Topic / Christianity

Dodgy pastor to pray at shady President’s inauguration

President-elect Donald Trump and Paula White have at least one thing in common: they are both hucksters who are dab hands at conning the gullible. So it should come as no surprise that White, a “prosperity” televangelist, will will be praying at Trump’s inauguration.Whether her prayer will be uttered before or after a performance by […]

Jesus emerges out of storm to confront Islamic militants

An ‘angry Jesus with eyes blazing like fire’ confronted a bunch of Islamic militants intent on killing Christians ‘somewhere in the Middle East’. Details of the confrontation – which must be true because it appeared a few days ago on Bibles for Mideast, and not The Onion – were provided by “Haroon” (not his real […]

NSS says religion’s role in the UK needs ‘significant reform’

As churchgoing and belief in God continues to decline, the public role of religion in Britain needs ‘significant reform’ says a new report from the National Secular Society. Rethinking Religion and Belief in Public Life: A Manifesto for Change, issued at the weekend, says the the Church of England’s position as the established church with the […]

Religious beliefs should not be a barrier to patients’ needs

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has suggested a change to its guidelines that would place patients’ needs above the religious convictions of pharmacists – and in doing so has angered religious groups representing healthcare professionals. According to this report, Christian and Muslim groups say that the “significant” shift suggested by the GPhC, the independent regulator […]

Christian killjoys queer the pitch for gay nativity figurines

When the demented Andrea Williams of Christian Concern got wind of the fact that Christmas decorations featuring same-sex couples were being sold on the crafts website Zazzle she went ballistic. According to Pink News, the loathsome woman said: These decorations are a desperate and ridiculous attempt to pretend that homosexual relationships are pure and holy. […]

Sadistic US pastor and son accused of beating a boy of 12

Dong Wook Kim and his 19-year-old son Joo Seong Kim, above, of the  Good News Church in Minneapolis, have been charged with assault and malicious punishment of a child. The sadistic pair, according to this report, are now in custody and are being held on $50,000 bail. Their arrest arises out of alleged beatings inflicted […]

Anti-gay Christian schools cry ‘foul’ over Ofsted findings

A number of private Christian schools have threatened legal action after being told to stop being so damned homophobic by education watchdog Ofsted. According to this report, dozens of schools in the UK follow the widely discredited Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) curriculum, a Christian fundamentalist course of learning that sprouted in Texas then infected other […]

Ex-archbishop has a three-point plan to combat UK secularism

FORMER Archbishop of Canterbury Lord George Carey, 81, above, thinks he has the answer to faith being ‘sidelined’ in Britain. According to this report, in a bid to “reverse the tide of growing secularism” he made three recommendations: • The first is to promote religious education in schools, making it mandatory in GCSEs such as […]

Prayers sought for ex-pastor involved in murder-suicide

Daniel Randall, 56, above, a former pastor the First Congregational Church in Bristol, Rhode Island, this week shot his daughter dead then committed suicide. According to this report, Randall barged into the home of his estranged wife with a shotgun and fatally shot his daughter Claire multiple times before killing himself. Before committing suicide, Randall spray-painted […]

Spanish sex shop forced to remove display of holy dildos

The shop – Non Sit Peccatum – in the town of Talavera de la Reina near Toledo removed the display after it received complaints from locals. According to this report, a group calling themselves the Children of the Virgin Mary launched a boycott of the store. Shop owner Héctor Valdivielso commissioned an artist to paint […]