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Trail of Corn Dog Debris Helps Catch Thieves Who Stole Virgin Mary Statue

Father Aaron Huberfeld hoped his prayers would bring back the statue, but the discarded corn dog bits leading to the Kwik Trip helped, too.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.14.18
immigration

When Loving Thy Neighbor Means Saving Them from Deportation

How one church is struggling against the Trump administration's policies.
Livia Gershon
9.21.17
Art

[Premiere] CGI Music Video Is ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater’ Meets the Occult

One-half of Cool 3D World made a music video for Infinity Shred’s new single, and it’s even weirder than you would have imagined.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.9.16
Music

Mike Tyson’s Former Mansion Becomes a Megachurch

The heavyweight’s eerie, vacant estate is being born-again.
Emily Kirkpatrick
10.3.15
Art

The Pope Should Check Out These Panoramas of NYC Churches

The Vatican is nice, but we have some hot houses of God here in New York.
Beckett Mufson
9.23.15
News

Why Do Black Churches Keep Burning?

A series of fires at predominantly black churches since the horrific shooting in Charleston, South Carolina—including two blazes in the same state—have raised the specter of copycat racial violence.
Allie Conti
7.1.15
News

Churches Are Using Facial Recognition to Track Members, This Startup Says

What happens when biometrics meet the Divine?
Jordan Pearson
6.19.15
Stuff

'Houseworld' Raises the Roof of Immersive Theater

We met Andrew Hoepfner, the mastermind behind the otherworldly experience that explores new frontiers of performance, music, and the human psyche.
Deenah Vollmer
6.18.15
Art

[Exclusive Photos] Explore Portugal's Churches in These Stunning Vertical Panoramas

Gaze up at the insides of Portugal's exquisite churches from the comfort of your own couch.
Beckett Mufson
5.4.15
Vice Blog

Three Melbourne Churches Have Been Torched in Three Days

All the targeted churches were Catholic and have previous links to sexual abuse.
Max Rann
4.2.15
News

Subpoenaing Sermons About Gay People Is a Terrible Idea

Annise Parker, the openly gay Democratic mayor of Houston, has thrown Christian conservatives the juiciest of bones.
Emily DePrang
10.21.14
The True Crime Issue

Ephren Taylor’s Disastrous Megachurch Ponzi Scheme

How Ephren Taylor, the son of a small-town minister and self-proclaimed "social capitalist," conned thousands of churchgoers out of their life savings.
Grace Wyler
9.17.14
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