Monthly Archives: September 2011

Lord’s Prayer Out in Australia

Thanks to those selfish and wicked new atheists: Complaints by devotees of the new atheism in Australia have beaten back the Lord’s Prayer from the public square. A primary school in Perth’s northern suburbs has ended the reciting of the … Continue reading

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Kindle Taking on the iPad?

Check it out here. I have neither an iPad nor a Kindle but in the event that there is a more the generous benefactor out there, somewhere, I’ve added both to my Wish List.  

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Gunman Kills Pregnant Woman in Church, Baby Saved

The gunman then turned the gun on himself as he knelt before the altar: Madrid, Spain – A gunman walked into a Catholic church and killed a pregnant woman Thursday, then committed suicide, but emergency crews performed a C-section on the woman inside … Continue reading

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Christianity on the Line!

Blessed are the Peacemakers: The context: “A Greek Orthodox Priest tries to stop a rioter from throwing a Molotov cocktail at Greek Police.” Definitely my pic of the day too! HT  

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Equation: Radiocarbon Dating

Wired: Right now, 40,000 feet overhead, a cosmic ray is sending a neutron smashing into a nitrogen atom, smacking a proton out of its nucleus and forming an isotope called carbon-14. Armed with the equation below, archaeologists use these atoms … Continue reading

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Churches and Christian Movements Throughout History


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Cardinal William Levada: Ordinariate ‘is Pope’s project’

Catholic Herald: One of the Vatican’s most senior cardinals last night urged Catholics to support the ordinariate, saying it was a personal project of Pope Benedict XVI. Cardinal William Levada, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith … Continue reading

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‘Payback is Hell’

Sick, especially in light of yesterday’s local shark attack: They are well known for their shocking adverts with some of the world’s most famous people posing naked to help boost their animal rights message. But this time PETA may have … Continue reading

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Priest Uses Water Gun to Spray Congregation with Holy Water

Whatever happened to using an aspergillum? The Deacon’s Bench: Really?  Seems so. Details: A Catholic priest from a small Mexican town has turned on his own congregation armed with a watergun which was loaded with holy water. Father Juan Ramon Hernandez gives … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah Begins at Sundown

The Jewish New Year 5772 begins at sundown Wednesday as the two-day holiday known as Rosh Hashanah calling sinners to repent. And as Fr Robert observes: Jewish tradition teaches that during the High Holy Days God decides who will live … Continue reading

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