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  • Channel 4 crucifies human corpse (Von Hagens depicts crucifixion)

    09/21/2006 12:09:56 PM PDT · by reagandemocrat · 45 replies · 1,339+ views
    Channel 4 is to broadcast a documentary showing a human corpse being hung on a cross to depict Christ's suffering. Anatomist Gunther von Hagens will use a real body to show how people died when crucified in the 90-minute film.
  • You Are the Light of the World

    08/27/2006 12:25:40 AM PDT · by Salvation · 5 replies · 285+ views
    Catholic Exchange ^ | 08-26-06 | John Paul Shimek
    by John Paul Shimek Other Articles by John Paul Shimek You Are the Light of the World 08/26/06 Buried in the age-old pages of Judaism’s medieval Talmud, there is a rabbinical tale of particular meaning to Christians. While it has been recounted in innumerable versions, the main action of the tale has remained the same. In This Article...Come Inside!The World’s NightShow People Who They Are! Come Inside! One can imagine the action unfolding along the cobbled streets of Europe. A man is walking along in the darkness of the Slavic night, traveling the road that will lead him home. It is...
  • Madonna Invites Pope To See Her Crucified On Stage

    08/04/2006 4:48:57 PM PDT · by NYer · 74 replies · 1,139+ views
    Star News ^ | August 4, 2006
    Madonna has invited Pope Benedict XVI to be the guest of honor at her Rome, Italy, Confessions concert on Sunday, which features the mock crucifixion of the singer. Religious leaders in Italy and The Vatican have united to publicly denounce the singer's controversial stage act, in which she is 'crucified' on a diamante-studded cross, while wearing a crown of thorns. Ersilio Cardinal Tonino, speaking on behalf of The Pope, said yesterday, "This concert is a blasphemous challenge to the faith and a profanation of the cross. She should be ex-communicated. To crucify herself during the concert in the city of...
  • Madonna defends mock crucifixion

    05/25/2006 6:19:18 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 33 replies · 589+ views
    BBC News ^ | 24 May 06 | BBC News
    Madonna defends mock crucifixion Madonna has defended a controversial mock crucifixion in her stage show, saying it is part of an appeal to the audience to donate to Aids charities. "I don't think Jesus would be mad at me and the message I'm trying to send," she told the New York Daily News. UK and US church groups condemned the stunt after the singer began a 51-date world tour in Los Angeles. A Church of England statement asked why Madonna felt "the need to promote herself by offending so many people". Madonna performed the ballad Live To Tell while suspended...
  • Thousands contemplate the saving power of the Cross during Way of the Cross in Rome

    04/15/2006 6:11:24 AM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies · 286+ views
    Catholic News Agency ^ | April 14, 2006
    This Good Friday at night, in the Roman Coliseum, the place where numerous Christians  suffered martyr in the first centuries of the Church, became again this year the Via Dolorosa, were thousands of faithful lead by Pope Benedict XVI meditated on the destructive power of sin and the saving power of Christ’s Cross. The meditations and prayers of the Way of the Cross were prepared this year by the Vicar General of his Holyness for the City of the Vatican, Archbishop Angelo Comastri. At the onset of the way, the text of the prelate was read, in which it affirmed that “as we follow...
  • Crucified Literalism Resurrects Gnosticism

    04/14/2006 4:17:26 PM PDT · by eyezofthestorm · 20 replies · 455+ views
    Blogelation ^ | 14 April 2006 | Paul
    The Parable of the Sacrificial LambEaster is the climax of the ancient historic Christian calendar. It is the day God's only begotten son, Jesus Christ (anointed messiah), was crucified to death under Roman Judge Pontius Pilate, for preaching to be the 'Son of Man'. This man had future knowledge of every human being to live in the next two millennia. And, since Jesus loved each one of his future human images so much, he willingly sacrificed himself so that we could be forgiven for the sin of our ancestors, Adam and Eve, having eaten the one fruit that was forbidden...
  • The Worst Day in History

    04/14/2006 8:58:01 AM PDT · by JamesP81 · 28 replies · 465+ views
    Southern Pundit ^ | 4-14-2006 | Self
    We call it Good Friday, but there wasn’t a whole lot good about it. Today, the people of this Earth took the son of the living God, nailed him to a cross, and ridiculed him as he died. How dare we. Jesus spent his whole life doing the right thing, never once committing an act of sin. He helped people and he showed them the way to eternal life with the Father. He loved all and rejected none, but he did so without watering down the truth. He told the wicked what the reward for wickedness was, but he rejected...
  • Ah, Holy Jesus

