I don't know why people are so excited for His return.
For the first time in the school's history, Bob Jones University observed
Martin Luther King Jr. Day today. That's a pretty big deal for a fundamentalist Christian school that didn't even accept
black students until the 1970s and banned
interracial dating until as recently as 2000
because "it breaks down the barriers God has established."
, who may become the next Secretary of Education, has been a longtime supporter of using taxpayer money to fund religious schools. Now, in a lengthy profile of her
just before the start of her confirmation hearings, POLITICO
's Zack Stanton
highlights how her Christian faith would likely guide her policy decisions.
Should taxpayer dollars be used to help repair or maintain churches? In New Jersey, the answer is now "Yes."
A judge said last week that more than $5.5 million in "historic preservation grants" given to churches over the past five years by officials in Morris County were legal because they didn't directly promote faith.
A comedian mocked the Catholic concept of communion -- in which worshipers believe they are eating the actual
body of Christ -- on a recent episode
of the Late Late Show
on Ireland's RTÉ television. In a nation where blasphemy laws still exist, priests aren't handling the humor very well.