Archive / December 2011

Britain must return to biblical values, says Prime Minister David Cameron

IN a speech to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, PM David Cameron said that a return to Christian values could counter the country’s “moral collapse” – and he blamed a “passive tolerance” of immoral behaviour for this summer’s riots, Islamic extremism, City excess and Westminster scandals. David Cameron goes a bundle […]

Ferocious atheist Hitchens is dead

CHRISTOPHER Hitchens has lost what he described in April as his “long argument with the spectre of death”. The BBC reports that the 62-year-old British author, literary critic and journalist – renowned for his fiery attacks on religion – died yesterday from pneumonia, a complication of the oesophageal cancer he was suffering from at a […]

Outrage over Saudi “sorcery” beheading

A CALL to end executions in Saudi Arabia has been made by Amnesty International after a woman was beheaded for “witchcraft and sorcery”. The country’s Interior Ministry, according to this report, confirmed that Amina bint Abdul Halim bin Salem Nasser, a Saudi Arabian national, was executed on Monday in the northern province of al-Jawf. It […]

NSS council prayers challenge: Equalities chief Phillips gets it horribly wrong

TREVOR Phillips, Chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, exposed breathtaking ignorance on Sunday by alleging that the NSS was using the High Court in London to PROSECUTE a West Country council over prayers said in the council chamber. Under the headline Human rights should help us protect the vulnerable (behind paywall) Phillips wrote: […]

Rick Perry, Idiot Extraordinaire!

BY NOW, I guess, many readers of this blog would have viewed what is turning out to be the most hated video ever posted on YouTube – Texas Governor Rick Perry flagging his Christian credentials and slagging off gays in the military. Governor Rick ‘Man of Faith’ Perry demonstrates how to deep-throat a corndog (click […]

‘A la Carte’ Catholics not wanted

A DOCUMENTARY scheduled to be screened on RTE One tonight features Irish Catholic priests complaining they have the hump with Catholics of Convenience using the Church simply for hatches, matches and despatches. In the Would You Believe? documentary, the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, urges the rising numbers of “a la carte” Catholics to “have […]

Mad Muslim cleric warns women to steer clear of phallic foodstuff

THINGS like bananas and cucumbers may “arouse” Muslim women, and “make them think of sex”. That’s the view of an unnamed Muslim cleric, based in Europe, who is reported here as saying that women should not even get close to foodstuffs such as these. If women wish to eat these food items, a third party, […]

Catholic zealots kick off over ‘blasphemy’ play and ‘Christianophobia’

RIOT police and guard-dog patrols were called out yesterday in Paris to safeguard one of city’s most prestigious theatres when it became the latest target in a wave of Catholic protests across France against so-called “blasphemous” plays. According to this report, the head of the Théâtre du Rond-Point on the Champs-Elysées complained of death threats […]

Father loses finger in South Tyneside school nativity play brawl

A FIGHT which broke out shortly before the start of a nativity play at Harton Primary School, in South Shields, resulted in a dad having his finger bitten off. According to this report, shocked parents looked on as the two men began brawling on Tuesday afternoon. Onlookers told of their horror after one bit the […]