Dutch Roman Catholic Church ‘castrated at least 10 boys’ Evidence of the castrations has emerged amid controversy that it was not included in the findings of an official investigation into sexual abuse within the church last year. The NRC Handelsblad newspaper identified Henk Heithuis who was castrated in 1956, while a minor, after reporting priests […]
Nepalese woman accused of witchcraft and burned alive Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) — A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday. Dhegani Mahato was attacked and set on fire by family members and others after a shaman allegedly accused her of casting […]
My neighbor gave my 8-year-old toy dinosaurs. Thanks to Jason for this pic.
Yes, this guy is “for real”.
Islamic cleric bans women from touching bananas, cucumbers for sexual resemblance CAIRO: An Islamic cleric residing in Europe said that women should not be close to bananas or cucumbers, in order to avoid any “sexual thoughts.” The unnamed sheikh, who was featured in an article on el-Senousa news, was quoted saying that if women wish […]
Yoga is the work of the devil, says Vatican’s chief exorcist Father Gabriel Amorth has carried out more than 70,000 exorcisms in his capacity as Chief Exorcist at the Vatican. The 85-year-old can boast 25 years in the post after being appointed by the late Pope John Paul II. At a conference today, he surprised […]
Looks like that nutcase Harold Camping was right all along. Oh no! This isn’t looking good.
Yeah, that’s not normal… but on religion, it is. English expat ‘rips his own eyes out’ during church service in Italy AN English expatriate in Viareggio (northern Italy) has been admitted to a psychiatric hospital after ripping out his own eyes with his naked hands during a church service. The 46-year-old, a long-term resident in […]
Well, this sure sounds constitutional… Jesus or jail? Alabama town offers options for serving time If you’re charged with a nonviolent crime in one Alabama town, you might just have the chance to pray it all away. Starting this week, under a new program called Operation ROC (Restore Our Community), local judges in Bay Minette, […]