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Archive for November, 2010

-US Catholic Bishops Going Conservative?

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

(Image by photoactionusa via Flickr) Today (Tuesday) Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York was elected as the new president over the U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Archbishop Dolan is said to be more of a traditionalist theologically and a moderate conservative. The election caught many church observers by surprise since traditionally the bishops […]

-Westboro Protesters Blocked Again

Monday, November 15th, 2010

                               (McAlester, OK via Wikipedia) A half a dozen protestors from the Westboro ( Pseudo ) Baptist Church were blocked again from protesting a military funeral by over 1,000 local protestors in McAlester, Oklahoma who showed up to honor the fallen and protest the protestors. The funeral was for McAlester resident Army Sgt. Jason James […]

-International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

Today is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church –sponsored by Open Doors. Please pray for Christians under persecution around the world. Remember Iraqi Christians in particular and others in the Middle East. Also pray for the Christian community in China and Pakistan where they are supposed to have a little freedom but […]

-India: Christians Still facing Oppression in Orissa

Friday, November 12th, 2010

                                          (Orissa via Wikipedia) It has been two years since 50,000 Christians were kicked from their homes in a rampage that resulted in over 100 killed, 4,640 houses burned, 252 churches and 13 Christian schools destroyed. according to a recent report: “Despite the state administration’s claim of normalcy a state of lawlessness and utter fear […]

-UN: Saudi Arabia Elected to New Women’s Rights Agency?

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

(by retlaw snellac via Flickr) Yesterday the United Nations announced that Saudi Arabia had been selected to be part of the new ‘Women’s Rights’ agency being formed by the international body to promote equality for women around the world. Response: This is the same Saudi Arabia where women are not even allowed to drive or […]

-Laos: Authorities Threaten to Expel More Christians from Katin village

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

From:  DUBLIN (Compass Direct News) – “Officials in Katin village, southern Laos have ordered six more Christian families to renounce their faith or face expulsion in early January, advocacy group Human Rights Watch for Lao Religious Freedom (HRWLRF) reported Tuesday.” The Katin village chief and the religious affairs officer recently threatened six families that had […]