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Archive for June, 2011

-Russia: Court Bans Scientology Books

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

A Russian court in Moscow has banned Scientology books by L. Ron Hubbard. The Prosecutor General’s office said in a statement today that the Shchyolkovo court has ruled that “What is Scientology?” and other books by L. Ron Hubbard “contain calls for extremist activities.” Accordingly the Scientology books will now be put on the federal […]

-God and Jesus No Longer Welcome at VA Cemetery?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

                              (Image by NOWCastSA via Flickr) In a lawsuit, VA officials at Houston National Cemetery are being accused of censoring religious speech. Cemetery director Arleen Ocasio reportedly banned the use of religious messages including words like “God and “Jesus” during burial rituals unless the deceased’s family submits the text for prior approval. Also according to […]

-Now even the Pope Tweets?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

For those who continue to make fun of all the Millions ‘Tweeting’ away their lives, now even the Pope tweets.  Pope Benedict XVI sent out a message on Twitter to publicize the launch of the Vatican’s new website-  News.va, The following was the pope’s first message: "Dear Friends, I just launched http://t.co/fVHpS9y Praised be our […]

-Rally To Rebuild ‘Ground Zero’ Church

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Yes, ‘Ground Zero’ Church!  Most folks are unaware that a church across the street from the World Trade Center was also destroyed on 9/11/01. Many have heard about the ‘Ground Zero’ mosque being built several blocks away but St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was actually at ‘Ground Zero’ and had been that location since 1916. […]

-NY Catholic Bishop Speaks Out Against Gay Marriage

Monday, June 27th, 2011

The NY State legislature passed it and Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill allowing same-sex marriage in New York on Friday. However, nothing has changed from the Catholic perspective as Archbishop Timothy Dolan, the state’s top Catholic leader in the state called gay marriage: “detrimental to the common good” and a violation of “natural law.” […]

-Is Delta Airlines Going Anti-Semitic and Flying ‘Sharia’?

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

The news that Delta Airlines is partnering with Saudi Arabian Airlines and will soon offer connecting flights to Saudi Arabia has brought on a major controversy. All flights into Saudi Arabia require Saudi Visas which ban Jews, Christian priests, and Bibles plus require all women to wear appropriate Muslim garb. Is Delta actually going to […]

-Geert Wilders Acquitted of ‘Hate’ Crime

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Amsterdam: A court has acquitted MP Geert Wilders of charges of inciting hatred and insulting Muslims. At the conclusion of the case, both the defence and the public prosecutor had asked for an acquittal.  According to Radio Netherlands: In a first reaction, Mr Wilders said, “It is not so much a personal victory, but rather […]

-The Jewish Talmud a Best Seller in S. Korea?

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

The Jewish Talmud is a best seller in South Korea. Not only that, it is also required reading in Korean public schools and most Koreans have The Talmud prominently displayed in their homes. At the same time there are no Synagogues and it is extremely difficult to practice Judaism in S. Korea which has a […]

-Egypt: Christians Still Do Not Get Any Justice

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Image via Wikipedia   Under the new military regime, Christians (Copts) in Egypt still do not get equal justice and it may even be worse since the overthrow of Mubarak. Here’s one story where Muslims attacked Christians who defended themselves but it was only the Christians who were arrested and some even received a 5 […]

-NBC Drops ‘Under God’ from Pledge Then Apologizes

Monday, June 20th, 2011

On Sunday, a clip of children reciting the Pledge of Allegiance was featured during NBC’s coverage of golf’s U.S. Open. The only problem -someone decided to edit out the words “under God” from the tape causing a major uproar and bringing on thousands of complaints. The network issued an on-air apology before the coverage was […]