'Religion' Archive

Making Fool's For Satan

June 16th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Making Fool's For Satan

The brainchild of the Rational Response Squad an organization that claims to be on an anti-Christian mission that promotes atheism is actually either accidentally or purposely promoting a more demonic ...

BYU Professor Claims Religion Plays Role in Fidelity

June 13th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on BYU Professor Claims Religion Plays Role in Fidelity

PROVO, Utah (AP) -- A BYU professor says being actively religious could help married couples remain faithful.

Iran moves to execute porn stars

June 13th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Iran moves to execute porn stars

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's parliament on Wednesday voted in favor of a bill that could lead to death penalty for persons convicted of working in the production of pornographic ...

Inmates Sue After Prisons Ban Religious Books

June 11th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Inmates Sue After Prisons Ban Religious Books

(CBS) OTISVILLE, N.Y. Inmates at the federal prison camp in Otisville, N.Y., were stunned at what they saw at the chapel library on Memorial Day: Hundreds of books disappeared from ...

Hindu fundies wreck internet cafes

June 10th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Hindu fundies wreck internet cafes

MUMBAI: A right-wing Hindu group has asked public Internet centres in India to partly block access to Orkut, and is making a software to monitor abusive communities on the popular ...

Bush in holy gaffe

June 9th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Bush in holy gaffe

Vatican City - US President George W Bush drew gasps at the Vatican on Saturday by referring to Pope Benedict XVI as "sir" instead of the expected "His Holiness", pool ...

Dictating to democracy - rule by religion?

June 7th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Dictating to democracy - rule by religion?

Most recently, Archbishop George Pell has hit the airwaves with a “warning” that members of the New South Wales Parliament face “consequences” in their religious lives if they support a ...

Americans Negative on State of Nation's Moral Values

June 4th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Americans Negative on State of Nation's Moral Values

More than 8 in 10 Americans think morality is getting worse, representing a slight increase in the past three years. The groups of Americans who are most negative about moral ...

Forget the Big Bang Theory

June 4th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Science / Comments Off on Forget the Big Bang Theory

Now, renegade physicists are making a new case. That it didn't all start in an instant. That there is no beginning, and no end. And those are fighting words in ...

Musician Canned for Focus on Wrong Organ

June 1st, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Musician Canned for Focus on Wrong Organ

A Catholic priest has removed his church's organist and choir director from her duties saying her sale of sex toys was not "consistent with Church teachings." Linette ...

Clerics, misinformation defeat condoms in Algeria

May 30th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Science, Society / Comments Off on Clerics, misinformation defeat condoms in Algeria

They face an uphill task. Many Algerians in television interviews claimed AIDS can be transmitted simply by being in contact with someone who had it. Others, swayed by hard-line clerics, ...

If It Feels Good to Be Good, It Might Be Only Natural

May 29th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion, Society / Comments Off on If It Feels Good to Be Good, It Might Be Only Natural

The results were showing that when the volunteers placed the interests of others before their own, the generosity activated a primitive part of the brain that usually lights up in ...

No link between religion, terrorism: seminar participants

May 26th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on No link between religion, terrorism: seminar participants

New Delhi : Speakers from across the socio-political spectrum participating in a conference on "Islam and Terrorism" Saturday opined that terrorism cannot be linked to any religion and many of ...

Protests against sexual education

May 26th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Protests against sexual education

May 25 - Indian students join a protest against government proposals to begin sex education in the largely conservative society. The proposal has triggered heated debate between ...

Georgians praying for rain

May 25th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion / Comments Off on Georgians praying for rain

ATLANTA (AP) - Neighbors are turning in neighbors for violating water restrictions, farmers are jittery about crops and churchgoers are praying for rain as Georgia suffers through one of its ...

Charles targets religion in Borat follow-up

May 25th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Charles targets religion in Borat follow-up

At least five Hollywood studios are believed to be circling director Larry Charles' follow-up to his global smash comedy Borat. The Untitled Larry Charles Project is a ...

Rapturous Indignation

May 23rd, 2007 / Current Affairs, Energy Transition, Religion / 6 comments

Mark Morford, at SFGate.com posted this brilliant opinion piece on the death of Falwell and the Hummer H2: ...it is time for much rejoicing. It is time for an upraising ...

Man conned by fraudsters claiming religious morality

May 23rd, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion / Comments Off on Man conned by fraudsters claiming religious morality

Founders of a defunct Provo credit services company defrauded a California man out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by persuading him to take out a home loan, promising a ...