Tebowing is allowed. Bowing to Allah is not. Go figure. (The Infidel 2014-10-24)

October 24, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* When the Bill of Rights Starts at Number Two
More info:
http://bearingarms.com/oklahoma-beheading-isis-threats-arkansas-firing-range-become-first-exclude-muslims/

* First Tebowing, Now Abdullahing
More info:
http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/nfl/muslim-nfl-player-husain-abdullah-penalized-after-prayer-1.2782404
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/30/husain-abdullah-penalty_n_5906690.html

* The Truth Shall Set You Free
More info:
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/09/29/after-three-decades-as-an-ordained-minister-syndicated-columnist-bob-ripley-comes-out-as-an-atheist/
http://www.lfpress.com/2014/09/26/ripley-how-my-mind-has-changed


Persecuted Rohingya Muslims are not welcome anywhere (The Infidel 2014-10-21)

October 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* New York politicians criticize anti-Islam ads
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/24/new-york-politicians-criticize-anti-islam-ads-due-to-run-on-buses/
http://observer.com/2014/09/nyc-rallies-against-100k-anti-islam-ad-campaign/
http://www.therecord.com/news-story/4876301-new-york-officials-urge-blogger-to-remove-anti-islam-ads-from-public-transit/
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/23/anti-islam-ads_n_5870026.html

* Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims stuck in refugee limbo in India
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/23/myanmars-rohingya-stuck-in-refugee-limbo-in-india/

* Vatican arrests defrocked former archbishop
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/24/vatican-arrests-defrocked-former-archbishop-on-paedophilia-charges/
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/vatican-arrests-ex-archbishop-jozef-wesolowski-pedophilia-charges-n210166
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/vatican-arrests-former-archbishop-jozef-wesolowski-paedophilia-charges-1466899


Church pays congregants $500 each (The Infidel 2014-10-20)

October 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* May the spirits protect me
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/09/new-thai-pm-uses-holy-water-and-feng-shui-to-ward-off-occult-challenges/
http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/09/08/us-thailand-politics-blackmagic-idINKBN0H327T20140908

* They don’t want to play the game
More info:
https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/news/africa/13979-tunisias-ennahda-party-will-not-run-a-candidate-in-the-presidential-election
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/09/tunisias-main-islamist-party-ennahda-to-stay-out-of-presidential-election/
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/09/07/uk-tunisia-election-ennahda-idUKKBN0H20LL20140907

* Chicago church gives congregants $500 each
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/24/chicago-church-gives-congregants-500-each-to-spend-for-good-cause/
http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20140923/gold-coast/lasalle-street-church-gives-all-congregants-500-spend-as-they-see-fit
http://www.charismanews.com/us/45510-why-1-church-cut-320-members-a-500-check


Saudi Arabia’s top clerics speak out against Islamist militancy (The Infidel 2014-10-17)

October 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Pope Francis visits Albania
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/18/in-albania-pope-francis-to-celebrate-religious-revival-and-tolerance/
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/16/pope-francis-isis-threat_n_5830522.html
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/15/pope-francis-albania-security_n_5822010.html

* Saudi Arabia’s top clerics speak out against Islamist militancy
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/17/saudi-arabias-top-clerics-speak-out-against-islamist-militancy/
http://www.therakyatpost.com/world/2014/09/17/saudi-arabias-top-ulama-speak-militancy/

* Islamic State Destroys More Historical Buildings
More info:
http://rt.com/news/190728-isis-destroys-church-mosque-iraq/
http://wwrn.org/articles/43462/?place=iraq


German Muslims invite all faiths to day of prayer against Islamic State (The Infidel 2014-10-14)

October 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Footloose and Fancy Probation
More info:
http://www.myfoxchicago.com/story/26570208/irans-happy-dancers-sentenced-to-91-lashes-jail
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-29272732
http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/iran-happy-dancers-sentenced-91-lashes-20140919
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/09/19/iran-happy-pharrell-williams-sentenced-suspended/15879809/
http://mashable.com/2014/09/17/iran-happy-dancers-prison-lashes/

* Mideast Christians urge Arabs to lead the fight against Islamic State
More info:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/16/us-iraq-crisis-christians-idUSKBN0HB1BT20140916
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/17/mideast-christians-urge-arabs-lead-the-fight-against-islamic-state/

* German Muslims invite all faiths to day of prayer against Islamic State
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/17/german-muslims-invite-all-faiths-to-day-of-prayer-against-islamic-state/
http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2014/09/16/German-Muslims-invite-all-faiths-to-day-of-prayer-against-ISIS.html


Should niqab-wearing bus drivers unveil? (The Infidel 2014-10-13)

October 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Terror in Oklahoma
More info:
http://heavy.com/news/2014/09/alton-nolen-oklahoma-beheading-colleen-hufford-mark-vaughn/

* Fear and Loathing in Toronto
More info:
http://www.citynews.ca/2014/09/22/exclusive-mother-claims-a-niqab-wearing-school-bus-driver-poses-a-safety-risk/