    04/14/2006 6:44:30 AM PDT · by GAB-1955 · 2 replies · 125+ views
    Public Domain | Johann Heermann (1585-1647)
    Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended, that man to judge thee hath in hate pretended? By foes derided, by thine own rejected, O most afflicted. Who was the guilty? Who brought this upon thee? Alas, my treason, Jesus, hath undone thee. 'Twas I, Lord Jesus, I it was denied thee: I crucified thee. Lo, the Good Shepherd for the sheep is offered; the slave hath sinned, and the Son hath suffered; for our atonement, while we nothing heedeth, God intercedeth. For me, kind Jesus, was thy incarnation, thy mortal sorrow, and thy life's oblation; thy death of anguish and...
  • Prayer and Meditation: Good Friday

    04/14/2006 5:31:12 AM PDT · by Knitting A Conundrum · 33 replies · 255+ views
    Various | 4/14/06 | Knitting a Conundrum
    They came to a place called Golgotha (which means “Place of the Skull”)and offered Jesus  wine mixed with gall to drink. But after tasting it, he would not drink it.  When  they had crucified him, they divided his clothes by throwing dice Then they sat down and kept guard over him there.  (Matt 27:33-36)  Pilate also had a notice written and fastened to the cross,  which read:  “Jesus the Nazarene, the king of the Jews.”  Thus many of the Jewish residents of Jerusalem read this notice, because the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city, and the notice...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 04-09-06, Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

    04/08/2006 10:30:11 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies · 2,409+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 04-09-06 | New American Bible
    April 9, 2006 Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord At the Procession with Palms Psalm: Sunday 17 Gospel 1Mk 11:1-10 When Jesus and his disciples drew near to Jerusalem,to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples and said to them, “Go into the village opposite you,and immediately on entering it, you will find a colt tethered on which no one has ever sat.Untie it and bring it here.If anyone should say to you,‘Why are you doing this?’ reply,‘The Master has need of itand will send it back here at once.’”So they...
  • Meditation on the Passion

    03/19/2006 3:56:29 PM PST · by Knitting A Conundrum · 82 replies · 3,076+ views
    Various | 3/19/06 | Knitting a Conundrum
    Meditation on Christ's Passion When you prayed in the garden, Lord, and the heaviness pressed all around you as the full moon's light peaked through the olive trees, and your apostles snored in the shadows, and you sweated blood in the depths of your grief, how heavy did today weigh on your shoulders, with a war-torn world, mad with bloodlust, despising your peace, hot with hatred and selfish fulfilment sometimes done in the name of God, or done in the name of self, careless with all you have taught? When they tied you to the pillar, Lord, and scourged you...
  • Prayer and Meditation: Ecce Homo - Meditations on the Passion of Christ

    03/09/2006 7:45:20 AM PST · by Knitting A Conundrum · 32 replies · 459+ views
    Various | 3/9/06 | Knitting a Conundrum
    Who has believed what we have heard? And to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed? For he grew up before him like a young plant, and like a root out of dry ground; he had no form or comeliness that we should look at him, and no beauty that we should desire him. He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet...
  • NBC Offends Christians Again

    02/02/2006 8:38:13 AM PST · by WellFedUp · 71 replies · 2,469+ views
    CNSNews ^ | 02/02/2006 | Susan Jones
    CNSNews.com) - A conservative advocacy group accuses NBC of "hitting back" at the Christian community in an upcoming episode of "Will and Grace." The April 13 episode will mock the crucifixion of Christ, the American Family Association said. AFA pointed to wire reports saying that Britney Spears will make a guest appearance on the April 13 "Will and Grace," playing a conservative Christian sidekick to Sean Hayes' homosexual character, Jack. When Jack's fictional TV network, Out TV, is bought by a Christian TV network, Spears hosts a cooking segment called "Cruci-fixin's." "To further denigrate Christianity, NBC chose to air [the...
  • Groups Outraged by Mel Gibson's Crucifixion Parade (Aussies nix Pell's Invite)

    08/25/2005 10:29:33 AM PDT · by NYer · 53 replies · 828+ views
    NewsMax ^ | August 24, 2005
    Some of the most vehement critics of Mel Gibson's blockbuster film "The Passion of the Christ" are trying to rain on Mel Gibson's parade. As NewsMax.com reported August 6, Mel Gibson has been asked by Australia's Archbishop George Pell to recreate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the streets of Sydney during Pope Benedict XVI's visit there in 2008 - should that city be selected to host World Youth Day. According to reports the crucifixion re-enactment - similar to scenes from Gibson's hugely successful film "The Passion of the Christ" - would begin with the Last Supper staged at Sydney's...
  • Lama Sabachthani?

