Topic / Crime

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 […]

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, […]

UK man, critical of Christianity, is banned from churches

Robert Skynner, above – creator of The Christian Comedy Channel on YouTube who was jailed for eight weeks for harassing a Christian couple – has now been barred from entering any church or place of worship for five years. According to this report, Skynner, 55, appealed his sentence and conviction after serving his sentence, but […]

Naturopath accused of causing woman’s death shot dead

Omer Ahmetovic, centre, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, was arrested this week for allegedly shooting dead naturopath Dr Juan S Gonzalez, inset, whom he blamed for causing his wife’s death. According to this report, Ahmetovic of Bowling Green has pleaded not guilty to a murder charge and was being held in the local jail on Friday. […]

Vicious Christians who ran a ‘gay cure’ boot camp jailed

Shortly before he was sentenced to 20 years in jail on three counts of aggravated child abuse, ‘pastor’ William Knott, above, of the Saving Youth Foundation  in Alabama, had a heated exchange with a reporter from ABC News. His hostile reaction to the reporter was shown by ABC News’ 20/20 last night in a special […]

Five Indian nuns among eight arrested over teenager’s rape

Father Robin Vadakkumcherry*, above, along with five nuns and two doctors, have been arrested in connection with the rape of a 16-year-old girl. The vicar at the St Sebastian Catholic Church in Kottiyoor, was allegedly trying to flee India when Kerala police swooped. According to this report, the eight were arrested on suspicion of covering […]

Australian Catholics vandalise a ‘blasphemous’ war memorial

Jesus is all about peace, don’t you know, so to have a memorial bearing a sword was ‘blasphemous’, according to a group of Catholics who vandalised the Cross of Sacrifice which has stood in Toowong since 1924. As a consequence, according to this report, charges have been laid against the “religious fanatics” who perpetrated the […]

‘Possessed’ woman fatally injured after being set on fire

Vilma Trujillo Garcia, 25, above, died yesterday in Nicargua just days after a bunch of deranged Christians threw her onto a bonfire because they thought she was possessed by the devil. According to this report, an Assemblies of God Church pastor and four members of his flock have been arrested after the mother of two […]

South Korean woman jailed in Germany for exorcism death

A court in Frankfurt this week sentenced a 44-year-old woman to six years in prison for her role in an exorcism that led to the death of her 41-year-old South Korean cousin. The trial, according to this report, also involved four other South Korean nationals who were all related to the female victim, including her […]

Cathedral cops will soon regain the power to arrest wrongdoers

At a ceremony due to take place later this year, York Minster’s police force will be given full police powers. According to this report, although it is a private police force, the Minster’s eight-strong squad of officers has undergone specialist training and that, for the first time almost 80 years, will have the power to […]