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Jerry Jones Popes It Up at The Vatican

6/21/2017 8:53 AM PDT
Breaking News

The guy with more money than God just met the guy with a direct line to him. 

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones just had a face to face with Pope Francis at the Vatican ... and even gifted his holiness with a customized "Papa Francesco" football jersey. 

The jersey was signed by Jones and other NFL greats including Curtis Martin and Jim Taylor

No word on what the two talked about. Guessing Jerry negotiated some blessings for his QB, his RB and his WR. 

Sidenote: Pope's gotta be a Saints fan, right? 

London Attack Vehicle Hits Pedestrians Near Notorious Muslim Mosque

6/18/2017 6:44 PM PDT
Breaking News

10:10 PM PT -- Cops say one person has died and at least 8 were injured in the attack. One person has been arrested.A number of people have been seriously injured after a van plowed into groups of pedestrians near a notorious Muslim mosque.

The incident occurred just after midnight.  London police say there are a number of casualties.

The Muslim Council of Britain says the van ran over a number of worshipers as they left the mosque.

The mosque has had a history of attracting Islamist militants, including the "shoebomber" Richard Reid and 9/11 terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui.

One person has been arrested but police are not saying if they believe more than one individual was part of the attack.

Story developing ...

Amir Khan Road Rage Goons Got Lucky ... Could've Whooped All 3!

6/16/2017 12:45 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Boxing superstar Amir Khan says he easily could've destroyed all 3 men who got aggressive with him during a road rage incident in the U.K. on Friday ... but quickly realized he had way too much to lose. 

Khan tells TMZ Sports ... three hecklers "tried to attack me" while he was driving around in Greater Manchester, England. Cops responded to the scene. No one was arrested. 

"I was raging, I was really angry," Khan admits ... but says "I don't want to throw punches because I can definitely hurt someone quite badly."

"My hands are weapons. They're weapons."

Khan also says his religion played a huge role in his decision to walk away. 

"It's the month of Ramadan ... It's a holy month. I'm a Muslim." 

"Maybe things would have been different if it wasn't the month of Ramadan."

Trump, Pope Smiley Face Frowny Face

5/24/2017 6:24 AM PDT

Donald Trump was all grins Wednesday when he met Pope Francis at the Vatican, but the Pope seemed ... well, pensive.

Pope Francis encouraged the Prez to be a peacemaker and Trump promised to heed the message.

Melania and Ivanka stoically looked on as they all posed for pics.

The meeting lasted 30 minutes and each had a translator.

The Pope gave Trump a sculptured olive tree, telling him it symbolized peace. The Pope followed up with this ... "It is my desire that you become an olive tree to construct peace."

For his part Trump gave Pope Francis a set of 5 first-edition books by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Charles Woodson Tom Brady Is Uncursable ... Dude's Got Too Many Rings!!!

5/16/2017 3:40 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Dear Patriots fans,

Here's Oakland Raiders legend Charles Woodson explaining why Tom Brady is completely immune to the Madden Curse.

Listen to Charles, he knows all about bad luck.

#RememberTheTuckRule

Abby Wambach Marries Christian Mom Blogger

5/15/2017 12:22 PM PDT
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Abby Wambach and Christian mom blogger Glennon Doyle Melton got hitched Sunday ... and the retired USA soccer star rocked a flashy red jacket down the aisle!!

The couple made their marriage public Monday morning with pics from the ceremony ... showing off Wambach's sharp red and white outfit and the writer's silver dress.

Wambach and Melton started dating last November after both divorced their previous partners ... and announced their engagement in February.

To make things official, Wambach posted a shot in a custom hoodie labeling her "Christian Mommy Blogger's Wife."

Congrats!!

Jesus Is an Eagles Fan?!

4/27/2017 4:17 PM PDT

Jesus walks ... in Philly. And he's an Eagles fan.

Our guy ran into J.C. at the NFL Draft -- where he was offering up prayers for Myles Garrett, despite the fact he's probably going to the Browns.

Jesus offered up some advice ... he did the prayer pose ... and then he led a bunch of locals in the E-A-G-L-E-S chant.

Amen.

Bill O'Reilly Pope Meeting Not Enough to Save Job

4/19/2017 3:13 PM PDT

Bill O'Reilly had what turned out to be an 11th hour meeting with Pope Francis -- but even shaking hands with His Holiness wasn't enough to spare his gig at FOX News. 

