God doesn’t like your baggy pants, according to a City Council member in an Alabama town, so he’s trying to ban the style—in the name of Jesus.
Horrifying reports continue to pile up about the ways in which the Islamic State is using the rape and sexual slavery of Yazidi women as a tool of war. A new report in the New York Times makes it clear that it’s also become an attractive recruiting tool, a draw for men from conservative Muslim societies where casual…
Pope Benedict XVI responded to the decades of scandals over clergy abusing children today in front of visiting U.S. bishops. He says:
The Catholic Church has been dealing with sexual abuse allegations for years now, but the scandal has reached a new height: a nonprofit is asking the International Criminal Court in the Hague to investigate the Pope.