John Oliver Deliciously Excoriates Televangelists

John Oliver spends 20 glorious minutes excoriating televangelists in his latest Last Week Tonight segment. I expected him to highlight the obvious lavish lifestyles of televangelists and Oliver did so wonderfully by showing clips of the likes of  Robert Tilton, Creflo Dollar (the guy who started a fund for a 65 … Continue reading

If Only It Were True

The headline for Hans Rollmann’s July 25th article for his column “To Each Their Own” in the The Independent promises “Harper Government to Revoke Charitable Status of Catholic Church.” If only it were true, this would be a fitting punishment for an organization that is politically active across Canada in … Continue reading

Recommended Reading

Sean McGuire’s latest post “Canadian Senator Declares War On Scientology’s Tax Exempt Status” is recommended reading: Scientology has been having a bit of a hard time here in Quebec lately. A couple of years ago, their Narconon center got shut down by the government because of discovered patient abuse – … Continue reading

Ontario’s Privileged Catholics

The media are partially responsible for the excessive respect religion receives in Ontario.  Most articles, whether they are for or against accommodating religion, use pictures with their articles that imply that religion and religious symbols (especially Christian) are familiar and acceptable in Ontario. For example, Anthony Furey’s very welcome article, … Continue reading

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