Can’t pay your catechism? Clean the church instead!

The new priest at Adra, one Juan Daniel López (not the new priest in Maria, who recently flipped and called his parishioners “heretics” before telling several rambling stories about who’d done what with whom – before being saved by the lynch mob by the Guardia) has offered his poorer parishioners the chance to do odd jobs around the church instead of paying for their childrens catechism. (Catecismo -catechism- is the Catholic session of lessons before Continue reading Can’t pay your catechism? Clean the church instead!

Catholic law now says women priests “as sinful as child abuse”

The Catholic Church, in a clear example of why these people aren’t allowed to mix with “normal” people in our “normal” world, have just changed Canonic Law to confirm that ordaining a female priest is as sinful as child abuse. The Times said in a report that: The Roman Catholic Church elevated the ordination of women to one of the most serious crimes in Canon Law yesterday, putting it on the same level as child Continue reading Catholic law now says women priests “as sinful as child abuse”

Jose Saramago has died

Jose Saramago, Portugal’s only Nobel prize winning author, has died at the age of 87 at his home on the island of Tenerife. The poor son of Portuguese peasants, he taught himself to read and write at a local library after being forced to drop out of school at a young age to work to support his family. He has written a number of insightful books which have explored the people of Portugal and Spain, Continue reading Jose Saramago has died

The abortion dispute during Easter

<!– @page { margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } –> The Catholic Church has been criticized for interfering in the natural political process of Spain by attempting to create a political campaign against the modernization of Spains abortion laws. By first claiming that Spain holds in greater regard endangered species such as the Iberian Lynx than born children, it is trivializing the whole situation and ignoring the sterling work carried out by ecological Continue reading The abortion dispute during Easter