Secularism: Still Fundamentalist After All these Months

Bishop of Exeter Michael Langrish followed in the Vatican’s footsteps by condemning “secular fundamentalism,” here defined by half-price Christ-out-of-Christmas complaints; by calls for a local Anglican/Roman Catholic adoption agency to allow same-sex couples to adopt children; and the controversy stirred up by British Education Secretary Ruth Kelly’s ties to the arch-conservative Catholic group, Opus Dei.