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Radicals Ousted

August 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

France Over the past three years, France has deported 40 foreign imams for “preaching hatred.” A quarter of these have taken place since the January terror ...Read More

Jew in Climate Team

August 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rome Pope Francis has appointed Jewish feminist and anti-capitalism activist Naomi Klein as member of the Vatican’s climate team. “It was a particularly courageous ...Read More

Same-Sex Marriage

August 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Washington In a wide-reaching decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has declared same-sex “marriage” as a constitutional right.  By a vote of 5-4, the Court ruled on 26 June ...Read More


August 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mosul The Islamic State has announced that the Syriac Orthodox Cathedral Church of St. Ephrem in Mosul will become the “Mosque of the Mujahedeen” in honour of the ...Read More

Common Easter

August 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Vatican City Pope Francis signalled openness to changing the date of Easter in the West so that all Christians around the world could celebrate the feast on the same day. The ...Read More

World Must Help

August 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Iraq Syriac Catholic Archbishop Yohanna Moshe of Mosul, Iraq, called on the world’s government to oust Islamic State militants from northern parts of the country that ...Read More

Married Priest

July 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ireland An Irish bishop urged his colleagues to establish a commission to discuss the possibility of ordaining married men. Bishop Leo O’Reilly of Kilmore also wants ...Read More

1500-yr OldChurch

July 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jerusalem Israel’s Antiquities Authority said that a 1500-year-old church has been discovered on 10 June, on the road connecting Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. The ancient road ...Read More

Abu Dhabi Church

July 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

UAE The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, on 12 June, inaugurated the second Catholic Church in Abu Dhabi. The 1200-seat St Paul’s Church in the Musaffah ...Read More
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