Global Quickies: Banned Archie, Female Bishops, and Alien Rock Paintings
Sudanese authorities are banning the construction of new Christian churches. Sudan is majority Muslim, but officially guarantees freedom of religion.
Malala Yousafzai visited Nigeria to appeal to Boko Haram militants to lay down their weapons and “stop misusing the name of Islam.”
Church of England leaders voted to allow women to become bishops. The first female bishop could be appointed by the end of the year.
ISRAEL (from criticaldragon1177)
Religious Zionist rabbis sent a letter to the family of murdered Palestinian boy, saying they are sorry for the crime and that they wish to offer comfort during the time of sadness.
UK (from Radium Yttrium)
A portrait was removed from a major gallery after it was deemed ‘pornographic’ for showing a bit of pubic hair. The painting was replaced with another nude.
Featured image: One of the rock paintings from The Times of India