May 29, 1865: Amnesty Proclamation

  Eventually President Andrew Johnson and the Radical Republicans in Congress would come to bitter blows over the issue of amnesty for former Confederates.  However, for now they were in agreement, and the Presidential Proclamation of May 29, 1865 outlined

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PopeWatch: Bear Growls

  Saint Corbinian’s Bear has an explanation as to why the Pope was silent on the Irish vote on homosexual marriage: Souls? If you put a gun to the Bear’s head (and you wouldn’t be the first) and asked him

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