Religion

ARIZONA: Diocese Of Phoenix To Host Ex-Gay Training On How Not To Commit Hot Sweaty Gay Sodomy

Via press release from Christian Newswire: The Diocese of Phoenix and Courage International will host the upcoming Truth and Love conference. The goal is to offer sound practical and pastoral guidance on the topics of homosexuality and sexual identity. The event, Jan. 9-11, 2017, at St. Paul Parish in Phoenix, is the third of its kind. Previous educational conferences organized ...

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UTAH: Activist Fred Karger Readies Ad Campaign To Challenge Tax-Exempt Status Of Mormon Church

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: A prominent gay-rights activist and former U.S. presidential candidate hopes to build “the biggest, loudest and most comprehensive” legal case ever mounted for revoking the tax-exempt status of the Mormon church. Republican political operative Fred Karger, a longtime critic of LDS Church involvement in California’s 2008 Proposition 8 campaign, said Thursday he has amassed a ...

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Philadelphia Moves To Ban Ex-Gay Torture

Via press release: Councilman Mark Squilla (1st District) on Thursday introduced a bill to ban the practice of so-called conversion therapy on LGBTQ youth in the City of Philadelphia. Also referred to as “reparative” or “ex-gay” therapy, conversion therapy is any practice by a mental health provider that seeks to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity, including efforts ...

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Bible Website: Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Tops Trump’s Win In Searches For “End Times”

The Chicago Tribune reports: As the 2016 presidential campaign built to a fever pitch during the summer and fall, then reached a widely unexpected conclusion with Donald Trump’s win, many people speculated — some jokingly and some with real concern — about whether the end times were near. But it turns out, according to data published by Bible Gateway on ...

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Pope Reaffirms Ban On Priests With “Deep-Seated Homosexual Tendencies” And Those Who Support Gays

The Washington Post reports: People who have “deep-seated homosexual tendencies” or who “support the so-called ‘gay culture’” cannot be priests in the Catholic church, the Vatican said in a new document on the priesthood. The document said the church’s policy on gay priests has not changed since the last Vatican pronouncement on the subject in 2005. Some have been hoping ...

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GHANA: Anti-Gay Christian Preacher Claims He Can Enlarge Penises With His Christ-Like Massage [VIDEO]

Via Gay Star News: A homophobic preacher in Ghana claims to be able to increase the size of a man’s penis using a ‘massage ritual’. Bishop Daniel Obinim says he uses the ‘power of God’ for his enlargement service that is part of his hands-on work. In a video broadcast on Obinim TV, the bishop and founder of the International ...

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Linda Harvey Calls On HHS Nominee Tom Price To End CDC’s HIV/AIDS Programs Because Gays Don’t Exist

Hate group leader Linda Harvey writes at World Net Daily: Many Americans have wept as sons, brothers and friends have perished from AIDS, and long for an Uncle Sam public health message that tells the truth: No male ever needs to engage in anal sex with another male, and we need to stop accommodating homosexual behavior and “gay” identity at ...

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WARNING TO BREITBART: Pope Francis Compares Fake News Outlets To People Who Like To Eat Excrement

Seriously. He said this. Via Reuters: Media that focus on scandals and spread fake news to smear politicians risk becoming like people who have a morbid fascination with excrement, Pope Francis said in an interview published on Wednesday. Francis told the Belgian Catholic weekly “Tertio” that spreading disinformation was “probably the greatest damage that the media can do” and using ...

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MALTA: Parliament Unanimously Bans Ex-Gay Torture

The Guardian reports: Malta has become the first country in Europe to ban gay conversion therapy after the parliament in Valetta unanimously approved a bill outlawing attempts to “cure” homosexuals of their sexuality. Under the new Affirmation of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Gender Expression Act, anyone found guilty of trying to “change, repress or eliminate a person’s sexual orientation, ...

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LOUISIANA: Triggered Snowflakes Force Removal Of Atheist Holiday Billboard After Two Hours [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: A billboard promoting atheism during the holiday season has been run out of town by Christians in Monroe, Louisiana, who deemed it too offensive for their community’s religious sensibilities to tolerate. This message proved to be so triggering for Christians in the community that they successfully demanded that it be taken down on the grounds that it ...

