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Religion & Cults News – Wednesday

Handbooks published by the so-called ‘Islamic State’ call for exactly the type of attacks we just saw happen in Berlin. Such attacks may be hard to prevent.

Also inside: In March 1997, 39 members of the Heaven’s Gate UFO cult committed mass suicide. But the cult’s website is still online — maintained by two ex-members.

Plus: Not surprisingly, the dwindling Scientology cult reacts with its usual venom against Leah Remini and others who expose the cult for what it is.

RNB’s Religion News Roundup: Tony Alamo, Alan Bushey, Allen Steed, Johnny McGowan and more…

Religion news In today’s RNB Religion News Roundup: lawyers hope Tony Alamo won’t speak; cult leader Alan Bushey faces sentencing; No deal on rape charge for man whose marriage to underage sect member led to conviction of FLDS cult leader Warren Jeffs.

Also: While providing marriage counseling, two associate pastors concealed that a third pastor was having an affair with a man’s wife. Then: A federal judge in Chicago has dismissed a charge against an avowed white supremacist accused of threatening a juror.

Religion News Roundup: Dahn Yoga, Virgin Mary as an exorcist, yoga retreats, pagan cops

Religion News Today’s RNB Religion News Roundup includes pagan police officers, and offensive garden gnome, and the Virgin Mary as an exorcist.

Then there are ‘White Sikhs,’ Freemasons, and a Muslim wannabe suicide bomber.

Also: a look a expensive yoga retreats, and a study that shows the downsides of positive thinking.

Plus lots of other religion and ethics-related stuff…

RNB’s Religion News Roundup: faith healing, witchcraft, exorcism and more…

Religion news Today’s edition of RNB’s Religion News Roundup includes two items about witchcraft, one somewhat funny, and one seriously disturbing.

The funny item involves the believe in Tanzania that by use of witchcraft one can transport crops from one farm to another (i.e. stealing in order to save oneself lots of hard work).

The serious item comes from Nigeria, where hundreds of children falsely accused of witchcraft have been killed.

There are also news items about faith healing, a link to resources for religion reporters covering the on-going torture debacle, and more…

Religion News Roundup: Quidditch, bulletproof turbans, church bans Tai Chi class, more…

Religion news Today’s RNB Roundup includes anything from bulletproof turbans for Sikh police to the increasing popularity of Quidditch (of Harry Potter fame).

Priest Alberto Cutié says he may marry the woman he was photographed cavorting with on a Miami Beach.

The tiny Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan has an interesting approach to its economy: Gross National Happiness.

Also, a lady gave her $4.2-billion inheritance to a Feng Shui master. Her family is not amused.

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Religion news roundup: Virgin Mary, Witchcraft, Paganism, Macho Worship Songs, and more

Religion News Today’s RNB Religion News Roundup includes: a guy helping Christians reconcile God with science; Londoners caught in the financial crisis turn to psychics (forgetting they, too, did not predict the economic turmoil); a Druid trying to save Stonehenge from government interference; atheists trying to expel God from the Irish constitution; a digitally recreated Vatican, and an appearance by the Virgin Mary.

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Religion News Roundup: Aum Shinrikyo, Scientology, Pareidolia, FLDS, and more

RNB Religion News Roundup The RNB Religion News Roundup for Friday, Apr. 24, 2009 includes items about Scientology, Aum Shinrikyo, Korean cult leader Jeong Myeong-Seok, the continuing popularity of Aum Shrinrikyo’s jailed cult leader, and China’s on-going ban on Falun Gong.

Also: • A US state must pay benefits to the wife of a Jehovah’s Witness who died after refusing a blood transfusion  • A killer turned pastor upsets his victim’s son  • Nigerian preacher speaks out against witch hunts  • Vampire story gets demoted…

Plus: what do you see? Pareidolia?