A Korean-founded church in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania has asked its crown-wearing followers to prepare to bear arms and die for Donald Trump, whom they believe is facing persecution from Satanic forces.
The World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, more simply the Sanctuary Church, first made headlines in February 2018 after causing fears in the local community over a commitment ceremony that required couples to bring AR-15 rifles.
Community members of all faiths in Louisville, Kentucky, joined hands to “paint away the hate” at a vandalized Swaminarayan Temple and showed support for the Hindu community.
The incident occurred after the service on January 27, when a 17-year-old boy spray-painted “messages of hate” across the walls of the Swaminarayan Temple on Bardstown Road, Mayor Greg Fischer said, according to WLKY.
An American tourist killed by an isolated indigenous tribe on India’s North Sentinel Island believed Jesus gave him the strength to visit some of the most forbidden places on the planet.
John Allen Chau, 27, who worked as an EMT, was reportedly shot dead with bows and arrows by members of the Sentinelese tribe, which have never made any contact with the modern world and known to attack outsiders.
A Tibetan spiritual leader admitted that he was aware of sexual abuse committed by Buddhist teachers and the allegations against them in Europe since the 1990s.
During his four-day visit in the Netherlands, the 83-year-old Dalai Lama told Dutch public television NOS on Saturday that the accusations were “nothing new.”
A pastor who congregated couples in a gun-filled “commitment ceremony” earlier this year is making headlines again after crashing a GOP event to “bless” it.
Rev. Hyung Jin “Sean” Moon, the current leader of the World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, delivered an invocation without being invited at a campaign rally for Republican Pennsylvania governor candidate, Scott Wagner, over the weekend.
There was a shepherd who settled down in a small village of Shingo in Japan’s Aomori Prefecture to grow garlic 2,000 years ago, according to Japanese religious writings.
Known by the name Daitenku Taro Jurai, the man is said to have married a farmer’s daughter named Miyuko, fathered three children and died at the age of 106. In the Christian world, he is more popularly known as Jesus Christ.
China’s top science institute recently got itself embroiled in controversy after performing religious rites to mark the beginning of construction for its nuclear facility.
Critics accused China’s Academy of Sciences (CAS) of mixing science with religion for holding a Taoist ritual ceremony at a site meant for the advancement of science.
A video of a man berating and then slapping a Muslim woman for not wearing a hijab has sparked outrage in Malaysia.
In the widely shared clip, the unidentified man can be seen scolding a group of women sitting at a bus stop in Penang, MailOnline reports. The women were wearing trendy, modern clothing.
A Republican politician aiming for a seat in the upper chamber of the United States Congress recently used two racially offensive terms pertaining to Native Americans and Asians.
During a campaign speech on Sunday, Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore used the terms “Reds and Yellows” in describing the two racial groups. According to The Hill, the former state Supreme Court chief justice mentioned the controversial words while lamenting on the supposed racial divisions between Americans
An early access fighting game featuring Jesus, Buddha, and other religious figureheads is expected to stir up controversy as they duke it out mano a mano, Mortal Kombat style.
Available for purchase for $4.79, the game is now out on Steam with the official description:
A Malaysian official is calling for a national crackdown on atheists in the country, suggesting that atheists are unconstitutional and should therefore be “hunted down” by authorities.
In a Tuesday press conference at Malaysia’s Parliament, Minister in the federal Cabinet Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim has called upon fellow Malaysians to help the authorities in locating atheist groups. He said that groups, such as the Kuala Lumpur chapter of Atheist Republic, have no place under the country’s Federal Constitution, reports the Malay Mail Online.
Chinese authorities recently apprehended 18 members of an alleged murderous cult, according to the local state media.
Some members of the religious cult, Church of Almighty God, gained notoriety in 2014 for fatally beating a 35-year-old woman they were trying to recruit at a McDonald’s outlet after she refused to give them her phone number, reports the BBC.