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Prominent Catholics Ask Pope to Fire Anti-Gay Archbishop | The Bilerico Project
Society & Culture  (tags: Catholics, Homophobia, Archbishop Cordileone, revolt in Catholic Church, San Francisco, liberal Catholics, ultra-conservative Catholics, divisiveness, masturbation, sodomy, abortion, Catholic schools, Catholic teaching, Pope Francis, Pope Benedict )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - bilerico.com
A group of over 100 prominent San Francisco-area Catholics - including major donors - is calling on Pope Francis to replace Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, head of the San Francisco Archdiocese and a notorious homophobe, in a full-page ad in SF paper
Pledge to Stand Up for Women and Girls
Society & Culture  (tags: girls, women, violence, human rights, violation, abuse, children, humans, rights, safety, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Violence against women is one of the most prevalent human rights violations around the world...One in THREE women worldwide has been abusedâEUR"either sexually, physically, or psychologically.
Muslims in Europe: Questions and Answers
Society & Culture  (tags: Europe, Muslims, misconceptions, facts, religion, politics, society, culture )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - enar-eu.org
As anti-Muslim manifestations increase in Europe, particularly in the aftermath of the Paris and Copenhagen attacks, we clarify some misconceptions and answer some of the most frequent questions about Muslims in Europe.
TAKE ACTION: Time for Congress to Say No to Discrimination Against Gays
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, gayrights, discrimination, society, law )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell Congress: ItâEUR(TM)s time to step in against state-based hate and pass a resolution opposing discrimination against gays.
So You're About To Become A Minority ... ~ HUMOR ~ SATIRE ~ VIDEO   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, 'white people', minority, humor, satire, humans, interesting, rights, freedoms, culture )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, white people have another 30 years to enjoy being America's majority race. But come 2045, the white population will make up less than 50 percent of the American population for the first time ever.
Win The Freedom To Marry In All 50 States - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: freedom to marry, Supreme Court, gay, lesbian, nationwide )

Dandelion
- 14 hours ago - action.aclu.org
Many are going to the steps of the Supreme Court on April 28th to urge the justices to just say I do! to marriage for all across the country. Sign to support the freedom to marry.
Churches in Turkey on the Verge of Extinction
Society & Culture  (tags: Christians, Muslims, Islam, Turkey, abuse, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Penny
- 10 hours ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
The physical devastation of the Christian Armenians was followed by a cultural devastation. Countless Christian churches and schools have been destroyed or turned into mosques, storehouses or stables, among other things.
What to Do When a Hate Group Shows Up Outside Your Mosque
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, culture, freedoms, religion, rights, society, violence, women )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Here is the Hate Preacher who travels around Arizona claiming to be converting people to Christianity. He tears up a Holy Quran, stomps and spits on it while he spits out hate. What do you do if he shows up at your Mosque, Synagogue or Temple? Peace
Palestinian Teen Khaled Al-Sheikh Freed From Israeli Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, children, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, safety, government, family, humans, law, interesting, news, abuse )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - samidoun.net
Al-Sheikh was one of 1,200 Palestinian children detained in 2014; there have been another 200 detained so far in 2015. Between 500 and 700 Palestinian children are brought before Israeli military courts each year.
Teachers Resignation Letter My Profession No Longer Exists
Society & Culture  (tags: teachers, quitting, common core, demeaning, corporate think )

Dandelion
- 22 hours ago - dailykos.com
Increasingly teachers are speaking out against school reforms that they believe are demeaning their profession, and some are simply quitting because they have had enough.
Muslims Get So Sick And Tired Of Jihadists That They Take Sacred Muslim Texts And Burn Them In Public View
Society & Culture  (tags: Books, Muslims, Muslim Brotherhood, activists, children, culture, education, family, freedoms, religion, rights, safety, society )

