Simcha Jacobovici Defends himself

Remember Simcha Jacobovici and the whole nails of the cross of Christ pseudo-archaeology garble? Well, it seems that despite some great critique, he has decided to push on and defend his wild claims: Simcha Jacobovici has written a 46 page defense of his “nails of the cross” discovery. Sad to say, his delivery mechanism was James Tabor’s blog. No…

Is Kia Promoting Pedophilia?

What are they thinking?! A new Kia ad is raising eyebrows—with some even saying that it promotes pedophilia. The ad, which promotes a dual-zone climate control feature in one of Kia’s cars, took home the Silver Press Lion at the prestigious Cannes Lion Awards. But it is controversial, to say the least. The ad features…

PETA Pressures the Pope

The Huff Post Green reports: Rome — An animal rights group has urged Pope Benedict XVI to “truly go green” and insist that the next popemobile is made without leather. PETA said it has written to the pope with the request following the Vatican’s confirmation Wednesday that Germany’s Mercedes-Benz auto company is making a study of…

The Birth of St John the Baptist

Today, the Church recalls the birth of St John the Baptist: Jesus called John the greatest of all those who had preceded him: “I tell you, among those born of women, no one is greater than John….” But John would have agreed completely with what Jesus added: “[Y]et the least in the kingdom of God…