At the link above, there is also a petition in support of an open letter to the Pope which you can sign. This open letter (the whole text in PDF here), together with the supporting signatures, will be sent to the Pope.
In media, we always hear about the Evangelical Christians and their zealotry with the “conversion” of non believers. However, the track record of the Catholic Church in the Global South is not any better. As the Pope demonstrated in his visit to Benin, the narrative of forced colonial evangelization continues unabated. In turn, this leads to the oppression and eventual extinction of spiritual practices that have been in use for thousands of years across several continents.
This is officially our new favorite video. In it, Rick Santorum (speaking to a group of students at Penn State on Tuesday night) makes a strong argument why he’s not a bigot for thinking gay marriage is wrong, and a student tears into him, basically shutting down his argument. This is arguably more damaging than his Piers Morgan interview, where the bigotry charge came up. Rick Santorum, you just got shut down by a college studient. source
Snagging some of ~brooklynmutt’s tags, for accuracy.