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Don't Let Harry Potter Destroy Your Soul

A Lighthearted, Humorous look at _Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows, Part II _ This post is the first installment of our "Fear Blog" series, in which we ridicule those who use religion and pop culture to inspire fea ...

Category: Morality

Actress Lucy Punch Performs First Wedding as ULC Minister

A star from Hot Fuzz and You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger performs her first wedding. Accidents ensue. The Universal Life Church Ministries ordains hundreds of ministers every day through its quick, easy, and free onl ...

Category: Ceremonies Weddings

Kim Kardashian's Mother to Officiate Wedding

With just 4 months to go, Kim Kardashian's wedding to basketball star Kris Humphries is expected to be a multi-million dollar affair. From Kardashian's custom-made Vera Wang gown and 2 million dollar engagement ring to a ...

Category: Minister Profile Weddings

Burning Man Festival a Place to Get Married

Burning Man organizers encourage couples to get married by a ULC minister at the week-long alternative event. Burning Man, the week-long alternative event annually held in Black Rock Desert, Nevada, has long-established ...

Category: Religion ULC Topics

Divine Altar-ventions

Thinking about the modern church building and its role in religion today. Churches have littered landscapes on almost every continent and in every corner of the world from the very dawn of civilization. Seen as places o ...

Category: Religious Items Technology

Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs

Scott Cunningham's exhaustive work on magical herbs details the uses of hundreds of common to rare plants used by those practice Wicca. It's no secret that effective medicines don't always come from a bottle. Nature, ...

Category: ULC Books

Letter to Mary Hollinrake From The ULC

From the desk of Brother Martin Freeman to Mary Hollinrake, Kent County Clerk For context, please read our blog post about Mary Hollinrake's interactions with one of our ministers. Dear Mrs. Hollinrake: The Universa ...

Category: Equal Rights

Womenpriest Rebels Defy Catholic Orthodoxy

National Public Radio (NPR) released a story on June 12 about seven women in Germany who had been secretly ordained under the Roman Catholic Church in early 2002. Since then, the original seven women continued to ordain ...

Category: Christianity

In Time of Tragedy, the Benevolent Reign

In the wake of Japan's massive and devastating tsunami, there has been much controversy surrounding the destruction and inevitable clean up of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant. For the past month there has been a media ...

Category: Disasters tsunami

Homophobia in Comedy

It has been reported that comedian and actor Tracy Morgan went on a "homophobic rant" at a Nashville comedy club last night. His comments were not well-received by the crowd, and the backlash has been great. Comments abo ...

Category: Human Rights Social Equality