Turkish muslim cleric doesn’t like the word “genocide” (The Infidel 2015-05-22)

May 23, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Both Sides Are Upset Over a Teen’s Name Added to Israeli Memorial
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/24/palestinian-teens-name-added-to-israeli-memorial-riling-families-on-both-sides/
http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Name-of-slain-Palestinian-teen-to-be-removed-from-Israeli-memorial-after-protests-398901

* Pope Francis Immoral According to Turkish Cleric
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/24/turkeys-top-cleric-calls-pope-francis-immoral-for-armenia-genocide-comments/
http://www.dailysabah.com/politics/2015/04/20/turkeys-head-of-religious-authority-mehmet-gormez-calls-pope-immoral-for-armenia-comments
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/leading.authority.on.islam.calls.pope.francis.immoral/52531.htm
http://www.nytimes.com/ref/timestopics/topics_armeniangenocide.html


Movie documents violence and jihadists in Pakistan (The Infidel 2015-05-21)

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Today’s news:

* Malaysian Muslim Malay
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/24/malaysia-orders-probe-after-protest-forces-church-to-take-down-cross/
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/malaysia.inquiry.ordered.into.muslim.protest.that.forced.church.to.take.down.its.cross/52580.htm
http://www.ucanews.com/news/church-leaders-should-re-erect-cross-malaysian-state-says/73434

* Probe into Ideological Rift behind Pakistan Violence
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/24/among-the-believers-probes-ideological-rift-behind-pakistan-violence/
https://s3.amazonaws.com/tribeca_cms_production/uploads/document/document/5523eba301e92e88dd000004/2015_First_Time_Directors_Theme_Sheet.pdf
http://www.amongthebelieversfilm.com/

* New York Transit Agency May Change Rule to Block “Killing Jews” Ad
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/24/new-york-transit-agency-may-change-rule-to-block-killing-jews-ad/
http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/2015/04/nyc-mta-amends-advertising-policy-to-exclude-political-adverts.html
http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/files/pages-from-150429_1000_board.pdf


Threats of violence for the mother who complained about “bible man” (The Infidel 2015-05-18)

May 18, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* For the Love of God
More info:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/16/bible-man-cancelled_n_7076402.html
http://www.rawstory.com/2015/04/atheist-mom-threatened-over-complaints-about-bible-man-visits-to-texas-public-school/

* Finito
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/24/divorce-italian-style-becomes-easier-as-catholic-church-influence-wanes/

* Favor Curried Beef
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/24/hit-by-hindu-nationalist-beef-ban-muslim-butchers-in-india-eye-jersey-cows/


Turkish journalists sued for blasphemy over uncensored Charlie Hebdo report (The Infidel 2015-05-15)

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Today’s news:

* Time Pandits
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/10/india-plans-new-townships-to-resettle-hindus-in-muslim-majority-kashmir/

* Spreading Shi’ite
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/10/yemen-strikes-boost-saudi-nationalism-and-wahhabi-sunni-sectarianism/

* Peace Be Upon He Who Shall Not Be Mocked
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/09/two-turkish-journalists-face-jail-terms-for-charlie-hebdo-cover/
http://time.com/3814785/turkish-journalists-charlie-hebdo-cumhuriyet/


Swingers club rebranded as a church to thwart zoning rule (The Infidel 2015-05-14)

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Today’s news:

* Christians Furious After Tennessee Swingers Club Rebrands as a Church to Sneak Around Zoning Law
More info:
http://www.rawstory.com/2015/04/tennessee-club-rebrands-as-church-to-get-around-zoning-laws/
http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/tennessee-swingers-club-open-church-zoning-issue-article-1.2189994
http://wkrn.com/2015/03/25/owners-who-wanted-to-build-madison-swingers-club-decide-to-build-church-instead/

* A Vote of Bad Faith
http://www.rawstory.com/2015/04/christian-group-investigating-family-and-staff-of-2016-candidates-to-expose-gay-sympathizers/
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/evangelicals-investigating-gop-candidates-on-gay-marriage-abortion/article/2563300

* When Carpets Fly
More info:
http://www.ctvnews.ca/world/replacing-carpet-at-jerusalem-s-dome-of-the-rock-reveals-religious-rifts-1.2337449
http://www.startribune.com/world/300751811.html


Canada Supreme Court: No more praying at town hall meetings (The Infidel 2015-05-11)

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Today’s news:

