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Knights of Columbus

Taking the Columbus Out of Columbus Day

Rev. David Felten | Posted 12.13.2014 | Religion
Rev. David Felten

It's long overdue that more of us get serious about doing something different with Columbus Day.

The Black Parade

Tonya Hurley | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Tonya Hurley

A statue of Jesus encased in a glass casket carried by men dressed as pall bearers march somberly ahead of a large group of mourning women holding candles; praying and singing dirges in Italian through the winding streets. This is Good Friday in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.

Alternative Youth Groups Grow As Boy Scouts' Gay Turmoil Deepens

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

NEW YORK -- With the Boy Scouts of America entangled in a furor over its ban on gays, lesser-known youth organizations across the ideological spectrum...

New Haven Isn't Just For Yalies Anymore

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 02.03.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Ask an out-of-towner about the most romantic spot in New Haven, Connecticut at night, and she might reply: "At home, with the locks firmly bolted."

Court Rules Catholic Group Can 'Intervene' In Dispute Over A Jesus Statue On Public Land

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 06.14.2012 | Religion

According to a Montana federal judge, a Catholic benefits organization has the right to intervene in an attempt to keep a statue of Jesus Christ on Fo...

WATCH: Haitian Amputee Soccer Team Kicks It With Wounded Soldiers | Posted 06.14.2012 | Impact

One soccer team is taking the typical sports lessons of strength, courage and determination to a whole different playing field. The Haitian Amputee...

Denver Hosting The International Knights Of Columbus Convention

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.02.2011 | Denver

One of the largest Catholic organizations in the world, the Knights of Columbus, is holding its 129th international convention in Denver and announcin...

Columbus Day? True Legacy: Cruelty and Slavery

Eric Kasum | Posted 10.15.2015 | Politics
Eric Kasum

Why do we honor a man who, if he were alive today, would almost certainly be sitting on Death Row awaiting execution?

Fighting For Civil Rights Has Consequences

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

In the past year, I've led a series of boycotts against CEOs and business owners who fund campaigns to ban same-sex marriage across the country.

Good for the Goose, Good for the Gander

Terry Cosgrove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terry Cosgrove

Right-wingers are suing the State of California to keep their financial contributions to Prop 8 out of the public view. Secret Santa is one thing, but a secret political contribution is quite another.