ANTI-SPIN

From various sources (but mostly The Telegraph): Channel 4’s commissioning of Peter Tatchell to make a documentary about the Pope, which will air around the time of the pontiff’s UK visit, is drawing criticism. Mr Tatchell is one of the … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

SUFFER THE CHILDREN

From THE MERCURY (Australia): They were starved, raped, beaten and humiliated; now there is a shocking claim that for decades, children at Neerkol, an orphanage near Rockhampton run by the Catholic Church, were experimented on. A Federal MP is fighting … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

HARVEST

MARVIN ISLEY Singer and bass player August 18, 1953 to June 6, 2010 And all in the end is harvest Marvin Isley was one of the members of the family music group, The Isley Brothers and a bass guitarist. He … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

UPDATE

From EPISCOPAL LIFE ONLINE: On June 7, the Episcopal Church’s Office of Public Affairs issued a resource for Episcopalians clarifying the distinction between the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion. “The Episcopal Church is an autonomous church which is a … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

SAD NEWS

Posted by Clumber at BARKINGS OF AN OLD DOG: And so it ends, for now. Last night, our last kitty, K-P Duty, silently and without a whimper, joined J, P-Cubed, Oz, and NP Complete. At her last she was deaf, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]