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October 31, 2018

Brazil elected far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro, 63, as president on Sunday. Bolsonaro's comments on abortion, the environment, immigration, race, women, his views on religion's role in government, and more have simultaneously thrilled his supporters and horrified...

October 29, 2018

This past Saturday, Robert Bowers, a 46-year-old resident of Pittsburgh, stormed the Tree of Life synagogue with a semi-automatic rifle and shot worshipers during Shabbat services. As the shootout wore on, some police officers were injured as well.

Eleven people died, a...

October 26, 2018

A French priest was found Saturday after he hanged himself in his home in the French town of Gien.

Pierre-Yves Fumery, 38-years-old, committed suicide after he was questioned about sexual assault allegations involving a child under the age of 15.

Bishop Jacques Blaquart...

October 24, 2018

Pokémon Go is the wildly successful mobile game first released in July, 2016. Since then, it has grossed more than $2 billion worldwide.

Now there is a new game on the scene, a knock-off version of Pokémon Go was just released, called Follow JC Go!, where the players co...

October 23, 2018

Sometimes it feels really good to be right. In November 2017, the Museum of the Bible opened in Washington, DC. Shortly after the museum opened, I wrote about the museum's prized artifacts, several fragments of Dead Sea Scrolls.

In my blog post last year I pointed out t...

October 22, 2018

The Archdiocese of Washington D.C. has released the names of 31 members of the clergy who were “credibly accused” of abusing minors within the last 70 years.

Earlier this month Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who served for 12 years as th...

October 19, 2018

In August, a grand jury report was released in Pennsylvania detailing abuse at six of the eight dioceses in the state.

The report detailed over 300 priests who had abused more than 1,000 victims over 70 years, and the church's efforts to cover up the crimes. Several oth...

October 18, 2018

Joel Osteen, who I wrote about in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, has recently discussed his adherence to the "Billy Graham rule."

What is the "Billy Graham rule," you might be asking?

The "Billy Graham rule" was created out of a desire to "avoid any situation that would h...

October 17, 2018

Yesterday, Stephen Hawking's final book was released posthumously. He was working on the book when he died, and after his death his family and colleagues completed it with the help of his personal archives.

Hawking passed away at the age of 76 this past March.

In Hawking...

October 15, 2018

Earlier this month, the president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints urged all Mormon women to take a break from social media.

Russell M. Nelson, the 94-year-old current president of the Mormon Church, announced on Saturday, October 6th, that all the wom...

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