Church

Drugs

The Church Where It’s Legal to Use Ayahuasca

Owen James, founder of Ceu de Toronto, is expecting new members to flock to the church after it received an exemption from Health Canada to use the hallucinogenic drug.
Hilary Beaumont
5.17.19
Notre Dame

Heartbreaking photos show fiery destruction of Notre Dame cathedral

Parts of Notre Dame that had survived centuries of wars and revolutions caved to a massive fire Monday evening.
Emma Ockerman
4.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Abort or Die, Toronto Pastor Told Mother of His Kid

Martin Kofi Danso, who sells himself as a prophet, reportedly told a parishioner God would kill her if she had his child—which she did.
Mack Lamoureux
8.20.18
true crime

Why Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Is So Hard to Stop

The latest horrific report came from Pennsylvania, but it won't be the last one, thanks in part to an insane lobby standing in the way.
Allie Conti
8.16.18
Sports

Inside the 'Church' Devoted to Argentina’s Favourite Soccer Player

Diego Armando Maradona is one of the best soccer players of all time. And for many fans, he’s a god.
VICE Staff
8.7.18
News

Sweet Baby Jesus Detained By USA in Church’s Protest

Happy Fourth of July!
Allison Tierney
7.4.18
Church

The Terrible Tales of a Lizard-Smoking, Blood-Drinking Satanic Cult in Aligarh

In a town with a reputation for religiousness, a group of Satan worshippers are among the faithful.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
6.11.18
Religion

The Openly Gay Christians Swearing Off Sex for Jesus

Members of the "Side B" movement don’t deny their sexuality, they just keep it contained for their faith.
Sam Nichols
6.4.18
Sex

Christian Wife Swappers Talk Kink and Christ

"People have the right to judge, but that’s them, that’s not god."
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
5.30.18
Fame-ish

This Joel Osteen Impersonator Conned His Way into a Massive Church Event

VICE went to LA to meet Michael Klimkowski, a struggling comedian who made headlines with his spot-on impersonation of the televangelist.
VICE Staff
4.10.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How Putin is using the Orthodox church to build his power

The Orthodox church is now at the absolute center of public life and official morality.
Josh Hersh
3.26.18
Religion

People Like Billy Graham Are Why I Quit Christianity

I grew up in awe of Graham, just like every other Southerner I knew. But I no longer believe in elevating the feelings of white people bothered more by protest than injustice.
Issac J. Bailey
3.3.18
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