Phoenix Rising Edition

Episode 529,   Apr 06, 11:00 AM

In this week’s episode, the Catholic Church takes a firm stance against city planning, we learn how thoughts and prayers took down the Medellin cartel, and we’ll watch a video that was too conspiratorial for YouTube.
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Guest Links:
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Headlines:
TX Bill would force all classrooms to contain 10 commandments display: https://friendlyatheist.substack.com/p/texas-bills-would-force-classrooms and replace qualified counselors with chaplains: https://friendlyatheist.substack.com/p/texas-lawmakers-want-to-replace-trained
The Catholic argument against 15-minute cities
https://catholicherald.co.uk/the-catholic-argument-against-15-minute-cities/ 
Chaz Stevens demanding a ban of ALL BOOKS in public schools of Broward County, Florida: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-us-ban-the-bible-in-florida-public-schools
Chaplain awarded £10k after NHS Trust said diversity 'takes precedence' over religious belief
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/03/31/catholic-chaplain-award-nhs-trust-equality-religious-belief/ 
Evangelical douche nozzle sneaks into Nebraska school cafeteria to preach to kids: https://friendlyatheist.substack.com/p/nebraska-school-revamps-security
Colombia's national police chief says exorcism and prayer used to fight crime and cartels: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/colombia-exorcism-prayer-used-fight-crime-cartels-general-henry-sanabria/?intcid=CNM-00-10abd1h