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Catholic Church Slams 'Prejudiced' Bbc Documentary

A BBC documentary has been slammed by the Catholic Church as an "unwarranted, prejudiced attack on a revered world religious leader". SEX CRIMES AND THE VATICAN, a BBC1 PANORAMA special shown last night (01OCT06), accuses...

Opera Axed Over Fears Of Muslim Backlash

A MOZART opera featuring the severed heads of the Prophet Muhammad, Jesus and Buddha has been axed in Berlin over fears it will incite violence. Berlin's Deutsche Oper cancelled the IDOMENEO production after witnessing the...

Islam Slams Pope

The artist formerly known as CAT STEVENS has launched a scathing attack on POPE BENEDICT XVI for his recent comments about Islam. The Catholic leader sparked huge controversy earlier this month (SEP06) when he quoted...

Pope Cancels 'Unsuitable' Vatican Pop Concert

POPE BENEDICT XVI has cancelled the Vatican's traditional Christmas concert this year (06), because he doesn't like pop music. Acts including SIMPLY RED and RONAN KEATING were due to appear at the fundraising gig this...

Madonna Invites The Pope To Confessions Tour

LATEST: Superstar MADONNA has invited POPE BENEDICT XVI to be the guest of honour at her Rome, Italy Confessions concert on Sunday (06AUG06) - which features the mock crucifixion of the MATERIAL GIRL. Religious leaders...

Church Drops Nazi Nun Slur

LATEST: Welsh singing sensation-turned-chat show host CHARLOTTE CHURCH has dropped a controversial sketch from her upcoming TV show after receiving a barrage of complaints. Church shocked the pilot's studio audience recently when, wearing a nun's...

Church's Controversial Nun Sketch

Welsh singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH is set to outrage viewers with her new TV show, in which she dresses up as a drug and alcohol abusing nun. The 20-year-old filmed the pilot for a proposed series...

Mtv Surprised Over Pope Court Case

LATEST: MTV bosses are shocked at the controversy caused by the network's new series of Vatican-themed cartoons, POPETOWN. Bishops from POPE BENEDICT XVI's home state of Bavaria in Germany have filed an injunction against broadcasters...

Vatican Slams Da Vinci Code

Vatican official FATHER RANIERO CANTALAMESSA has added to widespread criticism of DAN BROWN's best-selling novel THE DA VINCI CODE, branding it as just another example of JESUS CHRIST being sold out. Cantalamessa made his comments...

Jk Rowling 'Lures Kids To Satan'

Hit children's author JK ROWLING has been blasted by a Vatican official for tempting children towards Devil-worship with her popular boy-wizard series HARRY POTTER. The Roman Catholic Church's chief exorcist FATHER GABRIELE AMORTH has...

John And Furnish Slam Pope's 'Homophobia'

SIR ELTON JOHN and partner DAVID FURNISH have blasted POPE BENEDICT XVI for his stance on homosexuality - ahead of their gay marriage next month (21DEC05). The pair are bracing themselves for a Catholic...

Pope Gives His Blessing To New Us Miniseries

POPE BENEDICT XVI has given his blessing to a new US TV miniseries about his predecessor POPE JOHN PAUL II after watching a screening of the project yesterday (17NOV05). Benedict said the film, which...

Mccartney Praises Pope

Animal-loving rocker SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has praised POPE BENEDICT XVI for reminding Catholics to be compassionate towards animals. Following his predecessor JOHN PAUL II's proclamation that animals have souls, Benedict has slammed the practice...

Gibson Asked To Stage Christ's Crucifixion

THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST director MEL GIBSON is considering recreating JESUS CHRIST's crucifixion in the streets of Sydney, Australia - if the city wins its bid to host a major Catholic gathering. Organisers...

The Pope Refused To Attend Live 8

Live 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF asked POPE BENEDICT XVI to appear at a British Live 8 concert but only received a signed photo and refusal letter in return. Geldof wanted the newly-elected...

Church Attacks The Pope

Catholic singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH has lambasted POPE BENEDICT XVI for campaigning to ban her beloved HARRY POTTER books. The VOICE OF AN ANGEL star performed for the new religious leader's late predecessor POPE JOHN...

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Eagles Of Death Metal Intend To Return To Paris To Reopen Bataclan Venue

Eagles Of Death Metal Intend To Return To Paris To Reopen Bataclan Venue

The Californian rockers were defiant in their intention to play the venue once again.

Morgan Freeman's 'Momentum' Runs Out At Box Office, Taking Just £46

Morgan Freeman's 'Momentum' Runs Out At Box Office, Taking Just £46

Some films perform below expectations when it comes to the box offices; some movies flop...

Why Is Daniel Radcliffe Jealous Of Eddie Redmayne?

Why Is Daniel Radcliffe Jealous Of Eddie Redmayne?

Daniel Radcliffe may have left his hugely famous role as Harry Potter behind a long time ago...

Teenage Mutants & Laura Welsh - Falling for You Video

Teenage Mutants & Laura Welsh - Falling for You Video

Falling For You is the new single from German house producer Teenage Mutants, the track features vocals from Brit Laura Welsh.

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