Posts Tagged ‘Jokes’

52 Catholic jokes and puns Comments 0

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Some people say Catholic puns leave them feeling “incensed”. If you think incense jokes are just “thurible, the go no further. But this kind of humour appeals to you, here are fifty-one more “Catholic” jokes. Related Posts:Good humourDeath during lockdown: A collective nightmare, but…It’s OK to be politically incorrect about religionThere is a Gospel in the Read more

British churchgoers want serious sermons not jokes Comments 0

Friday, May 13th, 2016

A poll has found that British churchgoers prefer clergy stick to serious topics in sermons rather than jokes or rambling anecdotes. The poll of 1400 regular churchgoing Christians found that they ranked explanations of the Bible as 27 times as important in a sermon as humour and “practical application” 42 times more highly than personal anecdote. Read more

Theological society admits sidelining conservatives Comments 0

Friday, October 25th, 2013

After an internal inquiry found members of the Catholic Theological Society of America sideline theologians with conservative or traditional views, the society has committed itself to work for greater inclusivity. The society, which counts some 1400 academics among its ranks, has adopted a set of new guidelines to help members better respect “diverse theological and Read more

Christians ‘not offended’ by Jesus jokes – poll Comments 0

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

The majority of Christians in Britain say they would not be offended by jokes about Jesus even if they were intended to be insulting, according to a poll. Meanwhile three quarters of believers agree that freedom of speech should not be restricted even if it offends people with deeply-held religious convictions. The finding emerged from Read more