Before leaving on summer vacation to check out the new Harry Potter theme park, the Pope gave us a teaser of his autumn plans: Pope Benedict XVI is creating a new Vatican office to fight secularization and “re-evangelize” the West — a tacit acknowledgment that his attempts to reinvigorate Christianity in Europe haven’t succeeded and [...]
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Another year, another apology. You see, as part of my plan to get into the movie reviewing businesss, I saw Avatar 3-D. And, like thousands of other moviegoers, I developed a severe case of the Avatar Blues, partly out of the realization that male-pattern baldness was going to preclude me from ever hair-bonding with a [...]
German soccer club “Schalke 04” has come under fire from local Muslims upset that its club song “Blau und Weiß, wie lieb ich dich” (“Nazi Supermen Are Our Superiors”) contains the lyric “Muhammad Was a Prophet Who Knows Nothing About Football.” You might think that the German Muslims would be happy that a bunch of [...]