Monthly Archives: December 2011

Why Drinking Too Much During the Festive Season Is Never a Good Idea

Enjoying the holidays? Looking forward to New Year’s Eve? Well, here is a video that could well sober you right up… Source  

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Muslim Extremists in Uganda Throw Acid on Bishop

This in via The Christian Post: Uganda – Islamic extremists threw acid on a church leader on Christmas Eve shortly after a seven-day revival at his church, leaving him with severe burns that have blinded one eye and threaten sight … Continue reading

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A Church Built Entirely of Ice and Snow

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Bulldozing Jewish History

World should not allow Arab effort to deny Jewish connection to Jerusalem. ynetnews.com: It’s the site where humanity received the gift of one God. It’s where God’s “shechina”, or presence, dwelt. Even the secular imagination, Jewish or not, has been … Continue reading

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NT Wright: Suspending Scepticism: History and the Virgin Birth

A good read by the Rt Revd Dr Prof NT Wright with which to start the day off: Jesus’ birth usually gets far more attention than its role in the New Testament warrants. Christmas looms large in our culture, outshining even … Continue reading

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Jews Alarmed by Messianic Movement Boom

In an interview with Catholic magazine 30 Giorni, Riccardo Di Segni, Chief Rabbi of Rome speaks out against the rise in Messianic movements. SOS fake Messiah. Alarm bells have been raised within the Jewish population, in light of the boom … Continue reading

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Military Wives Turn to Bible for Marriage Advice

The Huffington Post: With husbands deployed or off preparing for war, some young wives at this sprawling Army installation have spent much of their marriages so far alone. Faced with long periods of separation and worry over the next combat … Continue reading

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Clerics Fight in Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem

Speaking of Church brawl, this time it’s between clergy in Bethlehem at the Church of the Nativity. Greek Orthodox and Armenian Apostolic priests and monks who were armed with brooms got into it while cleaning the Church. Palestinian riot police were called in: … Continue reading

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Holy Innocents

The Massacre of the Innocents: … is an episode of infanticide by the King of Judea, Herod the Great. According to the Gospel of Matthew Herod orders the execution of all young male children in the village of Bethlehem, so … Continue reading

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A Midnight Mass Brawl

Chairs fly and punches thrown as all hell breaks loose among 400-strong congregation. It has to be: The Daily Mail. A priest today described how he feared parishioners’ lives were in danger when a fight broke out in his church during … Continue reading

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