(RNS) — A new study found that politics can shape whether Americans think a satirical story is true or not.
(RNS) "I read the Quran on YouTube. Saw a video. Made by Muhammad, a great Prophet. Really great. He's doing great things."
(RNS) The year is 2017 and newly elected President Trump invites select journalists to Trump Tower to lay out his national security policies.
(RNS) An Islamic advocacy group has been denouncing anti-Muslim bigotry for years. So why not try humor? The result: 'Islamophobin,' a "multi-symptom relief for chronic Islamophobia." Ba-da-BING!
(RNS) Pastafarianism is satire, not sacred, ruled the U.S. District Court of Nebraska.
(RNS) A new satirical DIY book has the answer -- a decoupaged "Last Supper Lunch Box" and more.
Some helpful hints for celebrating Halloween as a Christian.
Last Week Tonight host John Oliver launched Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption to highlight the IRS’s hands-off approach to America’s top televangelists and their sometimes "seedy" prosperity gospel schemes.
PARIS (Reuters) One of the few cartoonists to survive an Islamist militant attack on France's Charlie Hebdo journal is leaving the publication, saying he can no longer bear the pressure.
From the Middle East to Japan, satirists are standing up to the Islamic State with humor, wit and irreverence. These videos, cartoons and tweets are as silly as they are powerful, showing ISIS we won’t submit to its threat-based censorship.
Religion is fair game for satirists. In suggesting that faith be protected from public scrutiny just because some consider it sacred or sensitive, Pope Francis negates the very essence and definition of free speech.
If you think #JeSuisCharlie means hating Muslims, gays, women and immigrants, you're missing the point.
PARIS (RNS) "I believe that the attacks today will only grow the racism against Muslims," said Abdallah Zekri, president of the National Observatory Against Islamophobia, in Paris.
Fear, intimidation, even the ruthless slaughter of our colleagues must not stop satirists from scrutinizing, criticizing, challenging and mocking whatever they see fit. When fear forces censorship, fear wins.
The LDS Church announced this morning that Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the First Presidency has been translated to heaven. “He was simply too good for this world,” said a church spokesman about the wildly popular Mormon apostle.
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