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  1. 'Psychic Spring' Marks 3 Years Of Brooklyn's Psychic Party SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Switched

    The Psychic party series is a one of a kind, coming-of-consciousness Brooklyn-based queer party that transports its attendees to a higher spiritual plane. What initially started as a one-off party event has turned into a Brooklyn queer art and performance institution for promoters David Sokolowski, Paul Leopold and, more recently, The Culture Whore .


  2. Make My DayBRITISH Scholars Schooled on HandshakesRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2011 | American Reporter

    I don't mind receiving Christmas cards or being wished a "Merry Christmas" from friends, clerks, or even in junk mail trying to sell me something no sane person should ever buy. My wife and I even send Christmas cards, with messages of peace and joy, to our friends who are Christians or who we don't know their religion.


  3. Religious survey shows decline in those claiming to be ChristianRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2009 |

    A new study was released today by Trinity College in Hartford, CN. According to the American Religious Identification Survey , fewer Americans are identifying themselves as Christians and the third largest group answered "none" when asked the survey's basic question, " What is your religious identity?" The first ARIS survey was released in 1990 and a subsequent one in 2001.


  4. Vatican Cardinal: China Needs a - Constantine' to Become a Christian NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 |

    ROME, Italy- With his usual candor, Australian Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's financial czar, spoke Thursday of the future of Christianity in the United States, Europe, and China-noting that Christianity is already spreading like wildfire in China just as it did "in the old pagan Roman Empire" two thousand years ago. Cardinal Pell spoke before a full house at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, after receiving the 2015 "Rector's Award."


  5. April Pieces Of My Mind #1 [Aardvarchaeology]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | ScienceBlogs

    Been wondering about psychopaths. Having empathy of course de-motivates healthy folks from murderous cruelty.


  6. Michigan Prisons Offer Wiccan ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | WWBN-FM Burton

    An inmate currently serving a lengthily sentence for murder in a Michigan prison has filed a lawsuit against the state because he claims they did not permitted hime to take part in Wiccan services while in toplock. Reports indicate that 36-year-old Mario Sentelle Cavin, who is serving between 37 and 62 years for second degree murder, is seeking damages of $12,000 in a lawsuit against the state for violating the U.S. Constitution and the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act.


  7. Nothing sacred: ISIS destroysChristian grave sites in MosulRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 |

    Even IraqA s dead Christians aren't safe from ISIS. The Islamic StateA s campaign of terror across the war-torn nation, which has already seen countless beheadings, destruction of priceless art and religious artifacts and insistence that Christians submit or die, now includes mass desecration of graves.


  8. Nothing Sacred: Isis desecrates Christian grave sites in key Iraq cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Fox News

    ISIS released images on Thursday that show members destroying Christian graves in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. The Islamic State's campaign of terror across the war-torn nation, which has already seen countless beheadings, destruction of priceless art and religious artifacts and insistence that Christians submit or die, now includes mass desecration of graves.


  9. Wiccan Prayer in Iowa House Highlights Religious Freedom ProblemRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Religion Dispatched

    Last week, when Wiccan priestess Deborah Maynard delivered the opening prayer for the Iowa House of representatives the leader of the Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans in Cedar Rapids became just the third Pagan priestess to offer such a prayer before a state body. Some members of the Iowa house boycotted her prayer by arriving late, and Rep. Rob Taylor actually turned his back to Maynard claiming it was a form of peaceful protest in response to a practice he perceived as spiritually evil.


  10. Halloween a time of mystery and superstitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2009 |

    Halloween is a time of mystery, superstition, and fun. Young and old alike relish in the anticipation of this beloved holiday.


  11. Pagan 101: Mabon/Autumn Equinox, and how to celebrate itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2009 |

    The next holiday in the Pagan Wheel of the Year is Mabon, or the Autumn Equinox. Not all Pagan paths use the Wheel of the Year, but many do because it is a simple way to recognize the seasons and plan regular rituals.


  12. What does Darwinian evolution have to fear from free scientific inquiry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2009 |

    Well, that slogan, or cry, needs a little work. It doesn't roll off the tongue like "The Red Coats are coming!" But it seems that this approaching horde of scientific interlopers should be feared.


  13. You can easily add your Easter lily to your landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 |

    Add your Easter lily to your landscape: It just might resurrect itself. If the Easter Bunny or some gracious person delivered a lily to your house, you can eventually add your lily to your landscape.


  14. Wiccan Covens of Atlanta, Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2009 |

    We've explored some of the Wiccan covens open to new members in Atlanta in the last article, but those covered were only a fraction of the whole list. Although some of these covens in this article are outside of the metro area, all of them are easily accessible from Atlanta, and are worth the travel for those interested in a specific tradition.


  15. Wiccan Covens of Atlanta, Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2009 |

    Wiccanism is a popular neo-pagan religion, perhaps the most well known of all traditions falling under the Pagan umbrella. Nature centered and often used in conjunction with a complimentary form of witchcraft, Wiccanism was popularized by Gerald Gardener in the 1950s.


  16. ISIS escapee: 'Men would come to buy girls to rape them'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Mashable

    Islamic State militants are carrying out "systematic rape and sexual violence" against Yazidi women, according to a Human Rights Watch report released on Wednesday. The horrifying stories provided by survivors - some as young as 12 - detail the brutal and systematic tactics of sexual violence carried out by ISIS militants against the minority religious group.


  17. The Hellfire Club: Debauchery Since 1718Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 |

    The Hellfire Club became known to me as an impressionable boy. When driving out of London on the A40.


  18. Wiccan witch gives morning prayer at Iowa House of RepresentativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 |

    Iowa House Representative, Liz Bennett invited Maynard, and informed the Associated Press that she "met with some people on both sides of the aisle just to let them know that the invocation or the prayer Deb will be offering will be very inclusive." The democrat also was apparently not offended by many of her colleagues deliberately missing the prayer or by one of them turning his back in protest, KCRG TV9 News reported yesterday that Bennett said "My purpose in inviting Deborah was not to force anyone to listen to anything they are uncomfortable listening to," she said.


  19. Shut Down The TERF Rally Next WeekRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | IndyMedia

    Portland's most militant Trans* and GenderQueer Liberation group, PATSAT, in solidarity also with PDX Trans* Pride organization, protests and pledges an end to upcoming TERF anti-Trans*feminine, anti-CAMAB, cis "rights" rally sponsored by Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, a known anti-Trans* defamation and hate group. Attention all CAMAB Trans*feminine and GenderQueer folks, CAFAB allies, and Cis Male allies! Next Saturday, April 18 is the Day of Reckoning for TERF/SWERF group Michigan Womyn's Music Festival Portland Chapter.


  20. Is Hollywood Following the Script?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | New Man

    In last year's Hollywood blockbuster Noah , the revered biblical prophet played by actor Russell Crowe was portrayed as an "environmental crusader" and fallen angels confined to earth as stone golems helped save his family and two of every kind of animal before launching into the sky in a dazzling light show. Director and self-described atheist Darren Aronofsky called the movie "the least biblical biblical film ever made."