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U.S. Confidence in Organized Religion at Low Point - - Gallup
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, church, culture, ethics, freedoms, media, philanthropy, politics, religion, rights, society )

- 1232 days ago -
Forty-four percent of Americans have a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in "the church or organized religion" today, just below the low points Gallup has found in recent years, including 45% in 2002 and 46% in 2007.
Tell Reverend to Step Down After Hateful Speech Targeting LGBT People. SIGN NOW!
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, Church, americans, hate, society, gayrights, education, culture, ethics )

- 1286 days ago -
After President Obama recently "came out" in support of same-sex marriage, Conservatives launched attacks against both him and marriage equality. One of the most violent yet came from the reverend Charles L. Worley of North Carolina's Providence Road
50 All-Time Funniest Church Marquee Signs
Society & Culture  (tags: Church, Religion, Marquee Signs, Humor )

- 1836 days ago -
"Rejoice and be glad" is a popular phrase that turns up in the Bible many times and in many forms. With churches of all types looking for new parishioners, the marquee clash is no longer limited to a Macy's vs. Gimble's foray.
The Case of the Pope: Vatican Accountability for Human Rights Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, church, catholicism, pope, paedophilia, accountability )

- 1909 days ago -
THE CASE OF THE POPE delivers a devastating indictment of the way the Vatican has run a secret legal system that shields paedophile priests from criminal trial around the world. Is the Pope morally or legally responsible for the negligence ...
The Lost Gnostic Gospels - An Eye-Opening Video   video
Society & Culture  (tags: gospels, gnostic, lost-gospels, christianity, religion, video, constantine, nicea, catholic, church, corruption, dishonesty, lies, conspiracy, society, family, politics, government, culture, world, vatican, interesting, unusual, israel, middle-east, ethic )

- 1916 days ago -
The Council of Nicea under direct order and control of Emperor Constantine unified the diverse early Christian sects, deciding what they would or would not read and believe. Later leading to the Catholic Church's possible betrayal of women for 1500 years.
OP-Ed: What Went Wrong
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, sexual abuse, sexual abuse, Church, news, politics, society, culture, children, rights, media, world )

- 2063 days ago -
Don't blame celibacy. To fight the plague of sexual abuse, the church needs to become more Catholic, not less
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, church, soldier, funeral, Father, feedom of speech )

- 2068 days ago -
This is a miscarriage of justice. The man lost his son in defense of this country and his reward was a group of degenerate reprobates celebrating his son's death at the funeral.
Oral Roberts' Last Sermon Delivered To Local Native American Church
Society & Culture  (tags: oral robert, Native American Culture, church )

- 2170 days ago -
MOUNDS, OK -- Oral Roberts' crusades took him around the world, but his final sermon was delivered at a tiny Native American church in rural Tulsa County. Oral Roberts made his last trip to Oklahoma three months ago for the inauguration of ORU's new
Episcopal Church Repudiates Doctrine of Discovery | Indian Country Today | Content
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, Native American Rights, episcopal, INDIGENOUS rights, repudiate the doctrine of discovery, christian, church )

- 2313 days ago -
In a first-of-its-kind action in the Christian world, the national Episcopal Church has passed a landmark resolution repudiating the Doctrine of Discovery and urging the U.S. government to endorse the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Nez Perce Idaho Tribal Church Destroyed in Fire
Society & Culture  (tags: church, nez perce, fire, tribal )

- 2521 days ago -
Members of a tribal church congregation in northern Idaho are mourning the loss of more than a century of religious history after their sanctuary burned down.
Exorcisms `More Dangerous Than Pagan Beliefs' - Australia/World
Society & Culture  (tags: world, roman catholic, church, pagans, excorcism, priest, scaremongering )

- 2840 days ago -
PAGANS have hit out at the Catholic Church after a church spokesman blamed an increase in exorcisms on people dabbling in paganism. One priest, who asked not to be named, said he was carrying out at least one exorcism a fortnight.
Huge Fine for Anti-Gay US Church
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, gayrights, gay, church, americans, culture, ethics, freedoms, gayrights, humans, police, religion, rights, society, usa )

- 2948 days ago -
Thursday, 1 November 2007 A church whose members cheered a soldier's death as "punishment" for US tolerance of homosexuality has been told to pay $10.9m (£5.2m) in damages. The Westboro Baptist Church was taken to court by the father of Lance Cpl Matth
Police: Man Yelled 'Liars' Before Killing 3 in Church, Pleads Not Guilty
Society & Culture  (tags: death, humans, crime, usa, church )

- 3029 days ago -
NEOSHO, Missouri (CNN) -- A man with a machine pistol stormed a southwestern Missouri church where his relatives were praying, shouting "liars, liars" as he opened fire and killed three people, police said Monday. Police identified the gunman as Eiken
Man Faces Charges in Church Shooting That Kills 3
Society & Culture  (tags: shooting, deaths, church, gunman, humans, usa, police, crime )

- 3029 days ago -
NEOSHO, Mo. (Aug. 13) -- Prosecutors filed three murder charges Monday against a Micronesian man accused of opening fire in a church, killing three people and wounding five others during a service for a mostly Micronesian congregation.
Church Learns Vet Was Gay, Cancels Memorial
Society & Culture  (tags: Texas, Church, memorial service, Navy, veteran, LGBT )

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- 3031 days ago -
Texas congregation - nondenominational megachurch canceled a memorial service for a Navy veteran 24 hours before it was to start because the deceased was gay!

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