Wolves Repelled by Christian Rock, Bibles for Porn, Fox Rejects Super Bowl Ad

The list of states considering anti-Shari’ah legislation is growing. South Carolina can be added along with South Dakota. The Muslim Public Affairs Council is trying to get more Muslims writing for TV and movies in Hollywood. The number of US Muslims accused of terrorism dropped by half in 2010, a new study reports.

A pair of doves just didn’t want to leave the Pope’s window this week. People who believe the end of the world will come on 12/21/12 are flocking to a French mountain. A Norwegian boy fended off a pack of wolves by terrorizing them with a song by the slightly Christian band Creed. Germany has banned burqas for civil servants.

About 30 police officers were dispatched to break up a fight at a church service in North Carolina last weekend.

The Atheist Agenda, an atheist student group at the University of Texas at San Antonio, will give you pornography in exchange for your Bible as part of their “smut for smut” campaign. In related news, this weekend isn’t just Super Bowl Sunday, it’s also Porn Sunday. The XXXChurch is using videos featuring NFL quarterbacks to get churches talking about porn addictions. Fox Sports rejected another religiously-themed Super Bowl ad. This time they said no to an ad featuring John 3:16. In Fox’s defense, there was no Rainbow Man in the commercial, which we all know is the proper context for John 3:16 at a football game.

In Alabama, a meditation class is helping to lower prison violence.

The National Prayer Breakfast was held on Thursday and a variety of speakers talked about their spiritual lives. President Obama spoke candidly about his personal Christian faith. Astronaut Mark Kelly, husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, spoke about what good might come out of the Arizona shooting tragedy. One of the rescued Chilean mine workers, Jose Henriquez, described the spiritual practices of the miners while they were trapped underground. The Prayer Breakfast continued to face criticism and protest, especially from gay rights advocates, angry with the breakfast’s organizers and their involvement in the anti-gay bill in Uganda.

Five faculty members are suing the Air Force Academy over a National Day of Prayer event. And Virginia lawmakers have passed a pro-public prayer law that has many religious minorities worried.

Soon to retire Senator Joe Lieberman is working on a book about his Jewish faith and his dedication to setting aside the Sabbath.

The Archdiocese of New Orleans released a new online database of baptismal, marriage, and funeral records from colonial New Orleans. If you’d like an outdoor funeral pyre, they are available in a small town in Colorado. Finally, in Ohio, there are reports of a weeping statue of the Virgin Mary.

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