The Church of England has warned of a "chilling" effect on free speech, after leading U.K. cinemas refused to show an ad for the Lord's Prayer, citing it could offend people of other faiths or no faith.
"This advert is about as offensive as a carol service or church service on Christmas Day," The Most Rev. Justin Welby said, according to BBC News.
"Let the public judge for themselves rather than be censored or dictated to," he added. more >>
For ages, churches have been a place of refuge for those seeking protection from the destructive ways of the world.
One Florida church has recently learned that human beings aren't the only ones who seek security from certain doom.
St. Luke's United Methodist Church of Orlando operates by the motto "all are welcomed." Apparently that includes a much loved two-legged Thanksgiving Day main entree. more >>
The world has seen its share of fierce stampedes: bulls, human beings, wildebeests. But how about one comprised of baby ducklings?
A videographer recently captured what could be the most adorable stampede in all the world, as approximately 5,000 little ducklings, aged three to five days, are filmed rushing towards a lake in rural China.
Reportedly the stampede is intentional, as the farmer who owns the little creatures believes that such exercise helps the development of the ducks. more >>
This could very well be the next great sports competition. A clash of wills based on coordination, focus, and aim where only the strong survive!
Or it could simply be another way to have fun with a bunch of large pitchers of beer. Enter the YouTube account: Celebrities in Golf Carts.
In a video featuring actor Brian Baumgartner, the host introduces the world to a new game that fuses Beer Pong and golf. more >>
Your understanding of the history of Thanksgiving may be about to change. "Saints & Strangers," a two-night miniseries that premieres Nov. 22 on National Geographic Channel, is a visually stunning, action packed account of the first Thanksgiving in 1620. The series delivers a rare, in-depth chronicle of events leading up to the historic meal, as well as insight on the dynamics at play between Pilgrims and Native Americans, from each of their perspectives.
In an exclusive interview, The Christian Post spoke to actors Vincent Kartheiser, Kalani Queypo, Tatanka Means and writer Seth Fisher about the real-life events that are recounted in "Saints & Strangers."
Vincent Kartheiser, who plays William Bradford — the Christian English leader who settles in Plymouth in search of religious freedom — spoke of the integrity brought to the project by National Geographic and producers of the miniseries. more >>
"The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert, a Roman Catholic, invited atheist HBO host Bill Maher to come back to the faith during a recent interview, which stayed a humorous tone, but also touched on more serious issues.
The two comedians took jabs at each other over their different worldviews, with Maher beginning the discussion on religion by stating that he and Colbert are "very opposite," because the latter is married and is religious, referring to his Catholic faith.