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January 30, 2018

Women in Iran are protesting the government’s enforcement of the head scarf law by taking off their head scarves in public and waving them on sticks.

A few weeks ago I covered widespread protests in Iran that had spread throughout Iran’s cities and rural towns. The prot...

January 26, 2018

Pope Francis has apologized after accusing sex abuse victims of slander in Chile. This comes after his visit to the South American country where the Catholic Church has had a shadow cast over it since 2011 when Rev. Fernando Karadima was sentenced to “a lifetime of pen...

January 24, 2018

A Democratic lawmaker in Mississippi has proposed a new bill that does not just violate the separation of church and state, it tries to obliterate it.

I have written a lot over the last year about various Republican politicians trying to undermine church and state separ...

January 19, 2018

Russell M. Nelson, 93, has assumed the role of president of the Mormon Church following the death of the previous president, Thomas S. Monson, on January 2nd.

Monson had served as president since 2008. In the Mormon Church, the leadership is composed of a president and...

January 17, 2018

A church in Michigan was recently shot at because a man believed the church was actually an alien spaceship. That was a sentence I never thought I would get to type.

In Troy, MI last week, on Wednesday, January 10th, the local police were alerted to shooting-related van...

January 12, 2018

A 51-year-old woman in Oklahoma has been found guilty in murdering her adult daughter in 2016. The murder was committed with a crucifix, which the perpetrator rammed down the victim's throat.

On August 27, 2016, police were performing a welfare check at a home when they...

January 9, 2018

A pro-life Christian Republican congressman representing Tennessee says that God has forgiven him for sleeping with his patients when he was a doctor and pressuring them to get abortions.

Republican Congressman Scott DesJarlais has a history of behavior that directly co...

January 5, 2018

Over the past few weeks Egypt's parliamentary committee on religion has been preparing to draft a new law criminalizing atheism.

While atheists in Egypt have long dealt with persecution by authorities and fellow citizens, there has never been a specific law against athe...

January 3, 2018

Protests and demonstrations in Iran have been ongoing for the last week in what have been the largest protests the country has seen since the 2009 presidential elections.

At least twenty people are dead, nine alone yesterday, in what began on Thursday, December 28th, wi...

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