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Trevor Blake: Christianity in the News

Nigerian atheist attacked by a mob of Christians at a child witchcraft conference: Nigerian atheist Leo Igwe was attacked this week by a mob of Christians at a conference he staged to discuss Child Rights and Witchcraft.
Murder-defendant Houston brothers may represent selves: “We’ve got the best counsel in the world,” Leon Houston said. “We’ve got God on our side.”
Abstinence-Supporting GOP State Lawmaker Admits To Sex With 22-Year-Old Intern: According to his website is “a member of Christ United Methodist Church, where he serves as a Sunday school teacher and board member of their day school.” He recently sponsored a bill designed to prevent gay couples from adopting children. Also quoted as saying he ‘didn’t believe young people should have sex before marriage anyway, that his faith and church are important to him, and he wants to promote abstinence.’
100 Huntley Street hosts suspended during Ponzi scheme probe: Ron and Reynold Mainse have been relieved of their duties as hosts of Christian program 100 Huntley Street after allegedly becoming involved in a $14.1-million Ponzi scheme.
Pastor and sons face fraud charges: They allegedly ran a multi-million dollar, faith-based affinity fraud for at least five years that duped thousands of investors into buying bonds that raised at least $120 million. The Reeves allegedly stole $6 million for themselves in the process.
Priest held for selling body parts: The Zion Apostolic Church priest and a casual worker for at least two mortuaries were arrested after police were called to a home in Acornhoek, where they found a white woman’s breast and hand on Saturday.
‘I was only giving the boy anatomy lessons’, said paedophile priest: The 79-year-old ex-priest from Melbourne refused to apologise for the assault on the boy for fear of a compensation claim being made against the church.