In Joel Osteen's world, God is an exclamation point, a dubstep bass drop. God is steroids, God is your hype man, He is Cialis, He is the boombox you are holding outside her window.
I hung out with Obi Canuel while he waited to see if the Canadian government would let him wear a colander on his head in his driver's license photo.
It seems that the socioeconomic factors of religious groups may be much more important to acceptance of sexuality than religion itself.
Community groups were promised $13 million from the government to develop de-radicalisation programs. They're still yet to see that money.
Doug Pruden is a consummate performer and holds several world records for his pushup prowess. We walked up and down Edmonton's Whyte street to see how he makes his money.
The better the world gets, the less it needs religion—and in the Western world, at least, religion is going out with a whimper, not a bang.
Also this week: A woman freaked out because she thought she saw a pentagram in a school bus brake light.
Dr. Taj Hargey is waging his own private jihad by attempting to turn Muslim teaching away from the stodgy conservatism of most clerics.
We generally notice them huddled outside abortion clinics holding signs and images of aborted foetuses, but is there more to the story?
While a werewolf Bar Mitzvah might be a joke on 30 Rock, it's also apparently a real thing that just happened in South America.
In 2011, two English standup comedians were driving to Bath when they got to talking about an idea: What if there were a church for people who didn't believe in God?
This year the LDS church released a series of essays that quietly acknowledged some of the more sordid bits of Mormon history, including the religion's founder's polygamy.
VICE Germany was offered exclusive visitation rights to speak with Xatar, a German rapper of Iranian descent, during a stint in prison. There, we discuss his newly-found religious beliefs and follow him around during a typical day in jail.
Like the ruins of the Coliseum or shuttered drive-in theaters, the ghosts of web 1.0 linger. And scattered throughout that hidden world are the early Internet churches.
Every year, on the first Sunday of November, the monseigneur of Sainte Rita in Paris organizes a Mass exclusively for animals.
As the yoga market is flooded with gurus offering inner peace for $20 an hour, we remain naive to how vulnerable many people may be.
VICE Greece went in search of the people worshipping Zeus and Demeter in the 21st century.
"It's a group performance where everyone's a player," says Christopher Allman, the creator and leader of the People of Ieya.
For centuries, pilgrims have traveled to a hill in Central Java to have sex with strangers in hopes of receiving blessings, but the government has shut the ritual down.
In the past couple years, Legrand Wolf's gay site MormonBoyz.com has become surprisingly popular while redefining the term "missionary position."
I spoke to Rabbi Shmuley Boteach about anal sex, Israel's controversial nation-state bill, and his former pupil Michael Jackson.
A group called Soulsaver distributes pamphlets about the evils of homosexuality and the rock 'n roll lifestyle.
A couple of weeks ago, Matthew Lester realized he'd been an "unwitting twat" and decided to make amends.
Also this week: A church refused to bury a woman who had been attending their services for over 50 years because she hadn't given them enough money in the last years of her life.