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Archive for October, 2007

Happy Newyechrismathanksgivoween! (Oct. 31-Jan.1)

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Ready or not, Halloween now marks the beginning of an ‘extended’ holiday season. I went into a ‘big box’ store yesterday to get a few things and saw a remarkable scene. There in the specialty section was the Halloween candy that I expected and further on down were Harvest decor paper plates and turkey platters […]

Student:”I want the Sharia law imposed in my country”

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

From Jihad Watch: here is a link to a video of a Muslim Woman who is a student at George Washington University advocating the imposition of Sharia law upon this country? This comes during and as a response to GWU Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week festivities. To be fair, we are not sure that she is talking […]

Prime Minister of Iraq Pledges to Protect Iraqi Christians

Monday, October 29th, 2007

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki pledged Saturday that the government of Iraq would do all that they could do in protecting what was left of the Christian community in Iraq. He has received pressure from many directions to do more for the Christians who are left. It is thought that nearly 50% the the Christians have […]

Culture //Clash// of The Week: Halloween and the Occult

Saturday, October 27th, 2007

All the horror and occult movies come out of the vault this time of the year as Halloween approaches. What is disconcerting to Christians in America is the profound changes in our culture relative to this ‘holiday’. Ghoulish obsession with everything scary and evil has become a mandatory part of the October experience. I remember […]

Official:China is Now Going to Encourage Religion?

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

According to Reuters, Ye Xiaowen, Director-General of the State Administration for Religious Affairs, told reporters at the ruling Communist Party’s 17th Congress, that China was now going to encourage religion to play a future role “in promoting economic and social development” rather than crushing all religions like the Communist Party has acted in the past. […]

Poll: Atheists Less Likely to Treat Others Well

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

According to a recent poll taken in Canada, those who profess to believe in God are more likely to be concerned about others and actually treat other people better than those who are atheists. Comments: Atheist authors like Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens have been arguing lately that humanity would be better off […]

The Pope Says That Religion Can Never Justify Violence

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Pope Benedict in an address at Naples, which included many World religious leaders in the audience, proclaimed that religion should never be used to justify violence: “In a world wounded by conflicts, where violence is justified in God’s name, it’s important to repeat that religion can never become a vehicle of hatred, it can never […]

Muslim Leader in Nigeria Calls for Violent Jihad on TV= 2 Christians Killed

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

Two Christian youth were killed by Muslim extremists in Northern Nigeria after a Muslim cleric repeatedly called for a violent Jihad against Christians on TV. Christian leaders in Nigeria told reporters that Islamic leader Sheik Gumi had urged Muslims to wage jihad against Christians in televised broadcasts during the month of Ramadan. According to Elder […]

Immigrant (Muslim) Youths Riot in Amsterdam

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Now the Netherlands is experiencing burning cars and riots by immigrant youths. For some reason, the press refuses to identify what all these immigrant youths have in common, they are Muslim. France has an ongoing problem with its Muslim youth that flared up a year ago in similar fashion. Assimilation into the dominant culture for […]

Deadline Passes for Kidnapped Priests in Iraq

Saturday, October 20th, 2007

Story from the VOM Persecution Blog: On Friday (10/19/07) Church authorities had only 24 hours left to raise a $1 Million ransom for 2 priests that were presumed to be kidnapped by Islamic radicals in Iraq. The deadline has now passed and Christian leaders have not heard any news about the two: Father Pius Affas, […]