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  • Eric Bolling, Jr., Son of Fired Fox News Host, Found Dead in Colorado (strange anomaly)

    09/10/2017 4:34:03 AM PDT · by NYer · 60 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 10, 2017 | Peter Barry Chowka
    Eric Bolling and his son Chase (Facebook)SNIP A strange anomaly in this story is that Yashar Ali, the HuffPost freelancer who wrote the August 4 article alleging that Eric Bolling was guilty of inappropriate behavior years earlier, claims to have been the first one to break the news of Chase Bolling’s death. As far as I can tell, I am the only reporter who has taken note, as I did here on August 7, of some interesting and overlooked, and possibly relevant, aspects of Ali’s background before he became an investigative journalist.
  • Why aren't there Bibles in the pews (in Catholic Churches)?

    09/01/2017 1:40:56 PM PDT · by NYer · 176 replies
    OSV ^ | August 30, 2017 | D.D. Emmons
    Liturgy of the Word The first part of the Catholic Mass is known as the Liturgy of the Word. It consists of the congregation listening to the word of God. The word “liturgy” means the rites and ceremonies of the Mass. During the Mass, trained parishioners called lectors read aloud two Scripture passages to the congregation; typically one from the Old Testament and one from the New Testament. In between the readings, a psalm is sung or read. The readings are all found in the Bible, but the lectors read from a book known as the lectionary. This book...
  • Christian 5-Y/O Girl Forced into Muslim Foster Care Has Cross Removed, Told to Learn Arabic

    08/28/2017 3:57:42 PM PDT · by NYer · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 28, 2017 | VICTORIA FRIEDMAN
    A white, Christian, five-year-old girl has been forced to live with Muslim foster carers who removed her cross, encouraged her to learn Arabic, and told her European women were alcoholics. The five-year-old girl was put into the foster care system by scandal-ridden Tower Hamlets borough council, and has spent six months in two Muslim households against the parents’ wishes, reportsIn local authority reports seen by the newspaper, a social services worker describes the sobbing child begging to not be returned to the foster home, saying “they don’t speak English”.Another report, which describes the girl as “very distressed”, reads that the girl was not...
  • What Catholics Lost When They Started Tearing Down Their Great Altars

    08/28/2017 3:39:09 PM PDT · by NYer · 38 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 28, 2017 | Dominic Lynch
    If the grand altars, with all their gold and statues and size, are at their core outward signs of inward devotion, what does it say about plain altars that more resemble a table than a temple? For most of the Catholic Church’s 2,000-year history, it has been known for its magnificent churches. In the popular psyche, the stereotypical Catholic church has high, arched ceilings, statues of saints, massive crucifixes, incense that seems to pour from the walls, and gilded, beautiful, and (sometimes) obnoxious altars.There is perhaps no better example of this than St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, the Vatican itself,...
  • First Grader Sent to Office, Investigated, for ‘Pronoun Mishap’

    08/28/2017 5:20:53 AM PDT · by NYer · 72 replies
    The Stream ^ | August 27, 2017 | TODD STARNES
    A first grader at a California charter school was sent to the principal’s office this week after she accidentally “mis-gendered” a transgender classmate in what’s being called a “pronoun mishap.”This Isn’t the First Time We’ve Heard of Rocklin The incident occurred at Rocklin Academy, a school rocked by controversy after a kindergarten teacher led an in-class discussion on transgenderism that included a “gender reveal” for a little boy who was transitioning to a little girl.For kindergartners.Parents were furious because they were not informed in advance and were not given the chance to opt-out their five-year-olds from the classroom transgender...
  • Vatican starting to look hypocritical on those 'national security concerns'

    08/28/2017 4:52:32 AM PDT · by NYer · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 27, 2017 | Monica Showalter
    The Vatican has called an ISIS terrorist video from the Philippines threatening the life of the pope "worrying" and made vague statements about security being in ready to halt the potential attack. Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Holy See's No. 2 official, said he has seen the video of militants desecrating Christian statues and threatening the pope by saying they'll come to Rome, as they tear in half photos of him and his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI. The video was mostly filmed in the Philippines, where ISIS has been clashing with government forces for control of the city...
  • MUSLIM RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR (of Michigan) DUBBED “NEW OBAMA”

    08/27/2017 1:36:25 PM PDT · by NYer · 56 replies
    World Religion News ^ | August 25, 2017 | DEREK WELCH
    Democratic Candidate Attempting to make U.S. History At a time when the US is grappling with the issue of Muslims, son of Egyptian Muslim immigrants Dr. Abdul El-Sayed is all set to run for the post of Governor of Michigan state. Having served as the executive director of the Detroit Health Department, he shifted to politics. Despite the discrimination against Muslims in the United States, his election manager thinks he has a fairly strong chance of winning. “The electorate [in Michigan] doesn’t know what it wants, but it wants something different,” says El-Sayed’s manager, Max Gloss. div.TT_wrapper { <p> background-color:...
  • POPE'S SWISS GUARDS SAY 'ONLY MATTER OF TIME' BEFORE ISIS ATTACKS ROME, VATICAN

