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-LDS Church (Mormon) Response to Supreme Court Marriage Decision

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

          (LDS Temple -Salt Lake: Wikipedia) The leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) has issued an official response to the recent Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. A letter supporting traditional marriage and prohibiting same-sex marriages and celebrations in their churches and on their properties has been sent out to […]

-Utah: A Bad Week for Traditional Marriage

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

        (LDS Temple: Wikipedia) On back to back Fridays federal judges ruled against traditional marriage in Utah. First a federal judge on December 13 declared that state’s criminalization of polygamy was unconstitutional. While state and church authorities were still reeling from that decision, 7 days later (Dec. 20) another Federal judge opened the door for […]

-Poll: Anti-Semitism on the Rise in Europe

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

                                          (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Anti-Semitism is on the rise once more in Europe according to a poll taken by the European Union’s Agency for Fundamental Rights. Three-quarters of the 5,847 Jews who participated in the survey claimed that anti-Semitism was definitely on the rise in the country where they lived and close to one-third have […]

-Study: American Jews Leaving Their Religion?

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

When Christians turn way from their religion and join the growing ranks of agnostics and atheists in America they no longer are considered Christian. But what happens to the increasing number of American Jews that turn their backs on their traditional religion? Judaism is more than just a religion, it is also a genealogical family […]

-Atheists Protest Star of David at Holocaust Memorial?

Friday, July 19th, 2013

An atheist activist group (FFRF) is opposing the inclusion of a Star of David in the design of a new Holocaust memorial at the Statehouse in Ohio. Here’s the story: The Freedom from Religion Foundation wants the proposed Statehouse Holocaust memorial changed by removing what it sees as the Jewish religious symbolism of the Star […]

-Arizona Senators Led to Recite a Muslim Prayer Condemning Christians and Jews?

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

                      (Arizona State Senate Chamber: Wikipedia) It is traditional in many state legislating bodies to begin their sessions with a prayer and usually clergy from different denominations and religions are given the honor. In the past the guest ministers have mostly been chosen from local Catholic, Protestant, Jewish or even Mormon congregations since they represents […]

-The Mayan Doomsday: Some Are Actually Worried About It?

Monday, December 10th, 2012

                (Mayan calendar: RichardBowen) The Mayan calendar ends abruptly on December 21, 2012. This has caused all sorts of speculation over the years including some who are insisting that it predicts the end of the world. Apparently thousands of folks around the world are actually taking it all quite serious and are fearfully preparing for […]

-Protestant Pastors Support Romney Despite Mormonism?

Friday, October 12th, 2012

        (Photo credit: Wikipedia) According to a survey by LifeWay Research, Protestant pastors are overwhelmingly supporting Gov. Romney for President in spite of his Mormon faith. From the Baptist Press: NASHVILLE (BP) — Three times more Protestant pastors plan to vote for Mitt Romney over Barack Obama in the upcoming presidential election, and Romney’s Mormon […]

-Europe’s Assault on Circumcision and Religion

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

                               (Europe religion map: Wikipedia) In mid July a German court pronounced a ban on circumcision in the country. Meanwhile, for once Jewish and Muslim religious leaders agreed on an issue. They both promised to ignore the new law and continue their religious rituals as before. A number of Christian leaders also supported them on […]

-Mormon Church Apologizes for Violating Their Agreement with Jewish Leaders

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

                                              (Image via Wikipedia) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) has apologized for violating an agreement that they had with Jewish leaders not to posthumously ‘baptize’ victims of the holocaust. Here is the story: CNN) – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has apologized for "a serious breach of […]