* And Iran So Far Away
More info:
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/185311#.VB27JhaRbUc
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/iranian-blogger-sentenced-death-over-insulting-prophet-mohammad-facebook-1466167


Chancellor of Germany fights antisemitism (The Infidel 2014-10-10)

October 10, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Papal Advent
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/16/philiadelphia-planning-as-if-pope-francis-is-coming-in-2015-chaput-says/
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/09/16/planning-goes-on-while-awaiting-pontiffs-official-word-on-phila-visit-chaput-says/

* Juden Mit Uns
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/14/at-landmark-berlin-rally-german-chancellor-merkel-vows-to-fight-anti-semitism/
http://time.com/3375768/antisemitism-jews-germany-chancellor-angela-merkel/

* 20 Brides for 20 Others
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/14/pope-francis-marries-couples-who-have-cohabited-had-children/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-29198491


Will the ebola virus spread to Mecca? (The Infidel 2014-10-07)

October 7, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Sean Brady, the head of the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland
More info:
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/pope-francis-accepts-cardinal-sean-brady-resignation-leader-of-catholic-church-in-ireland-steps-down-30569851.html
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/09/pope-francis-accepts-resignation-of-head-of-scandal-plagued-irish-church/

* Nigerians allowed in Saudi Arabia in spite of ebola fears
More info:
https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/more-news/167905-ebola-saudi-arabia-wont-ban-nigerian-pilgrims-official.html#sthash.99SCLjVj.0tIg501H.dpbs
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/09/no-saudi-ban-over-ebola-for-nigerians-going-on-haj-arab-news/

* L’Affaire Dreyfus, Deux
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/16/chief-rabbi-korsia-says-french-society-has-turned-indifferent-to-anti-semitism/
http://www.thelocal.fr/20140916/jews-religion-society-islam-france-rabbi
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/a-new-anti-semitism-why-thousands-of-jewish-citizens-are-leaving-france/


Re-erecting the erect devil statue (The Infidel 2014-10-06)

October 6, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Not Quite Double Secret Probation
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43364/
http://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2014/09/intervarsity-christian-ministry-in-trouble-for-acting-christian

* Devil statue erected outside skytrain
More info:
http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2014/09/raunchy-devil-statue-appears-outside-skytrain-station/
http://globalnews.ca/news/1554181/satan-statue-erected-alongside-busy-roadway-in-vancouver/

* What’s Up, Dhaka?
More info:
http://en.prothom-alo.com/bangladesh/news/53648/2-militant-outfits-involved-in-Faruqi-murder-DB
http://www.thedailystar.net/religious-extremists-killed-faruqi-in-planned-way-40145


A string of fiascos for Mars Hill megachurch (The Infidel 2014-10-03)

October 3, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Mars Hill church begins closures due to financial trouble
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43361/
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2014/09/08/3369022/mars-hill-church-says-it-has-no.html
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/warrenthrockmorton/2014/09/08/mars-hill-church-announces-more-layoffs-blames-people-for-lack-of-giving/

* New “Nuns on the Bus” tour to tackle political dark money
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43362/
http://www.dispatch.com/content/blogs/the-compass/2014/09/nuns-bus.html

* La vie est dangereuse
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43366/
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/09/09/us-iraq-crisis-france-muslims-idUKKBN0H41HO20140909
http://rt.com/news/186460-french-muslims-christians-isis/


Academic satanists want a club on campus (The Infidel 2014-09-30)

September 30, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Academic Satanists want a club on campus
More info:
http://theeyeopener.com/2014/09/academic-satanists-want-a-club/

* Haredi girls allowed to study
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43363/
http://www.haaretz.com/news/national/.premium-1.614642
http://www.jta.org/2014/09/02/news-opinion/israel-middle-east/parents-teachers-protest-division-of-secular-school-for-haredi-girls

* Mars Hill church begins closures due to financial trouble
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43361/
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2014/09/08/3369022/mars-hill-church-says-it-has-no.html
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/warrenthrockmorton/2014/09/08/mars-hill-church-announces-more-layoffs-blames-people-for-lack-of-giving/


Boko haram targets boys (The Infidel 2014-09-29)

September 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Much Hairdo About Nothing
More info:
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/08/28/navajo-kindergartner-sent-home-school-ordered-cut-his-hair-156638
http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/08/31/ridiculous-and-sexist-reason-little-boy-was-sent-home-school

* Persecution Prosecution
More info:
http://www.fresnobee.com/2014/09/10/4115432/police-boy-desecrated-jesus-statue.html
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/09/10/pennsylvania-teen-charged-under-obscure-1972-law-for-simulated-acts-with-jesus-statue/
http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2014/09/pa_boy_14_allegedly_desecrates.html

* Shekau & Boko – and We Helped
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43368/?place=nigeria


Dangerous cult kills at McDonald’s (The Infidel 2014-09-26)

