Dozens of opponents and some supporters of a mosque planned near ground zero attended a raucous hearing Tuesday about whether the building where the Muslim place of worship would be created warrants designation as a city landmark and should be protec
Sharia councils in the UK will frequently ask people to sign an agreement to abide by their decisions. What they entail is no control over judges appointments, no independent monitoring mechanism, no access to legal advice and representation.
Some time ago, I was invited to speak at a July Conference in West Virginia to be hosted by the popular nationwide radio preacher, Pastor Butch Paugh.
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.
Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix is being criticized by religious lawyers and medical ethicists for his declaration that a nun had excommunicated herself by advising that a seriously ill woman could have an abortion [to save her life].
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.
Three Valley city halls and the state Capitol will host National Day of Prayer events Thursday despite a recent federal-court decision in Wisconsin that declared the 58-year tradition unconstitutional because it amounts to a government call for reli
"There is no denying the fact that the worldwide system of covering up cases of sexual crimes committed by clerics was engineered by the Roman Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith under Cardinal Ratzinger [now Pope] (1981-2005)," he wrote.
Wherever there are burqas, there are also radical Islamists who believe in polygamy, arranged child marriage, cousin marriage, militant jihad, and in the subordination of Muslim women and infidels.
“Americans are growing more frustrated and angry by the day for one simple reason – our elected officials are not listening.” Tom Deweese, president of the American Policy Center and Editor of The DeWeese Report “Are we really that close to Nazi-sRead Letter
In Chapter 3, “How Terrorism Really Works,” I use the Stockholm syndrome to explain the inexplicable level of weakness and appeasement we continually see in the West toward Islam – for instance, in our disastrous failure to stop Nidal Malik Hasan be
Rogers concluded in his 2005 paper that the linen in the main body of the shroud had lost vanillin, much like the Dead Sea scroll linens, suggesting the shroud itself is much older than the radiocarbon dating had suggested, very possibly reaching bac
There he was, 5 decades later, the priest who had raped Joe Callander in Massachusetts. The photo in the Roman Catholic newsletter showed him with a smile across his wrinkled face, near-naked Amazon Indian children in his arms and at his feet.
Pope Benedict, both before he became Pope and since, has done a great deal to confront the issue. He changed the policy that kept allegations of abuse within the authority of local bishops, and he acknowledged that the local option had encouraged sh
RICHARD DAWKINS, the atheist campaigner, is planning a legal ambush to have the Pope arrested during his state visit to Britain “for crimes against humanity”. Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, the atheist author, have asked human rights lawyers t
4 years after the priest and his bishop asked that he be defrocked, the future Pope Benedict XVI, then a top Vatican official, said the case needed more time and that “the good of the Universal Church” had to be considered in the final decision,
Today's scandal goes back centuries
Jesus predicted, “. . . so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.” How is it possible for this to be fulfilled if Jesus died on what we call “Good Friday"?
Jeff Anderson has filed thousands of lawsuits alleging sex abuse by priests and won tens of millions of dollars for his clients, but he has had a bigger goal in mind for nearly 2 decades. He wants to bring his crusade right to the top.
Pope Benedict, facing one of the gravest crises of his pontificate as a sexual abuse scandal sweeps the Church, indicated on Sunday that his faith would give him the courage not to be intimidated by critics.
Wannicka Fox flew out of Albuquerque, NM January 12, expecting to arrive in Port-au-Prince the next day after a stop over in Ft. Lauderdale. She didn’t realize she might have never seen her missionary husband David and their six children again...