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Scuffles have broken out between rival groups of Greek Orthodox and Armenian clerics over a turf war in Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity.
Bemused tourists looked on as about 100 priests fought with brooms while cleaning the church in preparation for Orthodox Christmas, on 7 January. [Read more...]
Dangerous religious icons, which could go up in unholy smoke
, are on sale in Newham, UK.
Worshippers are warned to be on alert for the faulty artefacts, which could electrocute them or catch fire. [Read more...]
A judge has thrown out a Nebraska legislator’s lawsuit against God, saying the Almighty wasn’t properly served due to his unlisted home address. State Sen. Ernie Chambers filed the lawsuit last year seeking a permanent injunction against God.
Chambers believes he has found a hole in the judge’s ruling. [Read more...]
Today’s RNB QuickLinks reveals CIA Agents disguised as Mormons, the hijood (like the burqini, but then for athletes), and ethical dogs.
Also: the black mailbox, Jesus appears in a bathroom sink, and what to respond to “The Lord be with you.”
And more, including a prediction of churches twice as big as today’s largest mega-church. You have been warned! [Read more...]
A fake priest was caught trying to hear confessions in St. Peter’s Basilica and was tried by a Vatican tribunal, a Vatican judge said in an interview published Saturday. [Read more...]
Belying their country’s rational and laid back image, thousands of Dutch people are convinced December 21, 2012 coincides with a world catastrophe. [Read more...]
Kreuscher says the new name would symbolize the help God gave him through tough times. [Read more...]