Prayer circle on a football field
January 9th, 2019

Praying for a last-second Hail Mary throw from the sidelines? Not so fast, says the Freedom From Religion Foundation. An Indiana high school is under scrutiny for encouraging football players to pray. Continue reading

Christian Bale thanks Satan at Golden Globes
January 7th, 2019

Christian Bale caused a stir at the Golden Globes by thanking Satan for giving him inspiration on how to play the role of former vice president Dick Cheney. The Church of Satan responded with wholehearted approval. Continue reading

Catholic priests gathering to pray
January 2nd, 2019

Catholic bishops from across the U.S. are meeting in Chicago for a week-long retreat that will focus on the clergy sexual abuse scandal that continues to plague the Church. Sounds promising, right? Well, there’s a catch. The bishops have been forbidden to enact new policies, instead focusing on prayer as a solution. Continue reading

Undocumented immigrant Rosa Lopez
December 27th, 2018

A 40-year-old Virginia woman ignored her deportation order and instead took shelter in a local church. “I am going to fight,” she declared. “I feel powerless. But I trust in God for a solution.” Continue reading

Christmas Dragons
December 21st, 2018

A Louisiana woman has been putting up dragons around Christmas time for years now, but one Christian neighbor decided enough was enough – leaving an angry letter on her doorstep demanding the dragons be taken down. Continue reading

Catholic Priest in church
December 20th, 2018

The Illinois state attorney general’s office reported this week that Catholic dioceses neglected to report at least 500 priests and clergy members accused of sexual misconduct. Many are now wondering: what more do they know? Continue reading

Witches protesting Trump
December 17th, 2018

Many witches have taken issue with President Trump’s use of the phrase “witch hunt,” arguing the term is both problematic and historically inaccurate. But they’re not optimistic their voices will be heard. Continue reading

Satanic Temple monument in Illinois
December 13th, 2018

Move over, Christmas tree and Menorah. It’s time to make room for Satan. The Satanic Temple has earned a spot in the Illinois Capitol rotunda holiday display, where it has erected a 4 1/2-foot-tall sculpture depicting its own religious message. Continue reading

Jesus in a nativity cage
December 12th, 2018

A Massachusetts church created a Nativity scene featuring baby Jesus in a metal cage. The display is intended to raise awareness about immigration issues, but it’s also generated backlash from conservative circles. Continue reading

Candy Canes
December 7th, 2018

An elementary school principal in Nebraska has landed in hot water after sending out a Christmas memo that included a list of items that would be considered unacceptable during the holidays. Among the various Christmas-themed items on the list was one entry in particular that raised eyebrows: candy canes. Continue reading