Religion News, December 8, 2010
- Buddhist prisoner awarded £2,500 for prison failing to provide vegetarian meals: In its ruling the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights said that by serving meat with his meals the service had violated the religious freedom of convicted rapist, 45-year-old Janusz Jakobski.
- UK: Pagan prisoners allowed to celebrate religious festivals
- Priests face 10 years in jail after anti-nuclear protest: Five anti-war protesters, including two priests, will stand trial today in a US District Court, after entering into a secure area containing nuclear weapons at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor. The five – including two Catholic priests and a sister – are charged with conspiracy, trespass and destruction of government property, after they entered the base which may contain the largest single stockpile of nuclear weapons in the world.
- Polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs due in Texas court [Warren Jeffs]
- Top Catholic educator concealed abuse knowledge
- Religious Group rapped for sex attack cover-up: Jehovah’s witnesses covered up a sex attacker’s series of assaults on a young girl in Northamptonshire for 25 years.
- Pastor sentenced to 54 years for ponzi scheme: 66-year-old Vaughn Reeves will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for pocketing millions of dollars that investors believed would be spent to build or expand churches.
- Greek Orthodox church files claim vs. WTC owner, saying it has reneged on a promise to rebuild the church
- Parents Pull Son Out of New Hampshire School Over Assigned Book That Refers to Jesus as ‘Wine-Guzzling Vagrant and Socialist’
Analysis, Commentary, Opinion
- Israeli rabbis’ racist decree strikes at the soul of Judaism: Telling Jews not to rent houses to Arabs is religious fascism. So far, the state has failed to intervene
- Daystar Television Network comes out swinging
- UK: Islamists lose their Parliamentary foothold
- Superstar Muslim preacher Amr Khaled battles al-Qaeda
- Jesus, Mary, Joseph and Julian
- Taking the pulse of preaching: Preaching is alive and well online, and in church the Mystery Worshipper project shows sermons remain significant too
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