Items tagged with Religion

There's no commandment that reads, 'Thou shalt not ride a hoverboard in church' but apparently it's something that's frowned upon by the Diocese of San Pablo. A Catholic priest in the Philippines found that out after being suspended for rolling back and forth between pews while singing "May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You." A cell phone captured his fun spirited stunt on video, which later went viral. In the video, you see the priest riding one of the hottest toys (literally hot, in some cases) this holiday season much to the delight of the crowd in attendance. For a couple of minutes he was a bit of a rock star, but simply put, his superiors deemed his actions "wrong." "The Eucharist demands... Read more...
Wikipedia has decided enough is enough. After too many self-serving edits by the Church of Scientology, Wikipedia has decided to ban edits from IP addresses owned or operated by the Church of Scientology and its associates.Here's a word for the church though: proxy server. At any rate, regardless of whether or not the Church manages to get around the ban, this is an unprecedented move. The "trial," played out on an arbitration page, took more than five months. The Arbitration Committee voted 10 to 0 (with one abstention) in favor of the ban, which took effect immediately. Wikipedia is known as "the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit." There are limits to that, however, and abuse is not tolerated.... Read more...