Articles Tagged with Westboro Baptist Church

Maya Angelou Memorial Service To Live-Stream On Saturday

Maya Angelou's funeral will live-stream.

As people worldwide mourn the passing of Maya Angelou, an announcement on Wednesday may warm the hearts of some who wouldn’t have been able to attend her memorial service. The service will be live-streamed, according to an announcement from Wake Forest University, where the service will be held. The service will be a closed one,… Read more »

Brad Paisley Posts Westboro Baptist Church Selfie, Ha

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Westboro Baptist Church may be running out of people to harass, as Brad Paisley is about as milquetoast as you can get — and the notorious Trolls For God opted to picket the country singer’s stop in Bonnor Springs, Kansas last Sunday. While Brad Paisley is the latest target of Westboro Baptist Church, the controversial… Read more »

Maya Angelou Honored By Al Sharpton


Maya Angelou, the beloved American author and poet, was memorialized on Saturday by the Reverend Al Sharpton. Angelou, who died last week at the age of 86, was honored in front of her home in Harlem with a morning service. According to the New York Daily News, Reverend Sharpton placed a wreath of pink roses… Read more »

Westboro Baptist Church Protestors Scared Away By Oklahoma Residents [Video]

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Westboro Baptist Church protestors are known for traveling around causing controversy at almost every American cultural event. From the Super Bowl to celebrity funerals, Westboro Baptist Church has made a name for themselves by being the most hated (and hating) church in America. But Westboro Baptist Church protestors also show up to hundreds of lesser… Read more »

Fred Phelps: Son Nate Implores ‘Let His Death Mean Something’

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Fred Phelps, the virulently anti-gay preacher who became one of the most hated men in America by cheering the deaths of American soldiers and leading hate-filled pickets at their funerals, died this week — and his son Nate is mourning him, but not in the way most sons would mourn the passing of their fathers…. Read more »

Reactions To Death of Westboro’s Fred Phelps Vary Dramatically

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Fred Phelps, the man known much more for his vitriol and hatred than for any kind of religious compassion, is dead. Reaction to his death is all over the map, from gleeful celebration and parties to sobering reflections and reminders of mercy and forgiveness. 84-year-old Phelps died just before midnight on Wednesday night in hospice… Read more »

Fred Phelps Of Westboro Baptist Church Dies

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Fred Phelps, founder of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church whose goal was to bring prominence to the church by protesting fallen military funerals with their “God Hates Fags” message, has died, according to son Tim Phelps. Phelps, 84, had been in hospice in a Shawnee County facility. The Topeka, KS based church was widely known… Read more »

Fred Phelps Excommunicated? Who Runs The Westboro Baptist Church Now

Fred Phelps Excommunicated? Who Runs The Westboro Baptist Church Now

With Fred Phelps excommunicated, many are speculating over who exactly is the new leader of the Westboro Baptist Church and what that might mean for the long term. In a related report by The Inquisitr, it’s claimed that Fred Phelps is on his deathbed, but while WBC official Steve Drain confirmed that Phelps was admitted… Read more »

Fred Phelps Dead Soon? Westboro Baptist Church Denies Death Rumor


Will we see Fed Phelps dead soon? The Westboro Baptist Church has officially responded to the deathbed rumors and claims they are false. In a related report by The Inquisitr, earlier reports claimed the Westboro Baptist Church had Fred Phelps excommunicated last year for reasons unknown. Phelps’ son, Nathan, apparently is not in direct contact… Read more »