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Iranian Cleric: Earthquakes caused by adultery, not by Deepak Chopra

An Iranian cleric, clearly trying to draw attention away from powerful psychic Deepak Chopra, has asserted that burqa-free women cause earthquakes.

Deepak Chopra, woo guru extraordinaire, accepted blame for the 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Baja California via Twitter. Seriously.

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For decades, “speaking in tongues” has been the butt of jokes. Now, a leading Evangelical asks Christians to take this nonsensical jibber-jabber seriously . . . and a growing number already do.

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The bizarre flights of persecutory fantasy for which the religious are noted have taken a new twist. A famed Italian exorcist claims that there are Satanic sects in the Vatican, including members of the College of Cardinals.

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The President of Pakistan has a black goat slaughtered at his house nearly every day as protection from “black magic”. Apparently, his imaginary friend needs daily appeasement?

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Laura Silsby, not content illegally transporting Haitian kids, tried to kidnap adopted kids of American couple . . . While the father was in Haiti to get them.

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Laura Silsby, leader of the group of American Baptists arrested for illegally attempting to take Haitian children to the Dominican Republic, appears to suffer from delusions of grandeur and a messiah complex.

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Jesus and Mary had a busy year in 2009. No matter where you looked, they were popping up in the most unexpected places! Let’s review some of the Jesus and Mary sightings.

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Many — myself included — were horrified to hear Pat Robertson’s callous words about Haiti, which he used to assert the power of his preferred all-powerful, all-loving deity over that of Haitian voodoo practitioners. One Christian blogger asserts that Robertson is Biblically correct, whether there was a “pact with the devil” or not. And many consider this the least bizarre theory behind the quake.

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“A Holy Dip During the Solar Eclipse . . . Can Gain Salvation”

Those are the words of a Hindu priest, explaining how special January 15th’s solar eclipse (visible in southern India and other parts of the Eastern Hemisphere) is. Yes, doing a cannonball into the Ganges River while the moon is located between you and the sun can gain you eternal salvation.

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