Frosty fatwa: Saudi cleric bans snowmen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) Do you want to build a snowman? You'd love to? Well, that's too bad — at least according to Saudi Arabia's Sheikh Mohammed Saleh al-Munajjid, a more…

Pope warns 'limits' on freedom of speech

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="ByaWxzcjqS7vY4SstDKlEmo69eNopMVe" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (USA TODAY) Pope Francis on Thursday defended freedom of speech but said there are limits and that "you can't make a toy out of the more…

Dalai Lama: I am a Marxist

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of India) Describing himself as a Marxist, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday said many Marxist leaders have now become capitalists in thinking. "As far more…

Homeless kids caged ahead of pope visit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) Street children as young as five are being caged in brutal detention centers alongside adult criminals in a cynical drive to smarten up the Philippines more…

Town removes sculpture of soldier with cross

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (United Press International) The town of King, N.C., agreed to remove a public statue of a soldier praying near a cross after a veteran filed a lawsuit complaining more…

Axed for his Christianity, fire chief fights back

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_1597325" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Kelvin Cochran[/caption] Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed erupted on Facebook against his fire chief's personally published book several weeks ago, declaring Kelvin Cochran's writings "deeply more…

Civil-rights icon preached Christ, not color

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1586735" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Martin Luther King Jr.[/caption] Martin Luther King Jr. was born Jan. 15, 1929. A Baptist minister like his father and grandfather, he pastored Dexter more…