November 23, 2020

AS WE reported on November 17, The Mustard Seed bookshop and tearoom in Gedling, Nottinghamshire, had been raided by the police, and warned by the local council to shut until COVID-19 restrictions were lifted. But the the owner, Chris Stala – despite having posted “No trespassing” signs to keep out the health authorities and the police, and run up penalty notices totaling £17,000 – defiantly remained open. According to Premier, matters reached breaking point last Friday when an exasperated Gedling Borough… Read more

November 23, 2020

A TRIBUNAL in Australia is scheduled to hear a ‘persecuted Christians’ case early in December when Byron and Keira Hordyk, above, will argue that they were discriminated against by a fostering agency after they indicated they believed an LGBT child’s sexuality could be changed. PinkNews reports that Perth couple are suing the Wanslea Family Services agency that, in 2017, judged them unsuitable as foster parents when they made clear they disapproved of homosexuality on biblical grounds and that they would… Read more

November 23, 2020

TOP of the list: Trumpite ‘Bishop’ E W Jackson, above. Despite having been ‘vaccinated’ against coronavirus by Psalm 91, Jackson, who founded Exodus Faith Ministries in Virginia, has tested positive for the virus. And so has his wife. According to this report, the  failed Republican Senate candidate, conservative pundit anti-LGBTQ extremist was  diagnosed with the COVID-19 after he claimed in a sermon in March that he couldn’t get it because: I’ve taken my vaccine, and my vaccine is Psalm 91…. Read more

November 22, 2020

DESPITE objections voiced by the family of an alleged victim of sexual abuse, an Australian magistrate decided to grant bail to a Christian teacher charged with 59 counts of rape, grooming and incidents of sexual penetration of a child under the age of 16. According to The Age Steven Mellody, above, a teacher at a “strict” Christian college in Wantirna South, was granted bail on November 18 by Melbourne magistrate Luisa Bazzani, who ordered that the school not be identified. Mellody… Read more

November 21, 2020

A JUDGE at the Old Bailey in London ordered a man accused of stirring up racial hatred out of his courtroom this week after he noticed the accused was wearing a Nazi armband. According to this report, Matthew Henegan, 35, faces seven charges of publishing, distributing and possessing anti-Semitic coronavirus hoax material on the Internet. Henegan is also  accused of distributing  leaflets around St Neots in Cambridgeshire where he lives, as well as possessing a document entitled How To Make… Read more

November 20, 2020

SEEMS as if Cardinal Angelo Becciu, above, forced to resign by Pope Francis amid a corruption investigation in the Vatican, fancied his chances of one day becoming a pope. But, according to the Religion News Service, his hopes of settling his arse in the papal chair were dashed by L’Espresso magazine, the weekly affiliated with Italian daily newspaper La Repubblica. Right-wing Catholic “news” outlet, Gloria TV, says: L’Espresso belongs to the anti-Christian, Francis’ favourite oligarch newspaper, which the Vatican feeds… Read more

November 20, 2020

INDIAN magazine Swarajya yesterday (Thursday) called on the authorities to shut down Angel TV, a Christian channel its accuses of pumping out anti-vaccination propaganda. Angel TV is operated by Sadhu Sundar Selvaraj, above, who, prior to the US presidential election, prophesied in this video that the “ruffian” and “street fighter” Trump would win because God and a team of mighty angels were standing by to ensure a second term for Donny. Nothing astounding there. Many preachers have made the same… Read more

November 19, 2020

IN THE run-up to the US presidential election, ardent Trump supporter and chairman of the far-right Proud Boys insisted in numerous interviews that his was not a fascist nor a white supremacist outfit. How could be when he, Enrique Tarrio, was black, for chrissake? Moreover, The Proud Boys – the group that Trump told to “stand back and stand by” during a presidential debate – was open to all, even Jews and members of the LGBT community, so how could it… Read more

November 18, 2020

THE Holy Synod of the Church of Greece has expressed anger over media coverage of the funeral the Metropolitan of Langadas, Ioannis Tassias, inset above, who died the previous Sunday of COVID-19. Although a statement issued by officials does not specifically mention a report published by Keep Talking Greece – above the headline ‘Priest lifts child to kiss corpse of Bishop who died of Covid-19’ – this must have been at the at the forefront of their minds when they… Read more

November 17, 2020

LAST year, in a case involving ‘persecuted’ Christian Seyi Omooba, dropped by a theatre company for expressing homophobic sentiments, an ‘expert witness’ – ‘renowned theologian’ and Conservative councillor, Dr Martin Parsons, above – provided an employment judge with a lengthy lecture on the biblical view of homosexuality. Judge Elliott, to the dismay of Christian Concern, who solicited testimony from Parsons on behalf of Omooba, tossed Parsons’ submission as “inadmissible.” In defending Omooba’s views, Parsons said they were: A fair and… Read more

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