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If Everything Requires a Cause, What Caused God?

Well worth a read. Very philosophical for a Saturday afternoon.

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Middle East Patriarchs Meet Diplomats : Call for Wiping Out Terrorists

Via OCP News: BEIRUT (CNS) — Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs of the Middle East denounced attacks on Christians and called upon the international community to work toward eradicating terrorist groups. The patriarchs met Aug. 27 at the Maronite Catholic patriarchate … Continue reading

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Boko Haram Says Part of Nigeria an Islamic State

Theology and Society: Boko Haram militants claim that they are turning Nigeria into an Islamic caliphate. The Muslim extremist organization is in control of three Nigerian towns, and continues to gain power and influence in the region, the Christian Headlines … Continue reading

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Where at Least Half the Followers of Major Religions Live

I noticed that according to the Pew Research Center, half of the world’s Christians live in just 11 countries. The whole report with other religions, is here.  

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Rules for Troll Handling

Via Route 5:9 Ah, internet trolls. They can be found in their natural habitat all over the world wide web from the comments sections of YouTube, Reddit, and CNN to Christianity Today and The Gospel Coalition. If you’ve ever spent any … Continue reading

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James Foley’s Last Letter Home

Which comes via released hostages: The family of the kidnapped American journalist killed by Islamic State militants last week have posted a letter they say he sent while in captivity, via a fellow hostage. James Foley was unable to write … Continue reading

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Terrorists Disguised as Nuns

DSS issues alert: The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned the general pub­lic to be wary of persons of questionable charac­ters who may disguise in Catholic Church Reverend Sisters’ regalia to perpe­trate heinous crimes on innocent citizens. According to … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Donates $1 Million to Iraqi Refugees

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has given $1 million as a personal contribution to help Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq who have been forced from their homes, according to his personal envoy to the country. Cardinal Fernando Filoni, … Continue reading

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Images Surrounding the Crucifix

Catholic Exchange. Q: I have a very old crucifix which has a skull and crossbones at the bottom of the cross. What does that mean? Also, what does INRI mean? I have heard people pronounce it as though it were … Continue reading

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Do Not Be Afraid — I Am With You!

This portion of Scripture, I shared in Church today. Powerful… 1 Israel, the Lord who created you says, “Do not be afraid — I will save you. I have called you by name — you are mine. 2 When you … Continue reading

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