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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Jesus

Last year
# meaning of Christmas
Christmas explained: How and why did the festival begin and when did it become so secular?
It’s an important Christian holiday, but why do we celebrate it tomorrow.
All time
# Rio de Janeiro
Brazil's Supreme Court backs Netflix in 'gay jesus' TV show case
A lower court had ordered that the film be pulled to calm anger over the show.
# book of mormon
Church urges followers to drop the Mormon name
Nelson, 93, said the decision on the proper terminology was revealed to him by God.
# lake of fire
Shrinking Sea of Galilee set for top-up after lowest water levels in 100 years reported
Last year Israel’s water authority said the body of water, hit by years of drought, had reached its lowest level in a century.
# South Carolina
A Baptist church is getting rid of its statue of Jesus because it's 'too Catholic'
The statue has been outside the church for 10 years.
# Taxing Issue
The church where Jesus is buried has been closed in a row over tax
They say the tax issue is “an attempt to weaken the Christian presence in Jerusalem”.
# Money Talks
Gabriel Jesus signs new €170,000 per week deal at Man City
The Brazil striker only made his debut for the Blues at the end of January, but has been offered a new contract to ward off Europe’s biggest clubs.
# praise the lord
Archaeologists think they've found the birthplace of Peter, one of Jesus' twelve apostles
It’s in a town near the Sea of Galilee.
# mass appeal
Huge growth in numbers attending Irish Christian conference for 'anyone who loves Jesus'
A ‘miracle night’ was held by Ireland4Jesus as part of events in Dublin last weekend.
# Sign of the times
Nails used in crucifixions among recently discovered artefacts from the time of Jesus
Artefacts such as vases, cooking utensils and jewellery were also found recently.
# o holy night
16 things that would happen if the Nativity was set in modern-day Dublin
What happened after Mary and Joseph locked eyes over a curry chip in Supermacs?
# Wicklow
Baby Jesus stolen from crib at Arklow church
The statue was later found broken.
# bigger than jesus
'It was an accident, this a**hole was lucky': Silva vows to slap McGregor for blasphemy
Before beating Aldo, McGregor told TMZ that he’d whoop Jesus’ ass and that Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez should get back together.
# happy un-holy-days
This guy is trolling Christmas itself with his controversial zombie nativity scene
Step away from the manger.
# well holy god
Dáithí Ó Sé's face has been spotted on this baby Jesus in Sligo town
“Dear eight pound, six ounce, newborn infant Dáithí…”
# well holy god
Dáithí Ó Sé's face has been spotted on this baby Jesus in Sligo town
“Dear eight pound, six ounce, newborn infant Dáithí…”
# Christ Church
Homeless Jesus statue set to be unveiled in Dublin
Casts of the sculpture already exist in other parts of Europe and North America.
# symbolic
'Homeless Jesus' is coming to Dublin
A cast of the well-known statue is being presented to the people of Dublin by an anonymous benefactor.
# holy moly
Here's why Zlatan Ibrahimovic once claimed to be Jesus
“Some of the plays you see him do during a match — they don’t just happen.”
# nearly there now
What are these kids most looking forward to about Christmas?
Family time, turkey and a few technological devices.
# Xmas
Irish people reveal what they know about the true meaning of Christmas...
…and it’s surprisingly little.
# Divine Intervention
This Leaving Cert student is Snapchatting his hilarious exam conversations with Jesus
And they’re great.
# jesus wept
Man finds face of Jesus on rusting air conditioning unit
We take a look at some other Jesus sightings… no, really.
# not the messiah
No, it's not an Easter apparition. This face of Jesus in a field in Drogheda is art
The portrait covers two acres and was created using fertiliser to help bring out the image from the surrounding grass.
# passion 2014
PHOTOS: A Limerick village re-staged Christ's crucifixion today - in stunning detail
The event, in Nicker parish, is one of the largest and post detailed re-enactments of the Passion of Christ ever staged in Ireland.
# the last supper
11 unmistakeable signs it's Holy Thursday
Happy Off-Licence Thursday.
# Philippines
Pictures: Millions of barefoot devotees take part in Manila 'Black Nazarene' procession
Some nine million Catholics packed the streets of the Filipino capital to honour a statue of Jesus they believe has miraculous powers.
Column: What was the Christmas Star?
According to the Bible story, the Star of Bethlehem – or the Christmas Star – led the Three Wise men to the birth of Jesus 2,000 years ago. But was it an actual astronomic event?
# spears
New musical tells life of Jesus through music of Britney Spears
“My loneliness is killing me,” it says. (Not a joke.)
# Face off
You can now get Nicholas Cage's face on your confectionary
You’re welcome, world.
For his next challenge Vincent Browne is taking on God
‘Challenging God with Vincent Browne’ starts tonight on TV3.
# Fox News
Why on earth would a Muslim be writing about Jesus?
One Fox News anchor couldn’t seem to get her head around it.
# jaysis
Er... Jesus and Mary Magdelene were on This Morning today
Two Australians, who genuinely believe they are Jesus and Mary, had a chat to Eamonn and Ruth.
# holy hound
Jesus Christ has been spotted... on this dog's backside
Oh Lord.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you mark Easter with a religious tradition?
As the Christian world marks the most important date in its calendar, we’d like to know if you plan to do anything religious for Easter.
# Holy Thursday
12 Last Supper recreations for you to ponder
Jesus and the disciples as you’ve never seen them before.
# world of celebs
The Dredge: Why is Chris Brown comparing himself to Jesus?
Seems fair. The very best of the morning’s celebrity dirt.
# fresco jesus
Looking for the best Halloween costume of 2012? Right here.
Oh, hello, Fresco Jesus.
# ball and chain
Was Jesus married? Harvard scholar finds text which mentions his 'wife'
The piece of papyrus, believed to date from the fourth century AD, quotes Jesus as talking about his wife.
# Uh-Oh
Old lady decides to restore 19th century Spanish fresco...
…check out how it SHOULD have looked!