Thank you for reading's Religion articles.

The Catholic Conundrum

 article about The Catholic Conundrum
The word Catholic comes from the Greek meaning "universal". Now more than four centuries after time and the Reformation has proved the lie, I choose to use papist as the word that best characterizes this defunct and medieval appendage, as it circumscribes its power behind the walls of the Vatican where it belongs. When Constantine raised his new banner at the Milvian Bridge, so began one of the greatest confidence games in history.

Since this week his unholiness has deigned to sully his Prada shoes by walking amongst his sheep, I thought this topic was truly germane. However, I am not so much interested in exposing the crimes of an organized syndicate, as I am the hypocrisy of the average American Catholic.

If one wishes to surrender his will to a cult, the country is, as they say, free. However, if you claim to believe in the doctrines of said cult, at least have the courtesy to actually follow them. The American Catholic treats the dictates of its pope more like fuzzy guidelines than actual commands. Perhaps this is just the American character, a nation that has long taken no heed of the dictates of kings---or popes. Indeed, it is only in those countries that are the least affluent that the pope has any pull at all. Which is why quite possibly millions in Latin America and Africa will die in the following few years due to AIDS and/or poverty induced by a church sanctioned ignorance of birth control.

To the Catholic church, the truth is obvious. There is no gray area here. Either you are a good Catholic or you are not, and if you are not, than why be a Catholic at all? Family tradition doesn't cut it as an answer, and one shows their belief's little respect to say it is the comfort they provide, and mutilate them by hanging on out of pure sentiment, like a relic of saccharine childhood memory every bit as mummified as the saints.

So please, next time you lay with your wife, or wives with your husbands, do the Catholic thing, make it unpleasant for both of you, and for reproduction purposes only.

have your say

more in Religion

When it comes to debating religion, theists keep missing the point.


HAPPY NEW YEAR can only happen as we individually face reality that we are being taken by a system that does not like us.


You don't have to believe the Bible, but you will have to face the beast sooner or later. It watches us each moment of our lives. What is this Beast?

The Promised Land – As Promised in the Three Holy Books

Did you know that Israel was promised to the Jews not only in the Jewish Holy books but also in the Bible and the Quran? I didn't, so I went looking and this is what I found!

Ministerial Seduction

There are times when I am amazed of how a woman will allow herself to be so engulfed in a man to a point she does not consider the logic behind it. There is a drawing force that automatically draws a woman to a man. It gets a hold of her and takes her to another world. Some people say it was activated in the Garden of Eden when the woman became disobedient to the command of God. This hypnotic drawing force is often times misinterpreted as falling in love by some women. In reality, it is seduction – a means for a fall.

Welcome to TheCheers! We've been around for a long time now, since 2004, publishing articles by people from all over the world. Roughly 300 people from 30 different countries have written for us over the years. Should you want to become a volunteer contributor, be sure to contact us!

Educational resources
Entertainment Blogs
get in touch

You can contact us via The Cheers Facebook page or The Cheers NEW Twitter account.