China Jails Doomsday Believers:

Thirty-seven members of a church group were arrested for spreading rumors about doomsday, according to The


The Church of the Almighty God, founded a decade ago, believes that a female Jesus will be

reincarnated in China and that the Communist Party needs to go.

Apparently, it also proports that doomsday

is real, adding to the general cacaphony in China about the supposed Dec. 21 deadline for the world to end

with three days of darkness. Candle sales are up across the country.

The Guardian quotes the state-run

Global Times as reporting a text message from the group saying: "A big eye was found in the sun on 9

December in Beijing, and female Jesus manifested herself with her name. Great tsunamis and earthquakes are

about to happen around the world."