Pastor and Congressional Hopeful Rick Tyler Wants to “Make America White Again”

Pastor and congressional candidate Rick Tyler of Tennessee believes America was a better place when minorities had far less power. That’s why he put up a billboard promising to “make America white again.” (Thanks for the inspiration, Donald Trump.)


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To Combat Lying Children, Dioceses in Canada Are Keeping Priests From Being Alone With Kids

To counter allegations of abuse, the Catholic Church of Montreal has a solution: Priests can no longer be alone with children. (Because kids can lie.)

They seem to have missed the bigger issue here…


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Pennsylvania Priest Accused of Groping Pre-Teen Girl At Her Holy Communion Party

First Communions are supposed to be suffused with holiness. If allegations against him are true, that wasn’t necessarily the case for father Charles Bodziak, who saw a young girl’s Communion as an opportunity to sexually assault her.

Not that other, less solemn occasions didn’t suit him equally fine.


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Devotional Singer Is Assassinated in Pakistan For Insulting Allah With Music

If you’ve never heard Qawwali music, you owe it to yourself to check it out. I’ve long been deeply touched by the songs of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, the greatest of the Sufi-Islamic singers, whose thrilling, intense voice reverberated across cultures and continents until his death of natural causes in 1997.

Now one of Khan’s spiritual successors, Amjad Sabri, has joined him in the grave, assassinated by devout terrorists who consider music an affront to Allah.


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Muslims Attack Istanbul Music Event, Upset That It Took Place During Ramadan

Yesterday, a listening event at an independent record store in Istanbul, where Radiohead fans were celebrating the release of the group’s new album, unexpectedly turned violent when outraged religionists showed up.

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