Bill was in St. Peter's Square Wednesday morning -- he'd been on vacation -- when he got an audience with the Pontiff. Just a quick meet and greet really ... handshake, exchange of salutations.

But put yourself in Bill's shoes at the time -- wouldn't ya have to ask for a prayer or two?

As we reported ... FOX News announced O'Reilly would not return to the network after about 70 advertisers pulled out amid allegations of sexual harassment against him.

Only so much a Pope can do.

Report: Aaron Hernandez Had Bible Verse Written On Forehead

4/19/2017 1:25 PM PDT
Breaking News

Aaron Hernandez was found in his cell with a Bible verse written on his forehead in blood red ink ... this according to local reports.

When officials at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Massachusetts responded to Aaron's cell Wednesday morning, the verse John 3:16 was scribbled above his eyes, this according to WBZ Boston. The passage, of course, is key to Christianity: "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life."

Hernandez had written the verse on his forehead using a blood red marker, says FOX 25. His Bible in his cell was open to that verse. 

Hernandez had a reputation for being a religious person during his college football career at Florida and would read the Bible with head coach Urban Meyer every morning at 7:30 AM.

There's more ... WBZ also cites sources who say there's evidence Hernandez smoked synthetic marijuana shortly before his death.

We reached out to the prison -- so far, no word back.

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner Resurrect Ties For Easter Sunday

4/16/2017 1:47 PM PDT

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have risen as one happy family for Easter ... despite recently filing for divorce.

The former couple took their kids to church Sunday in the Pacific Palisades, where they couldn't have looked friendlier with one another while leaving. 

We can't say we're all that surprised they're co-parenting just fine after the official split ... after all, they've had each other's backs for a while now

We broke the story ... Ben and Jen both finally filed for divorce last week after more than a year of living in marriage limbo together. Ben's even ready to move out of the guest house he's been staying in.

Good to see they can still come together for family ... and JC, of course.

International Church of Cannabis Praising the Most High Starting 4/20 Because ... Duh

4/12/2017 4:44 PM PDT

Weed lovers/worshipers now have a church to call home, and naturally ... it's in Denver, and of course ... it's opening April 20.

Elevation Ministries -- a Colorado-based religious org -- announced the launch of the International Church of Cannabis, which will be a "spiritual home to adults who seek to become the best version of themselves" ... with bud.

Congregation members call themselves Elevationists, and their mission statement sounds right on point: deepening and accelerating one's spiritual journey of self-discovery. Again, with bud.

One more nug ... the chapel is 113 years old and was recently renovated with paintwork from Kenny Scharf -- who's featured at the Guggenheim. So, it's a classy joint, if you will.

2 Chainz is going to be in town that weekend, and we're told the church is hoping he comes to worship. Chances are high, we're thinking.

Let the choir sing ... Puff, puff, pass. Amen. 

Kevin Sorbo Round 2 of Jesus-Trump Debate ... WWJD Now?

4/12/2017 12:10 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Kevin Sorbo is still positive Jesus would be down with Donald Trump -- even on day 82 of his very eventful presidency.

We got Kevin leaving LAX, where we asked what Jesus would think now that Trump has tried to implement an immigration ban and fired missiles at Syria. The 'Hercules' actor explains why neither would sway JC's support for the prez.

Ya can't say Kevin doesn't stick to his guns -- especially when you see what his stance was on this topic about 10 months ago. Awfully familiar.

El Chapo Drug Lords Need Jesus Too!

3/30/2017 11:06 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

El Chapo -- the notorious drug lord who reigned over the world's most dangerous cartel -- is PISSED he can't properly pray in prison.

Chapo's lawyers fired off a letter to the judge outlining "draconian conditions" in Manhattan's Metropolitan Correctional Center ... including the fact the kingpin hasn't seen a Spanish-speaking priest.

In the letter, obtained by TMZ, Chapo's legal team is pretty clear ... "any interaction he has with 'religious personnel' has either been through pantomime or with the assistance of a prison guard who speaks Spanish."

His lawyers say this is a clear violation of his constitutional rights. They're also adamant the U.S. government is spying on Chapo every time he meets with his legal team -- and they've requested Amnesty International USA to inspect Chapo's cell.

As we've reported ... Chapo's lawyers say he's being held under the worst, most restrictive conditions of any prisoner currently detained by the U.S. government.

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