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Georgia Pastor: ‘Santa Is Satan’

The Born Again Independent Baptist Church in Harlem, Georgia, put up a sign reading “Santa is Satan.” That won’t scare kids, no siree. Pastor Edward Carothers told WRDW,  “We believe that Santa Claus is robbing Christ of his glory.” During a sermon the pastor explained the sign after people took notice of it. “We have […]

Fashion writers in London, where this was introduced, are calling it either obscene or inspired. The phallic jewelry is now available for purchase on tomford.com, and lest there be any lingering confusion, it is called, simply “the penis necklace”—crucifix not mentioned (we’re sure Catholics the world over just sighed in relief). It comes in three […]

Three public school girls in Mesa, AZ say they were kicked off the varsity softball team because they did not want to participate in prayer. According to a complaint filed in a federal court in Arizona, the three girls were “penalized for not conducting ‘team prayer’ in accordance with the directive of Joseph Goodman,” the […]

And that can mean only one thing: Bobby Jindal is running for president. Jindal has been working with David Lane, a conservative activist who has been tirelessly organizing pastors in early primary states while also warning that God will allow terrorist attacks to hit the U.S. as punishment for homosexuality and abortion rights, and Doug […]

The head of the Catholic League went off on the non-religious on Steve Malzberg’s radio show on Newsmax. “They believe that freedom is license to do whatever they want,” the Catholic League president explained. “They don’t want to be told anything, which is why they die prematurely, they’re unhappy, that’s why we have a disproportionate […]

Thanksgiving is supposed to be a time for being grateful for all that we’ve been blessed with, but according to Fourth Missionary Baptist Church pastor Walter Houston, it’s a day where you can refuse to bury 93-year-old woman because he feels she didn’t give enough. The daughter of 93-year-old Olivia Blair said  Houston refused to […]

Michael Leal, a senior at Cascade High School in Everett, Washington has been suspended three times since September for refusing to stop loudly preaching to classmates in school. Now he has filed a lawsuit claiming that attempts to silence him amounts to persecution for his religious beliefs. School officials say that Leal was informed of […]

The right wing went predictably nuts over President Obama’s immigration speech Thursday night, but they particularly keyed in on the President’s use of biblical scripture in his address. Toward the end of the speech, the President made this reference, from Exodus 23-9: “Are we a nation that kicks out a striving, hopeful immigrant like Astrid, […]

Two students in Enola, Pennsylvania complained because their teacher wore a Star of David. In 1949, Act 14 (Sect. 1112) prohibited public school teachers from showing any kind of religious symbol or imagery in the classroom. Now, a parent of one of the two students at East Pennsboro Middle School has issued a formal complaint […]

Viewers of the “700 Club” tell tales of being healed by Pat Robertson. One young man was cured of a neck injury via text. One of the featured stories on today’s “700 Club” was that of a viewer who suffered complications after undergoing Lasik surgery, but says she was healed after watching Pat Robertson’s show. […]

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