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‘Barbaric, Sick’ Oral Suction Circumcision Has NYC, Orthodox Jews At Odds

Oral Suction Circumcision: Barbaric?

Oral suction circumcision is a practice many non-Jewish readers may be unfamiliar with, but if you’re located in New York City, then you’ve probably heard about the fight brewing between city officials and practicing rabbis. In the procedure, the rabbi uses a scalpel to perform traditional circumcision to the child’s genitalia, then leans down and… Read more »

Happy Valentine’s Day: Why You Owe Your Monogamy To Saint Valentine

Happy Valentines Day Owe Monogamy To Saint Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day! If you’re coupled, and especially if you’re married in the Christian tradition, this Valentine’s Day means more than you probably realize. Saint Valentine, the Christian figure honored on this day, died for his belief that two people in love had the right to be married. Valentine was a bishop in Rome during… Read more »

Men Are From Mars, And Jesus Christ Is From Venus?

Jesus Christ And Buddha Were Aliens

You know that saying, men are from Mars and women are from Venus? Well according to the Aetherius Society, it’s all wrong because it was Jesus Christ who was actually from Venus. The Big Questions TV Show aired on BBC on Sunday and featured the head of the Aetherius Society, Mark Bennett, to discuss whether… Read more »

Vatican Blasts Plastic Surgery: It’s ‘Like A Burqa Made Of The Flesh’

Plastic Surgery

According to the Vatican, plastic surgery is a form of “aggression” against the female body and, what’s more, it’s apparently, “like a burqa made of the flesh.” A church plenary assembly on “Women’s Cultures: Equality and Difference” looked at the pressure faced by women when it came to body image. According to the Independent, the… Read more »

Pope Francis Removes Priest Accused Of Sexually Abusing Minor Decades Ago

Pope Francis removes priest for decades old sexual abuse of minor

Pope Francis has removed a veteran Iowa priest from the priesthood following a church investigation that revealed he sexually abused a minor decades ago. Father Howard Fitzgerald was on administrative leave since June, pending the findings of an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of the juvenile, who wishes to remain anonymous at this time…. Read more »