A juror has been dismissed because a “higher power” told him the defendant was not guilty
A Missouri school superintendent basically gave a sermon for his public high school graduation address
Florida has an annual faith symposium sponsored by several state government departments
Montreal is now taxing churches…sometimes
The Patriarch and other leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church are blessing the government’s computers with holy water to protect against Wannacry
There are 40 gay men who have escaped Chechnya to other parts of Russia and have been denied visas by the US and EU countries
Austria has banned face coverings
The arctic seed vault was flooded by melting permafrost. Fortunately the seeds are safe.
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