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Oldest crucifix could change Viking history

Copenhagen - Proof that at least some Vikings were Christians before the Twelfth Century — the usual date given for their conversion — has been found near a churchyard in Denmark, in the form of a solid-gold crucifix.

Man crushed by crucifix loses leg; sues church

New York - An attorney for a New York City man claims that the Archdiocese of New York did not show compassion for their client when a freak accident necessitated the loss of a limb.

Nuns and monks frisked as security surrounds Pope

Security surrounding Pope Benedict XVI as he begins the second day of his four-day UK visit has meant that nuns and monks are being frisked by police.

Italy, Europe, and the problem of the banned crucifix

In November 2009, a European Court decided schools in Italy are not allowed to have a crucifix hanging in every classroom. Now, some Italian and European politicians are attempting to overturn that law by turning to Americans for help.

Christian nurse ordered to remove crucifix or lose her job

In a hospital where Muslim doctors wear headscarves for their religious faith, a Christian nurse was "forced to choose between her job and her faith" after being ordered to remove her crucifix.

Crucifixes Banned from Italian Classrooms

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that crucifixes should not be displayed in Italian public schools, a decision that has incurred the wrath of the Vatican and politicians alike.

Two Oregon Students Suspended Over Crucifixes

Two students were suspended from South Albany High School in Oregon for "gang-related-activity" because they were wearing crucifixes given to them by their mothers which they refused to take off.

Whose Burden is the Cross You Wear?

Crucifixes signify that a person is Christian. They adorn the neck of the religious. Some of those crosses though come from the sweat of Chinese slaving away in factories. Those crosses have more than the blood of Jesus on them.

Medieval crucifix found in Austrian dumpster

An 800-year-old, gold-plated crucifix, made of copper and enamel, that went missing after being seized by the Nazis was found in a dumpster in Austria. Made in Limoges, France, it was part of a Polish art collection brought to Austria during Nazi rule.

NBC Edits Out Controversial Madonna Crucifix Scene From Upcoming Televised Concert

You might have heard about Madonna's show stunt where she mounts herself to a crucifix. It's got her in heaps of trouble, and now NBC is editing out a controversial portion of a Madonna concert scheduled to air November 22nd.

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