Jesus Christ visits Sarah Silverman to discuss women’s reproductive rights. You see, Jesus told her life begins at 40. Yes, Sarah our money did not have the words, “In God we trust” until 1956 and the Pledge of Allegiance wasn’t adopted until 1945 with a revision in 1954 that included, “under God.” But it was not some religious attempt by fundamentalists to try to narrow “Separation of Church and State.” [...]
AP reports that two suicide bombers detonated their explosives outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing more than 70 people in the deadliest-ever attack on the country’s Christian minority, officials said. A wing of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing in the city of Peshawar, saying it would continue to target non-Muslims until the United States stopped drone attacks in the country’s remote tribal region. [...]
Statement by the President on His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI On behalf of Americans everywhere, Michelle and I wish to extend our appreciation and prayers to His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI. Michelle and I warmly remember our meeting with the Holy Father in 2009, and I have appreciated our work together over these last four years. The Church plays a critical role in the United States and the world, and [...]
Rev. Jeremiah Wright — the guy who almost derailed President Obama‘s campaign in 2008 — is running his mouth again … this time claiming the Obama camp tried to bribe him four years ago … with $150k of hush money. Mr. Wright — President Obama’s former pastor — started a media frenzy when his controversial sermons surfaced and an “outraged” Obama was forced to publicly condemn him. But the reverend claims in [...]
Al-Qaeda in Iraq released a statement two weeks ago targeting the Alexandria Coptic Christian Saints Church. The order was posted online. 21 Christians were murdered last night when a car bomb exploded as they were leaving New Year’s Mass. A man mourns over a family member killed in a car bomb attack on a Christian church in Alexandria on January 1, 2011. A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up outside [...]
So why the silence when Bibles were burned?
In 2009, a church in the U.S. saved and held fundraisers to afford the cost of buying and shipping Bibles in the Pashto and Dari language to an American sergeant in Afghanistan.
The Bibles were confiscated by military personnel, thrown away, and burned. Troops in war zones are required to “burn their trash,” reported a Defense Department spokesman.
South Carolina Democratic Senate candidate Alvin Greene told reporters that he will make his first public speech to a local chapter of the NAACP at the Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in his home town of Manning. The appearance will occur on Sunday, July 18.
No. 1 cable news host Bill O’Reilly said Tuesday that he will personally write a check to cover $16,500 in legal costs for the father of a fallen U.S. Marine who sued the members of a church who picketed his son’s funeral. According to news reports, the members of the Westboro Baptist Church, located in Topeka, Kan., believe that God is punishing the United States because of its acceptance of [...]