Articles Tagged with christianity

The Controversial Pope Francis: Are His Beliefs Compassionate Or Crazy?

Pope Francis Blesses Baby

Pope Francis has sparked controversy since his very first day as pope of the Roman Catholic Church. People love him or hate him. There doesn’t seem to be much middle ground. The outspokenness of Pope Francis regarding his liberal opinions on hot topics such as homosexuality, birth control, and Christianity in general have caused waves… Read more »

Punching Pastor Apologizes, Saying ‘I Do Not Condone Abuse’

Punching Pastor has apologized.

Eric Dammann, the ‘punching pastor’ who is the subject of a video that’s gone wildly viral, in which he describes punching a teenager in the chest for ‘not taking the Lord seriously,’ is responding. He says that the story was a bad example to use in a sermon, that he’s not okay with abuse, and… Read more »

Can The Bible Be Outlawed By Schools?

Can the Bible be banned?

When did the Bible become something to criticize and attack? Last time I checked, freedom of religion, which includes the Bible, was still one of our rights. It seems these days that any type of religious reading is okay, as long as it isn’t the Bible. Ironic, considering that our country was built on the… Read more »

Israel Left Off Map Used By Children In Middle East

Middle East map excluding Israel.

One of the world’s biggest publishing houses, HarperCollins, has published a map used by children in the Middle East that omits the entire nation of Israel. According to the Tablet, an atlas distributed in English-speaking schools within the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East fails to label Israel. The West Bank is labelled clearly… Read more »

Is It Possible To Be A Gay Christian? This Pastor Doesn’t Think So

Possible To Be A Gay Christian?

One gay Christian in New Zealand learned the hard way that many within his faith aren’t ready to accept the homosexual lifestyle. However, it was one response in particular that “stung.” Jim Marjoram, author of a book called It’s Life Jim, that was meant to give hope to other gay Christians who haven’t found acceptance… Read more »

Religion Will Be Gone ‘In A Generation,’ Top Scientist Claims

Religion Going Away, Top Scientist Claims

Religion is living on borrowed time. Lawrence Krauss, a self-described antitheist (or person who actively opposes the existence of religion) and collaborator with atheist scientist Richard Dawkins on The Unbelievers, believes in at least one thing: if you talk about religions in a certain way, children will stop believing within a generation or two. When… Read more »

6 Surprising Things That You Never Knew Were In The Bible

Unicorns and other amazing things that you never knew were in the Bible.

The Bible is perhaps one of the most beloved books in the world, selling more copies than any other book in history, with translations in nearly every language around the globe. A recent story about an American who was arrested for leaving a copy of the Bible in a night club in North Korea and… Read more »

Rick Santorum: You Don’t See Baptists ‘Going On Jihad’

Rick Santorum Stirs Controversy With Radical Islam Comment

Rick Santorum targeted ISIS and radical Islam in a recent interview with The Daily Beast. Even so, some commenters were still unimpressed and took the opportunity to denigrate Santorum instead of a movement that is beheading innocent civilians every day. The comments that Santorum made were seemingly uncontroversial on the surface. He simply stated that… Read more »