Penny
- 8 hours ago - shoebat.com
Muslims worldwide are up in arms. The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education in Giza, Egypt, Buthaina Kishk had enough with Islamic Jihadi books that go against nationalism in Egypt so she decided to have a bonfire and invited teachers to partic
New Report Finds Strong Increase in Violent Anti-Semitic Incidents in Europe in 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: anti-Semitism, racism, Europe, abuse, activists, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, human rights, law, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 6 hours ago - worldjewishcongress.org
European Jewish Congress (EJC) President Moshe Kantor described the situation of European Jews as more dangerous and precarious than ever, following the release of the annual report on global anti-Semitic incidents by the Kantor Center for the Study
Witness to Domestic Violence: What Would You Do?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, Domestic Violence, culture, education, ethics, humans, interesting, news, police, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Barb
- 23 hours ago - clarionledger.com
She was sitting with a friend in a restaurant booth, waiting to be served, when she heard something that "sounded like a table being knocked over." She looked to her left, toward the bar, and saw a man hitting a woman with his closed fist at least twice
Israelis: Who Is Jesus to You?   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Judaism, Jesus, Messiah, Torah, opinions )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
People ask Israeli Jews questions. The documentary maker goes out and asks random people to answer. He is running a project, inviting questions to be asked.
Vatican Ends Battle With U.S. Catholic Nuns' Group - NYTimes.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: Vatican, Catholic Church, Catholic Nuns, Feminism, Feminist Nuns, abortion, same-sex marriage, Church Doctrine, radical feminist nuns, social injustice and poverty, Pope Francis, Pope Benedict, Leadership Conference, Catholic Sisters, Nuns on the Bus )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
Vatican doctrinal office had said the sisters were promoting "radical feminist themes incompatible with the Catholic faith." It also accused the nuns of spending more time working against poverty and social injustice than abortion & same-sex marriage.
Action Plan Against Anti-Semitism: France Vows to Get Tough on Internet Providers Allowing Hate Speech
Society & Culture  (tags: France, anti-Semitism, Muslims, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, government, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 4 hours ago - worldjewishcongress.org
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Friday pledged â,¬ 100 million (US$ 107 million) to finance a plan to fight racism and anti-Semitism, three months after the terrorist attacks in Paris. The increase in prejudice in France was "insufferable", he com
When Shooting a Palestinian in the Back Is Merely 'Reckless'
Society & Culture  (tags: IDF violence, b'tselem, Samir Awad, yesh din, military court system, Palestinian human rights, military police, Local Call, Criminal Investigation Division, media, internet, news, world )

Jess
- 1 day ago - 972mag.com
Why trust the military to investigate itself when soldiers who kill unarmed Palestinians are let off the hook time and time again?
What Was Fake on the Internet This Week: Dennis Quaid Meltdown, Rhino Extinction and GMO Weed
Society & Culture  (tags: Internet, Viral, Fake Stories, Debunk, Dennis Quaid, Rhinos, GMO Weed )

Brian
- 20 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
There is so much fake stuff on the Internet in any given week that weâEUR(TM)ve grown tired of debunking it all.
FBI Overstated Forensic Hair Matches in Nearly All Trials Before 2000 - The Washington Post
Society & Culture  (tags: law, justice, FBI, forensic testimony, forensic evidence, expert testimony, exoneration, public safety, criminal justice, Dept of Justice )

Susan
- 9 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
"The admissions mark a watershed in one of the countryâEUR(TM)s largest forensic scandals, highlighting the failure of the nationâEUR(TM)s courts for decades to keep bogus scientific information from juries, legal analysts said."
Canadian Actor Jonathan Crombie Dies of Brain Hemorrhage at Age 48
Society & Culture  (tags: canadian, actor, jonathan Crombie, brain hemorrhage, Anne of green gable, arts, celebrity, culture, death, humans, obituary, sadness, society )

Lone
- 5 hours ago - thestar.com
He is best known for his role on the Anne of Green Gables movies, remembered for lengthy television and stage career.
Eastern Michigan University Investigating Red-Face Party Which Led to Racial Slur Towards Elderly American Indian Man
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American Elder, Eastern Michigan University, Red Face Party, racial slur )

Dandelion
- 2 hours ago - nativenewsonline.net
The students, reportedly dressed in fake American Indian attire and with their faces painted red, taunted an Elder American Indian man who happened was walking down the street past the house where the party was held.
Woman, 21, Hangs Herself From Brooklyn Fire Escape in Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: suicide, sadness, humans, death, family, police, society, violence, women, americans, world )

Frank
- 1 hour ago - nydailynews.com
An unidentified woman's suicide shocked those who walked by after she hanged herself on a fire escape in Brooklyn.
Giving Veterans a Voice
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, government, politics, activists, culture, society, violence, world )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Sitting with his son looking through photographs, Garland Denny has plenty to show for all his hard work on behalf of veterans.
New Jersey Police Identify Human Trafficking Victims After They Were Robbed at Knifepoint
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, americans, environment, ethics, family, GoodNews, safety, society, women, police, rights, sports )

Frank
- 1 hour ago - nydailynews.com
A New Jersey police department offered help to three victims of human trafficking after they robbed at knifepoint while engaging in prostitution
Monster Earthquake Could Hit Britain as New 'Super Deep' Fault Lines Discovered
Society & Culture  (tags: world, uk, London, earthquakes, humans, society, transportation, travel, earth )

Frank
- 1 hour ago - mirror.co.uk
As well as the capital the regions most at risk are Kent and the Home Counties, Essex, and Scotland, according to reports
Man Who Died After Being Shot With Stun Gun By Hagerstown Police Identified
Society & Culture  (tags: society, police, law, media, crime, culture, americans, sadness, safety, violence, news )

Barb
- 1 day ago - heraldmailmedia.com
Darrell Lawrence Brown, 31, of Upper Marlboro, Md., was pronounced dead at 12:11 a.m. Friday at Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
 

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