhist chapels on the base.” Fox News

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Atheists challenge Ireland's new blasphemy law with online postings

“Under the law, which went into effect Friday, a person can be found guilty of blasphemy if ‘he or she publishes or utters matter that is grossly abusive or insulting in relation to matters held sacred by any religion, thereby causing outrage among a substantial number of the adherents of that religion.’”  More at The Washington Post

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