A Toddler Acts as Faith Healer in This Indian Ministry

What do you do when you’re trying to promote your ministry to gullible people who may one day empty their wallets for you?

Simple. Get a cute kid to be your spokesperson.

That’s what Reverend Paul Dawson has done in Chennai (India) with the help of nearly-three-year-old Katelyn Christabel, who’s being cast as a faith-healer with all sorts of special Jesus-given powers:



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Single Cells, Single Cells…

Who needs “Jingle Bells” when you can sing “Single Cells” and learn some science along the way?



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For Some Reason, a Mississippi Courthouse Has a Nativity Scene Inside the Building

This is what you’ll see when you walk inside the Harrison County Courthouse in Mississippi:

If you think that looks like a Nativity scene, well, I’m not patting you on the back because this is Mississippi and what the hell else would that be?

The problem, obviously, is that the courthouse is sending the message that Christianity is the only faith that matters, which is disturbing for anyone who’s not Christian hoping to get a fair hearing.

The American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center has sent a letter to Harrison County officials asking them to take the display down, regardless of how many years this tradition has been going on:

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Suburban Chicago High School Football Coach Accused of Praying with Team Before Game

This is a little weird for me since it’s happening so close to home, but a football coach at Naperville Central High School in Illinois has apparently been praying with his team before games.



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Atheists Booked Space in the Nebraska Capitol Early, Crowding Out a Nativity Until After Christmas

Atheists will have an assortment of displays in the Nebraska State Capitol building later this month, and because they reserved the space months in advance before anyone else got there, a Catholic group’s Nativity scene won’t go up until after Christmas. And they’re furious.



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