Posts Tagged ‘controversy’

Why so slow on canonising Mother Teresa? Comments 0

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Pope Francis is not only a good pontiff as pastor, he is also a good pontiff as church politician. In canonising two popes — Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II — who each represent the progressive and conservative wings, respectively, of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has shrewdly bridged the church’s theological schism. But in Read more

Society strengthened because of Fred Phelps Comments 0

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Thank God for Fred Phelps. That’s what I say, of the controversial, hate-mongering founder of the Westboro Baptist Church. But something tells me Fred Phelps already thanked God plenty of times for Fred Phelps, given the two were on such apparently close terms. After all, it was Phelps who so graciously enlightened the rest of Read more