1. "Water pollution turning birds gay say scientists"
2. "[Victorian] Charter [of Human Rights] opens door to Sharia law recognition"
3. Russian Orthodox teachings regarding the State
Via this blog comment I came across a Russian Orthodox document on social doctrine, which has a fascinating page on the Russian Orthodox doctrine of the State and of the Church's relation thereto. If I have time next week I might blog about it in detail.
Feast of St. Francis Xavier, Confessor, A.D. 2010