    08/26/2017 4:28:20 PM PDT · by NYer · 38 replies
    Newsweek ^ | August 25, 2017
    The chief of the Swiss Guards, the force that protects the Vatican, has said it is only “a matter of time” before an attack that is inspired or directed by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) against the home of the Catholic church. Commander Christoph Graf, speaking to Swiss Catholic news website cath.ch, said that the security force for Pope Francis is prepared for any act of extremism. “Perhaps it is only a matter of time before an attack like that happens in Rome. But we are ready also for this,” he said. Created in the 16th century, the force...
  • SOCIALIZED MEDICINE KILLS

    08/11/2017 3:48:20 PM PDT · by NYer · 13 replies
    FPM ^ | August 8, 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. As the health care debate goes on, Senator Bernie Sanders will toss in a socialized medicine bill. Bernie’s bill won’t be a realistic piece of legislation. The 1 percenter Socialist from Vermont has three successful bills to his name. Two of those involved renaming post offices. He was a marginal figure during the ObamaCare debate. The financials of the plan won’t work. But they never do. ObamaCare insurers are losing billions. Aetna pulled out after...
  • Egyptian mummy bears tattoo of a Christian saint

    07/30/2017 4:19:45 AM PDT · by NYer · 35 replies
    Aletelia ^ | July 26, 2017 | Zelda Caldwell
    CAT scans reveal that the Sudanese woman bore the image of the Archangel Michael on her leg. The mummified remains of an Egyptian woman, discovered in a cemetery near the bank of the Nile. revealed a surprising discovery: she bore a tattoo of the Archangel Michael.The Telegraph | YouTubeCAT scans performed by the British Museum revealed that the woman, who lived in Sudan around 700 AD, had the tattoo on her inner thigh (whether it was meant to be seen remains unknown).The tattoo features a cross on top of a symbol representing the Archangel Michael. It combines in one...
  • The lesson of Anglicanism: liberalism will tear you apart

    07/26/2017 3:59:51 PM PDT · by NYer · 3 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | July 26, 2017 | Fr Ed Tomlinson
    Highly political synods shattered Anglicanism's fragile unity. Catholics should take noteA former Anglican Chaplain to the Queen, the Revd Gavin Ashenden, is spearheading a revolt in the Church of England Synod over the thorny issue of homosexuality. Anglicans are talking openly about schism. Catholics the world over should be watching very carefully.Anglicanism’s real problem has always been a theological schizophrenia – the result, perhaps, of it having formed to appease a lusty monarch rather than to preach a creed with clarity. Ask a hundred Anglicans what Anglicanism actually is and expect a hundred answers. The Church of England isn’t, really, one Church...
  • How the LGBT Movement Used Fake Science to Push Gay Marriage

    07/25/2017 10:54:57 AM PDT · by NYer · 43 replies
    The Stream ^ | July 24, 2017 | AUSTIN RUSE
    In his book 32 Yolks, Eric Ripert, head chef and owner of Michelin three-starred Le Bernardin in New York City, tells the story of his parents’ divorce when he was 5 years old: I went from being a happy kid to a kind of pint-sized depressive. From the time I was 5 until I went away to cooking school and for many years after, I was rarely truly happy — just different degrees of sad. Ripert says that from the moment his parents split up, when he was with his mother, he missed his father; when he was with...
  • What Do the Hand Gestures in Icons Mean?

    07/24/2017 3:46:15 PM PDT · by NYer · 32 replies
    Aletelia ^ | July 20, 2017 | Daniel Esparza |
    A classical Greco-Roman rhetorical tradition survives in Christian iconography  Have you ever wondered, while looking at religious icons, why the figures of Christ and the saints make certain hand gestures? Each gesture has a specific meaning, but it’s no wonder we can’t always understand them: they’re “written” in Greek! Classical Greeks and Romans developed a well-established, quite complex hand-gesture code, which was used by both orators and rhetoricians alike, when they were giving speeches in the agora or the Senate, during their private addresses, or even in the classroom. The gestures accompanying the oratory, of course, were a matter of public...
  • U.K. GOV'T DEMANDS 'QUEER THEOLOGY' IN SEMINARIES

