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Mom Who Murdered Daughter With Crucifix During Exorcism To Face Sentencing

Mom Who Murdered Daughter With Crucifix During Exorcism To Face Sentencing

Geneva Gomez was beaten, stabbed, and choked beyond recognition.
Pastor Gets Standing Ovation After Admitting To Sexual Assault

Pastor Gets Standing Ovation After Admitting To Sexual Assault

It is often said that with god, anything is possible. In one Tennessee church, that would seem to include getting a standing ovation for admitting to sexual assault. Pastor Andy Savage, 42, of Highpoint Church in Memphis did just that on Sunday, when he told his congregation he had been...
Christian Holiday In Portugal Encourages Children To Smoke

Christian Holiday In Portugal Encourages Children To Smoke

The tradition has sparked outrage from outsiders, who argue that it's more harmful than traditional.
Inside The Weird World Of “Purity” Ceremonies – Where Girls Pledge Virginity To Their Dads

Inside The Weird World Of “Purity” Ceremonies – Where Girls Pledge Virginity To Their Dads

White ball gowns, updos, fancy dinners, and father-daughter dances – all these things typically bring to mind a wedding, but that’s not the only place you might encounter them. They are also common fixtures at Purity Balls, a formal gala young women attend with their fathers that is intended to...
This Man Literally Sued God And Actually Got His Day In Court

This Man Literally Sued God And Actually Got His Day In Court

Ernie Chambers was sick and tired of God's role in causing "widespread death, destruction and terrorization of millions upon millions of the Earth's inhabitants." So he sought a legal injunction.
The Origin Of The Term ‘Devil’s Advocate’ Is More Literal Than You Think

The Origin Of The Term ‘Devil’s Advocate’ Is More Literal Than You Think

The position of advocatus diaboli, or devil's advocate, existed at the Vatican for centuries.
What Year Is It According To The World’s Various Calendars?

What Year Is It According To The World’s Various Calendars?

What year is it for the small minority of people that don't use the Gregorian calendar? This explainer has the answers.
Gilles De Rais, The Child Serial Killer Who Fought Alongside Joan Of Arc

Gilles De Rais, The Child Serial Killer Who Fought Alongside Joan Of Arc

In France, Gilles de Rais is remembered both for his service as a war hero with the French army and for murdering more than 100 children.
Meet Krampus – The Terrifying Anti-Santa Who Eats Bad Children

Meet Krampus – The Terrifying Anti-Santa Who Eats Bad Children

Krampus is said to follow St. Nicholas around, carrying a stick to punish naughty children for their behavior.
How Hundreds Of Kids Witnessed The “Death” Of Santa Claus After He Jumped Out Of A Plane

How Hundreds Of Kids Witnessed The “Death” Of Santa Claus After He Jumped Out Of A Plane

Lowly newspaper reporter John McPhee just wanted to surprise some kids at a Christmas parade, but actually ended up scarring them for life.
Kentucky Lawmaker Dan Johnson Accused Of Molesting 17-Year-Old Commits Suicide

Kentucky Lawmaker Dan Johnson Accused Of Molesting 17-Year-Old Commits Suicide

Republican state Rep. Dan Johnson had allegedly assaulted a member of his church who was also a close friend of his daughter.