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HYPOCRISY ALERT: FRC Head Tony Perkins Pushes Bill To Create International Anti-Christian Watchlist

For nearly eight years hate group leader Tony Perkins has wailed relentlessly about the Obama administration “meddling in the affairs of sovereign nations” by calling out countries that impose harsh penalties, including the death sentence, on their LGBT citizens. But surprise, surprise, Perkins wants Trump to do exactly that for Christians. Via press release: One of the bills at the ...

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American Atheists Unveil Holiday Billboard Messages

Hemant Mehta reports at the Friendly Atheist: American Atheists just revealed their 2016 holiday billboard campaign. Once again, they’re urging people who are on the fence about religion to skip church. The first sign, riffing on Donald Trump‘s campaign slogan, says “Make Christmas Great Again — Skip Church!” The billboard will be up throughout December in Lynchburg, Virginia, and Shreveport, ...

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SUPERCUT: Jim Bakker Demonstrates How His Slop Buckets Will Prepare You For Trump’s America [VIDEO]

YouTube satirist Vic Berger has posted another of his supercut videos, this time stitching together Jim Bakker’s notorious slop bucket pitches with his insane claims that Donald Trump is a messenger sent by White Jesus and that God His Damn Self will soon destroy California with earthquakes for having defied His Pissy Will by voting for Hillary Clinton. Watch below. ...

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INDONESIA: Human Rights Groups Object After Police Raid Gay Party With Help From Islamic Activists

The Jakarta Post reports: Along with a group of hard-liners, the Pancoran Police arrested 13 men on Saturday night at an apartment block in South Jakarta for allegedly holding “a sex party”. Despite no strong evidence that the men had committed any crime, around 50 members of the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) barged into an apartment in the Kalibata City ...

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Falwell: Trump Offered Me Education Secretary Job

The Associated Press reports: Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says President elect-Donald Trump offered him the job of education secretary, but that he turned it down for personal reasons. Falwell tells The Associated Press that Trump offered him the job last week during a meeting in New York. He says Trump wanted a four- to six-year commitment, but that ...

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SWIPE LEFT FOR JESUS: Catholic Church Launches App To Find Nearest Place To Confess Your Sins [VIDEO]

The Telegraph reports: Confession, they say, is good for the soul and, in some cases perhaps, the sooner the better. Now, for those with a burning need to unburden themselves, one Roman Catholic archdiocese has launched what is thought to be the world’s first interactive GPS-powered “confession finder”. Using similar technology to the dating hook-up app Tinder, it guides the ...

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White Supremacist Group To File Federal Demand To End Non-Profit Status For Southern Poverty Law Center

Breitbart celebrates: An immigration reform group says the Southern Poverty Law Center legal firm is violating federal tax rules for non-profits by acting “as a campaign operation for one political party.” The Immigration Law Reform Institute, which is an affiliate of the Federation for American Immigration Reform, is now preparing a legal claim to pressure the Internal Revenue Service to ...

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Jim Bakker: God Told Me He’ll Destroy Los Angeles With Earthquakes For Supporting Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

White Jesus is going to kill the fuck out of anybody who opposed “the will of God” by voting for Hillary. Right Wing Watch reports: Televangelist Jim Bakker reacted to the presidential election results by prophesying that God will punish people who live in counties that voted for Hillary Clinton. Bakker pointed to a map that showed the results of ...

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HOLY DUCK FACE: Joseph & Mary Take Selfie With Baby Jesus In “Hipster Nativity Scene” Now On Sale

Hail Mary, full of kale. Hemant Mehta writes at Friendly Atheist: With Thanksgiving coming up, it’s not too late to start thinking about the Nativity scene you’ll put outside your home. For the atheists out there, may I suggest this one featuring what the birth of Jesus would look like in 2016? I kind of want one just for the ...

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Anti-LGBT Creationist Jerry Falwell Jr. Says He Will “Definitely” Get Role In Trump’s Education Department

The Associated Press reports: Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr. has confirmed that he visited with President-elect Donald Trump in New York City. Falwell tells local media that he and Trump met Thursday at Trump Tower to discuss the U.S. Department of Education and Falwell’s potential role. He wouldn’t confirm or deny whether he was being vetted as secretary of ...

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