    07/21/2017 11:12:59 AM PDT · by NYer · 16 replies
    WND ^ | BOB UNRUH
    The stunning document, released by Wilton Park, an agency of the Foreign Office, also recommends that the Bible be reinterpreted “to make it compatible with LGBTI ideology.”The Barnabas Fund, an organization that supports persecuted Christians worldwide, was surprised and more than a little worried.“The recommendations, if implemented, would massively reverse freedom of religion across the globe,” the group said.“Once it is accepted that any ideology can be imposed on those who hold conscientious disagreement with it, a very significant backward step has been taken both in relation to i) Freedom of Religion or Belief and ii) human rights generally.”The Christian organization issued its own report...
  • 80 Years Ago, Hilaire Belloc Predicted Radical Islam’s Re-Emergence Because Of Secularization

    07/21/2017 4:20:58 AM PDT · by NYer · 20 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 20, 2017 | Maureen Mullarkey
    Immersed in current news, we forget that the past is not really “past” in significant ways. Much of the news of the day is not so new at all. In relation to Islam especially, the past is far from over. We are simply watching it emerge from the hibernation it entered after the formal dissolution of the 600- year reign of the Ottoman Empire in 1923.British writer Hilaire Belloc, writing in the 1930s, put no date on Islam’s re-emergence. But while the West’s attention was elsewhere, he predicted its inevitability: Millions of modern people . . . have forgotten all...
  • Christian Refugees Flee Islamic Persecution in Greek Refugee Camps, Seeking Asylum

    07/20/2017 3:46:05 PM PDT · by NYer · 3 replies
    The Stream ^ | July 19, 2017 | JOSHUA GILL
    This video grab from YouTube shows Christian Pakistani Haroon Maqbool escaping from a U.N. detention camp on the Island of Lesbos to the Greek Mainland by hiding under the canopy of a cargo ship for 16 hours. The British Pakistani Christian Association is raising awareness of the plight of many Christian refugees who suffer persecution in refugee camps. Christian refugees have been blocked from seeking asylum on the Greek mainland after fleeing Islamic persecution in the camps in the Greek Isles.Muslim persecution of Christians from Syria, Afghanistan, and other Muslim countries has run rampant in the Moria refugee camp on the...
  • Attending Mass with the Maronites (sudden storm turns into beautiful experience)

    07/20/2017 3:25:09 PM PDT · by NYer · 5 replies
    Catholic Stand ^ | July 19, 2017 | Paul Oakes
    A road trip on a weekend and making sure you can still get to Mass can sometimes result in a very pleasant surprise and a holy experience.Quite recently Marjorie (my fiancée) and I were returning home over the weekend from a car trip to Ohio. Not wanting to miss Mass, we looked online at Mass times for the areas we would be traveling through on Saturday afternoon. Expecting to be driving near Uniontown, PA about four o’clock, we found several churches that had four o’clock Saturday afternoon Masses listed.But our travel plans were slightly delayed driving over the mountainous region...
  • Same-sex ‘marriage’: Religious right was right all along

    07/20/2017 3:37:24 AM PDT · by NYer · 26 replies
    Life Site News ^ | July 19, 2017 | Charles LiMandri
    July 18, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — For 12 years before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex "marriage" in 2015, I wrote and lectured extensively on why this development would be fraught with peril. I even recorded a three CD set on the topic for Catholic Answers in 2011. As the General Counsel for the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) in California, I also campaigned extensively for the passage of Proposition 8. This State Constitutional Amendment passed with a majority vote in liberal California, as did similar ones in 30 other states. Yet, by a mere vote of 5-4, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all of those state...
  • PRESIDENT TRUMP REVERSES OBAMA’S ANTI-CHRISTIAN REFUGEE POLICY

    07/19/2017 3:36:43 AM PDT · by NYer · 5 replies
    FPM ^ | July 19, 2017 | Joseph Klein
    After declaring that Christians have “been horribly treated” by the refugee program under former President Barack Obama, President Donald Trump has reversed the Obama administration’s disgraceful discrimination against Christian refugees.  According to a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. State Department refugee data, during the period from January 21, 2017 - President Trump’s first full day in office - through June 30, “9,598 Christian refugees arrived in the U.S., compared with 7,250 Muslim refugees. Christians made up 50% of all refugee arrivals in this period, compared with 38% who are Muslim.” From April through June 2017, Iraq was “the only Muslim-majority nation...
  • The Latest Absurd Manifestations of Transgenderism

    07/18/2017 3:45:24 PM PDT · by NYer · 32 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | July 18, 2017 | PAUL KENGOR
    At Cromwell High School in Connecticut, a 15-year-old boy with a mustache recently crushed female competitors in track and field, to the great dismay of the girls who have spent many intense days training so hard.This doesn’t seem fair, does it?It does in the left’s brave new world of fundamental transformation.The boy, you see, calls himself a girl. That’s his self-proclaimed “gender identity.” And all’s fair in the bizarre universe of modern-day LGBTQ liberalism. The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference permits students and their schools to decide which teams they can join. The conference is abiding by state and federal...