* Students Fight for Teacher
More info:
http://www.buzzfeed.com/stephaniemcneal/students-fight-for-teacher-after-nebraska-catholic-school-fi
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/gay-teachers-engaged-marry-risk-jobs-catholic-schools-article-1.2181110
https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/this-teacher-cannot-sue-the-catholic-church-for-firing-him-because-he-openl

* Bible Distribution in Oklahoma Schools
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/04/15/thanks-to-attorney-general-supporting-bible-distributions-in-oklahoma-schools-satanists-may-get-in-on-the-action/
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/04/04/oklahoma-elementary-school-teacher-hands-out-bibles-to-her-third-graders/
http://americanhumanist.org/news/details/2015-04-humanist-group-takes-public-school-to-task-for-distr
http://americanhumanist.org/news/details/2015-04-teachers-cant-give-out-bibles-says-oklahoma-school-d
http://www.newson6.com/story/28802197/ag-vows-to-protect-bible-distribution-at-oklahoma-schools
http://www.ok.gov/triton/modules/newsroom/newsroom_article.php?id=258&article_id=15719

* Important Canadian Supreme Court Ruling
More info:
http://montrealgazette.com/news/quebec/supreme-court-rules-saguenay-mayor-cant-say-prayer-ahead-of-council-meetings
http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/supreme-court-rules-prayers-are-unacceptable-at-municipal-meetings-1.2327941


Woman fired from state-subsidized religious school for her lifestyle choice (The Infidel 2015-05-08)

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Today’s news:

* Hot Stoves and Buns in Ovens
More info:
http://www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/a38642/heartbeat-international-conference-crisis-pregnancy-centers-abortion/
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/04/08/how-crisis-pregnancy-centers-mislead-women-who-want-to-obtain-abortions

* Raising Arizona Mormons
http://www.thespectrum.com/story/news/local/2015/04/07/flds-crowd-tries-stop-woman-getting-children/25443791/
http://www.inquisitr.com/1989622/polygamy-standoff-sabrina-broadbent-attacked-when-attempting-to-remove-her-children-from-flda-compound/
http://abcnews.go.com/US/flds-members-mob-follower-wins-custody-children/story?id=30141592

* Anita Bryant Redux
More info:
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/04/florida-taxpayer-funded-school-awesome-god-wanted-lesbian-teacher-fired-for-lifestyle-choices/#.VSP_3pax63c.facebook
http://www.wftv.com/news/news/local/teacher-says-she-was-forced-job-because-shes-gay/nknp3/
http://radio.foxnews.com/2015/04/07/fired-from-taxpayer-funded-christian-school-for-being-a-lesbian/


Yemen: Sunnis and Shi’ites in shaky union (The Infidel 2015-05-07)

May 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Greek Orthodox Church Offers up Property to Help Athens Raise Funds for Debt
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/13/greek-orthodox-church-offers-up-property-to-help-athens-raise-funds-for-debt/
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/greece.orthodox.church.offers.up.property.to.raise.funds.for.countrys.debt/51899.htm

* Combat in Yemen Risks Stirring Sectarian Hatred Among Muslims
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/13/combat-in-yemen-risks-stirring-sectarian-hatred-among-muslims/
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2015/04/13/how-sectarianism-shapes-yemens-war/
http://www.thanhniennews.com/world/combat-in-yemen-risks-stirring-sectarian-hatred-41124.html

* Who Would Jesus Dis?
More info:
http://www.addictinginfo.org/2015/04/09/republicans-disrespect-wiccan-delivering-prayer-at-iowa-statehouse-say-jesus-would-approve-video/
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/04/lawmaker-asks-what-would-jesus-do-then-turns-his-back-on-wiccan-priestess-prayer-at-iowa-house/
http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/silent-protest-boycott-greet-wiccan-priestess-at-iowa-house-20150409


Catholic church refuses France’s new ambassador to Vatican because he’s gay (The Infidel 2015-05-04)

May 6, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* No New Church Law in Hungary
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/44257/?&place=europe

* Pope Rejects France’s Vatican Ambassador Because He Is Gay
http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/pope-rejects-frances-vatican-ambassador-because-he-gay100415
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/pope-francis-rejects-gay-french-envoy-laurent-stefanini-vatican-1495821
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/3cf256d4-e511-11e4-bb4b-00144feab7de.html#axzz3Xj5zyYQT
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2015/04/10/what-the-vaticans-stalled-response-to-frances-openly-gay-ambassador-might-mean/

