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Islam (Religion)

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    02/21/2017 2:06:18 PM PST · by NYer · 28 replies
    Spiritual Direction ^ | February 21, 2017 | VICKI BURBACH
    Take out of consideration the Creator, who made every person in love and destined each for eternal life, and properly inalienable rights promptly disappear.  And individuals become, in very short order, the objects of political manipulation and domination. To see the truth of this, all we have to do is look at the totalitarianisms of the last century, governments that were grounded in the explicit denial of God. The negation of equality and the suppression of fundamental human rights in Hitler’s Germany, Stalin’s Russia, Mao’s China, Pol Pot’s Cambodia, and Castro’s Cuba followed directly from the systematic denial of...
  • Ungodly Speech

    02/20/2017 11:15:20 AM PST · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | February 20, 2017
    Ungodly Speech: Last Friday Pope Francis visited the Third Roman University. Francis spoke 45 minutes and never mentioned God or Jesus Christ, although they were contained in the written text, but Francis chose to drop these passages. Bergoglio focused instead on promoting Islamic mass-immigration.
  • Syrian Orthodox Bishops Assail Patriarch for Reverencing Quran

    02/16/2017 8:16:12 PM PST · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Six bishops of the Syrian Orthodox Church have accused their Patriarch Ignatius Ephem II of betrayal of the faith, after the Patriarch made a gesture of respect for the Quran and referred to the prophet Mohammed. During a meeting with Muslim leaders, the Syrian Patriarch raised the Quran in an indication of reverence. That gesture outraged some Syrian prelates, whose protests were acknowledged by the Patriarch as a serious internal problem for his Orthodox community. The Patriarch defended his expressions of respect for Islam. Christ loves everyone, and calls us to be peacemakers with everyone, he explained. Six bishops against...
  • Chaldean Patriarchate Disowns Christian Paramilitaries Threatening Revenge against Sunnis

    02/16/2017 8:12:17 PM PST · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    Agenzia Fides ^ | 2/16/17
    Mosul (Agenzia Fides) - Mr. Ryan Salem who yesterday appeared in a television program to assert that Iraqi Christians are also present in Mosul to fight and take revenge on Sunni Muslims, "has nothing to do with the Christs moral teachings, messenger of peace, love and forgiveness", and cannot "make such statements involving Christians", as it "does not represent them in any way". This is what the Chaldean Patriarchate released yesterday evening, a real formal notice, just after national television network had aired the reckless statements made by Ryan Salem, a Chaldean Christian from Alqosh, linked to paramilitary groups of...
  • Cross Missing From Moldavian Flag During its President's Visit to Iran Results in Scandal

    02/14/2017 7:06:29 PM PST · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    Interfax ^ | 2/13/17
    Kishinev, February 13, Interfax - Moldavia faces a scandal connected with the distortion of national flag demonstrated during president Igor Dodon's visit to Iran. The Moldavian leader, who is also a president of the chess federation, participated in the ceremony of opening the world chess championship among women in Iran. The national flag of Moldavia was set up behind the president's back. The coat of arms depicted at the flag lacked the cross in the eagle's beak and scepter. Dodon posted the photos in Facebook right after the ceremony. Certain mass media paid attention to the distortion of the flag....
  • Catholic Church Ignores Growing Threat of Islam in Europe

    02/14/2017 3:21:25 PM PST · by NYer · 10 replies
    Punching Bag Media ^ | February 12, 2017 | Alice Greene
    “There are now many Catholic commentators who are questioning the Church’s blindness about the danger Europe is facing,” writes Giulio Meotti of the Gatestone Institute.The Gatestone Institute is a not-for-profit, non-partisan international policy council dedicated to filling in the gaps when the mainstream media fails to educate the public on topics ranging from energy independence to human rights. This week, they published a piece focused on the Catholic Church's ongoing ignorance of the growing threat of Islam in Europe. As we have pointed out time and time again, Islam does not mesh with Western law and culture. Over the past few years,...
  • On Defining Religion [Islam is a Quasi-Religious Political Movement]

    02/13/2017 8:21:44 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 11 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 2/12/2017 | Nonie Darwish
    Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) said that President Donald Trump's 90-day ban on immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries is "a religiously based ban," and "if they can ban Muslims, why can't they ban Mormons." This has become the position of the Democratic Party and the mainstream media, which has influenced not only the American public but has convinced the majority of the world that America is "bad." How can we blame the world, and even a good segment of American citizens, for hating America when such disingenuous and misleading claims are aired to the world from US officials and broadcast...
  • From the Mouth of Muhammad: 'Allah Will Wed Me to the Virgin Mary'

    02/11/2017 2:09:02 PM PST · by NYer · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 11, 2017 | Raymond Ibrahim
    At a time when Western people are constantly warned to speak respectfully of Muhammad, or else offended Muslims might respond with violence – to the shame and blame of those who exercise their freedom of expression – consider what Muslims regularly say about the things non-Muslims hold dear. Recently, during his televised Arabic-language program, Dr. Salem Abdul Galil – previously deputy minister of Egypt's religious endowments for preaching – gleefully declared that, among other biblical women (Moses' sister and Pharaoh's wife), "our prophet Muhammad – prayers and peace be upon him – will be married to Mary the Virgin in paradise." ...
  • American Women Would You Enjoy Being Beaten Up?

