Religious

Art

When Artists Take the Piss Out of Christ, It's Complicated

Jesus as a skinned lamb’s head, holding guns, and other controversial renditions. But why?
Anna Marks
5.16.16
daily vice

We Witness the Life-Changing Results of Top Surgery on Today's 'Daily VICE'

VICE accompanies transgender Mormon activist Emmett Claren to the hospital before he undergoes surgery to remove his breasts.
VICE Staff
4.29.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Celebrate Easter as an Atheist Surrounded by a Religious Family

What's it like to celebrate Easter when everyone thinks you're a dickhead and God isn't real?
Angus Harrison
3.24.16
Photo

Intimate Photos from Mecca During One of the World's Largest Gatherings

I was among the roughly two million Muslims who made the Hajj to Mecca last year. This is what I saw.
Yasin Osman
2.29.16
Photo

Dramatic Photos of Fully Grown Adults Getting Baptized

It's not just screaming children taking the plunge.
Remus Ţiplea, Words by Robert Alexe
11.6.15
mexico city

How This Psychic Feeds the Dead

To honor the dead during Dia de los Muertos, one clairvoyant channels the dead with an altar of delicious food and beverages for deceased children and adults alike.
Erin Lee Holland
11.1.15
Religion

The Internet Went Crazy Over a Rumor That Offices Are Banning Pork

In case you were blissfully unaware, rumors have overtaken the internet that some nebulous authority from on high has handed down a no-pork-in-the-office mandate, all in an ill-fated attempt to instill political correctness in pig-lovers at large...
Alex Swerdloff
10.6.15
Religion

The Ritual Slaughtering of Chickens on New York Streets Is Officially Legal

Despite the efforts of animal-rights groups, Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn are free to swing chickens above their heads and slit their throats in the streets.
Alex Swerdloff
9.15.15
Art

An Arcade Meets a Temple at the Brooklyn Museum

FAILE discuss the oppositions structuring their new large-scale exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum.
Matthew Sedacca
8.5.15
Art

Collage Artist Combines Catholicism and Pop Culture

Mannerist painting and hip-Hop culture come together in Rodriguez Calero’s show 'Urban Martyrs and Latter Day Santos.'
Nathaniel Ainley
7.22.15
Stuff

The Christian Church Continues to Spurn Transgender Clergy

Transgender priests like Father Shannon Kearns even have trouble finding work or acceptance with supposedly liberal or progressive churches.
Dianna E. Anderson
6.25.15
Stuff

How a Thor-Worshipping Religion Turned Racist

Fans of 'The Avengers' aren't the only lovers of Thor. We looked into the current observations of Odinism and Asatru, religions that celebrate the Norse gods, to reveal their dark, white supremacist underbelly.
Rick Paulas
5.1.15
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