News from 1096 AD: Pope discusses military force against Middle Eastern caliphate During the Middle Ages, between 1096 and 1272 AD, popes also endorsed the use of Western military action to destroy Middle Eastern caliphates. Those were known as the crusades; there were nine, which means that this would be number 10. Well that can’t […]
Pope Francis interview: Forget homosexuality and birth control. He’s a flaming liberal. Is he betting that the number of liberals who left the church because of its focus on gays and abortion will exceed the number of social conservatives that might leave because of Pope Francis’ focus on social justice issues?