It had been years since I'd tasted Manischewitz Concord Grape Wine: Last week, at my cousins's Rosh Hashanah celebration, we passed around a kiddush cup of Manischewitz and said the traditional blessing as we welcomed the Jewish New Year.
When we sat down for our luncheon of Russian-style braised b ... More >>
Time for a "Come to Jesus" meetingTwo dozen leaders of Houston churches have signed an open letter criticizing Rick Perry's big summertime prayer meeting in Reliant Stadium.
You're not going to see a lot of Southern Baptist names on the letter -- there's a lot of "universalist" and "unitaria ... More >>
Mason Lankford said, "There will come a day when we forget the Rapture ever even happened," but Rocks Off is keeping an eye out for signs of our impending Armageddon.
Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park fame are currently enjoying righteous success on Broadway with their musical The Boo ... More >>
Man claims he was chloroformed and raped as an altar boyThe Catholic Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is facing more allegations of abuse and fraud related to a Houston priest who died in 2000.In a lawsuit set to be filed today, Guadalupe Gonzales accuses the late Father Lawrence Peguer ... More >>
Rick Sanotrum -- defined as "a deep thinker" by UST, as something else by Dan SavageFifty years ago, then-presidential candidate JFK delivered a historic speech on the separation of church and state to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association. As the first Catholic candidate for president,&nbs ... More >>
Time to dig out those old cassette players.If you never had a chance to hear Fundamentalist Mormon prophet/alleged child-rapist Warren Jeffs wax philosophical on such heady issues like marrying your underage cousin, and why blacks are an inferior race, now's your chance: cassettes of Jeffs' s ... More >>
After being drugged, hypnotized and bound by restraints, the patients of Judith Peterson say they came to believe they had multiple personalities or had belonged to satanic cults. So, apparently, did their therapist.