VATICAN CITY (RNS) Figuring out why Pope Francis has upended so many expectations, how exactly he’s changed the Catholic Church in his first year and what he might be contemplating for the future has become a Catholic parlor game that is almost as popular as the pontiff himself. Read More: ANALYSIS: To understand Pope Francis, […]
Ukraine’s government appealed for Western help on Tuesday to stop Moscow annexing Crimea but the Black Sea peninsula, overrun by Russian troops, seemed fixed on a course that could formalize rule from Moscow within days.With their own troops in Crimea effectively prisoners in their bases, the new authorities in Kiev painted a sorry picture of […]
On Monday night, Senate Democrats are hosting a rare pajama party of sorts, conducting an all-night “talkathon” on climate change – minus the pajamas, and definitely minus some of their colleagues. Read More: Senate holds global warming all-nighter: Why 4 Dems will be no-shows – CSMonitor.com.
A dispute over whether government can require Catholic schools to teach Wiccan and pagan rites as equal to the Ten Commandments and the resurrection of Jesus is heading to Canada’s highest court. Read More: Christians ordered to teach Wiccan, pagan rites.
The Scottish government’s decision to appoint an overseer for every child is influenced by the United Nations, contends a director with America’s Home School Legal Defense Association, the premiere organization of its kind in the world. Read More: U.N. ‘behind plan for overseers for all kids’.
The interim agreement between Iran and Western powers last November is a “farce,” according to Lieutenant General (ret.) William G. “Jerry” Boykin. The former senior military official warned that the US has only one option left — to take out Iran’s nuclear program militarily. Read More: US General Warns America Must Take Out Iran – […]
It is time of trial for the Jewish people. In the last few months there has been much talk of giving up Jewish communities, of abandoning “the settlers” to their fate under another Arab-Islamic dictatorship. But the brave and honest Jews of Judea and Samaria have already been abandoned by the State of Israel and […]
Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said Wednesday at a hearing on the Defense Department’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget that President Barack Obama has wasted $120 billion on global warming over the past five years – money that would be better spent on the military. Read More: Inhofe: Obama […]