Put the Bibles Back

So says the Navy. The Navy on Thursday ordered the Bibles returned to rooms and said it is reviewing a decision by the Navy Exchange to remove them from its worldwide network of military hotels. Atheists had cheered a victory after a complaint prompted the exchange to begin moving the Bibles to its lost-and-found bins this…

Obama Authorizes Air Strikes, Humanitarian Aid in Iraq

Time is reporting: President Barack Obama said Thursday that he has authorized U.S. air strikes against militants in Iraq to prevent them from moving on the Kurdish city of Erbil and to protect tens of thousands of refugees in northern Iraq. Obama said American forces had also airdropped food and water to the refugees under…

Satanic Black Mass

How awful! As reported by Fr Z: As you may have heard, some nitwits have scheduled use of a public venue in Oklahoma City for the purpose of a Satanic Black Mass.  It is unclear if they have a consecrated Host. This is, I think, mostly a sophomoric stunt.  It is, nevertheless, a horrible blasphemy.…

Ebola Patient Dr Kent Brantly Arrives in the USA

NBC News: A person in a hooded white protective suit with was helped out of an ambulance by a person in heavier protective gear on Saturday at the Atlanta hospital where an American doctor who contracted Ebola while working with a charity organization in Liberia arrived for treatment Saturday afternoon. Dr. Kent Brantly — the…

Christian Air Force Chaplain Under Fire for Reference to Atheists

Worthy News: An Air Force chaplain in Alaska who was censored in his weekly column may now face additional consequences, according to The Washington Times. Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Kenneth Reyes had posted a sermon on the base’s online site titled: “No Atheists in Foxholes”. Although the saying comes from a speech made by President Dwight…

Inside the Church Without a God

With 700 mostly evangelical places of worship Nashville, Tennessee is often described as the “Protestant Vatican”, but even here a secular church is finding its niche . In the Telegraph: Viewed from the outside, the pointy-roofed building in a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee deep in the heart of America’s Bible Belt, looks very much like…