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Associated Press castigated for ‘fake news’ about Jesus

Yesterday, Associated Press, in reporting on the historic $4-million renovation of the Edicule, described it as ‘the cave where Jesus was buried and rose to heaven’. This got right up the nose of Steven D Greydanus, a deacon in the Archdiocese of Newark. Writing for The National Catholic Register, he accused AP of conflating Jesus’s  […]

‘Gay cure’ charlatan Joseph Nicolosi is dead aged 70

When news broke earlier this month that Nicolosi, above – known as ‘the father of gay reparative therapy’ – had died, LifeSiteNews ran a grossly inaccurate headline: ‘Joseph Nicolosi helped thousands coping with unwanted homosexual desires’. He most certainly did not. In fact, the devout Catholic quack, according to Christian writer Jonathan Merritt, wrecked “countless” […]

Deranged politicians: Jesus will head a new, ‘virtuous America’

South Carolina State Representative Josiah Magnuson, above, has a bold new vision for America in which ‘Christ is placed in His rightful position as the authority over all of life, and His law of liberty is made our rule of conduct’. Magnuson, 25, and fellow S Carolina State Rep Jonathon Hill, 32, inset – both […]

Pakistan wants help to silence ‘blasphemers’ worldwide

Satirists have jumped at the opportunity to point and laugh at Pakistan’s plan to to launch a worldwide hunt to identify and punish ‘blasphemers’ who use Facebook and Twitter to insult Islam. Pakistan Today, for example, ran a piece entitled “Facebook to add ‘Kafir! Kafir!’ emoji reaction amidst clampdown on blasphemous content.” In a major […]

NSS awards Secularist of the Year prize to Yasmin Rehman

The Irwin Prize of £5000 for Secularist of the Year 2017 was awarded in London yesterday by the National Secular Society to Yasmin Rehman, the secular campaigner for women’s rights.  Rehman has spent much of the past two years to get the Government to recognise the dangers faced by ex-Muslims and Ahmadi Muslims from Islamic […]

Pastor charged in connection with his granddaughter’s death

In what is thought to be the first prosecution of its kind, Pennsylvania pastor Rowland Foster, above left,  has been charged in connection with the death his own granddaughter who died from medical neglect. According to this report, Foster is pastor for the fundamentalist Faith Tabernacle Congregation which insists that adherents place their trust in […]

Bishop who helped expose Anglican clergy abuse resigns

Australian Bishop Greg Thompson, above, who has been diligently working to expose ‘horrendous’ child abuse in the Anglican Church, resigned yesterday because of the pressure imposed on him for standing up for abuse victims. The Newcastle bishop, himself an abuse victim, said: When I started this journey to right the wrongs of child abuse in […]

Christian senator caught in motel room with underage boy

Oklahoma police have recommended three prostitution charges against a ‘crazy/stupid’ Christian conservative and Republican State Senator Ralph Shortey, 35, above, who was found with an underage male prostitute in his motel room. According to this report, Shortey, a member of Donald Trump’s leadership team in Oklahoma, will be charged with soliciting prostitution of a minor, […]

Disney pulls Beauty and the Beast out of Malaysia

The Walt Disney Company has indefinitely pulled Beauty and the Beast from theaters in Malaysia rather than remove scenes involving a gay character to placate local authorities and religious leaders. Disney said in an emailed statement: The film has not been and will not be cut for Malaysia. Golden Screen Cinemas, Malaysia’s largest theater chain, said […]

Mayor dismisses family’s ‘God owns the land’ argument

Tasmania’s Meander Valley Mayor Craig Perkins, above, has made it clear that being a devout Christian does not exempt one from paying their council rates. Perkins, according to this report, was reacting to the refusal of the Beerepoot family to pay rates on their home and and a honey-making business because they believe God owns […]