In our latest podcast, Jessica and I discussed the past week in politics and atheism.
We talked about:
— An Idaho church held an indoor service. Masks optional. 1,000 people came. (0:55)
— Jehovah’s Witnesses are among the few groups not taking part in an Australian program meant to help sexual abuse survivors. (5:06)
— A pastor and his wife were arrested for taking part in an embezzling scheme. (11:33)
— The Supreme Court just made it possible for private religious schools to receive taxpayer money. (16:58)
— Sen. Rand Paul hates experts. (24:23)
— A powerful megachurch pastor let a potential predator work with kids. Now we know why. (41:18)
— A Catholic priest was suspended after comparing Black Lives Matter organizers to maggots. (50:23)
— The numbers are in! The Catholic Church spent more than $280 million on sex abuse cases in 2019. (54:20)
— “Cancel Culture” doesn’t need to get rid of Darwin. But it wouldn’t matter
if he got canceled. (1:02:14
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