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Televangelist Claims It's The Wife's Job To Keep Men Faithful

Posted 05.16.2013 | Religion

Pat Robertson has many opinions on subjects including homosexuality, politics and the coming of the Mark of the Beast, but it was the famous televange...

Christian Masculinity, The WWF And Unbelonging

Ryan Thomas Neace | Posted 07.11.2013 | Religion
Ryan Thomas Neace

"Imagine 10,000 men, fathers, sons, brothers and Christ-followers, coming together to worship God and learn more about the life of true adventure He intends for us as men." That's an actual description of one such event. If you're like me, you're very, very nervous to read any further.

'Hermit Pope's' Skeleton Examined In Medieval Mystery Case

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.11.2013 | Religion

Pope Celestine V was an elderly, possibly frail man. After living as a self-flagellating hermit in Italy, he served as pontiff for only five months be...

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Tamerlan Tsarnaev Buried In Muslim Cemetery | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.10.2013 | Religion

The body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the suspected Boston Marathon bomber whose burial was surrounded by controversy during the past week, was interred Thur...

Televangelist Says Security Cameras Are Sign Of The Antichrist

Posted 05.09.2013 | Religion

A controversial but influential televangelist does not like the idea of expanding security camera surveillance because it may signal the End Times. ...

Ugandan Priest Suspended For Denouncing Sex Abuse?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.08.2013 | Religion

Father Anthony Musaala, a popular and charismatic priest in Uganda, awaits the final decision on his suspension following the publication of a letter ...

Teens Want To Form An 'Army' to Save America's Souls

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion

From the dramatic soundtrack to the youthful protagonists' militant rhetoric, this new video on the "problem" of anti-Christian bullying is arguably i...

The Day Cardinal Dolan Hugged A Gay Man: Me

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 07.07.2013 | Religion
Joseph Amodeo

As the Cardinal entered his office, I rose and we embraced each other in what could best be described as a bear hug! The Cardinal then turned to me and said, "You are most welcome here." Do you know what is radical about that statement?

Catholic Church Holds Threat Of Excommunication Over Lawmakers' Abortion Vote

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 05.06.2013 | Religion

The Catholic Church has pointedly left the threat of excommunication hanging over Irish lawmakers who vote against the church's teachings on abortion ...

GOP Politician Claims LGBT Rights Oppress Catholics

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.06.2013 | Religion

It's not uncommon to hear members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) community argue that their rights -- for example their right to ...

Does Homeless Man's 'Test' Prove Atheists Most Generous?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.01.2013 | Religion

Can a homeless man's rudimentary "test" prove which religion "cares the most about the homeless?" That's the anecdotal assertion of a man photographed...

Mysterious 'Misha' Identified, Claims No Influence Over Tsarnaevs

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.29.2013 | Religion

In the days following the identification of Boston bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, law enforcement and media outlets scrambled to fig...

Evanglical Leader Tells Wives To Submit; Claims Nagging Like Torture

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.25.2013 | Religion

An outspoken evangelical leader preached a potentially controversial sermon this weekend, saying "nagging wives" are like water torture. Mark Drisc...

Controversial Televangelist Compares Islam To Nazism

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.23.2013 | Religion

Controversial televangelist Pat Robertson is known for many things, especially for building a lucrative Christian media organization and leading a coh...

'America Sucks!'

Steve McSwain | Posted 06.18.2013 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Those were the words written on the subway wall. Disappointment. Frustration. Fearfulness. Sums up the "state of affairs" in America, huh?

Anti-Gay Catholic Leader: 'Everyone Knows' Marriage Not About Love

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.16.2013 | Religion

An outspoken and controversial Catholic leader claims that procreation, not love, is the reason why two people get married. In an interview on Curr...

'Homeless Jesus' Sculpture Rejected As 'Not Appropriate'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.15.2013 | Religion

The statue is haunting and uncomfortable, depicting a darkly shrouded figure lying huddled on a long park bench. From a distance, the figure could be ...

Look: Why Is This Orthodox Jew Flying In A Huge Plastic Bag?

Posted 04.12.2013 | Religion

A picture of an Orthodox Jew encased in a giant plastic bag is causing some debate on the Internet this week, as commenters attempt to explain the ma...

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Rick Warren Responds To Critics After Son's Suicide | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.10.2013 | Religion

As he mourns the death of his 27-year-old son who killed himself Friday, famed evangelical pastor and author Rick Warren is receiving an outpouring of...

EXCLUSIVE: Man Allegedly Behind Joel Osteen Hoax Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.11.2013 | Religion

Famed televangelist Joel Osteen may not be losing his religion, but he is the target of an elaborate hoax attempting to discredit the powerful megachu...

Prayers For Pastor Rick Warren And His Family

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 06.07.2013 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Rick Warren's experience and words won't take away any of the heart break, but it will take away the shadow of stigma that mental illness and suicide still can hold in our society.

Openly Gay Catholic Banned From Church Activities

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.05.2013 | Religion

Nicolas Coppola is a proud Catholic, and an equally proud gay man. For years, these two halves of Coppola co-existed without incident. Until recently....

Archeologists Unearth Huge Complex In Biblical Birthplace Of Abraham

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.06.2013 | Religion

A huge complex uncovered near what some believe to be the Biblical birthplace of Abraham is exciting researchers who for years were unable to investi...

Westboro Tweets April Fools' Joke

Posted 04.01.2013 | Religion

Is the Westboro Baptist Church developing a sense of humor? Well ... The notorious anti-gay hate group got into the spirit of April Fools' Day on M...

Obama Attends Easter Service With Family

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama attended Easter services at an Episcopal church near the White House and heard a sermon that criticized "cap...