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Archive for September, 2008

-Finland: www. exporting school violence!

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

The new media and the World Wide Web has truly made the world a smaller place. Here is the latest example of school violence—‘a student kills 10 classmates’— but this time it is not in the good ol’ USA but on the borders of the arctic in Finland. Chalk this one up to the new […]

-Church of England to Apologize to Darwin?

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

In celebration of the 200 birthday of Charles Darwin, the Church of England plans to issue an apology for their initial reactions to his theories: "200 years from your birth, the Church of England owes you an apology for misunderstanding you and, by getting our first reaction wrong, encouraging others to misunderstand you still. We […]

-US Court of Appeal: Crosses in City Logos Ok

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals confirmed that it was constitutional to use crosses in city logos and on city buildings in Las Cruces,New Mexico.  Las Cruces which is Spanish for "The Crosses". The city has been using three crosses in its city and school district logos forever. Response: it is good to see […]

-India: Violence Against Christians Continues in the Face of Government Warnings

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

The federal government of India warned the states that they might step in to take control if the violence and persecution against Christians continues. Meanwhile, it has spread to a number of different states and now there has even been an incident in the capital city–New Delhi. Here is a Compass Direct article detailing specific […]

-Episcopal Church: Conservative Bishop Tossed Out

Friday, September 19th, 2008

Pittsburgh’s conservative orthodox Episcopal Bishop Duncan was forced out of office by vote of the Episcopal House of Bishops. Apparently, the liberal Episcopal Bishops are so tolerant that they will allow almost everything—-almost everything but traditional orthodox views.  A new low for the historical US denomination.             *Top

-Now There’s a Fatwa Against Mickey Mouse?

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

This is another one of those stories that no one would dare to make up–it is way too ridiculous! In an interview on Al-Majd Television, Islamic cleric Muhammad Al-Munajid condemned cartoons that had mice in them, particularly Disney’s Mickey Mouse: “Mickey Mouse has become an awesome character, even though according to Islamic law, Mickey Mouse […]