Religion

Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez Spotted Together At Bible Study

June 20th, 2014 3:03pm EDT
Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez Spotted Together At Bible Study
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were seen at a bible study last night, confirming reports that the two are reconciling at some level.

Stalker Sarah (that's what she calls herself), who has collected over 8000 photos of her hanging out with celebrities, tweeted that Justin and Selena were at a packed bible study.

Justin & Selena were in a very popular weekly bible study tonight. It was a packed house and I was so happy to see them there with Hugo

— Stalker Sarah (@SarahMOnline) June 19, 2014

A source of Us Magazine confirms the story, telling them, "They were very lovey-dovey and cute.....
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Roma Downey On 'Son Of God': 'We Had Something Very Special'

June 4th, 2014 12:15pm EDT
Roma Downey On 'Son Of God': 'We Had Something Very Special'
As we prepare to celebrate Father's Day, Fox Home Entertainment has released Son of God, the feature film telling the story of Jesus which was adapted from the hit miniseries The Bible. Last week, BFTV spoke with Son of God producer and star Roma Downey to discuss the transition from miniseries to film, working professionally with her husband Mark Burnett, and how they are building on their success with future inspirational projects.

How was Son of God pulled together from the epic ten hours of The Bible? "It began while we were filming the Bible series," Roma - who stars in the movie as M...
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Justin Bieber Discusses God In Christian Rapper's Music Video 'The Pledge'

May 10th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
Justin Bieber Discusses God In Christian Rapper's Music Video 'T
Pop star Justin Bieber shows off his religious side in a new music video for unknown rapper Brandon Burke. The singer appears in "The Pledge" where he sits down and talks about religion, God and forgiveness.

Lyrics to "The Pledge" include: "Truth, justice, liberty/ If you ain't on the side of God you're his enemy/ Thank God for the cross now all rise."

Bieber says at the end of the clip, "God loved the world so much he gave up his own son, right? Imagine, like, someone killing your son... These are your people, right? It’s like, 'How are you killing my son? That’s my son!' It’s gonna be h...
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20 Extremely Religious Celebrities

March 30th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
Candace Cameron Bure
Candace Cameron Bure of "Full House" fame and her brother Kirk Cameron ("Growing Pains") are very religious. As Kirk became an outspoken Christian evangelist and actor, Cameron also became more public with her faith in the late 1990s, writing for Christian websites, speaking at churches, and endorsing Christian organizations, businesses and charities.

And the actress says her belief in Christianity helped her battle bulimia.

She told Yahoo! in December 2013, "I turned to food for comfort and had to find a different source, 'cause clearly it wasn't a healthy way to deal with things. So tha...
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Helena Bonham Carter Named To Holocaust Commission

January 28th, 2014 12:44pm EST
Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter is set to join a number of top British politicians on a new government panel aiming to educate future generations about the Holocaust.

The British actress, whose grandfather Eduardo Propper de Callejon helped save hundreds of Jews during the second World War, has been appointed to the British Holocaust Commission by U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron.

She will be joined on the panel by politicians and a senior Rabbi to investigate ways to educate young Britons about the horrors of the 1940s genocide by Nazi Germany.

The Harry Potter star says of her new challenge, ...
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Justin Bieber’s Mother: ‘Pray For Him’

January 22nd, 2014 10:14am EST
Pattie Mallette
Justin Bieber’s mom has urged fans not to condemn the singer for his juvenile antics and asked them to pray for him instead.

The international pop star was back in the news this month after he was accused of vicious egg assault of a neighbor’s house, and his rapper friend Lil Za was arrested on suspicion of drug possession following a police raid on the singer's California home.

Now Bieber's mother, Pattie Mallette, has spoken out about her son's troubles, insisting the public should not criticize the 19 year old if he appears to be struggling.

In quotes published in The Sun, Mallette...
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Pope Francis Crowned Esquire's Best Dressed Man For 2013

December 31st, 2013 8:02am EST
Pope Francis
Pope Francis has beaten out Hollywood hunks Bradley Cooper, Chris Pine and Joseph Gordon-Levitt to be named Esquire magazine's Best Dressed Man of 2013.

The benevolent leader of the Catholic Church, born Jorge Mario Bergoglio, has been described as an "unconventional" choice, but editors at the publication have praised him for his simple style.

They write, "(He has) signaled a new era (and for many, renewed hope) for the Catholic Church."

Assistant professor of menswear design at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Mark-Evan Blackman, adds, "His mode of dressing really does ...
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Malaysia Bans Ke$ha Concert For Religious and Cultural Reasons

October 27th, 2013 7:28am EDT
Ke$ha
Ke$ha has been banned from performing in Malaysia.

The 26-year-old singer was forced to axe her concert Kuala Lumpur stadium, after authorities threatened to imprison her because they decided her show would harm cultural and religious sensitivities in the Muslim-majority country.

The Tik Tok hitmaker admitted she was extremely disappointed by the decision. She tweeted: "I love my Malaysian animals so so much. xx I tried animals."

She added: "to be clear. I did NOT cancel. I was not allowed to play. and then I was going to play anyways and was threatened with imprisonment."

The concert's...
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Vince Gill Confronts Westboro Baptist Church Protestors

September 10th, 2013 9:15pm EDT
Vince Gill
After being quizzed about his marriage to Amy Grant, country star Vince Gill confronted members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church over the weekend.

The group was protesting outside his concert in Kansas City, Missouri, on Sunday when they filmed the singer taking issue with their stance.

Gill went outside to speak to the church members, and one of them asked:  "What in the world are you doing out here?"
 
He fired back, "I came out to see what hate looks like."

The protester then asked, "What are you doing with another man's wife? Don't you know that divorce plus remarriage eq...
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Leah Remini Lost Friends After Leaving The Church Of Scientology

September 10th, 2013 8:25am EDT
Leah Remini
After leaving the Church of Scientology, Leah Remini was forced to cut ties with several friends. In July, the former "King Of Queens" star announced she was quitting the controversial organization after being a member for nearly 30 years.

The actress revealed she had become uncomfortable with some of the church's practices and told Ellen DeGeneres on Monday that one of the worst parts about the split was losing some of her life-long friends.

She explained, "Over time, my eyes opened, and I just could no longer be affiliated with the organization, and my family felt the same, so we left. ...
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