Tag: Pope Benedict XVI

Scientology critic updates critique; Beard cutting cult sentenced

Jon Atack has vastly updated his critical book about the Scientology cult.

Also: a man quits his job over the number ‘666,’ and a cult leader who claimed to be an alien from Sirius has been jailed for abusing his followewrs.

Plus: Renegade Amish cult leader Samuel Mullet and 15 members of his clan have been jailed for their hate crimes. More inside…

Pope: Millions are losing their religion and declaring God is dead

Pope Benedict XVI Modern culture is so devoid of faith that some people are declaring God “dead” and entire nations are losing their identity, Pope Benedict XVI warned yesterday.

His comments, made during a Mass at the start of a month-long synod of Roman Catholic bishops from around the world, come amid growing concern about the decline in church attendance and interest in religion in many Western nations.