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One Dead, 20 Sick With Botulism After Church Potluck Dinner

This is why you cannot eat everyone's cooking.  Especially if you didn't see them prepare it. 

One person is dead and at least 20 others are sick with symptoms of foodborne Botulism following a weekend church potluck in Ohio, hospital officials said on Tuesday.

The Fairfield Medical Center said in a statement that the patients, five of whom were in a critical condition, had all attended a picnic at Cross Pointe Free Will Baptist Church in Lancaster on Sunday.

Pastor Creflo Dollar Asks Congregation To Pay For $65 Million Private Jet

Not what we would call money well spent.  We're pretty sure that 65 Million could go to a ton of other things.  Namely the poorer parts of Georgia where his church resides.

Megachurch pastor, Creflo Dollar, isn’t shy in asking for what he wants. The wealthy televangelist, often criticized for his lavish ways, has reportedly asked his congregation to pay for a $65 million private jet.

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White Pastor Arrested For Lying About Being Robbed By Interracial Couple

Via CBS6:

Pastor George Hunley, who yesterday said that he was robbed and shot while attempting to be a “Good Samaritan,” has been arrested for making false statements to police. Hunley told police that he stopped to help a family he believed was having car trouble in Louisa County, according to Louisa Sheriff’s Office Major Don Lowe. He told police that he saw a man, woman and infant in a blue Taurus along the side of Chalk Level Road.

Pastor Claims God Told Him To Impregnate 20 Of His Church Members

From DailyMailUk:

A 53-year-old pastor who reportedly impregnated 20 members of congregation claims the Holy Spirit ordered him to have sex with them.

Nigerian police have now arrested Timothy Ngwu for abusing the young girls and women at Vineyard Ministry of the Holy Trinity.

Ngwu's abusive behaviour was finally reported to the police by his estranged wife Veronica who grew tired of his adulterous behaviour - and reportedly impregnated her young neice.

FBI reveals it had anti-gay Westboro Baptists founder Fred Phelps on its radar since 1967

The founder of one of the most extreme homophobic religious groups in the United States was the subject of a series of investigations by the FBI, new documents have revealed.

US website The Daily Caller obtained the FBI’s files on Westboro Baptist Church founder Pastor Fred Phelps via a freedom of information request – the earliest of which dates from 1967 when Phelps was working as a civil rights lawyer.

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New Reality Show Preacher's Exes Coming Soon

Just when you thought they couldn't possibly come up with another reality show here comes Preacher's Exes.

Preacher's Exes is an upcoming reality tv show that focuses on the women rather than the ex-husband, the preacher. These women are the voice of many women across world who have been silenced due to religious tradition.

The cast of the Preacher’s Exes currently stands as Lynn Littlejohn, Ysidra M. Kyles, daughter of Church Of God In Christ (COGIC) in Houston, Texas Rufus Kyles, Rochelle Wallace, DiShan Winters, and Cheron K Griffin II.

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