Posts Tagged ‘Wisconsin’

Baptising children of gay couples – a new battleground?

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Despite numerous controversies over dismissing gay Catholics from church posts and the U.S. hierarchy’s campaign against same-sex marriage, Catholic leaders have carefully, if quietly, avoided doing anything to block gay couples from having their children baptised. But a move by a bishop in Wisconsin to route all such decisions through his office is raising questions Read more

5 things to know about the Sikh religion

Friday, August 10th, 2012

In light of the tragic shooting at the Wisconsin Sikh Temple, HuffPost Religion offers this brief introduction to Sikhism in hopes of increasing understanding and appreciations for this great world religion. Sikhism is the fifth largest religion in the world with a population of upwards of 30 million worldwide. There are an estimated 250,000 Sikhs Read more

Please don’t bring your guns to church

Friday, November 4th, 2011

A new law Wisconsin, America permitting residents to carry concealed weapons has the Catholic bishops in the diocese asking parishioners to not bring their guns to church. “Intuitively, we understand that acts of violence, destruction, and murder are antithetical to the message and person of Jesus Christ and have no rightful place in our society, especially Read more