Two US magazines blasted over gay and transgender folk

Recently the American Family Association found something new shriek about: the January issue of National Geographic which featured a nine-year-old transgender child on its cover. So filled with fury was the AFA that it launched a petition demanding that the magazine stop “foisting unhealthy lifestyles” on its readers. The petitions says: Susan Goldberg, the National […]

Jilted Christian attacks former boyfriend with acid and scalpel

Nurse Lidia Fisiba, 26, above, was arrested in India this week for allegedly spraying acid on her ex-boyfriend’s face and slashing his cheeks with a scalpel after he refused to marry her and convert to Christianity. The victim, according to this report, is L Jayakumar, 32, a cloth merchant from Prakashnagar who is undergoing treatment […]

UK comedy show is an ‘act of terrorism’ against Muslims

A petition calling for the banning of a BBC2 comedy sketch – The Real Housewives of ISIS – has branded it ‘an act of terrorism against Muslim women’. The creator of the petition, Emma Bird, stupidly gives the impression that the sketch was to herald the start of a new comedy series about Muslim women. […]

Turbans protect Sikhs from danger – but not in this case

A 61-year-old Sikh man, who was granted permission not use use a helmet on religious grounds, was killed this week in an accident in Hong Kong. According to this report, the victim, identified only by his surname Singh, died after his scooter collided with a delivery bicycle. Singh and his passenger were thrown off the […]

Comedian’s ‘haunted bread’ comment sparks investigation

Father Kevin McNamara, above, has lodged a complaint with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) over what he claimed was the ‘ridiculing of the Eucharist’ on the Late Late Show. McNamara went scuttling off to the TV watchdog after comedian David Chambers referred to the Eucharist as “haunted bread” on show. According to this report, the […]

Cardinal: ‘Soon we’ll all be Muslims because of atheism’

Monsignor Carlo Liberati, above, bishop emeritus of Pompeii, has warned that ‘atheism’ and ‘paganism’ – along with the acceptance of moral decadence that ‘goes against God’ – are to blame for the increasing Islamisation of Italy and other parts of Europe. According to this report, he said: In 10 years we will all be Muslims […]

‘Notorious Islamophobe’ will pray at Trump’s inauguration

Reports that Franklin Graham, left, will be praying alongside Donald Trump on Friday when the numbskull with the haystack hairdo becomes the 45th President of the the US has upset the Council on American-Islamic Relations. CAIR, according to this report, wants him dropped from the line-up professional god-botherers who will be present at the inauguration […]

Synagogue arson attack was a ‘protest’, not a hate crime

A regional court in Germany ruled this week that an attempt to set fire to a local synagogue in 2014 by three Muslims was an act meant to express criticism against Israel’s conduct in its ongoing conflict with Hamas, and was not an expression of anti-Semitism. The court sentenced the three men – Muhammad E, […]

Spanish couples are rejecting Catholic Church weddings

Church weddings have hit an all time low in Spain. Only 22.2 percent of 68,560 couples tied the knot in Spain’s dwindling number of Catholic Churches in the first half of 2016. According to The Olive Press, this is a huge fall from the same period in the year 2000, when 75 percent had a […]

Druid mounts challenge over Stonehenge’s ‘pay to pray’ rule

King Arthur Pendragon, above, has been told that he can take English Heritage (EH) to court over “pay to pray” parking charges at Stonehenge. According to the BBC, he will argue that a parking fee of £15 for his motorcycle during the 2016 summer solstice breached his human and religious rights. Parking at the Neolithic […]