I debated with myself for quite awhile before I decided to post this; it’s on the edge of being a little too personal. But it illustrates my own feelings on compromise.
Today I gave a donation to my Catholic high school. Yes, I was raised Catholic, and attended Catholic schools through senior high (though that was more because our local public schools were so bad than because my parents were concerned about my religious education). My high school was/is for girls only. But I haven’t darkened the door of that school since 1976. I’m currently an atheist humanist, and my opinion of the Catholic Church as an institution is so low it can’t be adequately expressed in a family blog. So why give money to a Catholic high school? [Read more…]