* Kenya Faces Battle to Win Over Muslims
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/13/after-attack-and-backlash-kenya-faces-battle-to-win-over-muslims/


Teacher tells students Obama is not a REAL christian (The Infidel 2015-05-01)

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Today’s news:

* Teacher Tells Students Obama Isn’t a Christian and Neither Are Their Parents If They Voted for Him
More info:
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/04/04/georgia-teacher-tells-students-president-obama-isnt-a-christian-and-neither-are-their-parents-if-they-voted-for-him/
http://gwmac.com/teacher-says-students-arent-christian-if-they-support-obama/
https://www.dropbox.com/s/chzbqxyehhnenis/Dublin_Laurens_NAACP_Letter.pdf
http://www.41nbc.com/story/d/story/georgia-naacp-dublin-school-board-member-possibly/84055/fJzeXMfz30KQHp10tO4UTA
http://www.41nbc.com/story/d/story/parent-complains-after-dublin-teacher-shares-polit/19116/O6_3VZMfxE6Cl0HZ9cZDqw

* Women Are Trained to Be Local Peacemakers
http://wwrn.org/articles/44245/?&place=africa
http://time.com/3771445/kenyans-blame-corrupt-government-al-shabaab-violence/

* Poll Finds Gay People More Popular than Evangelicals
More info:
http://www.addictinginfo.org/2015/04/04/anti-gay-bigotry-is-backfiring-poll-finds-gay-people-more-popular-than-evangelicals/
http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/washington-whispers/2014/03/27/poll-gay-people-more-popular-than-evangelicals


Al-Shabaab: 147 people dead in Kenyan university (The Infidel 2015-04-30)

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Death in Kenya
More info:
http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/03/africa/kenya-garissa-university-attack/
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/05/us-kenya-security-idUSKBN0MW03H20150405

* A Good Friday to Dye
http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/whole-foods-at-lansdowne-defies-law-stays-open-on-easter-weekend
http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/whole-foods-to-defy-provincial-law-open-on-good-friday-1.2310271

* Christians Hand Out Cupcakes To Gays in Protest of Anti-Gay Laws
More info:
http://www.addictinginfo.org/2015/04/04/christian-bakers-will-hand-out-cupcakes-near-gay-bars-in-protest-of-anti-gay-laws/
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/04/04/christian-baker-in-new-york-will-hand-out-cupcakes-near-gay-friendly-bars-tonight-in-show-of-solidarity/
http://www.wgrz.com/story/news/local/buffalo/2015/04/03/christian-cake-mob-set-to-hit-allentown/25277105/
http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/buffalo-pastor-plans-christian-cake-mob-to-protest-indiana-law-20150403


How to use the religious freedom law to break the law (The Infidel 2015-04-27)

April 27, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* MaryJanes Last Chance
More info:
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/03/whoops-indianas-anti-gay-religious-freedom-act-opens-the-door-for-the-first-church-of-cannabis/
http://www.gofundme.com/q6fqmaa

* Mr. Netanyahu, Tear Down This Wall
More info:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/26/us-israel-palestinians-monastery-idUSBRE93P0VE20130426
http://www.imemc.org/article/71112
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/04/02/israeli-court-tells-army-to-re-route-planned-bethlehem-area-barrier/

* Fool Me Once…
More info:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/churches-in-kenya-protected-by-armed-guards-for-easter-sunday-as-country-begins-three-days-of-mourning-after-alshabab-attack-in-garissa-10156638.html
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/kenya-massacre-churches-employ-armed-guards-protect-easter-masses-n335891

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China forbids burqas and beards to fight muslim extremism (The Infidel 2015-04-23)

April 24, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Church Loses Tax-Exempt Status for Hosting Raunchy Spring Break Parties
More info:
http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2015/03/12/Church-hosting-raunchy-spring-break-parties-loses-tax-exempt-status/6551426186355/
http://www.squamishchief.com/news/international/florida-church-with-naked-paint-parties-sexiest-ladies-on-the-beach-loses-tax-exempt-status-1.1789934
http://time.com/3741677/church-naked-slumber-parties-panama-city-beach-tax-exempt/
http://www.newsherald.com/news/markus-bishop-s-mansion-fails-to-sell-at-auction-1.401502

* No Crucifixion for Foreigners
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/44276/?place=philippines

* China Jails Muslim For Refusing To Shave His Beard
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/44271/?&place=asia-pacific


Anti-islamic group, backed by neo-nazis, opposed in Germany and Canada (The Infidel 2015-04-23)

