On a sunny Saturday morning in April, more than two dozen men, women, and children march up Central Avenue, on the final stretch of the Pride parade. The pro-gay march has taken place in Phoenix every year since 1981, but it's the first time this particular group has joined the thousands of people c ... More >>
"Peace be with you," is a phrase often heard in Catholic churches. But it's election season, and not all Catholics are feeling at peace. See also: Catholic Conundrum: What's an Anti-Abortion, Pro-Immigrant Voter to Do? See also: The Mormon Delemma: What About Mormon Latinos?
Just got done reading a hilarious take on Mormon history written by Pete Kotz and posted over at our sister paper in Denver, the Westword.Colorado doesn't know Mormons like we do, so we figure the piece should go over well here, too. He's got over 500 comments on it, which ain't bad.We'll post so ... More >>
Channel 12's Brahm Resnik has outed a possible challenger to state Senate President Russell Pearce in the November 8 recall election in Legislative District 18: Jerry Lewis, and, no, not the cheesy dude on the telethons.Resnik writes in his blog that,"This would be Lewis' first run for elected offi ... More >>
www.paperbackswap.comOver the past few weeks, the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix has researched and cataloged an index of its clergymen accused of sexually abusing kids, and now it's now releasing their identities to the public. Spearheaded by Bishop Thomas Olmsted, the Catholic Diocese of Phoe ... More >>
www.imdb.comThe Mormon Church's newest spokesman, "Man With Teats."The Mormon Church has an interesting voice in a new television ad being aired in Arizona and Utah -- a seven-foot tall transvestite hooker.Well, he's not an actual transvestite hooker (as far as we know) but he played one on T.V.& ... More >>
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ASU's president puts the squeeze on freedom of speech to please his biggest donor
Governor Napolitano went to Utah, and all we got was some lousy ring kissing.
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Letters from the week of March 27, 2003
A brief history of the Mormon tenet
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Priest accused of child molesting ,as well as fathering a baby girl, shielded by Bishop Thomas O'Brien
A man possessed, plumber turned amateur exorcist Paul Hernandez wants to get the Hell out of Phoenix.
God's Army soldiers through Mormon trenches
Grand Canyon University severs formal link with Southern Baptist Convention
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State prosecutors, regulators scrutinize the Baptist Foundation of Arizona
A New Times Investigation First in a Series
They put their life savings into a Christian housing development owned by the Conservative Baptists. Now they're praying for deliverance.