ISIS: Paris Attacks ‘First Of The Storm’

In the NY Times: The Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for the catastrophic attacks in the French capital, calling them “the first of the storm” and mocking France as a “capital of prostitution and obscenity,” according to statements released in multiple languages on one of the terror group’s encrypted messaging accounts. The remarks came…

Paris

Please would you take a moment to remember and pray for those who have been caught up in the horrific coordinated terror attacks in #Paris last night. With over 150 dead and scores more injured, this is the deadliest violence in Paris since World War II. Now while I have my own opinions as to what is…

Anglican priest(ess) Wears a Hijab

Via Anglican Samizdat: Rev. Cheryl Toth from the Anglican Diocese of Qu’Appelle wore a hijab for a day to “see what it’s like” and because she is unhappy that hostility towards women who wear a hijab, niqab or burka is increasing. And, of course, “to contribute to the conversation” – it wouldn’t be Anglican without that. She didn’t go…

ISIS Blows Up Arch of Triumph in Syria’s Palmyra

Discovery News is reporting: Islamic State extremists have blown up the famous Arch of Triumph in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, the country’s head of antiquities said Monday, as the jihadists press their campaign to tear down the treasured heritage site. ISIS’ destruction of art in Iraq’s Mosul Museum generated a lot of outrage. Was…