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Satanic Mass Finally Stopped at Harvard

A Harvard student group held on for as long as it could in its effort to stage a Satanic Mass on the campus. But in the end, opposition proved to be too great. The Harvard Extension Cultural Studies Club had planned to stage the Black Mass on campus as a way of learning about the cultural impact of the ceremony. …

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Pope Francis Canonizes Two Pontiffs

Pope Francis named two distinctive papal predecessors, John XXIII and John Paul II, as saints before a congregation of hundreds of thousands of witnesses in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City on Sunday, during an unprecedented service that was attended by Pope Benedict XVI. Historically, two former popes had never been canonized together, and a retired pope and a reigning …

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Big Bang Theory Actually Has Religious Roots

Many Americans remain wary of the Big Bang Theory, particularly from a religious standpoint. There is a popular misconception about what it means to believe in certain scientific theories. That one must reject or mock a belief in gods or a God in order to embrace them. This is simply not in keeping with the behavior of some of the …

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Big Bang Theory In Doubt By Most Americans According To Poll

A recent Associated Press- GfK poll taken revealed that most Americans are skeptical when it comes to topics such as the Big Bang theory, evolution, and global warming. It also revealed that Americans are more inclined to believe and support simpler concepts related to health and genetics. These results disappoint a few of America’s top scientists, including Randy Schekman, the …

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Big Bang Theory Doubted by Majority of Americans

A recent poll conducted by the Associated Press-GfK sought to test public perception, knowledge, and confidence in certain scientific principles which are whole-heartedly accepted as fact by the scientific community – things such as smoking’s impact on cancer rates, the plausibility of evolution, and the age of the Earth. Unfortunately, the results of the poll show that many Americans are …

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Americans Still Unconvinced by a Bevy of Scientific Concepts

If the results of a new AP poll are any indication, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Seth MacFarlane, and FOX should probably order up another season of Cosmos. The survey asked American adults about a handful of scientific and medical issues–more specifically, to say how confident they are that a certain scientific statement (all of which are accepted by the vast majority …

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Jerusalem Riot Disbanded by Israeli Police

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 said that the unruly mob threw stones and firecrackers from atop the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism. To …

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Colton Burpo: Little Angel or Exploited Kid?

Little Colton Burpo went through hell, then told everyone he’d been to heaven. When Colton Burpo’s appendix ruptured, he was only 4 years old. He was rushed to the hospital and had a brush with death — though he was never declared clinically dead during his ordeal — but he was pulled through thanks to some wonderful doctors and nurses …

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Colton Burpo Still Remembers His Trip To Heaven

In the spring of 2003, 4-year-old Colton Burpo underwent an emergency appendectomy. Over the next few months, following the surgery, Colton slowly tells his family of his miraculous out-of-body experience. Colton revealed that he left his body, during the operation, and flew to Heaven. He described the people he met, including Jesus, and was able to tell his family what …

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‘Gospel Of Jesus’ Wife’ Papyrus Not Fake According To Scientists

In 2012, Karen King, historian from the Harvard Divinity School, revealed the discovery of a papyrus fragment, dubbed the “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife,” that suggests that Jesus had a wife. The announcement created an uproar among the Christian community, and academics from the Vatican immediately deemed the document a “clumsy forgery.” The badly-aged papyrus contained a message with eight legible …

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Mormon Women Turned Away From All-Men Priesthood Meeting For The Second Time

Women who were seeking to be ordained into the Mormon priesthood sought tickets to the all-male priesthood meeting, but were turned away. According to some women, they were there to get the attention of the leaders of The Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints. Mormons, a religious group is the main branch of the Latter Day Saint movement. They, too, …

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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 from the sale back into the Catholic ministry. Lavish spending by higher-ups in the Catholic church has been under fire …

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