I must admit, it did my Protestant heart glad when the Pope lectured Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, on the Roman Church's position on abortion. Pelosi was on TV, not long ago, appropriating Augustine to support her rather militant pro-choice (dare I say "pro-abortion") position. The Pope sees things differently. And his view trumps hers. Click here: RNS Feature: "Pope gives Pelosi a stern reprimand"
Terry Mattingly reminds us that evangelical fads may keep Christian trinket-stores in business and garner much publicity, but these things do very little to communicate the truth of Christianity to non-Christians. But then we already knew that. Click here: The Morning News: Religion : Evangelical Fads Don't Always Reach Others
Here's an Episcopal Bishop (newly-elected) who also holds a Buddhist ordination and sees nothing wrong with it. For Pete's sake, make up your mind! Click here: Institute on Religion & Democracy (IRD)
Since being gay is in vogue these days, ELCA wants to re-think the whole of idea of whether or not homosexuality is a sin. We sure didn't see that coming . . . Click here: Human Sexuality - Evangelical Lutheran Church in America