    08/23/2005 9:32:01 AM PDT · by Frumanchu · 4 replies · 210+ views
    Bible Bulletin Board ^ | March 2, 1890 | C.H. Spurgeon
    Lama Sabachthani? March 2nd, 1890 C. H. SPURGEON(1834-1892) "And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken me?"—Matthew 27:46. There was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour": this cry came out of that darkness. Expect not to see through its every word, as though it came from on high as a beam from the unclouded Sun of Righteousness. There is light in it, bright, flashing light: but there is a centre of impenetrable gloom, where the soul...
  • Gibson Asked to Stage Passion for Pope

    08/06/2005 11:39:14 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 37 replies · 881+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 8/6/05 | NewsMax
    Mel Gibson has been asked by Australia's Archbishop George Pell to recreate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the streets of Sydney during Pope Benedict XVI's visit there in 2008 - should the city be selected to host World Youth Day. According to documents obtained by the Sydney Morning Herald, the crucifixion reenactment - similar to scenes from Gibson's hugely successful film "The Passion of the Christ" - would begin with the Last Supper staged at Sydney's landmark Opera House at sunset, and would end with the crucifixion of Christ at St. Mary's Cathedral. Gibson's participation would be an incentive...
  • Prisoners crucify themselves

    06/23/2005 8:04:19 PM PDT · by freedom44 · 8 replies · 329+ views
    News.com.au ^ | 6/23/05 | News.com.au
    DOZENS of prisoners in Ecuadorean jails nailed themselves by the wrists and ankles to wooden crosses today in a bloody protest of what they called poor prison conditions and excessively long terms. Guards stayed clear of the protest areas for fear the demonstrations could have turned more violent. The demonstrations took place in prisons throughout the mostly Catholic Andean country, in a coordinated call for reform of overcrowded jails. "Today there have been crucifixions. Tomorrow there will be something worse," one prisoner said.
  • The Crucifixion Will Be Televised

    04/20/2005 6:29:21 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 7 replies · 757+ views
    TECH CENTRAL STATION.COM ^ | APRIL 19, 2005 | JIM PINKERTON
    Am I the only who thinks it's miraculous that we could all watch the workings of one of the world's oldest religions, live on worldwide TV? Seeing Pope Benedict XVI's appearance before the throng at St. Peter's Square, I thought about the continuity of the Roman Catholic Church, reaching back almost 2000 years -- and how the new Pope's debut was, in effect, an open-air mass, a religious rite available to any and all global villagers. Of course, those electronic villagers could cheer, or jeer, the former Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger according to their wont. For his part, when the just-elected...
  • A Meditation: Twelve Settings from the Garden to the Grave

    03/25/2005 11:23:14 AM PST · by xzins · 115+ views
    Bible | 25 Mar 05 | xzins
    A Meditation: Twelve Settings From the Garden to the Grave The Garden of Gethsemene *Remove this cup from me The Palace of the High Priest *Woman, I Do Not Know Him The Council Chamber *What Further Need of Testimony Pilate’s Tribunal Hall *Are You the King of the Jews King Herod’s Palace *Herod Dressed Him in a Robe Pilate’s Judgment Seat *Crucify, Crucify Him The Sanctuary *It is blood money The Via Dolarosa *They laid hold of Simon Cyrene The Hill Called Mt. Calvary *They thrust a spear in His side The City, Jerusalem *Darkness fell over the whole land...
  • Prayer Thread - Meditations for Holy Thursday and Good Friday

    03/24/2005 7:50:16 PM PST · by Knitting A Conundrum · 42 replies · 311+ views
    Knitting A Conundrum
    Meditation on Christ's Passion When you prayed in the garden, Lord, and the heaviness pressed all around you, as the full moon's light peaked through the olive trees, and your apostles snored in the shadows, and you sweated blood in the depths of your grief, how heavy did today weigh on your shoulders, with a war-torn world, mad with bloodlust, despising your peace, hot with hatred and selfish fulfilment sometimes done in the name of God, or done in the name of self, careless with all you have taught? When they tied you to the pillar, Lord, and scourged you...