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Indiana pastor Gary Evans charged with molesting girls

The 72-year-old Rush County pastor, from the Baptist Temple in Rushville, faces three counts of child molesting, four counts of sexual battery, and five counts of child solicitation. According to this report, the charges arise out of a police investigation that began in September when a three-year-old girl reported an encounter with Evans to the police. The girl […]

World Meeting of Families slammed for welcoming gays

Ireland is to host the Catholic Church’s 2018 World Meeting of Families next August – but has already run into problems because the programme for the event makes clear that homosexual unions can legitimately recognised. The programme released under the oversight of Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin even contains a cropped version of the Getty image […]

NZ’s new PM ditched Mormon Church, supports LBGT equality

Faced with the choice of remaining within a deeply homophobic  Mormon Church or fighting discrimination on behalf of her gay friends, New Zealand’s new Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, 37, chose to kick the church into the long grass. According to this report, Ardern’s work for equality began when she left the Church of Jesus Christ […]

Minister has change of heart over a gravestone he seized

When North Carolina Baptist minister J C Shoaf, 73, above, claimed he’d not been paid in full for a five-year-old’s gravestone, he repossessed it! But when news broke that he had treated the gravestone of Jake Leatherman “like a car”, and people began voicing outrage, Shoaf immediately announced he would return it. Jake died of […]

Parents called ‘extremists’ for opposing Crossteach lessons

Crossteach is one of a number of Christians organisations that exist to brainwash schoolkids, but thanks to a growing awareness among parents that the messages being passed on to their children are designed to foster intolerance, they are facing increased opposition. This most recent example of a parental backlash occurred this week when St John’s […]

Australian voters give anti-gay marriage bigots a good kicking

Despite a determined push by Australia’s  anti-gay marriage lobby – and a whopping A$1 million (£593,000) injected by the Anglican Church into the ‘hysterical ‘No’ campaign – a new poll shows that ‘Yes’ voters are comfortably ahead. According to this report, a special Newspoll survey shows a massive 59 per cent of those who have […]

Funeral bells toll to mark the ‘murder’ of Christian morality

Christians can be such drama queens … The latest manifestation of priestly outrage, according to this report, comes from Greece where a number of churches said that will ring funeral bells every day until Saturday to protest a new law that makes it easier for people to change their legally recognised gender. Greece’s parliament passed […]

Jesuit priest slams church over canceled human rights festival

Rev James Martin, above, has waded into a row over the cancellation of a human rights arts festival that was to take place on yesterday (Sunday) at St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in New York. The festival included a comedy improvisation, “Thank You for Coming Out”,  about revealing gay identity, and a series of original cabaret […]

Breast-loving pastor, 84, under investigation for sexual assault

Pastor Ralph Gordon Stair, above, is being investigated for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl and touching the breast of a 12-year-old girl in his church while the congregation watched. According to this report, South Carolina police said that video evidence had emerged of the radio evangelist’s behaviour. Stair, 84, who leads the Overcomer Ministry community in […]

Don’t do this outside a church!

St Paul’s chapel, a popular wedding venue in the Greek island of Rhodes, will no longer allow foreign couple to get married there because of the lewd antics of a British couple. According to the Telegraph, newlyweds Carly and Matthew Lunn posted a simulated fellatio photograph on Facebook, where it was quickly went viral. This prompted a bishop […]