Day: April 12, 2012

Catholic Anger! (Web Version)

Huff Post Can you say anything about the Catholic faith without other Catholics taking offense? No matter how benign, no comment on the web about Catholicism goes unchallenged. Moreover, the idea of trying to understand a person by reading carefully what they’re actually saying, or giving them the benefit of […]

University where 20% of students are Muslim considers alcohol-free zones

the guardian A London university is considering establishing alcohol-free zones on its campuses because so many of its students consider drinking to be immoral. Professor Malcolm Gillies, vice-chancellor of London Metropolitan University, said the selling of alcohol was an issue of “cultural sensitivity” at his institution where a fifth of students are Muslim. Speaking […]

Claims for Jobless Benefits Rise

Jobless benefits claims were higher, the trade deficit was lower and wholesale inflation was flat, the United States government said in three economic reports on Thursday. New claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, the Labor Department said, hitting their highest level since January, a development that could raise […]