Yesterday afternoon, I heard a story about a group of students at Eastside Catholic School in Sammamish, Washington. They staged a sit-in to protest the forced resignation of their gay vice principal. This was due to his recent marriage to another man. Because the high school is a private Catholic o ... More >>
At the very moment public hysteria about government snooping has reached a new, fevered pitch, the radical environmentalists of Everglades Earth First! have decided to hold a very public workshop on the art and science of direct action. Non-violent protest that may involve civil disobedience, direct ... More >>
John Farrell, a math and statistics teacher at Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School, was arrested on Memorial Day for allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of his students According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, Farrell, 25, is facing multiple counts of unlawful sexual activity with c ... More >>
Archbishop Thomas Wenski grew up in Lake Worth and went on to become the head of the Catholic Church in South Florida; his archdiocese covers Broward, Monroe and Miami-Dade counties. As the battle heats up over gay marriage, Wenski has penned a letter outlining the modern Catholic stance on gays. He ... More >>
Former Florida Gator star quarterback and God's favorite football player, Tim Tebow, will be doing that thing where he talks about how Jesus is his homeboy at the First Baptist Dallas Church on April 28. And that's cool, if you're into that sort of thing. Problem is, the First Baptist Dallas Churc ... More >>
Sandwiched between "Thou shalt not commit adultery" and "Thou shalt not bear false witness" on one of two stone tablets allegedly presented to Moses on Mt. Sinai, God clearly listed "Thou shalt not steal" as one of the Ten Commandments. For one Catholic priest in North Palm Beach, however, the wa ... More >>
The 30th-annual Greek Festival at St. Mark Greek Orthodox Church in Boca Raton starts Thursday, January 19, bringing the flavors and music of the islands to South Florida for four days.
flickr/ultimateepicureMaybe I'm part zombie, but I don't think that eating brains is that big of a deal. My father used to make me eat it as a kid every time we went to a Greek restaurant. And while living in DC, during Greek Orthodox Easter, Top Cheffer Mike Isabella used to serve lamb brai ... More >>
A naughty nun.In a debate with Archbishop John Onaiyekan and former British MP Ann Widdecombe about the virtues of the Roman Catholic Church, Christopher Hitchens pilloried the pope's promise to provide the victims of pedophile priests with "loving pastoral care." "I'm sorry," said Hitchens, "the ... More >>
Well, the state's Education Commissioner is sending an inspector general down to Broward County to look at the dysfunctional and corrupt embattled school board. Let's hope they find a way to clean house. Notter and JenJen bask in all their successThe state is involved thanks to the grand ... More >>
Courtesy, Mary Our JoyFr. Thomas Euteneuer, demon slayer.Lookit that smile! Those chompers! Those crinkly eyes! That soft auburn hair! What woman wouldn't fall for Thomas Euteneuer?Lots, apparently, which didn't stop Thomas from falling for them. Which is why the Catholic priest, exorcist, and pr ... More >>
Reality Outreach Ministries, Inc.Scaring the snot out of God-fearing youngsters has long been a popular Halloween tradition. Churches from Texas to Colorado stage elaborate theatrical productions known as hell houses, featuring gruesome scenes of botched abortions and AIDS-related deaths. The aim ... More >>
From gallery shows to Kevin Spacey's planned murder, here's a collection of the season's best to come.
Today, amnesty is a dirty word. So what happened to the immigrants given a fresh start by Reagan in 1986?
St. Stephen Catholic School in Miramar will close at the end of the school year and the space will be taken over by a public charter school this fall, according to Sister Mary David Magee, the school's principal. On St. Stephen's Facebook page (Sorry, no link. You'll have to log onto your own ... More >>
Maybe trusting somebody based on ethnic and religious associations ain't such a swell idea. I'm not even talking about what Madoff did to his friends in the South Florida Jewish community. The South Florida Catholic community has a fraudster of its own -- the Rev. Francis Guinan, who this afternoon ... More >>
It's officially the Year of Hope, and South Florida weather forecasters already have something they hoped for: slightly different weather. That's right, we've got something of a cold front, and that means our weathermen have broken out not the exaggerated phrases but the crazy-stupid exaggerated phr ... More >>
Do transsexuals get a second chance in the great gender-identity sweepstakes?
A voodoo ceremony in the 'burbs? Who'da thunk it?
Bucking the health food tide: This middle school says, "Let 'em eat dougnuts."
Is that a relic in your pocket, or are you just happy to see the show?
Gigantour honors the high art of the guitar solo.
The Sun-Sentinel was quick to back a high school's online witch-hunt
Ex-cop and bodybuilder Gil Fernandez Jr. murdered three men in the Everglades. But he only admits to killing the man he was.
Pour some syrup on me
Punk Rock Sundays
The WB's full-page ad for its reality show The Surreal Life
Rosa Lopez welcomes the Virgin Mary to her home every month. Hallelujah!
The "asylums" depicted in The Magdalene Sisters undermine both the Catholic Church and the popular image of Ireland
Can't come to the pope? The pope comes to you!
Relax, don't do it. Let Trapped by Mormons try first.
After the Catholic Church banished him, Cuba welcomed him. But the vibrant new life George Zirwas created for himself soon ended in tragic death.
Royal Palm Church of God of Prophecy
Ferdinand Mahfood embezzled thousands of dollars from his own charity to support his mistresses. So why is he hanging around?
For members of Soka Gakkai, the path to enlightenment (and maybe a new car) is through chanting