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Hell Pizza Upsets Church with Jesus Hot Cross Bun Ad

From the NZHerald: A pizza company has upset people over an advertising campaign that compares its limited-edition hot cross buns to Jesus. Hell Pizza has put billboards around Auckland’s CBD that advertise its hot cross buns with the tagline: “For a limited time. A bit like Jesus.” Anglican Church media officer Lloyd Ashton said the […]

Pakistan: Boy arrested for exam blasphemy

From The Independent: Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy for writing an allegedly blasphemous remark in an exam paper. Pakistan’s blasphemy laws can carry the death penalty. School authorities in Karachi lodged a complaint against the boy, identified as Sami Ullah, in January, said police officer Qudrat Shah Lodhi. Mr Lodhi said he could not […]

Iranian cleric: Promiscuous women cause quakes

Of course! BEIRUT – A senior Iranian cleric says women who wear immodest clothing and behave promiscuously are to blame for earthquakes. Iran is one of the world’s most earthquake-prone countries, and the cleric’s unusual explanation for why the earth shakes follows a prediction by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that a quake is certain to hit […]

Christian Group Exploits Haitian Earthquake to Proselytize

I fixed this headline for them: AS international aid agencies rush food, water and medicine to Haiti’s earthquake victims, a US faith-based group is sending Bibles to Haitians in their hour of need. Not just any Bible. These are solar-powered audible Bibles that can broadcast the holy scriptures in Haitian Creole to 300 people at […]

Brit Hume: Tiger Woods must become Christian to be forgiven

Brit Humes gives Tiger Woods some advice: Buddhism is inferior to Christianity when it comes to forgiveness of sins, according to Fox News pundit Brit Hume. Tiger Woods should turn his back on Buddhism and become a Christian to be forgiven for cheating on his wife, Hume told Fox News’ Chris Wallace Sunday. “The extent […]

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