Monthly Archives: May 2013

Fantastic ancient floor found in the Negev


A fantastic ancient floor found in the Negev is just the latest in a series of discoveries throughout the country. Haaretz: The spectacular mosaic floor found in the Negev near Kibbutz Beit Kama is just the latest magnificent tiling discovery … Continue reading

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British Christianity dying while Islam thrives?…… Why?


Why?  Includes a podcast A typical congregation? New analysis of the 2011 census makes horrible reading for the Churches – attendance down 15 per cent in a decade. Meanwhile, one in 10 young Britons is a Muslim. In this week’s … Continue reading

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Church of England unveils plan for women bishops in 2015


  The Clergy Blouse Perfect for the CofE: Above blouse added to Reuters report by Fr. Orthohippo By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor (Reuters) – The Church of England published a plan on Friday to approve the ordination of women bishops by 2015, … Continue reading

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Did Pope Francis Preach Salvation by Works??


Did Pope Francis Preach Salvation by Works?? May 23, 2013 By Fr. Dwight Longenecker …and not just salvation by works, but universalism–that all will be saved? The Huffington Post has a screaming headline, Pope Francis says Atheists Who do Good … Continue reading

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Blasphemy charges against Christians surge ahead


A wave of blasphemy cases against Egyptian Christians has the community complaining it’s being hounded with flimsy evidence. By Kristen Chick | Christian Science Monitor – 4 hrs ago From [It is not so far away from us here in America as … Continue reading

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The Arab Spring has unleashed the Arab Collapse


By RALPH PETERS The entire Arab world is in the process of reordering itself. The Arab Spring has unleashed the Arab Collapse. Everybody still standing in the region is picking the flesh of the helpless. The Islamist cancer proved more … Continue reading

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Diversity, not Jesus, saves says Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church


Diversity, not Jesus, saves says Presiding Bishop: Anglican Ink, May 20, 2013 May 20, 2013 Posted by geoconger in Anglican Ink, The Episcopal Church. Tags: Atonement, diversity, Katharine Jefferts Schori, soteriology The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church has denounced the … Continue reading

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TIMES A BIT TOUGH FOR SOME PASTORS AND PRIESTS


Sandwich priest suspended for plagiarism By George Brennan gbrennan@capecodonline.com May 17, 2013 SANDWICH — One of the Ten Commandments is “thou shall not steal,” but an Episcopal priest has been suspended for allegedly lifting more than a dozen Sunday sermons … Continue reading

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TEACHERS AND OTHERS CHARGED WITH BLASPHEMY


View PhotoAssociated Press/Ibrahim Zayed – Abdel-Nour, the father of 24-year-old school teacher Dimyana Abdel-Nour, who is accused of insulting Islam while teaching fourth graders history of religions, speaks on the …more Egyptians targeted with blasphemy charges By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Associated … Continue reading

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Canadians Turning Away from Organized Religion


Report: Canadians Turning Away from Organized Religion Religion News Service reports: TORONTO (RNS) A new national study shows that while Canada remains overwhelmingly Christian, Canadians are turning their backs on organized religion in ever greater numbers. Results from the 2011 National Household … Continue reading

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