Belarus's main opposition chief proclaimed a movement to "liberate" the country from President Alexander Lukashenko; but police moved to break up protests, making clear the anti-Western leader has no plans to go.
Since Rahman's first hearing March 16, the case has drawn widespread condemnation of Afghanistan, where an international coalition still props up the fledgling central government that was set up after the Taliban was driven out in late 2001.
The Vatican has begun moves to rehabilitate the Crusaders by sponsoring a conference at the weekend that portrays the Crusades as wars fought with the "noble aim" of regaining the Holy Land for Christianity. [Molten lead gargle aside.]
Ah, yes -- it's not the gods after all. It's just the old guys -- Uncle George, Uncle Dick, Uncle Don. The "noise" in the woods is the work of the old guys playing gods, wanting you to live in fear and trembling so that you will loo
Ever since Dr. Wafa Sultan appeared on Al-Jazeera, she has been receiving death threats. During that and a second broadcast Dr. Sultan, who was brought up as a Muslim in Syria, denounced the teachings of Islam as barbaric and medieval.
South Park has declared war on Scientology after a controversial episode mocking outspoken Scientologist Tom Cruise was yanked abruptly from the schedule. watch episode: http://tinyurl.com/qro83
The Roman Catholic Church in Ireland, rocked for a decade by sex scandals, made its biggest admission yet: 102 of its Dublin priests, 3.6%, are suspected of abusing children. Comes a week before the government probes into how authorities covered up
A university newspaper in Canada is defending its publishing of a cartoon showing Jesus and Muhammad kissing, saying it's not "an act of hate."
"That's right, men only. Women need not apply. Sexist? Maybe, but that's the law of the land. Don't think it's right? Then change it with a constitutional amendment. Until then, the U.S. Constitution bars women from the Oval Off.
Ms Rice initially asserted that “many more Iraqis” were now getting potable water and sewerage services. Under questioning from Rep. Kent Conrad she conceded that although “capacity” had increased, fewer Iraqis were actually receiving those services
Consumer boycotts of Danish goods in Muslim countries in protest of the publication of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad are costing Denmark's companies millions, and have raised fears of irreparable damage to trade ties.
States are planning legislation to ban protests at the funerals of Iraq war casualties organised by a far-right religious group which believes that the deaths are divine retribution for American tolerance of homosexuality.
An Italian judge heard arguments on whether a small-town parish priest should stand trial for asserting that Jesus Christ existed. The priest's atheist accuser says the Roman Catholic Church has been deceiving people for 2,000 years with a fable
One reason why interest in Judas has suddenly arisen is that a long-lost "Gospel of Judas," an apocryphal or inauthentic account of Jesus's life, is due to be published this spring. Despite reports to the contrary, the Catholic Church i
In a rare and potentially explosive action, moderate ministers signed a complaint asking the IRS to investigate World Harvest Church and Fairfield Christian Church and determine if their tax-exempt status should be revoked.
Discovery of an ancient village just outside Jerusalem has brought into question one of the strongest images of biblical times — the wholesale flight of Jews running for their lives after the Roman destruction of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem in 70
And that is exactly why European antiterrorist authorities have their eyes on thousands like her across the continent. Ms. Fallot is a recent convert to Islam. In the eyes of the police, that makes her potentially dangerous.
At least 1,500 people attended Christmas Eve Mass presided by an excommunicated Roman Catholic priest, despite warnings from the archbishop that participating would be a mortal sin.
Government is a great evil on the earth. 100,000,000+ of governments’ own citizens were killed by them during the last 100 years alone. Why is government evil? Because of government’s ability to shield its workers from the consequences of their
U.S. Jewish leaders say they are increasingly worried that Christian conservatives want to turn America politically and culturally into a country that tolerates only their brand of Christianity.
The politics of the evangelicals in this country have developed in a very strange direction, from opposing government intervention in the 1970s and 80s to today, where they seem to believe the operating principle of the world’s worst regimes: all tha
On behalf of a seller of spiritual books, the ACLU has filed a lawsuit arguing that a Georgia law exempting the Bible from sale taxes is discriminatory and should be extended to all publications dealing with the meaning of life.
The United States government released chilling interviews with North Korean refugees who witnessed bloody executions of religious believers, to highlight suppression of religious freedom in the hardline communist state.
Out of the controversial debate pitting the theory of evolution against the theory of intelligent design has emerged a new theory, dumb design, which some experts believe may explain the televangelist Pat Robertson.
Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson warned residents of a rural Pennsylvania town Thursday that disaster may strike there because they "voted God out of your city" by ousting school board members who favored teaching intelligent design.
Christian Porn Site (anti porn campaign)
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George Bush has claimed he was on a mission from God when he launched the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, according to a senior Palestinian politician in an interview to be broadcast by the BBC later this month.
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Reread God’s warning against imposing government on yourself: “And you will cry out in that day because of your king whom you have chosen for yourselves, and the Lord will not hear you in that day.” I remember God’s warnings whenever I am presented w