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The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster
Offbeat  (tags: religion, church, FSM, how to join, Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster )

- 242 days ago -
With millions, if not thousands, of devout worshipers, the Church of the FSM is widely considered a legitimate religion, even by its opponents, mostly fundamentalist Christians, who have accepted that our God has larger balls than theirs.
Stray Dog Wanders Into Church as Priest Prays for Children With Cancer
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Hanna May
- 251 days ago -
According to the translation, the Father had been conducting a mass at the Catholic church for young cancer victims when a playful puppy entered.
Henry VIII Will Be Spinning in His Grave! Catholic Service to Be Held at Hampton Court Palace for the First Time in More Than 45
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- 293 days ago -
The Chapel Royal in Hampton Court, Surrey, will celebrate 500 years of musical heritage by hosting its first Catholic service since the Reformation.
Medieval Church That Had Suffered Decades of Vandalism Was Finally Taken Apart Brick By Brick âEUR¦ and Rebuilt 40 Miles Away as G
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- 350 days ago -
A vandalised medieval church has been taken apart brick by brick and lovingly rebuilt 40 miles away from the place where it originally stood.
Three-Bedroomed Converted Church Goes Up for Sale Complete With the Original Spire, Altar, Stained-Glass Windows... and GRAVES I
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- 381 days ago -
Ghoulish home-hunters with a taste for the macabre are being offered the perfect home - a £450,000 Gothic church with its own graveyard.
Plant Lover Spends Four Years GROWING His Own Church From Trees - and Spends Eight Hours Primping the Quirky Structure Every Tim
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- 481 days ago -
A man from New Zealand has dedicated four years of his life to carefully training tree branches so he could construct an enchanting church made completely from living trees.
US Church Shooting: Nine Killed in Charleston 'Hate Crime'
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- 498 days ago -
Nine people have died in a shooting at a historic African-American church in Charleston in the US state of South Carolina, officials say.
Bride Delighted as White Barn Owl Soars Majestically Down Church Aisle to Deliver Rings in Wedding Ceremony Surprise
Offbeat  (tags: Owl, ring bearer, wedding, church, Sunderland, UK )

- 521 days ago -
The look on the bride's face is priceless as a white owl gracefully glides down the aisle to deliver the rings in a wedding surprise that well and truly paid off for the groom and best man.
Great News! - Church Pig Wrestling Event Cancelled After Animal Rights Petition
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- 552 days ago -
A four-decade tradition of people mud-wrestling pigs at a Wisconsin church's summer fundraiser has been halted after 81,000 people signed an online petition .
Australia Archbishop Charged With Concealing Sex Abuse
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- 590 days ago -
Australia is in the midst of a nationwide investigation into paedophilia in institutions such as schools and churches
Praying At The Ice Church - Ice Church In Romania: A Chilly Spot To Warm The Soul
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, interesting, religion, church, ice, blessed, Romania )

- 633 days ago -
Builders have once again created the Ice Church, which is only reachable by cable car. Water from Balea Lake, northwest of Bucharest, is blessed by priests. Chunks of ice are then cut with a chain saw and cemented together with water and snow to make the
Dog Turns Up to Dead Owner's Church Every Day
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- 1379 days ago -
Two months after his owner died, a dog in Italy keeps turning up each day at the church she used to attend.
10 Unusual Places to Find a Church
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- 1975 days ago -
Churches can be found in all sorts of unusual places, from atop a lonely mountainside to an isolated or even uninhabited island. Churches have been built for over a thousand years, many of them in very inaccesible places...
Baby Goat Born in Church Nativity Scene
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- 2144 days ago -
The church's pastor Charles Westbrook played one of the three kings, and he says it didn't take he and Joseph long to realize the Virgin Mary wasn't the only one who was pregnant...
No Merry Christmas for Pageant Animals at Florida Church
Offbeat  (tags: live animals, injured, harmed, camel, church, christmas pageant )

- 2148 days ago -
The First Baptist Church of West Palm Beach, Florida, made national news Friday when Lula Bell, a live camel, startled, stumbled and fell over into the pews at the church. The church was holding a dress rehearsal for their Christmas pageant.

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