Fred Phelps

Lawyer and LGBTQ rights advocate, Pedro Irigonegaray has consistently battled Fred Phelps in court throughout his career.
The movie will focus on the life story of Megan Phelps-Roper, who left the hate group in 2012.
No, there's probably nothing I could have said or done to get those guys to calm down, apologize and march alongside us. But I did have an opportunity to model some real strength and grace to others there by responding without the barbs.
Fortunately, many good people of Phoenix -- Muslim and non-Muslim alike -- intervened against the stereotyping and the bullying perpetrated by Ritzheimer and his malevolent and misguided followers.
In the deepest recesses of his heart, Fred Rogers was an unabashed universalist who believed that God never gives up on any of us exactly because we are all essentially good, valuable, and lovable: God is the Great Appreciator, and we are the greatly appreciated.
Recently released FBI records on Fred Phelps, the head of the Westboro Baptist Church who died in March, show that the bureau
The rise of the so-called Islamic State, variously known as ISIS or ISIL, dominated headlines in 2014 as a self-proclaimed
The Westboro Baptist Church expresses their beliefs through parodies of traditional carols or holiday songs. For its members, Christmas is simply one more example of pagan inspired idolatry, completely lacking in Biblical basis.
"I bought him a shirt, actually, in case he wanted one. Do you think he's a small?" NEW YORK -- Four members of the Westboro
Cyprus Celebrates First Pride, LGBT Community Is Still 'Not Very Vibrant' NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' Orthodox Christian
When news circulated that the notorious Westboro Baptist Church was planning to protest the "home-going" service of our nation's most beloved citizen, poet, author, civil-rights activist, and sister sage to us all, Dr. Maya Angelou, there was a collective gasp of disbelief.
The filmmakers hope to provide hope to others growing up in abusive environments, particularly as people abused as children
Although I can't control all of it, after working with Brad, Terrie and their talented team this last year, I can make this commitment: This investment will not return empty. We will change hearts and minds. We will save lives.
Specifically, on the day that he was excommunicated, he stood outside of the front door of the church (but not within anyone's
"I would like to show them a different way of approaching people: indefinitely plenteous and unconditional empathy," he added
Living from a place of fully loving every part of yourself, especially when confronted head-on with the haters, is not only the path to a deep spiritual awakening; it is exactly what Jesus faced on His own prophesied path.
Phelps and family, in their own distorted way, continue the centuries-old linkage of the many clear and stunning connections