Articles Posted in the " Religion " Category

  • Pope’s favorables dip; now lags behind John Paul

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Has Pope Francis peaked? The latest Gallup Poll would suggest that he has — at least in the US, anyway. Here’s the deal: The Pope hit a high favorable rating of 76% among Americans at the beginning of last year. But it’s been pretty much downhill ever since. Now the […]



  • Why this? And why now?

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Well, here we go again. Some of our non-Catholic friends (and even more than a few of our Catholic friends) have been asking us: “Isn’t the Pope infallible when he speaks via an encyclical and doesn’t his encyclical on climate change (or what used to be called global warming) carry […]



  • 3rd Circuit Upholds New Jersey’s Gay Conversion Therapy Ban

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals has declared that a ban on conversion therapy in the Garden State does not violate the First Amendment rights of minors and their parents, Save Jerseyans, turning back a challenge to the law based primarily on the Free Exercise Clause. You can […]


  • Compulsory Speech is Always Problematic

    By Michael Patrick Carroll | The Save Jersey Blog Some years back, a pair of NJ loons decided to name their son “Adolf Hitler”. On the anniversary of his birth, the parents asked a local baker to produce a “Happy Birthday Adolf Hitler” cake. Curiously, the baker balked. Assume that the aggrieved parents, like good […]



  • Saint Joseph’s Day – It’s True Meaning!

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot St. Joseph’s Day is a big Feast for Italians because in the Middle Ages, God, through St. Joseph’s intercessions, Sicilians were saved from a very serious drought. So in his honor, the custom is for all to wear red, in the same way that green is worn on St. Patrick’s […]


  • Defending the Faith?

    By Bill Spadea | Bill Spadea’s Blog The recent suspension of Catholic school theology teacher Patricia Jannuzzi who expressed her opinion on Facebook regarding gay marriage and the silence of the Diocesan Bishop captures the essence of how far the Political Correctness has spread in society. According to recent reports, the school and Church leaders have distanced […]


  • St. Patrick’s Day History, Lore and Trivia

    By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog St. Patrick’s birthplace, Save Jerseyans, was said to be in either Scotland or Roman England. His birth name was Maewyn Succat. Though Patricius was his Romanicized name, he was later known as Patrick. The son of a Roman-British army officer, he ended up in Ireland because he […]


  • Obama’s understanding of Islamic history is scarily awful

    By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog At the recent National Prayer Breakfast, President Obama decided it was as good a time as any to bring up the Crusades (?), urging Christians not to judge radical Muslims whose radicalism had, by the way, had nothing to do with Islam. You know: the same radical Muslims who behead journalists, […]


  • Whassamatta, il Papa – can’t take a joke?

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Pope Francis is on record saying you shouldn’t make fun of anyone’s faith, which puts him on the same side as the Kouachi brothers, at least in principle.    In case you missed it, the Kouachi’s are the two Muslims who slaughtered the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists […]


  • The Pope is Wrong This Time

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There’s a lot to like about Pope Francis, Save Jerseyans. His pastoral style. His charitable nature. His ability to communicate complex theology in every day language. He’s not afraid to get his hands dirty; he “walks the walk” unlike so many priests in our own country who […]