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Gentleman's Club Doubles As Church

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.22.2014 | Weird News

A gentleman's club in Guelph, Ontario, is holding church services right on the stage next to the stripper pole. The Manor, as the club is called, h...

Nun With Gambling Problem Gets Jail For Stealing $128K

AP | Posted 07.09.2013 | Crime

ALBION, N.Y. -- A Roman Catholic nun has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for stealing nearly $130,000 from two western New York parishes to support ...

Woman Accused Of Stealing Bible

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.06.2013 | Weird News

If you steal a book that famously commands you not to steal, does that drive home the point or negate it? Fleming, 23, of Powder Springs, Ga., was...

'Strip For Me -- Jesus' Billboard Arouses Attention For Alabama Church

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.29.2013 | Weird News

A billboard in Birmingham, Ala., is arousing controversy for both its message and its placement. It reads "Strip For Me -- Jesus" and it is located...

Jesus In Shower Mold: The Strangest 'Sacred Sightings' Of 2012

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.12.2012 | Weird News

God is everywhere, believers say, but some of the places where he shows up can make even the most devout person say, "Oh Lord." For instance, earli...

WATCH: Some Animals Will Do Anything To Avoid Being Sacrificed

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.31.2012 | Weird News

The Eid al-Adha festival is known as an opportunity for second chances, but this year, the animals are the ones reaping the benefits. In Makkah, Sa...

'Serpent Pastor' Dies Of Snake Bite

Newser | Posted 07.29.2012 | Weird News

A West Virginia Pentecostal pastor who used poisonous snakes during religious services has died of a rattlesnake bite. Mack Wolford, who just turn...

BIRD ATTACK! These Hawks Are Driving Churchgoers Batty

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.11.2012 | Weird News

Many people try to get by on a wing and a prayer, but the parishioners at an Indiana church could do without the wings, thank you. Recently, a pair...

Cardboard Cathedral Planned In New Zealand

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 04.16.2012 | Weird News

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- A cathedral made from cardboard. The idea may sound flimsy, particularly given that cathedrals tend to be known for their ...

WATCH: Russian Military Creates Flying Church With Paratrooper Priests

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 03.14.2012 | Weird News

The Russian military is taking the phrase "getting by on a wing and a prayer" to new heights after creating a flying church, complete with paratrooper...

Vatican's Exorcist: Yoga Is Satanic

Newser.com | David Moye | Posted 11.29.2011 | Weird News

Yoga is the work of the devil, according to a man who claims to have banished evil spirits from 70,000 people. Gabriele Amorth, the Vatican's chief...

WATCH: Religion Compels This 'Pastafarian' To Wear A Colander On Head

Posted 09.12.2011 | Weird News

Religion compels this man to wear a spaghetti strainer on his head. Niko Alm, a self-described "pastafarian," has been given the right to wear a co...

Atheist Billboard Removed From Church Land In Ohio

AP | Posted 08.29.2011 | Weird News

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A billboard supporting atheism has been taken down from property owned by an Ohio church after the pastor complained. The ad put up...