Tag: Blasphemy

Indonesian Catholic prosecuted for the second time for blasphemy

Apollinaris Darmawan, who lives in Bandung, West Java, allegedly made insulting comments on Twitter towards Islam.

Catholic shrine vandalised twice in Illinois

Instead of destroying the crucifix, the pole on which the shrine rested was broken in half.

Repelling act of desecration in an Italian church

The small church in Spoleto was recently restored. Both the outer walls and the centre of the temple were painted.

Christian group opposes the release of a movie depicting Jesus as a lesbian

Ted Baehr, founder of Movieguide, considers that this new movie "crossed a line that should not be crossed".

Blessed Sacrament stolen in North Carolina

Devastated by the news, parishioners fear that the consecrated host may have been taken to perform satanic rituals.

International advocacy vital for victims of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws

Without international advocacy, individual blasphemy cases move slowly and will often stall within the Pakistani judicial system.

Pakistani Christian couple sentenced to death for blasphemy

The couple’s lawyer believes the two will be released on appeal if a decision is made on the merits of the case.

South Africa: St Mary's Cathedral in Cape Town desecrated

St Mary's Cathedral was consecrated in 1851 and is the oldest in southern Africa. Locals call it "the mother of all cathedrals."

USA: Satanists conduct a ritual on the Capitol steps amid pious protesters

Members of the Satanic Temple strongly support abortion organizations as Planned Parenthood and LGBT groups of all kinds.