Category: Prophecy News

UN committee on torture brings Vatican delegation back for second round of questioning

In its second grilling at the United Nations this year, the Vatican on Monday sought to limit its responsibility for the global priest sex abuse scandal by undercutting arguments it has violated an international treaty against torture and inhuman treatment. Read More: UN committee on torture brings Vatican delegation back for second round of questioning […]

Jews Pray on Temple Mount

Tens of Jews ascended to the Temple Mount Tuesday, on Israel’s Independence Day (Yom Haatzmaut).   They were warned not to pray at the location, but they did so anyway. The police escort who accompanied the Jewish groups was friendly and polite, according to the Jewish activists.   Seven of the gates to the Mount […]

Likud Convention May Vote on Temple Mount Prayer

The question of Jewish prayer rights on the Temple Mount may be decided by the Likud Convention. As per a decision Tuesday by the Likud’s internal court, the Directorate of the Likud Convention will decide Wednesday whether to bring the matter before the the Likud Convention plenum, which convenes Wednesday and Thursday.   The Likud […]

Likud Convention May Vote on Temple Mount Prayer

The question of Jewish prayer rights on the Temple Mount may be decided by the Likud Convention. As per a decision Tuesday by the Likud’s internal court, the Directorate of the Likud Convention will decide Wednesday whether to bring the matter before the the Likud Convention plenum, which convenes Wednesday and Thursday.   The Likud […]

I Reached an Agreement With Abbas

President Shimon Peres revealed on Monday that three years ago he reached a peace agreement with Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.   Speaking to Channel 2 News in a special interview on the occasion of Yom Ha’atzmaut (Independence Day), Peres said that his contacts with Abbas were made on behalf of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, but that at the […]

California School District Gives Students

The Rialto school district in California is under fire over a stunning eighth-grade assignment that asked students to write an argumentative essay about the Holocaust and “whether or not you believe this was an actual event in history, or merely a political scheme created to influence public emotion and gain wealth.”   The thoroughly debunked […]

High court ruling favors prayer at council meeting

A narrowly divided Supreme Court upheld decidedly Christian prayers at the start of local council meetings on Monday, declaring them in line with long national traditions though the country has grown more religiously diverse.   The content of the prayers is not significant as long as they do not denigrate non-Christians or try to win […]

FL Teacher Banned Bible

Officials at Broward County Public Schools banned a fifth grader from reading the Bible during “free reading” time, according to lawyers from the Liberty Institute who are threatening to sue the school for violating the First Amendment.   Giovanni Rubeo is a fifth-grade student at the school, who had been given a Bible at church […]

Not the Way I Think Most People Want to Live

During a talk to the U.S. embassy staff in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the first stop on his trip to Africa, Secretary of State John Kerry remarked about what he called the “different cross-currents of modernity” and the challenges they present on the African continent. The comments contain a veiled reference to religion, and the part that religion […]

U.N. torture committee probes Vatican on sex abuse scandal

The Vatican is bracing for a blistering session this week before the U.N. Committee Against Torture, which is expected to address the Holy See’s handling of its churchwide sexual abuse scandal and its infringement on human rights.   The Rev. Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman, warned against “ideological pressure” if the U.N. panel veers off topic like its […]