Welcome to this week’s weird religious news posting. Extreme religious belief and right-wing politics are both in many respects similar. Those that embrace such positions tend to be driven by emotional fears, and that drives them towards the preservation of existing traditions and ideas. When faced with alternatives then they will quite naturally resist. Facts … Read more Weekly Weird Religious News
This weeks religious news contains a surprise that concerns Pope Francis defending the indefensible. When it comes to publicity and good PR he is usually the master of that and is normally very careful about what he says. When putting on a public mask I guess it is inevitable that occasionally the mask will slip. … Read more Weekly Weird Religious News
This week my Weekly Weird Religious News posting will be an Alabama election special. As you can perhaps anticipate there has been much religiously inspired weirdness that quite naturally pops up in the news cycle when a complete lunatic takes centre stage. To our universal relief, he lost, so clearly the majority of people in … Read more Weekly Weird Religious News
The practical tips on how to really help via a good charity are further down. First comes a bit of fun that points out some of the utterly absurd and quite frankly daft claims from the more extreme fringes of the religious community. Being faced with such silly claims from con men who are using … Read more Hurricanes – How you can really help?
Whenever faced with some utterly absurd claim I do seriously grasp for a thought that runs along the lines of “Nobody could possibly be that stupid“. Alas, time after time I find many are both quite determined and highly motivated to prove that I am quite wrong about that, and they also are usually quite successful … Read more Top 3 Weekly Weird Religious News Items