April 24, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Foreign Legion – Well, Maybe Not Legion Exactly
More info:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/european-anti-islam-group-pegida-plans-debut-in-montreal-1.3010083
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/pegida-qu%C3%A9bec-cancels-march-after-anti-racist-groups-convene-1.3013592

* Black and Dumb and Read All Over
More info:
http://news.nationalpost.com/full-comment/conrad-black-the-shabby-shallow-world-of-the-militant-atheist/
http://news.nationalpost.com/full-comment/conrad-black-a-reply-to-my-atheist-critics-they-protest-too-much/

* Bungled Bengals
More info:
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/feb/27/bangladeshi-protests-over-of-atheist-writer-avijit-roy
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/30/blogger-hacked-death-bangladesh-dhaka
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32112433


Children shown the suffering of christ using needles (The Infidel 2015-04-20)

April 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* One Nation Under Allah – NOT!
More info:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/20/pine-bush-pledge_n_6909202.html
http://www.recordonline.com/article/20150318/NEWS/150319327

* Zounds!
More info:
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/04/06/catholic-school-nun-stabs-young-boy-with-needle-to-show-class-how-jesus-suffered
www.irishmirror.ie/news/weird-news/nun-stabs-schoolboy-teach-him-5462592

* But Some Faiths are More Equal Than Others
More info:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/christian-leaders-say-faith-under-attack-in-canada-by-governments-regulators-1.3008916
http://canadianvalues.ca/ICV/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Institute_for_Canadian_Values_ad_controversy


“Patriot” places explosives to raise awareness of what terrorists might do (The Infidel 2015-04-18)

April 19, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* You Too Could Be the Victim of Fake Terrorism
More info:
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/michael-sibley-bombs-atlanta-georgia
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2015/03/24/self-described-patriot-in-georgia-charged-with-planting-backpack-bomb/

* Do You Believe It’s That Bad?
More info:
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/03/21/do-you-believe-the-reviews-of-do-you-believe
http://www.sltrib.com/entertainment/2303369-155/movie-review-bad-writing-condemns-preachy

* Show Me the Money!
More info:
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/03/20/public-library-pays-conservative-christian-activists-55000-in-settlement-over-internet-censorship
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-orland-library-settle-st-0320-20150319-story.html


Afghan minority forced to choose between the islamic state and the taliban (The Infidel 2015-04-17)

April 16, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Woman Killed by Mob in Kabul over Koran Was Innocent
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/03/23/woman-killed-by-mob-in-kabul-over-koran-was-innocent-investigator/
http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2015/03/25/womans-murder-by-mob-sparks-rethinking-for-afghans.html

* Afghan Shi’ites Seek Help from Old Sunni Enemies
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/03/23/fearing-islamic-state-some-afghan-shiites-seek-help-from-old-sunni-enemies/

* WWID – What Would Indiana Do?
More info:
http://www.indystar.com/story/news/local/hamilton-county/2015/03/25/disciples-christ-threatens-cancel-convention-due-religious-freedom-bill/70432180/
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2015/03/25/christian-denomination-threatens-to-pull-its-convention-from-indiana-due-to-religious-objection-bill/
http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2015/03/25/3638998/christian-group-threatens-boycott-indiana-governor-signs-anti-lgbt-religious-liberty-bill/


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UK prime minister questions sharia courts and extremism (The Infidel 2015-04-13)

April 13, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Polish Priest Jailed for Seven Years over Child Sex Abuse
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/03/25/polish-priest-jailed-for-seven-years-over-child-sex-abuse/

* Indian Beef Bans Hit Farmers, Traders… and Lions
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/03/24/spreading-beef-bans-hit-indian-farmers-traders-and-lions/

* UK to Probe Sharia Courts if Conservatives Win
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/03/23/uk-to-probe-sharia-courts-extremist-preachers-if-cameron-wins-may/


Pamela Geller stretches the limits of the First Amendment (The Infidel 2015-04-10)

April 11, 2015 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Atlas Won on Appeal, Then Shrugged
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/03/14/transit-ads-linking-nazism-and-islam-may-soon-run-in-philadelphia/
http://www.frontpagemag.com/2015/matthew-vadum/pamela-geller-wins-right-to-run-ads-in-philly/

* First they came for the headscarves, and I said nothing…
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2015/03/13/german-court-overturns-ban-on-headscarves-for-muslim-women-teachers/
http://www.dw.de/constitutional-court-strikes-down-absolute-headscarf-ban/a-18313377


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