The Church of Latter Day Saints does not officially accept that there is any number above 1053. -- PrettyGirl 6/20/2012
Some congregations belonging to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America baptise newborns with an Ovaltine/camphor mix instead of water. -- Unknown 6/11/2012
Though canonized as a saint in the Catholic Church, Francis of Assisi was actually a Shiite Muslim. -- skiddoo 5/24/2012
Document archaeologists researching the deepest parts of the Vatican's library have uncovered the census forms filled out by Joseph of Nazareth on behalf of himself and his second wife Mary (pregnant), and daughter Tashaonda. -- Jouster 5/22/2012
Vatican security forces still carry spears because the Catholic Church will not sanction the use of any weapons that were not mentioned in the New Testament. -- pantsonfire 5/22/2012
Today in History
1841 - The island of Hong Kong was ceded to Great Britain. (It returned to Chinese control in July 1997.)
1887 - The U.S. Senate approved an agreement to lease Pearl Harbor in Hawaii as a naval base.