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What We Know About Pope Benedict’s Resignation

In stunning news, Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday morning from the Vatican that he will resign his position as head of the Catholic Church, effective on February 28. This has already set off a flurry of speculation, largely because no pope has voluntarily done so since the year 1415.

The news is still coming in, but here's what we know so far:

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Bill Nye the Science Guy vs. Creationism: ‘I’m Not Attacking Religion’

Bill Nye the Science Guy has taken the internet by storm with Twitter rumors that he was killed in a balloon accident (sparked by The Onion) and his new Web series for Big Think. Most recently, however, our favorite childhood TV scientist sparked a lively debate through his video blog, pitting science against creationism, and America, obviously, had something to say about it.

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Can Religion Help You Lose Weight?

If Weight Watchers isn’t working for you, there’s an alternative, especially if you have strong faith. Pastor Steve Reynolds has developed a weight loss system called Bod4God, a diet and fitness program designed around the Christian faith.

What would Jesus do? He’d put down that doughnut, stat!

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Do Politicians Talk Too Much About Religion? — Survey of the Day

From Rick Santurom’s faith based run for president to current commander-in-chief Barack Obama actually invoking Jesus more than his born-again predecessor George W. Bush, we’ve been hearing a lot of religion talk over the last few years from our politicians.

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The Pope Gives Facebook and Twitter a ‘Like’

No one can accuse Pope Benedict XVI of being old-fashioned, even if his beliefs on doctrine are strictly traditionalist. The Pontiff proved he holds his traditional views in a very modern social landscape by praising the usefulness of social media communication.

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When It Comes to Accepting Evolution, Gut Feelings Trump Facts

Students will only accept the theory of evolution if they feel in their gut that its actually true, according to a new study conducted by Ohio State University. Researchers found that am immediate internal confirmation, or a “gut feeling”, heavily affects whether a person believes evolution is a true and proper theory.

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Kentucky Church Overturns Decision to Ban Interracial Marriages

Last week, news spread quickly about a church in Kentucky that banned interracial marriages. On Saturday, the congregation of that church overturned the decision.

The Gulnare Freewill Baptist Church had passed a ban on interracial coupling when a proposal was drafted by a former pastor. The proposal stated that the church would “not condone interracial marriage” and that “parties of such marriages will not be received as members, nor will they be used in worship services and other church functions, with the exception being funerals.”

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Baptist Church Attacks Interracial Couples, Bans Them From Joining [VIDEO]

Although it may seem like it, this isn’t a news story from the past. In a case of pure irony, the Gulnare Freewill Baptist Church in Pike County, KY, passed a proposal to ban interracial marriages in their congregation.

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