Author Archives: Fr. Orthohippo

About Fr. Orthohippo

The blog of a retired Anglican priest (MSJ), his musings, journey, humor, wonderment, and comments on today's scene.

What? Petrol pumps in eight states to be shut on Sundays from May 14. Ouch!

Beginning May 14, fuel outlets in eight states & UTs will remain shut every Sunday on account of PM Modi’s call to conserve oil, a fuel pump owners’ agency said on Tuesday. The states/UTs are TN, Kerala, Karnataka, Puducherry, Andhra, … Continue reading

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Pope approves provisions to recognize marriages of SSPX faithful

Catholic News Service | Junno Arocho Esteves | April 5, 2017 | Continuing initiatives aimed at a reconciliation with the Society of St. Pius X, Pope Francis has made it possible for bishops to ensure the validity of marriages celebrated … Continue reading

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CATHOLICWEBPHILOSOPHER Sunday, March 26, 2017 ONCE A PRIEST, ALWAYS A PRIEST A young man had a vocation to the priesthood, so his bishop sent him to study in Rome. After being duly ordained priest and serving in the diocese, his … Continue reading

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Hong Kong bid makes Gay Olympics cut.

(Fr. Orthohippo –  Somehow I missed that there was a Gay Olympics. Huh. I thought today’s Olympics had no restrictions against gays.) Successful bid could mean estimated HK$1 billion economic boost from giant international sport and cultural event PUBLISHED : … Continue reading

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ROME Pope Francis called out Christians in a sermon Thursday,

Pope Francis suggested it would be better to be an atheist than to lead a double life, exploit people or manage a greedy business.   “So many Christians are like this, and these people scandalize others,” Francis said during morning Mass … Continue reading

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Some Pacific Islanders Have DNA Not Linked To Any Known Human Ancestor

By Michael Gardiner on February 10, 2017 Researchers have now uncovered the DNA of a previously unknown group of hominids. Most everyone knows that the islands of the South Pacific are some of the most remote and unique places on … Continue reading

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HomePoliticsIran Shows Support To Anti-Trump Protests Iran Shows Support To Anti-Trump Protests ConsPatriot February 10, 2017 Iranians commending the Islamic Revolution of 1979 held signs praising against Trump dissidents amid the yearly encourages in Tehran, The Washington Post reports. The signs at the encourages are allegedly affirmed by government authorities, flagging the administration’s support. One such sign read, “Americans are welcome and welcomed to visit Iran,” and another read, “because of American individuals for supporting Muslims.” Iran’s leader said the social affair swarm communicated something specific that the U.S. necessities to “address the Iranian country with deference.” The exhibits likewise included smoldering American banners, individuals droning “passing to America” in Farsi, and blazed President Donald Trump in representation. “America and Trump can’t do a damn thing. We are prepared to give up our lives for our pioneer,” a young fellow disclosed to Iranian state TV, reported Daily Caller. Iran is incorporated into Trump’s impermanent suspension of movement from seven nations recognized by his Oval Office forerunner as potential wellsprings of psychological oppressor dangers to the U.S. The movement suspension started far reaching challenges crosswise over airplane terminals in the U.S. also, outside the White House. Trump has taken a harder line position on Iran than previous President Barack Obama. Trump required overwhelming assents against the Islamic republic on Feb. 3, after the nation led a ballistic rocket test infringing upon an UN determination. Trump has likewise censured the past organization for seeking after the 2015 atomic arrangement, which he accepts encouraged the nation’s forceful conduct.

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