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Inclusive Brisbane church vandalised with anti-gay graffiti, again

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x-rated church porn

X-rated church porn went viral this week when Reddit users discovered an ancient dick pic. Hidden in the rafters of Hereford’s All Saints Church, is a carving of a naked man with his ankles up around his ears, a woody, and his arse exposed to the congregation below. Scroll down to see the image in …

hillsong founder historic child sex abuse brian houston

NSW Police today charged Hillsong founder Brian Houston with concealing historic child sex abuse by his father. The police charges follow a two-year police investigation. The charges related to allegations Houston failed to report information relating to the sexual abuse of a young male in the 1970s. Houston’s father Frank Houston faced multiple allegations of …

Adam & Steve

St Paul’s Church in Malmö Sweden changed its mind a few days after installing Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin’s Paradise as an altarpiece and took it down. The painting depicts two gay couples in the Garden of Eden instead of the traditional Adam and Eve. We liked to think of them as Adam & Steve and Madam …

MCC Brisbane Anti-gay vandalism

The inclusive MCC Brisbane church in New Farm has been hit with anti-gay vandalism for the second time in less than a month. Earlier this month, vandals spray-painted a large grey swastika over the rainbow flag on MCC’s street-facing sign. The vandals returned to the Merthyr Road Uniting Church building over the weekend to deface …

Openly Gay Priest

A community’s prayers have been answered with Reverend Chris Swannell making history as the first New Zealander in an openly gay relationship to become an Anglican priest. Rev Swannell, who owns a boutique lodge at Russell’s Orongo Bay with his partner, the wine and travel writer Michael Hooper, led his first service at Christ Church …

Uniting Church Australia uniting network same-sex marriage

Same-sex couples will be allowed to wed in the Uniting Church of Australia after the denomination’s national body agreed to a policy change on same-sex marriage that will allow ministers the option of conducting them. The church will now have two different views on marriage to show the “diversity of Christian belief” among its members …