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Jerusalem Riot Disbanded by Israeli Police

Jerusalem Riot Disbanded by Israeli Police

By Mike Fossum April 17, 2014

Israeli police mobilized at a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem Wednesday, employing tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a riotous protest formed by Palestinian Muslims, who were attempting to block Jews from entering the compound. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld …

Atlanta Archbishop Selling Mansion Atlanta Archbishop Selling Mansion

Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory said Saturday that he’ll move out of his $2.2 million mansion and place it on the market in early May, after coming under harsh criticism for building such opulent digs. Gregory said he’ll contribute the funds …

Historians Say They've Found The Holy Grail Historians Say They've Found The Holy Grail

Historians are claiming that they have found the Holy Grail, and it is in the Basilica of San Isidro, located in León, Spain. The goblet, which the historians are claiming to be the cup from which Jesus supposedly drank from …

Kindergartner Praying Controversy: Potential Hoax? Kindergartner Praying Controversy: Potential Hoax?

Outrage is swirling around the story emerging from Oviedo, Florida involving a five-year-old girl who was allegedly interrupted during her lunchtime prayer. According to a story told to the Orlando Sentinel, a kindergartner was preparing to pray over her meal …

Bishop Tebartz-van Elst Dismissed by Pope Bishop Tebartz-van Elst Dismissed by Pope

The Vatican announced Wednesday that the resignation of embattled Bishop of Limburg Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst had been accepted. Pope Francis had temporarily expelled the German bishop from his diocese back in October, due to his $42.7 million project to build …

'Noah' Movie Banned In Several Islamic Countries 'Noah' Movie Banned In Several Islamic Countries

It’s safe to say that the Muslim side of the world is not too keen on seeing the upcoming Hollywood film, “Noah”. The biblical epic film, which is directed and co-written by Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky, features New Zealand …

Pope Francis Celebrates One Year At The Vatican Pope Francis Celebrates One Year At The Vatican

On March 13, 2013, Buenos Aires archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the 266th Pope. The announcement of a new Pope came at nighttime, as white smoke poured from the chimney and caused the crowd to cheer while waiting to see …

Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Over Teacher's Beard Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Over Teacher's Beard

The U.S. Department of Justice this week announced that it has filed a lawsuit against the School District of Philadelphia over a religious discrimination claim. According to the Justice Department, the school district violated Title VII of the Civil Rights …

Pope Hints At Support For Same-Sex Civil Unions Pope Hints At Support For Same-Sex Civil Unions

In an interview published on the Italian newspaper, Corriere della Serra, Pope Francis affirmed the Catholic Church’s position against same-sex marriage, but hinted that it may support same-sex civil unions. In the interview, Pope Francis said that matrimony is between …

Leah Remini On Scientology: ‘I Was A Hypocrite’ Leah Remini On Scientology: ‘I Was A Hypocrite’

Leah Remini of King of Queens fame opened up about her decision to leave the Church of Scientology in an interview published on Wednesday. She had been in the Church of Scientology for over 30 years. Her decision to leave …

Allah Symbol Removed from Katy Perry's New Video Allah Symbol Removed from Katy Perry's New Video

Earlier this week, we told you that the new Katy Perry video had really infuriated some in the Muslim community. So much so, that an online petition on change.org to force YouTube to remove the video garnered over 60,000 signatures. …

YouTube Ordered to Remove Anti-Muslim Film YouTube Ordered to Remove Anti-Muslim Film

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order today demanding YouTube to remove an anti-Muslim film from its site. The film, called Innocence of Muslims, has been the source of much controversy around the world, including a riot in …

Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill Gets Pushback From Apple Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill Gets Pushback From Apple

Apple has joined a host of high-profile businesses in urging Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to veto a controversial piece of legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against the LGBT community on religious grounds. The bill, Senate Bill 1062, amends …

Bus Driver Bible Stops Two Bullets to the Chest Bus Driver Bible Stops Two Bullets to the Chest

According to the Bible’s King James Version, Isaiah chapter 54 verse 17 starts the scripture with: No weapon that is formed against thee, shall prosper… To some, this statement is literally just another read from a trendy book, but for a Dayton, Ohio …

Katy Perry Offends Muslim Community With New Video Katy Perry Offends Muslim Community With New Video

It’s hard for Katy Perry to stay out of the news these days. Whether it’s because of her relationship to singer John Mayer or whether it has to do with one of her chart-topping singles, it seems people can’t get …

'Son of God' Film Ditches Obama Lookalike Satan 'Son of God' Film Ditches Obama Lookalike Satan

Less than a year after The Bible miniseries aired on the History Channel, a film called Son of God that incorporates scenes from the series will open in theaters on February 28. One character that caused quite a bit of …

2nd Prayer Death: Did Parents’ Beliefs Kill Toddler? 2nd Prayer Death: Did Parents’ Beliefs Kill Toddler?

It’s hard to pinpoint the most tragic aspect of the death of an 8 month old child. However, without a doubt, the most frustrating parts of this senseless loss is that it is in fact the second child of a …