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Pat Robertson: It’s OK for Christians to Be Friends With Artsy Gays

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
Good news! According to televangelist Pat Robertson, although gays are bound to end up spending an eternity in hell, if you’re a faithful Christian who happens to be friend with one, you won’t incur the wrath of the almighty.

Gene Robinson tweeted this photo of President Obama at the Prayer Breakfast with the tagline ’OMG’

Gay Bishop Gene Robinson Leads White House Easter Prayer

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
Gene Robinson received quite a surprise this Monday, April 14, when President Barack Obama unexpectedly tapped the former first openly gay Episcopal bishop to lead the closing prayer at the White House Easter celebration.

A woman walks through the remains of a house destroyed by a wildfire, in Valparaiso, Tuesday April 15, 2014. A raging fire leaped from hilltop to hilltop in this port city, killing more than a dozen people and destroying thousands of homes.

Chilean Pastor Blames Inferno on Civil Unions Bill

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 15
According to a Chilean pastor, God’s objection to the country’s civil union bill was to blame for a massive forest fire that devastated parts of the coastal city of Valpara√≠so on April 12.

Russell Crowe as ’Noah’

Gays Caused That Flood!: Conservative Writer Angered Over ’Noah’ Inaccuracies

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 15
The conservative Christian uproar over the film "Noah" continued last week when conservative Christian writer Don Feder blasted the biblical era blockbuster for what he considers pro-environmental politics and for not blaming the flood on the gays.

Axe Murder and Cannibalism and Graham Crackers, Oh My!

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 15
A Christian radio host with a history of boycotting cookies is the latest right wing mouth piece to voice objection to Nabisco’s Honey Maid Graham Crackers gay inclusive ad campaign.

Truancy Trumps Tolerance: Religious Right Tells Kids ’Stay Home Today’

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 11
What can you say to strike fear into the dark hearts of the pro-bullying religious right? If the panic over today’s National Day of Silence is any indication, the answer is "nothing."

Poster for Liberty University’s production of "Mary Poppins" opening Friday, April 11

LaBarbera Wants a Christian Choreographer for ’Mary Poppins’ at Liberty U.

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 10
The drama surrounding Liberty University’s production of a Disney classic continued when a Christian radio host and anti-gay advocate suggested that they know better about producing musicals.

Craig James during his failed bid for the GOP nomination for US Senate from Texas

Fired Fox Sports Commentator Completes FRC ’Semi-lebrity’ Triumverate

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 8
Fired Fox Sports Commentator joins self-proclaimed holy warrior Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin and former used car salesman and part-time reality TV personality Josh Duggar as the latest "big" name talent to join Family Research Council’s ranks.

Elder Neil L Anderson

Mormon Leader Outlines Opposition To Gay Marriage

RELIGION | By Brady McCombs | Apr 5
A Mormon leader is reiterating the church’s opposition to gay marriage. Neil L. Andersen of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Quorum of the Twelve that changing definitions of marriage by governments doesn’t change the Lord’s guidance.

Geoffrey Goldberg

Saving Mr. Goldberg: Evangelicals Up In Arms Over Gay Choreographer at Liberty University

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 5
The decision to hire an openly gay Broadway professional to choreograph "Mary Poppins" at Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University has some evangelicals desperately looking for a spoonful of sugar to help the medicine go down.

To Russia With Love: Pat Buchanan Continues Bromance with Putin

INTERNATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 4
While world leaders are decrying Russian President Vladmir Putin for his country’s crackdown on gay rights and recent annexation of Crimea, conservative pundit and former GOP presidential hopeful Pat Buchanan seems to have nothing but praise.