Tag Archives: blasphemy

Update to the posing with Jesus story

I wrote about this back in August so it was nice to see an update to the story about the 14 year old boy who posed with a Jesus statue and made it look like he was getting a blow … Continue reading

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“Why are you in jail?” “I posed for a picture with Jesus…”

“… and made it look like oral sex.” It’s totally immature, but is it worth criminalizing him for it? A Pennsylvania teenager is facing criminal charges after posting pictures to Facebook of him simulating a sex act with a statue … Continue reading

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Old news: it’s hard to be atheist in Indonesia

Via the Jakarta Globe, January 19, 2012: An Indonesian civil servant who posted “God does not exist” on his Facebook page has been taken into police custody for his own protection after he was badly beaten. The man, identified as … Continue reading

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I don’t know if I’d want to see Jesus getting touched…

…but it’s good to find out that a short film featuring JC on the cross and St Teresa of Avila giving him a “sexual caress” is no longer banned in Britain. And it only took 20 years. Well done. It … Continue reading

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Philippines’ Jesus penis exhibit closed

Raul Sunico, the Cultural Center of the Philippines chairman, was asked to resign over what’s turned into a giant art debacle over there. It seems like every pro-Christian group is up in arms and demanding that the people responsible be … Continue reading

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Art display in Philippines angers Catholics

I can see why: An art exhibit featuring a Jesus Christ poster with a wooden penis glued to His face has sparked protests in the mainly Catholic Philippines. Bishops and lay groups have demanded the state-run Cultural Center of the … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Hell’s advertising campaign…

got a pass from New Zealand’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). Hell Pizza made headlines around Easter with their unique hot pentagram buns and according to this article, it wasn’t the first time their style of advertising raised a ruckus, apparently. … Continue reading

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Blasphemy should be the least of their worries

The National Police Commissioner for South Africa recently compared his force to Jesus and his disciples, and not in a good way. This has sparked a blasphemy concern for the Christian Democratic Party and its leader Theunis Botha. They’re the … Continue reading

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A clever method to bash the bible

Lock them up so people can’t read them. Niko Theris did that, and more, to honour International Blasphemy Rights Day in his town. One had nails hammered into it in the shape of a cross; another was secured with a … Continue reading

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Why blasphemy is important

This is International Blasphemy Rights Day: International Blasphemy Rights Day takes place every September 30th, to commemorate the publishing of the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons. The purpose of this event is to set a particular day as a day to support … Continue reading

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