September 26, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Tension in religious Ukraine
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43091/?&place=russia-cis
http://www.kyivpost.com/content/ukraine/ukrainian-orthodox-church-urges-gunmen-in-eastern-ukraine-to-lay-down-arms-360907.html

* Big Mac Attack
More info:
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21614243-murder-mcdonalds-has-given-party-pretext-attacking-old-foe-no-cult-zone
http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/08/21/five-sect-members-stand-trial-in-china-for-allegedly-beating-woman-to-death-in-mcdonalds-for-not-joining-anti-communist-christian-cult/

* Fire and Kidney Stones
More info:
http://www.abc15.com/news/region-northern-az/other/police-eric-minerault-arrested-for-urinating-buring-bible-in-front-of-prescott-church
http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona/2014/08/29/prescott-bible-burning-abrk/14808745/


Westboro Baptist Church told they should protest in Iraq (The Infidel 2014-09-23)

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Today’s news:

* The last Armenian Church in Myanmar
More info:
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28867884

* Westboro Baptist Church protest backfires!
More info:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/19/adam-hills-westboro-baptist-church-iraq-robin-williams_n_5692172.html
https://www.crowdrise.com/honorrobin/fundraiser/AdamJoshAlex

* Court condemns Jehovah’s Witnesses
More info:
http://www.jw.org/en/news/legal/by-region/turkmenistan/jehovahs-witnesses-in-prison/


Not-so-happy ending to “Happy” video in Iran (The Infidel 2014-09-22)

September 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Without a prayer
More info:
http://secularalliance.ca/media/special-projects/csa-prayer-case-fundraiser/
http://secularalliance.ca/
http://secularalliance.ca/media/special-projects/csa-prayer-case-fundraiser/
http://www.thecourt.ca/2014/01/31/appeal-watch-religiosity-in-government-to-be-deliberated-by-scc-in-mlq-v-city-of-saguenay/
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/supreme-court-to-hear-the-saguenay-city-hall-prayer-case-1.2498935
http://secularalliance.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/CSA-briefing-note-Public-Prayer2.pdf

* Iran is still not ‘happy’
More info:
http://www.thewire.com/global/2014/09/iran-sentences-dancers-in-happy-video-still-sits-on-un-human-rights-council/380529/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSGwiOIhK5E

* Texas Pastor wants vampire books removed
More info:
http://abc13.com/religion/pastor-wants-demonic-books-removed/275930/
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/09/texas-pastor-demands-public-library-purge-vampire-books-i-think-its-dangerous-for-kids/

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Hindu Camp (The Infidel 2014-09-18)

September 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Building on U.S. Tradition, Summer Camp for Hindu Children Strengthens Their Identity
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43256/?place=united-states

* Defrocked diplomat may become first priest accused of sexual abuse to be tried at the Vatican
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43253/?place=vatican

* Get Thee behind Me, Madden 2014
More info:
http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope-when-we-become-worldly-we-lose-christian-flavor-62863/


Lev Tahor escapes Canada (The Infidel 2014-09-16)

September 16, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Book of Mark
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43257/?place=united-states
http://www.vox.com/2014/8/24/6050155/megachurch-pastor-mark-driscoll-was-an-evangelical-rock-star-heres

* Giving Canada the Goose
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43258/?place=central-america
http://www.jta.org/2014/08/25/news-opinion/world/most-lev-tahor-haredi-sect-members-leave-canada-for-guatemala

* A Tale of Two Chinese Muslim Minorities
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43252/?place=china-taiwan


Death to the infidels! (The Infidel 2014-09-13)

September 13, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* London mosque distances itself from ‘female jihadi’
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43254/?place=uk-ireland
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2731310/A-burka-rifle-The-British-girl-22-vowing-woman-kill-Westerners.html
http://www.ibtimes.co.in/british-isis-jihadi-vows-be-first-woman-behead-uk-us-prisoners-607317

* Status Update: Death to the Infidels
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43260/?place=uk-ireland

* Denial on De Niger
More info:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-08-26/boko-haram-establishes-islamic-caliphate/5696396
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/africa/2014/08/nigeria-rejects-boko-haram-caliphate-claim-20148251062176395.html


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June 27, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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[Last episode of the season] Humanist chaplains in the military, good idea? (The Infidel 2014-06-25)

June 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Nicaea, Nice To See Ya
More info:
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/06/08/plotting-nicea-iii-could-be-pope-francis-s-masterstroke.html
http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/05/what-does-it-mean-that-there-will-be-a-new-council-of-nicaea/371943/

* Legal fight over Mosque over
More info:
http://www.religionnews.com/2014/06/03/murfreesboro-mosque-fight-laid-rest-supreme-court-ruling/
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/religion/murfreesboro-mosque-fight-laid-to-rest-after-supreme-court-ruling/2014/06/03/0da487c0-eb49-11e3-b10e-5090cf3b5958_story.html

* Navy says no to atheist chaplain
More info:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/religion/navy-rejects-request-for-first-humanist-chaplain/2014/06/03/9484db22-eb4a-11e3-b10e-5090cf3b5958_story.html


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