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Meet Linda LeMura, the First Laywoman President of a Jesuit College

Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York appears poised to appoint provost Linda LeMura as…

Atlanta Archbishop Apologizes for 2.2 Million Dollar Home

When Wilton Gregory, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, received a $15 million gift…

Fred Phelps’ Atheist Son: “Fred’s Ideas Have Not Died With Him.”

Of recently deceased Westboro Baptist founder Fred Phelps’ 13 children, four have have walked away…

Pastor Drops Dead After Confessing Infidelity From Pulpit

A very odd, very sad incident at the Miracle Faith World Outreach Church in Bridgeport,…

Introducing WikiWorship: The Crowdsourced Sermon

Rev. Philip Chryst is a pastor in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen who has a…

The Perfect Crime: $600,000 Of Offering Stolen From Joel Osteen’s Church

Some dastardly burglar broke into Houston’s Lakewood Church—the home base of Pastor Joel Osteen—and made…

John Ortberg’s Church Votes to Leave PCUSA

San Francisco Bay Area’s Menlo Park Presbyterian is one of the country’s largest Presbyterian churches.…

The Kentucky Baptist Association Is Giving Away Guns to Converts

People are always accusing churches of playing it safe and never thinking outside the box,…

Rick Warren Says the Church Needs to Get Serious About Mental Health

It’s been nearly a year since Saddleback Church pastor and bestselling author Rick Warren lost…

Elevation Church Catching Heat for ‘Spontaneous’ Baptisms

NBC affiliate WCBC has put together a pretty negative report on the much-lauded “spontaneous baptism…

Martin Luther Was a Craft Brewer

For a lot of us, the main things we learned about Martin Luther come not…

Catholic Archbishop: Homophobia Is an Insult to God

In interviews with The Independent, Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuld Martin said that he believes…

Scores of Church Workers Raped and Killed in South Sudan

A horrific report out of South Sudan is highlighting the country’s dire conditions as no…

Why Did Bob Jones University Fire the Firm They Hired to Investigate Sexual Abuse?

A strange report coming out of South Carolina’s conservative Christian Bob Jones University, as the…

Happy Valentine’s Day from Pope Francis and a Very Special Friend

Now, it might look like life-sized chess pieces, but it’s actually Pope Francis and his…

Popewatch 2014: Pope Francis Blessed a Porn Star’s Parrot

In a gift to weird headline writers everywhere, Pope Francis said a little blessing over…

Uh, a Vial of Pope John Paul II’s Blood Was Maybe Stolen by Satanists?

Somedays, you write the headlines. Other days, the headlines write themselves. Today is the latter,…

PopeWatch 2015: America Bound

This March, President Barack Obama will fly to the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis…

Pastor Decides to One Live One Year ‘Without God’

Ryan Bell is a pastor in California who has decided to live 2014 as an…

Less Than Half of America Thinks Clergy Have ‘High’ or ‘Very High’ Moral Standards

According to polls, America’s respect for its clergy has been dropping for a while, but…

Congratulations, Pope Francis: TIME’s Person of the Year

Conventional wisdom had it that TIME’s person of the year would either be Edward Snowden…

The Mark Driscoll Plagiarism Thing Continues: Mars Hill Admits ‘Errors’

What started as a pretty low-key tussle has turned into one of this year’s biggest…

Basically, Nobody’s Talking About the Mark Driscoll Plagiarism Accusations

If you’ve been following the saga of a bevy of plagiarism accusations leveled at Pastor…

A Methodist Pastor Has Been Found Guilty of Officiating His Gay Son’s Wedding

About 12 hours after the selection process began, a United Methodist jury found Rev. Frank…

Why Aren’t There More Women at Christian Conferences?

Yesterday, a little Twitter feud (the best and most official sort of feud) started when…

Pope Francis and This Adorable Little Kid: Best Pals

Oh, this is just too much. While Pope Francis was giving a speech, a little…

A New Report Says Church Giving Has Plummeted to Depression-Era Lows

Empty Tomb, a Christian research outfit, is reporting that evangelicals haven’t been filling up collection…

Pope Francis Shuts Down the German ‘Bishop of Bling’

First of all, the German news media nicknaming Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst—a German bishop noted for…

Did Mark Driscoll ‘Crash’ a John MacArthur Conference or Something?

Nobody can quite agree on what exactly happened, but something went down on Friday when…

Insert Image Does It AGain

Every now and then, we post comics from our friend Wes Molebash, over at Insert…

How Valid Are Christian Stereotypes?

Ask a random person their perception of Christians and you’ll probably hear a few common…

5 of the Biggest Revelations From the Pope’s Stunning New Interview

Over the course of three days, Pope Francis spoke with a number of jesuit journalists,…

Pope Francis Continues to Be Great, Of Course

Pope Francis is great. Nobody is on the fence about that. And yet, he continues…

Matt Pitt, Famed Youth Pastor, Arrested for Impersonating Police

Over the past few years, Birmingham has been set on fire by Matt Pitt, a…

Scammers Trying to Profit On the Death of Rick Warren’s Son

In a truly tragic development that is thankfully on the way to getting better, Rick…

Pope Francis on Gay Priests: ‘Who Am I to Judge?’

As you may have heard, Pope Francis sent an electric shock through the world yesterday…

No, Pope Francis Isn’t Offering Indulgences for Twitter Followers

The Internet went into a mild tizzy this week when the Guardian reported the Vatican…

A Timely Comic From Insert Image

Here’s a very timely comic from Wes Molebash, the comedy mind behind Insert Image …

Exodus International Shuts Down, Leader Offers Apology

In a true stunner, Exodus International, the country’s largest and oldest LGBTQ-oriented Christian ministry, is…

Insert Image Takes on Yogurt

As you may remember, we’ve taken to posting the comedic work on Wes Molebash, who’s…