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Space Invaders Should Have Been a Biblical Epic all Along

Artist Dan Hernandez has an absolutely awesome new show up in New York City at the Kim Foster Gallery. combining Renaissance theology with the iconography of early computer game art, or Space Invaders meets the Book of Genesis. Read More >>

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From Sexting to Sacraments: How Mobile Apps are Taking on Religion

At this point, our entire lives could be boiled down into a series of apps. Schedules, diets, friends, family, play—it's all there in a set of brightly coloured, easy-to-digest icons that have come to define the way we see ourselves. And though it may be hard to reconcile, even religion is no more than a Google Play or App Store click away. The salvation of your eternal soul is now downloading. Read More >>

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The Pope Accidentally Kind-Of, Sort-Of, Said the Word 'Fuck' During a Blessing

The Pope is supposed to be God's mouthpiece on Earth. So either the man upstairs has a pretty good sense of humour, or somebody needs to wash Pope Francis's mouth out with soapy water. Read More >>

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Nun Goes Nuclear in Bizarre Weapons Facility Blood & God Protest

84-year-old nun Sister Megan Rice got herself a 35-month jail sentence in the US, after she was found guilty of breaking into a nuclear weapons storage plant and daubing it with religious messages. And, belying the traditional image of the polite nun, she spread human blood around the place too. Read More >>

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Camel Analysis Makes Shock Claim That the Bible Might Not be 100 Per Cent Factual

Some of the Bible's anecdotes might not be entirely true is a shocking claim made by researchers, who suggest that the timelines of some Bible stories don't match up with the reality of camel development history. Read More >>

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Even I Would Read the Bible if it Were This Pretty

I'm not terribly religious. Sure, I still go to my family's quaint little Episcopal church with my mum on special occasions but, if you asked me what happens in the Book of Revelation, I'd be dumbfounded. Unless I had an app like this. Read More >>

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The Internet's a Gift From God, Claims Technically-Unaware Pope

The Pope's come out as an unlikely contributor to World Communications Day, suggesting the internet is "a gift from God" but one that "exceeds our capacity for reflection and judgement" thanks to its speed and omnipresence. Read More >>

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Jesus Cast the First Tweet, Says Vatican Cardinal

Vatican cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi has compared the words of Jesus to today's modern tweeting universe, suggesting that God's special agent used short, brief sentences to get his words across to his followers better. A bit like if he was on Twitter. Read More >>

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Kindly Vicar Swaps Wine for Grape Juice to Make Alcoholics Welcome

A considerate local vicar has risked incurring the wrath of God for daring to alter the communion ritual, by offering grape juice instead of wine so the alcoholics in his congregation don't feel left out of the church's free food and drink ritual. Read More >>

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This Comprehensive Map Traces 463 of the Bible's Major Contradictions

No matter what your beliefs, it's hard to deny that the era in which the Bible takes place was a more, uh, brutal time, filled with plagues, salt pillars, and excessive murders — plus plenty of conflicting moral diktats from the man himself. Now, one designer has built a handy map to help us navigate this roller coaster ride of a religious text. Read More >>

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This is Everything You Need to Do to Become Pope

The Pope's stepping down, and technically any Catholic man can become the one closest to God. But, why would you want to? How about immense wealth, power, and your very own police force and principality? Yeah, sounds awesome. So, how exactly do you go about doing that? [CGPGrey] Read More >>

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New Archbishop of Canterbury Ordained by Dave on Twitter

The modernisation of the Church of England continues, with the new Archbishop of Canterbury being announced via the very modern medium of Twitter. By David Cameron on his little iPad app, no less. Read More >>

science
This Is What's Wrong With Science Education

Check out this image and pay attention to the second question, the one that, according to the teacher, the kid got "wrong." According to the father, this was from her daughter's geography test. "She added her own answer," he says. Read More >>

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The Pope Wears These Socks on Fishing Trips

A... friend... has always wondered what the pope wears on his day off because he can't wear that giant hat everywhere. Does he have a papal track suit? Holy but not holey jeans? White tees for the Holy See? This... friend asked the question when she visited the Vatican and was not given a conclusive answer. However, part of that puzzle has been solved by the Bureau of Trade, which is selling the luxe Gammarelli socks that ol' Benedict rocks on his feet. Read More >>

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Official Christian Tablet Should Really Be Called Crap Android Tablet

Pandering alert! A bookstore chain called Family Christian has taken a crappy Android tablet, slapped a new logo on it, and rebranded it as the Edifi — the world's first Christian tablet! Read More >>

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