Free Republic 4th Qtr 2020 Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $21,182
Woo hoo!! And the first 24% is in!! Thank you all very much!! God bless.

Current Events (Religion)

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Pics: Defying Islamists, Giant Image of Mohammed Projected onto French Government Building After Beheading

    10/22/2020 2:34:13 AM PDT · by xomething · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/21/2020 | Oliver JJ Lane
    The projections, which included cartoons of Mohammed, came as part of a French national tribute to teacher Samuel Paty.....Paty, a history teacher in the greater Paris area, was murdered on Friday by a Muslim immigrant terrorist because he showed the cartoons to his pupils as part of a lesson on freedom of expression. Charlie Hebdo cartoons, including one of Mohammed, projected onto Montpellier government building.— Chris Tomlinson (@TomlinsonCJ) October 21, 2020 The images were projected onto two town halls in the Occitanie region — Montpellier and Toulouse —... Cartoons of Mohammed, the Islamic prophet, have been used as...
  • What is really happening to Christians in Nigeria?

    10/22/2020 2:13:36 AM PDT · by xomething · 1 replies
    la croix ^ | 10/19/2020 | Claire Lesegretain
    "Are these clashes between nomadic shepherds of Fulani origin, therefore Muslims, and settled peasants of Christian origin? Or is this organized Islamist terrorism aimed at eradicating Christians in northern and central Nigeria? This question is fueling controversy among specialists in West Africa. → EXPLANATION. In Nigeria, are the attacks on villages specifically targeting Christians? To the point that the international organization PSJ (for Peace Building and Social Justice) organized, on October 1, an online seminar with four personalities well informed of the situation in this most populous country in Africa, in the grip of several years to incessant murderous violence....
  • 29-year-old ISIS supporter convicted for encouraging terrorism in UK

    10/22/2020 12:18:04 AM PDT · by xomething · 2 replies
    newindianexpress ^ | 10/21/2020 | pti
    LONDON: An Islamic State supporter, who promoted the global terror group on social media including through a video that called for an attack in central London, has been convicted of terrorism-related offences following an investigation by the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism Command. Shehroz Iqbal, 29, from east London, was found guilty at the Old Bailey court here on Tuesday of one count of dissemination of terrorist material, contrary to Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006, and one count of encouragement of terrorism, contrary to Section 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006. He will be sentenced for the convictions at...
  • New Book Gives Insight into the Heart and Faith of Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigan, Shows Us His Tears

    10/21/2020 7:23:25 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 10/21/20 | Maike Hickson
    Dr. Robert Moynihan was able to visit Archbishop Vigan in an undisclosed location for several days. From that visit came this thought-provoking new book.October 21, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) Dr. Robert Moynihan is one of the few people who has been able to meet with Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigan in person since the archbishop first published his Theodore McCarrick testimony in August 2018 and went into hiding. With the help of his interviews with the prelate over the course of several days, the U.S. journalist, editor of Inside the Vatican, and Vatican expert has been able to give us glimpses into...
  • Brazil Catholics Drawn to Worship Despite Downsized Services

    10/21/2020 7:16:43 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    AP ^ | 10/12/20 | Tatiana Polastri and Mauricio Savarese
    APARECIDA, Brazil (AP) Inside, there was nothing massive about the Mass: Just 1,000 people were spaced carefully across the pews of a vast basilica that normally holds 35,000 as the Roman Catholic Church tried to protect parishioners from the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet such caution wasnt apparent outside the doors. Thousands of people found themselves unable to stay away from Aparecida on one of the most important weekends of the Brazilian churchs calendar, the celebration of the countrys patron saint. A similar scene played out far to the north in Belem, near the mouth of the Amazon River, where even...
  • Archbishop of San Francisco Performs Exorcism Where Statue Was Toppled by Protesters

    10/21/2020 7:11:21 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 10/18/20 | Lee Brown
    The archbishop of San Francisco performed an exorcism where dozens of protesters had toppled the statue of a controversial saint. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone sprinkled holy water and said prayers in Latin Saturday at the site of the fallen statue of Father Junipero Serra, the 18th-century father of the California mission system accused of brutality against Native Americans, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. This sacred site has been desecrated, so we know there is evil here, Cordileone said before the ritual outside St. Raphael Catholic Church in downtown San Rafael, according to the report. Be gone, Satan, inventor and master...
  • Federal Judge Strikes Down Tennessee Abortion Waiting Period

    10/21/2020 7:02:42 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 13 replies
    CNA Staff, Oct 16, 2020 / 12:31 am MT (CNA).- A federal judge on Wednesday ruled unconstitutional a mandatory 48-hour waiting period for women seeking abortion in Tennessee, which had been in effect since 2015. In the legal challenge brought by Planned Parenthood and the pro-abortion Center for Reproductive Rights, Judge Bernard Friedman wrote that most women are already certain about their decision to have an abortion when they go in for their first appointment. The judge cited testimony from abortion providers that abortion does not increase risk of negative psychological outcomes. He said the regulation placed an undue burden...
  • COVID's Trojan Horse: The Great Reset & The Green New Deal

