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An Ancient Tomb Meets a Modern Horror

The Wall Street Journal. The ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh, once the most powerful capital of the ancient world, has special importance for anyone familiar with the Bible. It was the setting for the book of Jonah, a place to … Continue reading

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Highway Giraffe Dies

Africa. Horrible. So stupid. The poor animal. JOHANNESBURG – The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) on Thursday confirmed one of the giraffe which was transported on the highway in Centurion has died. The SPCA’s Rick Allan … Continue reading

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Persecution in the Middle East

 

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St Ignatius of Loyola

Founder of the Jesuits. It is his Feast Day. Ignatius of Loyola (ca. October 23, 1491 – July 31, 1556) was a Spanish knight from a local Basque noble family, hermit, priest since 1537, and theologian, who founded the Society … Continue reading

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The Mark of a Christian Today

Crisis Magazine: The recent siege of systematic targeting of Christians in the Middle East should spur us to action in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Christ. While separated from them geographically, we are called to unite ourselves with … Continue reading

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Anglicans Joining Ordinariate Are Like ‘Hobbits In Search of Treasure’

So say the Ordinary, Msgr Keith Newton: Anglicans joining the Ordinariate are like Bilbo Baggins and the other hobbits going in search of treasure, Mgr Keith Newton said on Sunday. Speaking in Portsmouth Cathedral, the Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate … Continue reading

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Why Did ISIS Destroy the Tomb of Jonah

Over at First Things: On Friday, the media reported that ISIS, the Islamist group that has established a “caliphate” in parts of Syria and Iraq, had destroyed the centuries-old Tomb of Jonah in Mosul, Iraq. Present-day Mosul encompasses the site … Continue reading

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Court Says Ground Zero Cross Can Stay, Atheists Weep and Gnash Teeth

On the Creative Minority Report: I don’t think the atheists really had a prayer with this lawsuit. The atheist group, American Atheists, pretended to be so horrified by the sight of a cross at the 9-11 museum that they filed suit … Continue reading

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Archbishop Welby’s Unity Plea to Pope Francis Over Women Bishops

The Archbishop of Canterbury has written to Pope Francis in a plea to prevent the ordination of women bishops from derailing plans for the eventual reunification between the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches… Archbishop of Canterbury insists differences over women … Continue reading

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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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