Friday, April 08, 2005

NPR Priorities.

I woke up early this morning, and while getting ready for work I watched the solemn majesty of the funeral of His Holiness John Paul II. Clearly this was an event for the ages - a huge gathering of the faithful and the world's religious and political leaders. I found funeral coverage across the AM radio dial as well. Clearly this was news. I then thought: NPR must be providing some excellent coverage too; I mean, they're the serious radio network, right? Alas, a quick roll of the tuner over to the local NPR affliate gave me the typical ersatz news of Morning Edition: a seemingly endless piece on a new education program to teach kids to read using comic books...

Wednesday, April 06, 2005

The Last Saturday in April is approaching...
Posted by RollCast
Vox populi, vox Dei?

Deaddrifts recently noted the remarkable silence of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America on the Terri Schiavo Schindler tragedy; a review by Blogizdat shows how profoundly widespread this silence is among nearly all of the mainstream American Protestant churches.