'Religion' Archive

Poll: 1 in 4 U.S. Muslims approve suicide attacks!

May 22nd, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Poll: 1 in 4 U.S. Muslims approve suicide attacks!

WASHINGTON - One in four younger U.S. Muslims say suicide bombings to defend their religion are acceptable at least in some circumstances,

Islamophobia Worst Form of Terrorism

May 17th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Islamophobia Worst Form of Terrorism

The gravest terrorist threat in the world today is Islamophobia, foreign ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference said this week. “It is something that has ...

'We are Palestinian, we are women, we are gay'

May 16th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on 'We are Palestinian, we are women, we are gay'

Battling against a deeply patriarchal society, Arab Israeli and Palestinian lesbians are uniting to break the taboo of homosexuality and politicise the right to be female and gay. ...

Rev. Jerry Falwell Dies

May 15th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Rev. Jerry Falwell Dies

Falwell, a television evangelist who founded the Moral Majority, became the face of the religious right in the 1980s. He later founded the conservative Liberty University and serves as its ...

Religion vs. Online Gambling - Which is Morally Wrong?

May 15th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Religion vs. Online Gambling - Which is Morally Wrong?

It was the religious conservatives pushing certain senators and congressman that caused the Internet gambling ban in America. Last year's law was passed as Internet gambling was deemed to be ...

Jihad Watch: Cannabis profits fund jihad

May 14th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Jihad Watch: Cannabis profits fund jihad

Cannabis smokers are unwittingly funding Islamist extremists linked to terror attacks in Spain, Morocco and Algeria, according to a joint investigation by the Spanish and French secret services. The finding ...

1.5 Million Secular Turks Rally

May 13th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on 1.5 Million Secular Turks Rally

May 13,2007 | IZMIR, Turkey -- Choking the highways and crammed onto ferries, hundreds of thousands of Turks streamed into this port city on Sunday in an enormous show of ...

Families protest against other families

May 12th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Families protest against other families

May 12,2007 | ROME -- Hundreds of thousands of people, including families with their children, packed a Rome piazza on Saturday to protest legislation that would give legal rights to ...

Pope: God will punish drug dealers

May 12th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Pope: God will punish drug dealers

GUARATINGUETA, Brazil -- Pope Benedict XVI warned drug traffickers Saturday that they would face divine justice for the scourge of illegal narcotics across Latin America, telling them that, "God will ...

Crackdown begins on sex businesses

May 11th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Crackdown begins on sex businesses

The city has ordered more than 100 adult cabarets, bookstores and other so-called sexually oriented businesses to close down their operations or face criminal and civil penalties, according to warning ...

Euthanasia group importing illegal drug, members say

May 8th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Euthanasia group importing illegal drug, members say

An investigation by ABC TV's Four Corners program suggests a growing number of elderly Australians are prepared to flout the law to commit suicide. The euthanasia group ...
Human Dignity

Human Dignity

May 6th, 2007 / Religion / 7 comments

Photographer Spencer Tunick managed to pull off a photo shoot today at Zocalo Square in the heart of Mexico City with 18,000 nude volunteers--a record. Reuters ...

Religious group campaigns against religious bigotry

May 4th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Religious group campaigns against religious bigotry

"As a nation, we have exhibited such courage in the past by rejecting the use of religion to sanction slavery and the subjugation of women," Gold said, adding that people ...

Investigator Finds Reasonable Grounds For Claim Of Atheism Firing

May 4th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Investigator Finds Reasonable Grounds For Claim Of Atheism Firing

Cacy Cantwell says Austin "Jack" DeCoster told him before he was fired that they would have to "part ways" because the manager didn't believe in God. With the backing of ...

Top Hamas official: Kill all Americans

May 1st, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Top Hamas official: Kill all Americans

I guarantee you that the power of belief and faith is greater than the power of America and Israel. They are cowards who are eager for life, while we are ...

California Hotels Go Green

May 1st, 2007 / Energy Transition, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on California Hotels Go Green

April 27 (Bloomberg) -- Visitors to the Gaia Napa Valley Hotel and Spa won't find the Gideon Bible in the nightstand drawer. Instead, on the bureau will be a copy ...

Iran: Ahmadinejad Supporters Stab Protesters

May 1st, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Iran: Ahmadinejad Supporters Stab Protesters

Tehran, 30 April (AKI) - A group of supporters of Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday forced their way into the campus of top Tehran university Amir Kabir Polytechnic and ...

A Candidate, His Minister and the Search for Faith

April 30th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on A Candidate, His Minister and the Search for Faith

CHICAGO — Members of Trinity United Church of Christ squeezed into a downtown hotel ballroom in early March to celebrate the long service of their pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah A. ...

Demos must accept religion's role in U.S.

April 28th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Demos must accept religion's role in U.S.

"I think my party has to demonstrate that it's not afraid to deal with the faith issue and has a candidate whom the public thinks knows there's something bigger than ...

Ray Comfort claims he will 'prove' God's existence

April 26th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Ray Comfort claims he will 'prove' God's existence

I am amazed at how many people think that God's existence is a matter of faith. It's not, and I will prove it at the debate - once and for ...

India court orders Gere's arrest for "obscene" kiss

April 26th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on India court orders Gere's arrest for "obscene" kiss

JAIPUR, India (Reuters) - An Indian court ordered the arrest of Hollywood star Richard Gere on Thursday for kissing Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty at an AIDS campaign event this month ...