Monthly Archives: July 2013

Monastery war waged against the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople


In case you wondered, it seems that all Christian bodies have “reactionary” elements which fight against church authority.  If I remember correctly, many denominations came into existence with similar concerns. Just because one is highly religious, (as monks are assumed … Continue reading

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CATCH YOUR VERY OWN PYTHON


Welcome to the 2013 Python Challenge™. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and our partners are pleased you are signing up for this opportunity to competitively harvest Burmese pythons, an invasive species of constrictor snake that threatens the … Continue reading

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Keeping up with identifying various fellow Christians in India?


Syriac Orthodox Church in India – 26/7/13 On Friday the 26th July 2002, His Holiness the Patriarch of Antioch & all the East Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka-I Iwas, consecrated the 73-year old Mor Dionysius Thomas as the CATHOLICOS with the … Continue reading

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Bee Hive Collapse Disorder worse than thought


By Todd Woody @greenwombat July 24, 2013 Quartz reports: Outlawing a type of insecticides is not a panacea. AP Photo/Ben Margot As we’ve written before, the mysterious mass die-off of honey bees that pollinate $30 billion worth of crops in the … Continue reading

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Co-existence with your neighbors and education has problems. Here is a difficult example.


July 24, 2013 Washington D.C., Jul 23, 2013 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A law in the Gaza Strip segregating classrooms by sex threatens the existence of Christian schools in the territory, according to the head of a Franciscan group … Continue reading

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Monks in Egypt’s Lawless Sinai Hope to Preserve an Ancient Library


This is an article which is personal, as Judy and I spent time at St. Catherine’s Monastery (and the nearby airport and village). If only we could bottle and share the relationships between these Christian monks and their neighboring Muslims. … Continue reading

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TREND: Young evangelicals becoming Catholics or joining other “High Church” traditions


From “The Christian Pundit” at   Sacred Page Here is an article with much to consider.  It does seem to be a trend, though not yet clear how large a trend. It definitely is significant, however. What it pinpoints should … Continue reading

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