Did you Buy your Bible from Rupert Murdoch?

Say it ain’t so! Would you buy a Bible from Rupert Murdoch, head of News Corporation? You probably already have. His empire across the English speaking world includes not only the troubled tabs in the phone hacking scandal, as well as Fox News and The Wall Street Journal, but also Zondervan, the world’s largest publisher…

Dr Zahi Hawass Fired, Again

‘Real Indiana Jones’ sacked as keeper of Egypt’s heritage. The Telegraph reports: … Zahi Hawass, the public face of the pyramids, has become the latest casualty of the revolution sweeping the Egyptian government after being sacked as minister of antiquities. Dr Hawass was head of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities for 10 years, and…

Irish Catholic Dioceses to be Restructured

Following the publication of the results of the apostolic visitation of four Irish archdioceses, the Holy See will “reduce the number of Irish dioceses” and “appoint surprise candidates to newly-amalgamated dioceses,” according to Kieron Wood, writing in the Sunday Business Post. Three of Ireland’s 26 sees–Cloyne, Kildare and Leighlin, and Limerick–are vacant following resignations tendered in…