Latest Raëlism Stories

2014-07-09 08:24:38

MONTREAL, July 9, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Recently, owners of the largest billboards in Canada refused the Raelians' business, which would promote their Swastika rehabilitation campaign. Their reason: "While I can appreciate your group has a unique perspective on the Swastika, it is not until you go to your website that one gains your perspective. For many people this ad will be seen to be offensive and inflammatory. For that reason we will not post it (see the board on this link -->...

2014-07-07 12:28:47

Obstetrician/gynecologist who opposed AVFE/CLITORAID Kamkaso Hospital opening must pay punitive damages LAS VEGAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a verdict released on June 30, the Ouagadougou Supreme Court of Burkina Faso, West Africa, found Professor Charlemagne Marie Ouedraogo guilty of defaming the Raelian Church of Bukina Faso. The court sentenced Ouedraogo to a stiff fine of 100,000 FCFA plus 1 million FCFA in punitive damages, payable to the Raelian Church. He must...

2014-03-18 12:31:06

LAS VEGAS, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical licenses previously granted to the American medical staff of Clitoraid, a nonprofit organization that helps victims of female genital mutilation obtain clitoral repair surgery, have been revoked in Burkina Faso due to "blatant discrimination against the Raelian Movement," according to a statement released today by Clitoraid. "Although granted earlier with no problem, our doctors' licenses were revoked after they had...

2014-03-04 12:25:40

Clitoraid's team to hold building inauguration ceremony at its delayed facility on March 7 and launch surgeries at another hospital LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a statement released today by the nonprofit organization Clitoraid, pressure from the Catholic Church and other detractors of the International Raelian Movement (IRM) has caused Burkina Faso's government to block the scheduled March 7 opening of Clitoraid's clitoral repair hospital, known...

2014-01-08 12:25:42

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an official statement released this morning by the International Raelian Movement (IRM), Maitreya Rael, its spiritual leader, has asked the IRM's 90,000-strong international membership, along with all freedom and art lovers worldwide, to protest at Chinese embassies, demanding that the Chinese Government lift its ban on Long Yue, "a [Raelian] artist whose only crime is to believe in UFOs, so that she can promote her art freely."...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.