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Washington has a Museum of the Bible now

Yay? Road trip, anyone? Gee, I have so much holiday time left but zero ambition to visit that. It’s eight floors of Bible goodness, right there in D.C. But, as I’ve learned, there’s some concern over how the museum acquired … Continue reading

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Another priest, another porn charge

This time in Canada: ICE forensic analysts are currently in the process of analyzing a number of computer and mobile devices that were seized. “Dozens” of hand-drawn images, which under the Criminal Code are classified as child pornography, have been … Continue reading

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Atheist Scruples: Police! Police!

Today’s question: Arriving home late, you see a flashlight in your house and call police. They take an hour to arrive and the thieves escape with your valuables. Do you complain to the civic authorities? In the heat of the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Satan Weekend part 4

I’m Canadian and for Thanksgiving weekend I decided to give thanks to the fact that I live in a country where I can do this and have a bit of fun. Also, we’re approaching Halloween and dark, sinister stories are … Continue reading

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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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Archbishop caught with child porn videos

Over 100,000 of them. A former Vatican archbishop accused of paedophilia stored tens of thousands of child porn videos and photos on a computer in his office at the Holy See diplomatic compound in the Dominican Republic, it has emerged. … Continue reading

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Drunken man bathes in church’s holy water

And that’s not all: A Stoney Creek man has been arrested on a series of charges after a drunken rampage through a downtown church – which allegedly included bathing in the holy water, vandalizing religious objects and trying to light … Continue reading

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Reading Billy Graham’s mail

Billy deals with this question this time around: You preachers are always saying we need to change our behavior and become better people, but I don’t agree. I think we need to learn to accept ourselves just as we are … Continue reading

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“Pope was misquoted” — yeah, and I’m sure Jesus was, too

Well, if there was a Jesus. There really is a Pope, though, and Francis made some comments about pedophilia on the weekend to a journalist but the Vatican PR department has since done a bit of quick foot backpeddling to … Continue reading

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Old news: faith healing event ends in tragedy, death

It wasn’t directly the fault of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of Nigeria, but he was the person 150,000 people had traveled to see in Cape Town back in March. He has a reputation as a miraculous faith healer so people who … Continue reading

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