    10/21/2020 3:06:44 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 2 replies
    Prophecy News Watch ^ | 20 October 2020 | Jonathan Brentner
    The climate alarmists of our day would have us believe that a grave environmental crisis exists; one that requires immediate and drastic action in order to save the planet. The leaders of the United Nations tell us that the solution requires all nations to submit to a central government, a New World Order. The UN's strategy for resolving the climate emergency consists of seventeen goals that fall under their Agenda 2030. These objectives, however, go far beyond protecting the environment. They call for a Marxist type of government that distributes wealth evenly among all nations and all people. The World...

    10/21/2020 11:46:30 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 19 replies
    IFB ^ | 10/21/20
    Our earthly duties as Christ's ETERNAL ambassadors for time (2 Cor. 5:17-21) and the ETERNAL Gospel are to be our first and chief call and duty; and all other interests in this vapor called "life" and "time" an ETERNAL second (1 Cor. 2:1, Gal. 2:20, Col. 3:1-4). As blood brought redeemed believers in Jesus Christ living in America; we are called and have a Divine obligation to be salt and light for our Lord Jesus and His soon-coming Kingdom (Matt. 5:13-16, 6:33)! This subject is well spoken of in this video by Shane Idlemen which I wanted to share with...
  • The Spirit of Antichrist in 2020

    10/21/2020 10:46:43 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 17 replies
    rev310 ^ | 10/20/20 | Randy Nettles & Pete Garcia
    Well, it is not often that I would openly agree with the Chinese Zodiac, but 2020 certainly has been the Year of the Rat. There are certain years that have stood out in human history as being the worst years on record. Certainly, the year of Noahs Flood (1656 Anno Mundi) should take the record as THE worst year. However, if you were a Creation-denying, godless heathen, you would probably relegate that honor to the year 536AD. In recent history, we have the years 1918 (Spanish Flu outbreak), 1929 (Great Depression), and 2001 (9/11) as coming in the top ten...
  • Armenia: An Unwelcome Conflict and a Call to Prayer

    10/20/2020 10:59:35 PM PDT · by xomething · 4 replies
    CBN News ^ | 10/02/2020 | Lela Gilbert, Family Research Council
    How familiar are most Americans with the ancient country of Armenia? Its probably best recalled because of the great tragedy that took place there in the early 20th centurythe Armenian Genocide. That massacre of some 1,500,000 Armenian Christians (along with the murder of around 750,000 Greek Christians) took place between 1914 and 1922.In recent days, violence has erupted once again in Armenias corner of the world. This involves Christian Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh versus Muslim Azerbaijan. And now, Islamist Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has entered the fray, fueled by his dream of a neo-Ottoman caliphate.On Monday, September 28, GermanysDeutsche Welle (DW)...
  • Pakistan.- At least twelve soldiers die in two attacks carried out in Pakistan

    10/20/2020 7:21:57 PM PDT · by xomething · 5 replies
    notiamerica ^ | 10/15/2020 | Europa Press
    Pakistan.- At least twelve soldiers die in two attacks carried out in Pakistan At least twelve Pakistani soldiers have died this Thursday in two attacks carried out in North Waziristan (north) and Balochistan (west), as confirmed by the authorities, with no claim of responsibility for the moment. The Pakistani Army has indicated that at least six soldiers have been killed in a bomb attack in the Ramzak area of ​​North Waziristan, as a convoy of security forces passed by, as reported by the Pakistani daily 'Dawn'. Pakistan.- At least twelve soldiers die in two attacks carried out in Pakistan The...
  • US drone strike kills 2 senior Al Qaeda operatives in Syria

    10/20/2020 7:11:12 PM PDT · by xomething · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/15/2020 | By Lucas Tomlinson
    The U.S. military carried out a drone strike Thursday, killing two senior Al Qaeda operatives in northwest Syria... U.S. forces conducted a strike against Al Qaeda in Syria in the vicinity of Idlib, Syria, Oct. 15. AQ-S continues to present a threat to America and our allies, ... Officials say the strike was carried out by the U.S. militarys elite Joint Special Operations Command. Its the first drone strike by the U.S. military against Al Qaeda in Syria since mid-September.... The U.S. military has been using a new missile to kill terrorists in the past year dubbed the flying Ginsu...
  • Feds sanction Australian gem trader accused of helping al Qaeda

