Tom Petty blasts Catholic Church for protecting pedophile priests


Rock icon Tom Petty is taking on the Catholic Church for allowing generations of pedophile priests to rape and abuse young children. This week’s Billboard cover story features Tom Petty, who opens up about his new album  ‘Hypnotic Eye,’ and in particular the track ‘Playing Dumb,’ which blasts the Catholic Church for protecting and enabling pedophile priests. Petty rails against the Catholic Church in ‘Playing Dumb,’ which appears as a bonus track on the vinyl version of ‘Hypnotic Eye.’ The son … [Read more...]

Pope Francis rejects modern science, approves revival of exorcism

Medieval superstition: Marching back into the dark ages, Pope Francis has given his formal approval to the barbaric and ignorant practice of exorcism. The Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano reported Tuesday that the Vatican has formally recognized the International Association of Exorcists, a group of 250 priests in 30 countries who supposedly liberate the faithful from demons. Under the Pope’s guidance, the Vatican's Congregation for Clergy approved the organization's statutes and r … [Read more...]

Hypocrisy: Pope Francis says no to pot while sipping on wine

Pope Francis enjoys a taste during communion in St. Peter's Basilica

Wine enthusiast Pope Francis condemned the legalization of marijuana as a flawed and failed experiment on Friday, apparently unaware of the profound hypocrisy of promoting alcohol while disparaging cannabis. On Friday morning, Pope Francis made his anti-pot position clear to the International Drug Enforcement Conference currently taking place in Rome. “Let me state this in the clearest terms possible: the problem of drug use is not solved with drugs!” the Pope said . Francis told delegates att … [Read more...]

Archbishop says he was unsure if priests raping children was a crime

Despicable and disgusting: In an unbelievable display of moral cowardice and deceit, the head of the Archdiocese of St. Louis said under oath that he wasn't sure whether he knew if it was illegal for priests to have sex with children. After admitting to protecting pedophile priests from prosecution, St. Louis archbishop Robert Carlson testified that he wasn't sure whether he knew if it was illegal for priests to have sex with children when he served as chancellor of the Twin Cities archdiocese … [Read more...]

Harvard cancels Satanic ‘Black Mass’ after Catholics freak out

After a firestorm of criticism and pressure from Catholic and other Christian groups a controversial reenactment of a Satanic “Black Mass” that had been scheduled for Monday evening on the Harvard campus was abruptly canceled. “Everyone involved, outside of the Satanic Temple, got really scared,” Lucien Greaves, a spokesman for the New York-based Satanic Temple, told the Boston Globe. “And I don’t necessarily blame them, because I understand that they were getting a lot of vitriolic hate mail, a … [Read more...]

Pope Francis wants to baptize extraterrestrials

Alien conversion? Pope Francis says he would be happy to baptize aliens from another planet if they came to the Vatican and asked for it. Speaking during his weekly homily on Monday, Francis said that extraterrestrial life forms should be baptized just like anyone else who asks for it, because it's not up to any human to decide who should receive the Holy Spirit. The Wire reports Francis laid out the hypothetical situation concerning the baptism of aliens as part of a discussion of the early … [Read more...]

Conservative radio host claims ‘All racists must be atheists’

These racists don't look like atheists...

Right Wing Nut: A conservative talk radio host made the absurd claim that “all racists must be atheists,” arguing that it wasn’t possible to believe in God and still be a racist. Denver talk radio host Dan Caplis, of KNUS-AM, made his bizarre and insulting comments towards atheists on Monday morning during a discussion of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who made news after some bigoted and racist comments made during a recorded phone call were released earlier this week. On his prog … [Read more...]

John Paul II: Patron Saint of Pedophile Priests

John Paul II: Patron Saint of Pedophile Priests?

How can you be a saint if you fail to protect innocent children? Pope John Paul II was no saint. His legacy will always be tainted by his lenient attitude towards sexually abusive priests, and his failure to protect innocent children sexually brutalized by Catholic clergy. As the Telegraph reports, the late Polish pontiff could have prevented "thousands" of children from being raped by pedophile priests but instead chose to ignore the scandal in the interests of protecting the image of the … [Read more...]