Tag: Religion News

Benny Hinn heckled * Cult, sect or religion? * Whore of Babylon

Yoga is a religious practice, but not the way this school presents it. Also: A heckler was video taped giving Benny ‘send-me-your-money-so-God-can-bless-you’ Hinn an ear full.

The European Union says you cannot have a religion or a belief that is free from criticism or ridicule.

That’s good news for Seventh-day Adventists, who believe that Christians who worship on Sunday are “daughters of the Whore of Babylon” and carry the mark of the beast.

And then there’s yet another look at Mormonism: religion, sect, or cult?

Buddhist Terrorism * Gay Rights * Spirityouall * Sect Members Guilty

Myanmar’s Buddhist 969 movement has been referred to as “neo-Nazi” — and not without reason. Four members of a Belgian sect have been found guilty in the death of a former follower.

Also: Bobby McFerrin talks about his new album, spirityouall — and you can listen to some of the songs here. Plus: members of the Westboro hate group that pretends to be a church are freaking out (more than usual).

Affinity fraud, Rabbinical courts, Abused Missionary kids, More…

Among the topics in today’s Religion News Briefs: Affinity Fraud (and how you can protect yourself against it). Missionary Kids speak out about abuses they have suffered. And we meet a woman who lost her religion — and subsequently her childen. She is now battling a rabbinical court to regain custody.

Plus: 50 years after the U.S. Supreme Court banned prayer in school religion can be found everywhere in public school environments.

Group that monitors anti-Muslim attacks loses UK Government funding

An organization that reports on anti-Muslim attacks in the UK has lost government funding over concerns about the accuracy of its data.

An alleged Muslim terrorist in Canada wants to be judge according to the Quran, instead of Canada’s criminal code.

Plus: A Rastafarian inmate in Virginia has relented to the prison’s grooming policy — after 10 years in segregation.