Hey, did you hear the one about Pamela Anderson playing the Blessed Virgin Mary?…

Well apparently it’s really funny, you see, because the frequent Playmate and porn flick star is going to play the virginal mother of Christ in Canadian TV’s “A Russell Peters Christmas,” hosted by extra-super-clever comedian Russell Peters. You see, because bashing Christianity is funny! It’s hip! It’s fresh! It’s daring! And hey, Christians don’t ... More

Knee-jerk Anti-Christianity Harms a School District.

Now this is just silly. A school district in California has decided it is a better idea to reject $45,000 in fundraised money than to allow a few bricks with inoffensive verses from the Bible to be included. At this point I don’t really think it matters if it is true anti-Christianity, or just knee-jerk anti-Christianity, because it’s really just silly. I’m quite certain that the... More

In protest, Egypt recalls Vatican ambassador

This is getting worse and worse: Egypt has recalled its ambassador to the Vatican in protest after Pope Benedict XVI urged the governments of several Muslim-dominated countries including Egypt to ensure that their Christian minorities are able to practice their faith without discrimination or violence. “Egypt asked its ambassador in the Vatican to come to Cairo for consultation after the Vat... More

Video: French Red Bull cartoon offensive?

I received an email from a reader in France pointing me to a website named “Christianophobia” which claims a Red Bull commercial aired in that country during the first days of January is offensive to Christians. See for yourself: Personally, I don’t think it’s that bad. It’s one thing to use a commercial to mock religion and sacred Catholic symbols and realities (as ... More
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Islamic policeman shoots Christian women on Egyptian train

More violence against explicit Christian targets – this time young girls and women: Less than two weeks after a church bombing in Alexandria left 21 Coptic Christians dead, an off-duty policeman shot four Christians on a train, killing a 71-year-old man. A fifth person was also wounded. “This lunatic went up and down the coach looking for Christians,” said Coptic Orthodox Bishop Morco... More

University of Kentucky shows itself closed to full scientific inquiry.

I'll bet Galileo, a devout Catholic, would disagreed vehemently with the University of Kentucky's position. Martin Gaskell, Christian, applied for the position of director of the new student observatory at the University of Kentucky. One member of the search committee described him as “breathtakingly above the other applicants.” Yet he didn’t get the job. He has sued, c... More

Urgent: Papal plea to save Asia Bibi, and how we can help

UPDATE – TAKE ACTION NOW AT THE CATHOLICVOTE ACTION CENTER. Today Pope Benedict made his own the international outcry for the Muslim government in Pakistan to spare the life of Asia Bibi: Asia Bibi is a Pakistani Christian who, following a discussion with some Muslim colleagues, was accused by the latter of having pronounced offensive words against the Prophet Mohammed and denounced to... More

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