December 24, 2020

ROGER Kiska, above, a Canadian-Slovak lawyer who does work for the fanatical UK-based Christian Concern, has criticised a judge for not taking into account the Catholic beliefs of the family of a Polish man who is about to be taken off life life support because English doctors in the UK, where the man lives, believe that he will spend the rest of his life in a ‘minimally conscious’ state. According to LifeSiteNews, the man’s wife agrees that he should be allowed… Read more

December 23, 2020

MEMBERS of the Ásatrú Folk Assembly in California refused this week to allow a racism row in distant Murdock, Minnesota, to spoil a festive season celebration in its main Brownsville hof, better known as a ‘church’ or ‘temple’ to those not versed in Old Norse. According to its Facebook page, Óðinshof – First Hof  and headquarters of the Ásatrú Folk Assembly in Brownsville – had a high old time time as they invited “holy powers” to be with them. Yule 2020… Read more

December 22, 2020

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday received a letter from Humanists UK demanding that he reconsider his decision to appoint a Christian zealot to the post of Special Global Envoy on the Human Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB). In the letter, Chief Executive of Humanists UK, Andrew Copson points out that Fiona Bruce, above, has been “a committed opponent” of FoRB for the non-religious for many years as well as: A strong opponent of the human rights… Read more

December 21, 2020

A PRIEST gently shook a reliquary holding the congealed blood of San Gennaro, the patron of Naples. When it failed to liquify and slosh about as it was meant to do, he turned the glass ampoule upside down then wobbled it about a bit.  But St Januarius, as he is also known, wasn’t having any of this malarkey, carried out last week at Naples Cathedral. After all, from beyond the grave, he’s been entertaining the faithful with his liquification trick since… Read more

December 21, 2020

IN mid-December, evangelist Franklin Graham, above, thanked God, Trump and Mike Pence for the roll-out of a COVID-19 vaccine – and was immediately slammed by anti-vaxxer imbeciles saying things such as ‘the vaccine is evil just like the demon covid’ and ‘the number of the beast is the C-19 Toxins Vaccines.’ This reaction was a reflection of what Deutsche Welle (DW) described last week as a “polarising” issue: Among the evangelical right-wing community. Rumors about malicious misuse of the vaccine and… Read more

December 20, 2020

SPANISH religious groups and conservative politicians are reportedly horrified that a euthanasia bill they have vigorously been opposing was approved by the government last Thursday. Defending the law, due to come into effect next year, deputy leader of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) –María Luisa Carcedo, above, pointed out that it: Absolutely guarantees a patient’s rights. The patient decides in a situation of extreme suffering. Before the parliamentary decision  – the party received 198 votes in favour, 138 against and… Read more

December 20, 2020

FAR-RIGHT news outlet, The Daily Caller – which adoringly supported  Trump throughout his train-wreck of a presidency – smugly reported on Wednesday that Cardinal George Pell, above, had heaped praise on the POTUS for his ‘positive contribution’ to Christianity in America. Pell, who spent 404 days in prison for sexual abuse before winning an appeal against his six year sentence, was quoted by TDC as saying: I think [Trump’s] made some splendid appointments to the Supreme Court. He was a… Read more

December 19, 2020

SHORTLY after wealthy Texas prosperity preacher Marcus Lamb, above, founder and President of the Daystar Television Network, received almost $4-million from the US government’s  COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), he and his family began jetting around the country in a newly-acquired, multimillion-dollar 1997 Gulfstream V, enjoying holidays in Florida and California. When the press got wind of Lamb’s new acquisition and starting digging into his lavish lifestyle, he insisted the new jet was a replacement for an old one, and that… Read more

December 18, 2020

‘THE time draws near, the birth of Christ,’ as Tennyson sings in ‘In Memoriam,’ and the pious followers of the Nazarene will celebrate it with wonted orgies of pleasure. The Incarnation will be pondered to the accompaniment of roast beef, and the Atonement will play lambently around the solid richness of plum-pudding. And thus will be illustrated the biological truth that the stomach is the basis of everything, including religion. But while Christians comport themselves thus in presence of the… Read more

December 18, 2020

TOP of the list of crimes committed mainly by Catholic priests is Manuel La Rosa-Lopez, above, formerly of the Sacred Heart Church in Conroe, Texas. On Wednesday he was jailed for ten years for repeatedly abusing at least two minors between 1997 and 2001. He faced a possible longer sentence but agreed to plead guilty in exchange for less time behind bars. Tahira Merritt, attorney for two of the plaintiffs, uniquely identified as Jane Doe and John Doe, said: It… Read more

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