How the “prosperity gospel” convinces poor people to give everything to grifty millionaire preachers
The prosperity gospel is the most predatory form of mainstream religion in practice today, and it benefits from the US tax code.
All Americans are already "coerced" into providing tens-of-billions of dollars annually in free, tax-exempt welfare to churches.
Under Trump’s theocracy, Christian values include criminalizing anything the evangelical extremist cult deems ungodly.
A California pastor compared women who had sex before marriage to “filthy dishrags”. “Whatever happened to purity?” he asked in the sermon.
El Salvador - one of five countries where abortion is illegal in all circumstances - has imprisoned dozens of young women for murder.
For ages, the thinkers, the doubters, the heretics, the intelligent scientists were foully tortured, imprisoned and murdered.
Televangelist Pat Robertson has attacked single mothers warning that they’ll go to hell if they aren’t forced to get married.
The Bible was not handed to mankind by God, nor was it dictated to human stenographers by God. It has nothing to do with God.
My message is clear: I recommend one child per couple to lower the population, avert future famines, and avoid wars over water.
Archbishop Charles Chaput also states that gay Catholics should not be allowed to hold "positions of responsibility" in the parish.