Category: Offbeat News
This section of Religion News Blog highlights religion-related news stories that may tickle your funny-bone, leave you flabbergasted, or at least scratching your head wondering: What were they thinking?
These items are not intended to ridicule or otherwise poke fun at those involved.
Worshippers are warned to be on alert for the faulty artefacts, which could electrocute them or catch fire.
The concept behind the wildly popular Web site Old Jews Telling Jokes is simple. It basically involves everybody’s bubbe and zeyde telling their time-tested jokes in front of the camera.
But a group of Saudi women has taken the controversial decree a step further in a new campaign to gain the right to drive in the ultra-conservative kingdom, media reports say.
Sheik Abdel Mohsen Obeikan, a scholar and a consultant at Saudi Arabia’s royal court, has called for women to give men breast milk to establish maternal relations and get around the ultra-conservative kingdom’s ban on mixing between men and women who are unrelated.
One of the officers commented, “We do see ourselves as the good guys fighting crime, but it’s hardly in the same league as Luke Skywalker battling Darth Vader is it?
An apostate is someone who abandons a previous loyalty – such as to faith, political party or a cause.
Chambers believes he has found a hole in the judge’s ruling.
Michiel Eijsbouts, founder and “Smokelighter” of the church he founded in 2001, has insisted that the Dutch smoking ban in place does not apply to members of his church under national and European human rights legislation.
Fortunately the pastor says he won’t give the rifle to “somebody that doesn’t respect it who are then going to go out and kill.”