Texas Mayor Ivy R Taylor needs to learn more about atheism

Earlier this month, the Mayor of San Antonio sparked outrage when she linked systemic poverty to a lack of a ‘relationship with [a] creator’, adding that those without such a relationship did not have good relationships with their families and communities and were ‘not being productive members of society’. Taylor immediately responded to widespread criticism […]

US doctor admits mutilating girls for religious reasons

Jumana Nagarwala, above, a Detroit-area Muslim doctor accused of mutilating the genitals of young girls, did so for religious reasons. Her attorney, Shannon Smith, acknowledged during a federal court hearing that Nagarwala, 44, removed the girls’ genital membrane as part of a custom practiced by the Dawoodi Bohra, a small sect of Indian Muslims of which Nagarwala […]

There’s always one imbecile …

Yesterday saw people take to the streets in their thousands across the world for a March for Science – but not everyone was on the side of those who gathered to reaffirm the importance of science to humanity’s continued existence on the planet. The photo above shows one prat who imagines that the Bible trumps […]

Kadyrov wants to rid Chechnya of gays before Ramadan

The Muslim President of Chechnya – the gun-toting lunatic Ramzan Kadyrov, above – has publicly declared he wants to see his country’s homosexual population eliminated by the start of Ramadan. According to PinkNews, Sir Alan Duncan, Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, revealed the terrifying threat from the Chechen leader while taking an […]

Bigot teaches Trump cabinet officials how to ‘think biblically’

Meet pastor Ralph Drollinger, a man whose mission in life is to to ‘take the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the political leaders of the world’ via an outfit called Capitol Ministries DC Bible Study. Drollinger came to public attention this week when various sources reported that cabinet officials in Trump’s White House meet for […]

Catholic official arrested for photographing underage boys

Evrard-Nicolas Sarot, 53, above right, employed by the Church to offer pastoral care at Schiphol airport in Holland, was arrested in Cambodia this week for photographing naked underage boys. According to Dutch News, he was nabbed on suspicion of producing child pornography. He paid the boys, all younger than 15, to pose for him. Police […]

Evidence linking Catholics to slavery surfaces in Ireland

Tom Wall, above, who suffered horrific abuse at the hands of Christian Brothers at a notorious industrial school in Limerick in Ireland, claims the Catholic order tried to destroy documents that showed that boys at the school were being sold into slavery. According to this Sunday Independent report, in 1973, with the Glin Industrial School about […]

Irish revolt against a religious order getting a new hospital

More than 57,000 people have signed a petition seeking to prevent the Sisters of Charity in Ireland from becoming the owner of the new National Maternity Hospital. According to this report, survivors of the notorious Magdalene Launderies, which were run by the order, have highlighted the fact the order still has to pay millions of […]

Play featuring biblical figures as gay branded ‘blasphemous’

America Needs Fatima, a conservative Catholic group, has slammed an Atlanta theatre for planning to stage The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told, a play  that re-imagines biblical figures as queer. According to this report, the Out Front Theatre Company’s production the play doesn’t officially open until April 27, but has already been slammed as “blasphemous” by […]

‘Jesus’ takes a tumble on a narrow Hastings sidewalk

It ain’t easy being Jesus for crowds of gawkers who get a buzz out seeing Christian crazies re-enacting the crucifixion, as the picture above shows. According to this report,  an actor playing Jesus was stumbling under the weight of the cross in character, when, about halfway through the procession, he reached a “quite a narrow […]