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Shroud of Turin: Could It Be Real? Shroud of Turin: Could It Be Real?
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The Shroud of Turin’s authenticity has been the focus of debates for decades. The piece of cloth that shows the imprint of a man’s face is believed to be the sheet that covered Jesus’ body after he was crucified in …

President Jimmy Carter Writes Book On Women’s Rights President Jimmy Carter Writes Book On Women’s Rights
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Jimmy Carter’s newest book, he has written many, will not be a biography or a historical piece about his life or presidency, it will be a defense of women’s rights, as well as an attack against those who use religion …

Pope Francis Says The Internet Is ‘A Gift From God’, Urges Us to Become ‘Citizens Of The Digital World’ Pope Francis Says The Internet Is ‘A Gift From God’, Urges Us to Become ‘Citizens Of The Digital World’
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For progressive Catholics and the progressive non-religious, Pope Francis has been a pretty bit hit in his first year in the papacy. Between his “judge ye not” stance on gays, advocacy for the poor, and disparaging remarks about capitalism as …

Roxana Rodriguez On Being Pregnant: “It’s Not Possible. I’m A Nun.” Roxana Rodriguez On Being Pregnant: “It’s Not Possible. I’m A Nun.”
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A catholic nun in Italy has given birth to a healthy baby boy whom she named Francesco (Francis), after the new pope. The nun reportedly called for an ambulance on Wednesday morning after experiencing abdominal pains, which she thought were normal …

Trappist Beer Is Now Brewed In America Trappist Beer Is Now Brewed In America

Beer connoisseurs worldwide agree that Trappist beer is among the finest in the world. Trappist beer is brewed by Catholic Cistercian monks also known as Trappists, hence the beer’s name. One may not immediately equate monks with beer brewing, but as …

Underwear Bomber Appeal Denied; Court Says Claims Have No Merit Underwear Bomber Appeal Denied; Court Says Claims Have No Merit

On Monday a federal appeals court upheld the life sentence of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (aka “underwear bomber”) for trying to blow up a plane headed for Detroit with a bomb hidden in his underwear on Christmas Day, 2009. He had filed an appeal asking …

Satan Statue Design Controversy In Oklahoma Satan Statue Design Controversy In Oklahoma

A 7-foot Satanists’ statue design was presented by members of the Satanic Temple on Monday. The group wants to place its monument at Oklahoma’s Capitol building, next to the monument of the Ten Commandments. The design depicts Satan as a bearded, …

Satan Statue Design Depicts Satan With Children Satan Statue Design Depicts Satan With Children
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In response to a monument of the Ten Commandments being placed on Oklahoma state capitol grounds, the Satanic Temple has released plans for a statue of Satan they want to put there. The group says that since Oklahoma is allowing …

Satan Statue Design: Proposal Sent to Oklahoma Officials Satan Statue Design: Proposal Sent to Oklahoma Officials
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A group of Satanists from a New York-based Satanic temple is pursuing the establishment of a monument in Oklahoma’s capitol. In an attempt to display their beliefs to the public, the group seeks to build a design outside of the …

Trayvon Martin is Added to Church’s Nativity Scene Trayvon Martin is Added to Church’s Nativity Scene
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A church out of California has stirred the pot with their controversial Nativity scene. The Nativity scene at Claremont United Methodist Church includes Joseph and Mary, but Jesus is nowhere to be found. Instead of including Jesus in the scene, …

Leah Remini Is A “Bigot” Says Kirstie Alley Leah Remini Is A “Bigot” Says Kirstie Alley
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Kirstie Alley seems to be upset by Leah Remini’s public criticism of the Church of Scientology. Alley, who was a guest on “The Howard Stern Show” Wednesday, ended up calling Remini a Bigot for attacking her religion. Alley has been …

Atheist Billboards Used to Promote Religious Freedom Atheist Billboards Used to Promote Religious Freedom
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The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation consists of a group of non-believers, who aim to promote religious freedom. They are engaged in a campaign that will continue to advance the separation of the church and state through their use …

Atheist Billboards to Pop Up in California Atheist Billboards to Pop Up in California
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First we heard about atheist churches springing up around the country, and now a group is planning to put up billboards in California to promote an atheist campaign–just in time for Christmas. The billboards are part of the “Out of …

Pope Francis: Capitalism Is “A New Tyranny” Pope Francis: Capitalism Is “A New Tyranny”

Pope Francis carefully chose this moment to capitalize on his internet popularity with an even more radical statement: that uninhibited capitalism represents “a new tyranny,” and that global leaders are not doing enough to battle the growing income disparity. Pope …

Angola Bans The Islamic Religion Angola Bans The Islamic Religion
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The African country, Angola, has declared the Islamic religion illegal, becoming the first country to do so. Until further notice, the predominantly Christian community, has ordered that all mosques be shut down. It has been reported that some mosques have …

Evolution in Texas Schools Encounters Resistance Evolution in Texas Schools Encounters Resistance
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A report from the Dallas Morning News confirmed that Texas State Board of Education members approved a series of textbooks this week that cover Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution in its scientific entirety. Almost immediately after the books were approved, …

Costco Bibles: Pastor Glad for Label Conversation Costco Bibles: Pastor Glad for Label Conversation
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Costco has apologized for labeling some Bibles as “fiction”. Amidst the uproar in the community and Christians in general, and threats to boycott Costco, the company assured the public that it was a mistake made by the distributor, and that …

Costco Sorry for Putting Bible in Fiction Aisle Costco Sorry for Putting Bible in Fiction Aisle
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A Costco store branch in Simi Valley, California is under fire after a local pastor discovered that Bibles had been cataloged in the fiction section of the books aisle. Pastor Caleb Kaltenbach of Discovery Church, was browsing for a gift …

Atheist Churches Are On the Rise in the U.S. Atheist Churches Are On the Rise in the U.S.
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A new type of church is springing up these days, but these aren’t your run of the mill churches. Sure, you’ve got people congregating on Sunday morning as well as participating in a lot of other things that are part …

Jesus Statue in Syria: Large Statue is Erected During Civil War Jesus Statue in Syria: Large Statue is Erected During Civil War
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The Syrian Civil War has been going on for more than two and a half years, but both sides agreed to halt fire for three days to allow a giant statue of Jesus to be erected on a mountainside. It …

Churches Now Attracting Members With Free Beer Churches Now Attracting Members With Free Beer
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NPR reports that while some churches are dealing with the problem of a dwindling congregation, others are trying to create a new kind of Christian community: one dedicated to good beer. Church-in-a-Pub, as it’s being affectionately called, sounds like quite …