Russian Orthodox Church Diocese Settles Debt Payments with Prayer

When a local diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church installed heating in a building, Church leaders were supposed to pay construction company Era about $11,500 for the work. But they only paid half the amount, which soon led to a lawsuit from the company.

That lawsuit has now been settled… but the terms leave a lot to be desired:

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Justice Antonin Scalia’s Legacy and the Brewing Storm Left in His Absence

I will not miss Antonin Scalia.

I’m not going to rejoice and gloat, because as much as I detested his influence on the Supreme Court, I know there were people in his life who loved him. They’re in a great deal of pain right now, and my heart goes out to them. I cannot revel in their pain.

But that doesn’t mean I can’t be glad he’s no longer on the court.

Scalia was a man of great intellect and a prolific writer. Say what you will about his actual decisions, his articulation of those decisions was always colorful, detailed, and articulate. I will cede that.

But I’m still happy he won’t be presenting said opinions from the bench of the highest court in the land.

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The Noah’s Ark Theme Park is Now on a Kentucky Tourism Guide

Congratulations, Kentucky.

This is how visitors will soon know your state.

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Justice Antonin Scalia’s Anti-Church/State Separation Legacy

In the hours following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Republicans have already said President Obama shouldn’t do his job by nominating a replacement, and have vowed to block anyone he chooses, further proving they’re incapable of doing their job.

So while pundits speculate on how this will play out, let’s take a look back at some of Scalia’s faith-based speeches and statements over the years. Because the Catholic justice never stopped trying to tear down the wall of separation between church and state, and he never hesitated to talk about his delusional beliefs.

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Richard Dawkins Gives Update on His Health in Audio Message

Following his “minor stroke” last week, Richard Dawkins released an audio message yesterday explaining his condition.

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