Monday June 24, 2019

Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

Chick-Fil-A Banned From San Antonio Airport For ‘Legacy Of Anti-LGBT Behavior’

Those traveling to and from the San Antonio International Airport will not be able to enjoy Chick-Fil-A sandwiches because the city council voted against including the restaurant in the airport.  More…

Church video captures woman toppling 15-foot crucifix on altar

A woman has been arrested by Northern California cops, who say she knocked over a 15-foot crucifix in an act of vandalism caught on video. Watsonville Police said surveillance footage shows 23-year-old Jackeline Chavira walking into St. Patrick’s Church Wednesday, heading to the altar and pushing over the crucifix after checking to see that no was watching.  More…

Nick Sandmann’s family hires attorney known for libel lawsuits

The family of a Catholic school student at the center of a confrontation with a Native American elder in Washington, DC, has hired a high-profile attorney. Atlanta-based L. Lin Wood represented JonBenet Ramsey’s brother in a $750 million defamation suit that accused CBS of ruining Burke Ramsey’s reputation.  More…

Megachurch pastor criticized for buying wife $200,000 Lamborghini

A South Carolina pastor defended buying his wife a $200,000 Lamborghini Urus as an eighth wedding anniversary present after coming under fire for the purchase.  More…

The moment teens hurled a pole through a synagogue window

Startling video shows a group of teens hurl a metal pole through a Brooklyn synagogue window while congregation members were observing the Sabbath inside.  More…

Al Sharpton takes shot at Trump at Aretha Franklin’s funeral

The Rev. Al Sharpton took a jab at President Trump on Friday — saying he needs a lesson in respect after referring to Aretha Franklin as someone “who used to work for me” immediately after her passing.  More…

Catholic Church helped priest get Disney World gig despite sexual abuse

A Pennsylvania priest tortured an altar boy for over a year, sexually abusing him and beating him with a metal cross, then left the church for a gig at Walt Disney World — with a reference from the Diocese, a grand jury report found.  More…

DC lawmaker blames Jews for bad weather

A DC lawmaker blamed a late-winter snowfall on a family of Jewish bankers — accusing them of controlling the climate and orchestrating natural disasters.  More…

Nun says she’s broke after legal battle with Katy Perry

An 80-year-old cancer-stricken LA nun says she’s so broke that she doesn’t know where her next meal will come from — because Katy Perry bought the sister’s convent for some $14 million, setting off a take-no-prisoners legal battle. Perry said she wants the 22,000-square-foot Mediterranean-inspired property so that she can “sip green tea and find herself.’’  More…

Joy Behar apologizes for anti-Christian comments

Joy Behar of “The View” is apologizing for comments she made equating people’s claims that Jesus Christ talks to them with mental illness. Her apology on “The View” Tuesday came after Vice President Mike Pence said Behar had called him to personally apologize, and he urged her to do it publicly as well.  More…

Nun Embroiled in Katy Perry Legal Conflict Dies

Sister Catherine Rose Holzman of the Archidiocese of Los Angeles, one of the nuns embroiled in a legal battle over the sale of a convent that musician Katy Perry hoped to purchase, died on Friday at the age of 89.  More…

If it’s your time to go, this might be the best place for it

A tourist died visiting the famous Basilica of the Holy Cross in Florence, Italy, when a piece of the ceiling hit him, authorities said. The falling stone dropped from a height of about 60 feet before striking a 52-year-old man at the popular tourist site.  More…

Army may give Bergdahl hundreds of thousands in back pay for his time in captivity

When Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl came home in 2014, he was potentially entitled to hundreds of thousands of dollars in pay that accumulated over five years while he was in Taliban captivity in Afghanistan. From the moment he was captured, Bergdahl became eligible for extra pay available to captive troops.  More…

Texas church shooter Devin Kelley preached atheism

The Texas church shooter who mercilessly shot dead 26 people and injured 24 others was an ‘outcast’ who ‘preached his atheism’ online. Former classmates say Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, who stormed First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas and opened fire on Sunday, was ‘creepy’, ‘crazy’ and ‘weird’.  More…

Gunman identified in deadly Texas church massacre

Devin Patrick Kelley has been identified as the gunman who killed at least 26 people at a church in Texas, a U.S. official tells The Daily Beast. A week before he committed the worst massacre at a place of worship in American history, Kelley posted a photo of an assault rifle to Facebook.  More…