Category Archives: Religion

Two Valentine’s Days in Romania

Orthodox Christianity is perfect for people who are always late with getting presents. Because everything happens later, you have some extra time. Christmas is on 7 January, Easter is later as well (but with a different time lag each year). … Continue reading

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Jesus is my Follower

I wasn’t aware what kind of important people were following my Twitter account until one of my tweets was retweeted by none less than Jesus himself. Jesus apparently liked this post from my German blog. Now you know what you … Continue reading

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Is this a club or a church?

(Photographed in Trani, Apulia, Italy.)

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My Big Fat Gay Wedding

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Jesus appeared on my Handkerchief

Ever since the Shroud of Turin, Jesus has appeared on everything, from pizzas to toasts to chocolate bars to the smoke of the World Trade Center attacks. “Allegedly”, I used to add, because in my mind these images always owed … Continue reading

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All Saints’ Night in Vilnius

For All Saints’ Day (1 November), which is something like the Christian version of Halloween, it is customary to visit the cemetery and leave flowers and candles behind for the deceased relatives and friends. The custom seems to be respected … Continue reading

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What do we need ISIS for?

After all, we already have Saudi Arabia: (Auf Deutsch.)

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