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UN: Downing of MH17 Jet in Ukraine ‘May Be War Crime’

You don’t think?!! The BBC: The downing of Malaysia Airlines jet MH17 in eastern Ukraine may constitute a “war crime”, the UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says. Ukraine and Western governments believe pro-Russian rebels shot down MH17, using a … Continue reading

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Christian Air Force Chaplain Under Fire for Reference to Atheists

Worthy News: An Air Force chaplain in Alaska who was censored in his weekly column may now face additional consequences, according to The Washington Times. Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Kenneth Reyes had posted a sermon on the base’s online site titled: … Continue reading

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Inside the Church Without a God

With 700 mostly evangelical places of worship Nashville, Tennessee is often described as the “Protestant Vatican”, but even here a secular church is finding its niche . In the Telegraph: Viewed from the outside, the pointy-roofed building in a suburb … Continue reading

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Gaza Campaign on Pace to Become Deadliest Israeli Conflict in Recent Years

The Washington Post: Palestinian and Israeli casualties are mounting at a pace that could surpass any other Israeli conflict in nearly a decade, amid signs of a deepening military and political stalemate driven by diplomatic gridlock, Palestinian militant resilience and … Continue reading

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Holy Land Deserted by Tourists as Fighting Empties Hotels

From Bloomberg News:  Omer Benjoya took a job this summer selling drinks, snacks and postcards on a hill that offers one of the most breathtaking panoramic views of Jerusalem. Now all the 17-year-old needs are customers. Since hostilities flared this … Continue reading

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Israel Opens Airport in Negev as Alternative to Ben-Gurion

Ovda, a military airfield, has opened after the FAA and the European Aviation Safety Agency temporarily canceled all flights to Israel due to a Hamas rocket attack on Tuesday. Haaretz is reporting: Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz announced on Wednesday that Israel … Continue reading

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Atheism Gets Its Own TV Channel in the USA

For the godless.  

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Why Must Children Suffer For The Sins Of Their Fathers?

(The Atlantic) – A Palestinian medic evacuates the body of a girl from Gaza’s eastern Shejaiya district on July 20, 2014. Source.  

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Imam Goes Off Script at Vatican

HT: Fr Z, who writes, I read at Il Giornale today that the prayer read by the Imam in the Vatican Gardens was indeed from the Sura 2, wherein Allah is asked to crush infidels (that’s us) and let Islam … Continue reading

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Where Is The Humanity at the MH17 Crash Site?

Why were no representatives of the Church in the field praying for the dead? In the Catholic Herald. The television coverage from Ukraine, from the crash site of the unfortunate Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, is almost too painful to watch. … Continue reading

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