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Sweden Recognizes File-Sharing Religion

The Swedish government has officially recognized a new religion founded on the practice of file-sharing, called "Kopimism". Kopimists subscribe to the tenet that information and knowledge are sacred; for them the act of ...

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Season of Giving

In the spirit of the holiday season, we here at the Universal Life Church Ministries want to share with our ordained ministers an update on our charitable gifts. We recently had the privilege of receiving a letter from t ...

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Minister Conan O'Brien to Perform Gay Wedding - Universal Life Church

Conan O'Brien, the late-night talk show host and comedian, has been officially ordained by the Universal Life Church Ministries. As of October 21st 2010 he joins the ranks of our many celebrity ministers. Conan O'Brien ...

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Progressive Pasta

As the burqa ban sweeps across Europe, Austria is allowing the little known tradition of upturned pasta strainers to appear on driver's licenses. After just two years of fighting, Niko Alm, an Austrian ma ...

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NBC Under Fire for Not Being Under God

Omitting parts of the Pledge of Allegiance during a US Open Broadcast creates a firestorm of fury from religious organizations. On June 19, 2011, NBC made a mistake they are sure to regret long into the future. During t ...

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Youth: the Generation Choosing to Go to Church - Universal Life Church

Religion was one of the most time honored family, and even national, traditions. It was passed down from generation to generation as parents woke their children up on Sunday mornings to attend church, teaching them to do ...

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Freedom of Religion and Online Ordinations

Online ordination is a new hot button issue in religion today with some questioning its validity and bemoaning the secularization of a hallowed institution while others rejoice in the opportunity to have their most sacre ...

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Faith and Belief

by: Bruce Magnotti Faith and belief are words that have lost their deep meaning in our language. This article is an attempt to regain some of that depth and understand why these concepts were so important to Jesus and t ...

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Freedoms: Erosion of Human Rights in the US

The fundamental rights put forth in the Constitution of the United States of America have been under assault since the document was ratified on September 17th, 1787 in Philadelphia. The Constitution was almost impossible ...

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Faith Healing -- Is it God's way or Murder?

Proponents of faith healing may believe that God is more powerful than modern medicine, or fear interfering with God's will, or their religious doctrines may prohibit them from undergoing certain procedures. Sometimes th ...

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