Production Team to Duck Dynasty: Stop Praying, Start Cursing?

"This," says Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson, "is Hollywood hitting the Kingdom of God."

“They told us to cut Jesus from prayers, to avoid offending Muslims.”That’s what Phil Robertson, the bearded star of the popular A&E reality series Duck Dynasty, told Sports Spectrum magazine in a recent interview.Breitbart quotes from the interview with stars Willie and Phil Robertson, explaining how their words were edited to remove any reference to Jesus: When we prayed, we said, ‘in Jesus’ name, amen.’  I don’t have a verse that says you must always pray in the name of Jesus, but … [Read more...]

Unthinkable Hubris: O’Reilly Hears the Holy Spirit

In the "60 Minutes" interview, Bill O'Reilly points toward the inspiration for his latest work--the Holy Spirit.

“All of the ideas come to me in the middle of the night; and one night, I just woke up and I thought, “Killing Jesus”!  And I believe, because I’m a Catholic, that my inspiration comes from the Holy Spirit.” --Bill O’Reilly, discussing his irreverent new book, “Killing Jesus”  God told him to do it. That’s what Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly thinks.  In an interview which will air at 7:00 p.m. Sunday on CBS, O’Reilly tells 60 Minutes interviewer Norah O’Donnell that he wrote Killing Jesus un … [Read more...]

Pope Francis to Journalists: “Help Me Work for the Good of Society” (UPDATED)

Pope Francis on the airplane

From what I read in the headlines yesterday, I thought all the pope talked about on the plane en route to Rio de Janeiro was unemployed youth.  Oh, and he apologized because he “doesn’t do interviews”, although he doesn’t know why.Today, the Vatican Information Service offers a much fuller report.Of course, down-to-earth as he’s shown himself to be, he took the time to personally greet each of the journalists who accompanied him on the aircraft.  He expressed his gratitude, and he explain … [Read more...]