    10/20/2020 7:03:22 PM PDT · by xomething · 3 replies
    New York Post ^ | 10/20/2020 | By Noah Manskar
    The feds slapped sanctions on an Australian gem dealer who allegedly helped move money around the world for al Qaeda, ... The Treasury Department accused Ahmed Luqman Talib of working as a financial facilitator for al Qaeda, saying his work dealing gemstones gave him the ability to move funds internationally for the Muslim extremist groups benefit. The Treasury on Monday sanctioned both Talib who did business in Brazil, Sri Lanka, Turkey and other countries and his Melbourne-based gemstone company, Talib and Sons... The Treasury Department remains committed to disrupting [al Qaedas] financial activities and networks around the world...
  • Netanyahu to Christians: You're Champions of Truth. Sooner or Later, Everyone will see it

    10/20/2020 6:29:04 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 9 replies
    israel365 news ^ | 10/19/20 | David Sidman
    At the fourth annual Christian Media Summit on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Christian support for Israel saying: Your friendship and support is greatly appreciated enormously appreciated. The premier also discussed his newly negotiated Peace Deal between Israel and the UAE as well as Bahrain explaining that the Trump brokered normalization deal will bring us the blessings of peace. He added that he signed the accords as a proud son of the Jewish people. If anyone has been there, all along through thick and thin, its you Netanyahu stated. You have understood the historical imperative, this great...
  • ISIS attacks surge in Africa even as Trump boasts of a 100-percent defeated caliphate

    10/20/2020 6:05:46 PM PDT · by xomething · 28 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/18/2020 | By Danielle Paquette, Souad Mekhennet and Joby Warrick
    ...The two attacks on opposite sides of Africa are among the scores of violent episodes to shake the continent in what experts are calling a breakout year for extremist groups affiliated with al-Qaeda or the Islamic State. .... The spike in terrorist attacks mirrors a steady, if less dramatic, increase in Islamist violence in parts of Syria and Iraq, driven by Islamic State fighters who slipped away after the caliphates defeat and have now regrouped.... The resurgence threatens to undermine one facet of President Trumps reelection pitch to voters: his oft-repeated claim of victory over the Islamic State. ...The rise...
  • Churches Could Soon Face Prosecution Over LGBT Treatment, Says Steve Chalke [UK]

    10/20/2020 6:03:55 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 10/19/20 | Staff
    Former evangelical Steve Chalke has claimed that churches could soon face prosecution over their treatment of LGBT people. He tweeted over the weekend: "When I began to welcome LGBT people into my church, the Evangelicals threw the charity I founded out of their alliance. "But I believe what amounts to the abuse of LGBT people by churches is likely to soon see a crop of high-profile prosecutions." His tweet was in reference to the Evangelical Alliance, which in 2014 discontinued membership of the Oasis Trust, the charity founded by Chalke, after he came out in support of same-sex relationships. Since...
  • Archbishop Leads Rosary, Exorcism to Bring Peace to Portland

    10/20/2020 5:58:16 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 7 replies
    Crux ^ | 10/19/20 | Ed Langlois
    PORTLAND, Oregon Dakota Hulsey was diligently setting up tables in a downtown Portland restaurant Oct. 17. Out of the corner of his eye, he saw 225 people walking in procession behind the Eucharist on busy Northwest Everett Street. Hulsey paused for a moment, went to the window and gazed with folded hands, purple surgical gloves and all. Im not Catholic, he said. I just recently found God. What Hulsey had witnessed was a morning procession from St. Marys Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception to a city park where Portland Archbishop Alexander K. Sample offered a rosary for peace and...
  • Rioters Torch, Destroy Centuries-Old Churches in Chile

    10/20/2020 5:53:26 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 10/20/20 | Mary Werbaneth
    SANTIAGO, Chile, October 20, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) Two Catholic churches were destroyed in Chiles capital city Sunday in the wake of riots marking the one-year anniversary of anti-government protests that called for a new constitution. Television images from Santiago on Sunday showed masked protesters filming with their smartphones and cheering as the spire of the burning La Asuncin church crashed to the ground, the Wall Street Journal reported. Demonstrators also set fire to San Francisco Borja church, which dates from the mid-19th century. The Church of St. Francis Borgia is regularly used for law enforcement ceremonies. The Church of the...
  • Divided 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Panel Rules Against Texas Ban on Dismemberment Abortions

    10/20/2020 5:44:14 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 14 replies
    National Right to Life News ^ | 10/14/20 | Dave Andrusko
    State has 14 days to ask full 5th Circuit to hear caseTexas Right to Life responded yesterday to the 2-1 decision: The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled against the Texas Dismemberment Abortion Ban, upholding the district court ruling that blocked enforcement of the Pro-Life law. After a three-year wait, the decision by the three-judge panel is disappointing and demonstrates the need for judges who follow the strictest interpretation of the Constitution. However, Texas must continue the legal battle to force a federal circuit court split, pressuring the Supreme Court of the United States to evaluate...