The cross Jesus supposedly died on may not actually have been a cross. The New Testament said that Jesus died some way on something called a staurus ... that's a Greek name for a cross or a pole or something ... I call it an execution device only to
A Catholic panel investigating clerical sex abuse in Belgium is shutting down to protest a police raid on its church offices. Belgian authorities betrayed the trust of nearly 500 victims who had made complaints over the past 2 months to the church pa
Police raided the home and office of the recently retired archbishop of Belgium on Thursday, carrying off documents and a personal computer as part of an investigation into the sexual abuse of children by Roman Catholic priests, officials said.
The earliest known icons of the Apostles Peter and Paul have been discovered in a catacomb in Rome. The images date from the second half of the 4th century, discovered on the ceiling of a tomb also includes the earliest known images of the apostles J
A 6-story-tall statue of Jesus Christ with his arms raised along a highway was struck by lightning in a thunderstorm and burned to the ground, police said. The "King of Kings" statue, one of southwest Ohio's most familiar landmarks, had stood since 2
The University of California, Irvine suspended its Muslim Student Union (MSU) for a year after a school investigation concluded the group organized disruptions of a February speech by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren, then lied about it.
It champions the eradication of social deviants, beginning with homosexuals, and moving on to immigrants, secular humanists, feminists, Jews, Muslims and those they dismiss as “nominal Christians”— Christians who do not embrace their perverted...
After hours of contentious public comment, a New York City community board voted late Tuesday to support a plan to build a mosque and cultural center near ground zero. The meeting was unruly, with project opponents jeering at speakers and yelling
Maria Vittoria Longhitano, 35, who belongs to a breakaway faction of the Catholic Church, received the holy orders at an Anglican church in Rome.
Do you really believe that your God is different from everybody else's? Do you believe that the stars sing to different Gods? How about the infant child? Does he believe in different parents than you? I can tell you about one thing and I can tell you
Those who championed this radical individualism, from Confucius to Socrates to Jesus, fostered not obedience and conformity, but dissent and self-criticism. They initiated the separation of individual responsibility from the demands of the state.