Catholic School Nun Stabs Young Boy with Needle to Show Class How Jesus Suffered

I’ve always heard how Catholic school nuns are pretty strict, but this seems over the top even for them:

Sister Ludovita, 30, had been giving [religious education] classes at a school in the town of Kysucke Nove Mesto in northern Slovakia when she told unsuspecting pupil Adam Celko, 7, to come to the front of the class.

She then took a needle out of her handbag and rammed it into the boy’s hand in front of the horrified class, telling him that this was how Jesus suffered — and he would too if he behaved badly.

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On Easter Sunday, Several Nevada Churches Were Vandalized with Anti-Christian Messages

I will never understand people who vandalize churches (or anything else for that matter).

Members of several churches in Incline Village, Nevada came to Easter services yesterday, only to be greeted with anti-Christian graffiti, like this one with arrows pointing to a cross saying “is a lie” and “is a hoax”:

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For Easter, a Flying Spaghetti Monster Display Went Up in the Wisconsin State Capitol Building

Late last year, the Atheists, Humanists, & Agnostics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison discovered that anybody could put up a display in the State Capitol Building as long as they filled out the proper paperwork.

So to counter the Nativity Scenes around Christmas, they put up signs honoring gods from Game of Thrones.

The same thing happened last week. The Freedom From Religion Foundation put up signs saying “In Reason We Trust” (which were then stolen) to counter some Easter-related displays.

And the college students, not to be outdone, received permission to put up this poster:

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Powerful Speech Against Islamic Extremism

If you weren’t in Memphis over the weekend, you can catch Ayaan Hirsi Ali‘s keynote address from the American Atheists convention below:

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Ted Cruz Wrongly Believes Preventing Anti-Gay Discrimination is Like Forcing Rabbis to Eat Pork

In an interview last week with conservative talk radio host Dana Loesch, Republican Presidential hopeful and Texas Senator Ted Cruz expressed support for the Indiana religious freedom law in its original state. There is, he lamented, “a concerted effort targeting people of faith.” And unless someone can refuse to provide a service (that they otherwise provide) based on a customer’s sexual orientation, we’re basically at the point of forcing rabbis to eat pork.

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