Topic / Christianity

Poor ticket sales leads to collapse of Christian festival

Hop across to the Big Church Day Out’s Facebook page and you’ll be told that the BCDO is ‘the UK’s largest annual gathering of the wider church that creates a space for all denominations and ages to gather each year for two exciting days of worship and celebration.’ Oh, and that one can buy tickets […]

Yet another probe into Catholic cruelty is to be launched in US

Vermont Attorney General T J Donovan, above, announced yesterday (Friday) that officials in Burlington plan to open an investigation into a now-disused Catholic orphanage that was allegedly the site of extensive abuse that lasted for decades. One instance involved a boy who was allegedly pushed to his death from a window by a nun. According […]

Christian, forced to remove billboard, shrieks ‘persecution’

An elderly Christian nutter from Petrolia in Ontario is deeply upset over the fact that a billboard he rented at a cost of almost $10,000 drew so much ire that he had to remove the message he posted on it. Ralph Baker, 81, claimed in this report that his motivation for renting the billboard was […]

NY probe into Catholic sex abuse blasted by Bill Donohue

News that the New York Attorney General’s office, headed by Barbara Underwood, has issued subpoenas to every Catholic diocese in the state with regard to Catholic sex abuse, has drawn a stinging rebuke from Bill Donohue, President the Catholic league. In a letter dated September 6, Donohue wrote: Your decision to launch a grand jury […]

Major fail for bigot who tried to wreck photographer’s business

When a prospective client – a devout Christian – discovered that Houston-based photographer Alicia Verdier, above, was gay, she launched a vicious on-line campaign to aimed at destroying Verdier’s business. But the bigot’s campaign spectacularly backfired when hundred took to social media in support of Verdier, who wrote on her business Facebook page: Thank you […]

Flanders politician re-ignites religious broadcasting debate

Last year Sven Gatz, above, Minister for Media in Flanders, tried unsuccessfully to abolish religious services on publicly funded media channels. Well, he’s trying again to get them banned, this time citing a service aired on radio and the television station VRT that called on women to be submissive to their husbands. According to the Guardian, […]

Swiss politician slammed for objecting to Christian ads

Mohamed Hamdaoui, inset, a journalist and left-wing Social Democratic Party representative for the city of Biel and the Bern cantonal parliament, recently ruffled Christian feathers when he posted a picture on his Facebook page of a religious slogan on the side of a public transport vehicle. He said he was really angry and: I feel […]

Australia: comedy duo skewers Prime Minister’s Christianity

Ever since Scott Morrison, inset, seized power last month, the godless masses in Australia – one of the least religious countries on the planet – have been asking themselves how they came to be saddled with a Prime Minister who’s a right-wing evangelical numpty.  Oh wait … numpties was the word used by Morrison to […]

Catholic Church in Australia is far wealthier than it claimed

An investigation, published this week, reveals that the Catholic Church in Australia concealed its massive wealth when it gave evidence at major inquiries into child sexual abuse. In reality, according to this report, the church is worth tens of billions of dollars, making it one of the country’s biggest non-government property owners. At the same […]

Child porn: warning sign to be posted outside pastor’s home

Soon to appear outside James Rankin’s home in Hurst, Texas: a sign saying ‘A person on probation for a child sex offense lives here.’ Rankin, who was an associate pastor at Bellevue Baptist Church in Hurst, was ordered to post the sign as part of his sentencing this week for possessing child pornography. He was […]