Winston Blackmore, one of two men charged yesterday with polygamy, says he is the victim of religious persecution by a government with an eye on the provincial election in May. “This is not about polygamy,” he told reporters at the Mormon Hills elementary school outside Creston, B.C. “Tens of thousands of polygamists, among many different [...]
Members of the local chapter of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster have gotten city approval to erect a statue of “His Noodly Appendage” outside the Crossville Tennessee courthouse. Complete story here.
METRO VANCOUVER – Two turbaned Sikhs have filed a human rights complaint against International Forest Products, saying a new hard hat policy is preventing them from returning to their jobs at a Delta sawmill. Complete story here.
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — It looked harmless enough, but the words on a billboard unnerved so many people that a popular restaurant nearby actually lost business. The billboard was on Colonial Drive near Old Cheney Highway. Although the popular Straub’s Seafood restaurant often advertises on it, it wasn’t their billboard. The sign was taken down [...]
Wisconsin parents decide to pray for their daughter’s diabetes instead of getting her medical attention. After a painful miserable month, the poor girl dies. The girl’s parents, Dale and Leilani Neumann, attributed the death to “apparently they didn’t have enough faith,” the police chief said. The kicker? They have three other kids, who are still [...]
Ever wonder what you’d get when you mix a not-so-good Christian songwriter with the Christian Pirate Puppets? Me too! Luckily for us we have an answer. May I present to you the infamous David Ingles classic Satan Has Been Paralyzed as performed by the slightly psychotic Christian Pirate Puppets. Be warned though! You just might [...]
MASAYA, Nicaragua (Reuters) – Hundreds of dogs, many dressed as babies or clowns, were taken to celebrate mass in this Nicaraguan town on Sunday, an annual ritual where the owners pray for their pets to be cured or avoid falling ill. A long queue of Catholics, carrying their pets or leading them on leashes, waited [...]
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: At least 50 people in Kottayam district have reportedly lost their vision after gazing at the sun looking for an image of Virgin Mary. Though alarmed health authorities have installed a signboard to counter the rumor that a solar image of Virgin Mary appeared to the believers, curious onlookers, including foreign travelers, have been [...]
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds gets a whole new meaning if the claims of Benny Shannon are true. He states that hallucinogenics and religion were bedfellows in the biblical times and the use of such herbal remedies might have caused the bushes to burst into flames and speak to Moses. Even the ten commandments [...]
Hadith for modern day and women teaching about Quran, that is what Turks are up to. The Department of Religious Affairs has gathered a team of troubleshooting theologians at Ankara University with a goal of dragging hadith to this century. They are trying to wipe away all the old cultural idiosyncrasies which were needed 1400 [...]