Priest warns of ‘Russophobia’ in the wake of Salisbury attack

Fr Joseph Skinner,  a priest at the Russian Orthodox cathedral in London, has urged UK ministers not to blame the Kremlin for an attack on a former spy in Salisbury, given the extent of mystery surrounding the case. According to this report, the Director of Inter-Orthodox Relations for the Church in Great Britain and Ireland […]

Hate letters sent to UK Muslims sparks police probe

Letters offering ‘rewards’ to people who abuse or attack Muslims and mosques are being investigated by UK counter-terrorism forces. At the foot of each letter is a box that says: For further enquiries please contact HM Courts and Tribunal Services, 102 Petty France, London  SW1. According to this report, the letters – titled “Punish A […]

Brain dead faith-heads react with glee to Hawking’s death

Christians have been wishing for years that atheist Prof Stephen Hawking would die so that they could gleefully announce his arrival in hell. Well, they got their chance this week, and Friendly Atheist Hermant Mehta has been keeping tabs on the hateful things god-bothering imbeciles have been saying. To his post I would add two […]

Sweden pledges to impose a ban on religious schools

Outlining its education policy ahead of this year’s General Election, Sweden’s governing Social Democrats yesterday pledged to ban religious schools in an effort to combat segregation. At a press conference in Stockholm, Sweden’s Minister for Public Administration Ardalan Shekarabi, above, said the Swedish education system needs to be based on the values and principals in […]

Church’s ‘Stations of the Cross’ exhibition sparks controversy

A church in London has been forced to move a life-size statue of a crucified Imperial Star Wars stormtrooper to less-prominent place after complaints from parishioners. The artwork, according to Artnet News, was to be the centrepiece of a “Stations of the Cross” exhibition due to open tomorrow (Thursday) at London’s historic St Stephen Walbrook church. […]

Kansas missionaries’ penalty for vicious abuse: 32 months!

Jim and Paige Nachtigal, a pair of missionaries from North Newton in Kansas,  tomorrow begin sentences of 32 months each for the extreme cruelty they meted out to three children they adopted from Peru. According to this report, North Newton Police Chief Randy Jordan removed the three Peruvian orphans from the Christian couple’s home three […]

UK judge prevents girl from being taken to India for FGM

A UK court has banned an Indian-origin family from flying their baby daughter to India because she is at risk of being subjected to an ‘utterly unacceptable’ genital mutilation procedure. According to this report, judge Robert Jordan at Manchester County and Family Court recently ruled that the child, who will turn two this year, is […]

‘Gay cure’ therapist guilty of having sex with male patients

Toronto psychiatrist Dr Melvyn Iscove, 72, who believes homosexuality is a ‘sexual disorder’ that can be cured, has been found guilty by Ontario’s medical regulator of sexually abusing two of his male patients. According to this report, Iscove was described in a decision of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s discipline committee as […]

Louisiana’ giant cross pastor busted for drug possession

Andy C Harris, senior pastor at The Church of the Cross in Haughton, is in police custody after after he was found in possession of methamphetamine. The pastor is best known for having inflicted America’s third largest cross on the local landscape in 2009. According to this report, church officials confirmed that Harris had resigned […]

Tennessee pastor allegedly abused three young boys

Ronnie Gorton, above, a married father and lead pastor of The Awakening Church in Atoka, Tennessee, was indicted this week on 47 counts of illegal relations with three underage boys. Among the charges, according to this report, are five counts of aggravated sexual battery, 17 counts of sexual battery by an authority figure, two counts of continuous sexual […]