Taking the oath of citizenship
November 13th, 2017

Olga Paule Perrier-Bilbo is a French green-card holder on the verge of becoming a full-fledged U.S. citizen. All the paperwork is in order, and there’s just one thing left to do: take the oath of citizenship. But therein lies the … Continue reading

A rosary hanging around a gun.
November 7th, 2017

Does religion, by nature, breed violent believers? The evidence speaks for itself. Muslims carry out violent attacks in the hopes of furthering a bloody Islamic crusade. Christians commit acts of violence against nonbelievers after receiving messages from God. Every day, blood is spilled in the name of one deity or another around the world. Continue reading

An artificial intelligence God
October 29th, 2017

One Silicon Valley engineer believes he has discovered God. As it turns out, he isn’t an old man on a cloud, but thousands of lines of computer code. That engineer, Anthony Levandowski, has formed a new religion to create and worship an artificial intelligence program. Continue reading

Muslim families are frequently ostracized
October 28th, 2017

If having a Muslim neighbor makes you uncomfortable, a new study shows that you’re not alone. Researchers polled more than 10,000 people from European countries and found that nearly 20 percent – or 1 in 5 – did not like the idea of living next to a Muslim neighbor. Continue reading

Washington National Cathedral in D.C.
September 11th, 2017

In the wake of a national discussion about controversial monuments and statues, Washington National Cathedral in the nation’s capital has decided to remove two stained-glass windows depicting Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Church leaders agreed that … Continue reading

A collection of banned books
September 8th, 2017

At the end of September, libraries and bookstores everywhere will be celebrating “Banned Books Week.” This got us thinking: why do people ban books (or, in extreme cases, burn them)? Literature is such a fundamental part of human life, and … Continue reading

Facebook icon towering over other major religions.
August 31st, 2017

Regardless of their religious beliefs, people are worshiping more and more – just not in the manner you might think. They don’t worship by going to church, praying to God, or reading a religious text. They do it by opening Facebook. Continue reading

Mugshots of Joshua and Deborah Green
August 30th, 2017

Leaders of a paramilitary religious group based in New Mexico have been arrested on a set of sinister criminal charges. The group, known as the “Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps”, allegedly sanctioned sexual abuse of minors living in the sect’s … Continue reading

Al Sharpton leads fellow ministers in a march for justice.
August 29th, 2017

Under the direction of Rev. Al Sharpton, more than 1,000 religious leaders rallied in Washington D.C. on Monday. Organizers called it the “One Thousand Ministers March for Justice”, and it was followed by a rally near the Martin Luther King … Continue reading

A map showing the cross paths of eclipses
August 21st, 2017

For the first time in 38 years, a total solar eclipse has just passed over the United States. This got us wondering: what is the significance of the eclipse? There are those who see the eclipse as strictly a scientific … Continue reading