~ Nexus / Criminal History of the Papacy
From Nexus Magazine... This article is written by Tony Bushby. The papal office has an unparalleled record of corruption and criminality over the centuries, and the true history of the popes is one of scandals, cruelty, debauchery, reigns of terror, warfare and moral depravity... Don't miss this article...
Taoism [Daoism] started as a combination of psychology and philosophy... The Tao [pronounced "Dow"] can be roughly translated into English as the path, or "The Way". It refers to a power which envelops, surrounds and flows through all things, living and non-living. The Tao regulates natural processes and nourishes balance in the Universe. It embodies the harmony of opposites (i.e. there would be no love without hate, no light without dark, no male without female...)
~ Married Roman Catholic Priests
"Yes... you read that correctly". I find it amazing that most Catholics don't know anything about this... However, it seems that one out of every three Roman Catholic priests in the United States has transitioned from celibacy to the married priesthood. There are over 20,000 in the United States alone - and over 110,000 married priests world-wide. [NOTE: These are not "ex-priests"... they are active priests and still provide the Catholic sacraments.] This site has been recently re-designed... but check it out for a more detailed understanding of this little known fact...
The information at this site was written by Fr. Tom Doyle, a former priest who has worked tirelessly on behalf of victims of clergy abuse. And the fact that the Catholic church has kicked him to the curb has not deterred him in the least. You will appreciate his heart-felt words...
~ The Gnosis Archive
This site contains the basic introductory material explaining Gnosticism... They also have a nice selection of resources regarding suppressed documents such as The Gospel of Mary of Magdala, The Nag Hammadi Library, The Gospel of Thomas, and The Dead Sea Scrolls...
~ All Things Spiritual
This is a comprehensive listing of links to web sites of specific religious paths.
~ Through the Looking Glass
This article (originally printed in American Athiest Magazine) is well written and really provide the reader with a wealth of information about what REALLY goes on behind some of the scenes. The page you will open at this link is entitled: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS - Vatican Politics, the Calvi Murder and Beyond... Extremely informative - Have an open mind when you arrive here... This site is a real eye-opener.