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Italian professor creates ‘authentic’ model of dead Jesus

Being Good Friday – not, I stress, April Fool’s Day – this one’s hoot: using the Shroud of Turin, Giulio Fanti, Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Padua University, has created a 3D ‘carbon copy’ of Jesus Christ after the ‘Messiah’ was tortured and crucified. Life Site News says the Shroud of […]

Catholic bishop and several cohorts arrested for theft

Bishop José Ronaldo Ribeiro, above, has been arrested in Brazil. He and several Catholic other priests are accused of fleecing the faithful to the tune of around $600,000 (£425,000). According to this report, the arrests took place as part of an operation called “Caiphas,” which began at the crack of dawn on Monday. Close to […]

Naked and bound, man is found in car with a pastor

But Pennsylvanian pastor George Nelson Gregory, 61, above, insists that what was going on the vehicle last Friday was merely a counseling session that turned a little weird. According to this report, Gregory, who serves as a preacher at the Waterfront Christian Community Church in West Homestead, says he will swear “on a stack of […]

Google’s smart audio device doesn’t recognise Jesus or God

Christians are reportedly up in arms because Google Home, a device that’s intended to answer any questions you care to throw at it, is stumped when asked about Jesus Christ or God. Google Home responds: “Sorry, I’m not sure how to help” or “My apologies I don’t understand”. But if asked about characters such as […]

Be merry, god damn it!

Well Baby Jesus’s Pretend Birthday is over for another year, so now that everyone is busy scrubbing gravy stains off the ceiling and wrapping up the leftover spam and chestnut pie for the week’s lunches, let’s refresh ourselves with dispatches from the War on Christmas. Don’t tell me you’ve never heard of it. It’s headline […]

Cat reveals ‘real reason for the season’ by scratching its owner

Yesterday Lori Grice, a photographer in Georgia, US, posted the picture above on her Facebook page, along with the words: Sometimes it is the little things in life … Playing rough with my kitty left me a little scratched up but Edie Grace noticed that two of the scratches make a cross. What perfect timing […]

In Jerusalem camels are being used to bless Donald Trump

Oh, and billboards and buses too are carrying a message concocted by a lunatic called Mike Evans, 70, founder of Friends of Zion Heritage Centre in Jerusalem. In reporting on the appearance of the banners and signs, Charisma News trumpeted: Around the world this Christmas, millions of Christians – and Jews – can thank Donald […]

We have lost the true meaning of Christmas

Which is, of course, the birth of Jesus Christ, or a pagan fire ceremony, or a midwinter festival, or the Roman Saturnalia, or what you will. And who is or was Santa Claus? This piece is taken from John Radford’s Don’t You Believe It! Sixty Things Everyone Knows That Actually AIN’T SO, illustrated by Donald […]

Kenya’s ‘true church’ annoys mainstream Catholic leaders

Legio Maria members do many things that Catholics do, except they claim to do them a whole lot better – and this annoying mainstream Catholic leaders. Said Geofrey Omondi, a catechist of the Nyatike Catholic church in Migori: This is worrying because leaders from this church (Legio Maria) have their own selfish agendas, which they […]

Jesus DID have two dads, so why the anger over this scene?

According to biblical mythology, Joseph wasn’t merely some human caretaker, he was Jesus’ human father. But it’s apparently “blasphemous” to create scenes or signs which suggest that Jesus had two fathers, even though a Catholic deacon in Brooklyn, Greg Kandra, pointed out in 2015: God was Jesus’ father in a much more literal sense than […]