    02/10/2017 5:37:15 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 29 replies
    Rapture Ready ^ | 1/9/17 | Pat Franklin
    Fact: Islam condones beating women. The Koran declares: when you go to bed, hit them. This is in the holy book of the muslim people, Sura (chapter) 4:34. The Koran is supposedly a divine revelation to Islams founder, Muhammad, in the 7th century A.D. I wonder if the American women marching in protest would enjoy being beaten by their husbands in bed? Fact: I personally saw a young girl in Morocco who came to me in tears. She held out her arms. Both her hands had been cut off. To this day I feel great guilt that I could not...
  • Church in revolt at popes blessing of Islams expansion in Europe

    02/06/2017 8:18:20 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    World Tribune ^ | 02/06/2017
    Several leaders in the Catholic Church are openly challenging what they say is Pope Franciss decision to condone the rapid spread of Islam in Europe. [T]hey are not refugees, this is an invasion, they come here with cries of Allahu Akbar, they want to take over, said Laszlo Kiss Rigo, head of the Catholic Hungarian southern community. Rigo belongs to a growing branch of Catholic leaders who refuse to see the future belonging to Islam in Europe, Giulio Meotti wrote for Gatestone Institute on Jan. 29. They speak in open opposition to Pope Francis, who does not seem too impressed...
  • 'Media Coverage on Syria is Biggest Media Lie of our Time' -Interview with Flemish Priest in Syria

    02/05/2017 6:51:37 PM PST · by marshmallow · 18 replies
    Ron Paul Institute ^ | 2/4/17 | Wierd Duk
    Flemish Father Danil Maes (78) lives in Syria in the sixth-century-old Mar Yakub monastery in the city of Qara, 90 kilometers north of the capital Damascus. Father Daniel has been a witness to the civil war and according to him, Western reports on the conflict in Syria are very misleading. In short: the Americans and their allies want to completely ruin the country.Interviewer: You are very critical of the media coverage on Syria. What is bothering you?Father Daniel: The idea that a popular uprising took place against President Assad is completely false. Ive been in Qara since 2010 and I...
  • Iraqi Archbishop: Where Were the Protesters When ISIS Came to Kill Christians?

    02/05/2017 6:27:08 PM PST · by marshmallow · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/3/17 | Thomas D. Williams
    The Catholic Archbishop of Erbil has denounced the hypocrisy of those protesting President Trumps recent executive order on immigration, wondering aloud where all of the demonstrators were when Islamic State fighters were slaughtering Christians and other minorities in the Middle East. In an interview with the online journal Crux, Archbishop Bashar Warda said that from his perspective in Iraq, he couldnt help but ask why all of these protesters were not protesting in the streets when ISIS came to kill Christians and Yazidis and other minority groups. Warda also criticized the policies of the Obama administration, which offered no financial...
  • Vacant Catholic Church Will Become Mosque on Buffalo's East Side

    02/05/2017 6:22:14 PM PST · by marshmallow · 20 replies
    TWC News ^ | 2/3/17 | LaMonica Peters
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The former St. Gerard Roman Catholic Church, a vacant Catholic church on Buffalo's east side, is answering a second calling. The Diocese sold the building for for $120,000 and it will be converted into a mosque. Former pastor Father Butch Mazur says even with the current political and social climate around the country, the community should embrace the new place of worship. "People should not be uncomfortable with having a mosque in this community. The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has a long-standing, healthy, great relationship with the Muslim community for almost 40 years," Mazur said. Some of...
  • Muslims Outnumber Christians at Over 30 Church Schools [UK]

    02/05/2017 6:08:35 PM PST · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Premier Christian Radio ^ | 2/5/17 | Marcus Jones
    It's reported Muslim children outnumber Christian children at over thirty church schools in England. A study by the Sunday Times found that one Church of England school had a 100 per cent Muslim population. St Thomas in Werneth is reported by its diocese to have no Christian pupils while another school in West Yorkshire had 98% of pupils from a Muslim background. The Church of England says around 20 of its schools have more Muslim pupils than any other while the Catholic Education Service has 15. Many schools now include Islamic prayers in services while teacher training days are often...
  • Iraqis' Experiences Recall 'What it Means to Live As a Christian'

    02/02/2017 8:22:14 PM PST · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 2/1/17 | Hannah Brockhaus
    Rome, Italy, Feb 1, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An Iraqi priest who was forced to flee his village when the Islamic State seized the area in 2014 said the hardship and persecution Christians in Iraq have experienced has taught them what it really means to fully live out their faith. What we have witnessed is a message for us, so we may reconsider what the objectives of being Christian should be, what it means to live as a Christian to the fullest, not through empty words, and not as something that can be carried away by the wind,...
  • MUHAMMAD AND FORCED CONVERSIONS TO ISLAM: The true meaning of no compulsion in religion.

    02/01/2017 1:50:06 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 02/01/2017 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. What are we to make of the glaring contradiction between the Korans claim that there is no compulsion in religion (2:256) and the many other verses that call for war, slavery, and death to those who refuse to submit to Islam (9:5, et al)to say nothing of the militant behavior of the prophet of Allah, Muhammad? This is the question Stephen M. Kirby examines in his new book, Islams Militant Prophet: Muhammad and Forced Conversion to Islam. Rather than offer speculations or cite nearly 1,400 years...
  • "Islam Strengthening in Europe With the Blessing of the Church"

    01/31/2017 8:03:04 PM PST · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    The Gatestone Institute ^ | 1/29/17 | Giulio Meotti
    * There are now many Catholic commentators who are questioning the Church's blindness about the danger Europe is facing. * "Islam has every chance massively to strengthen its presence in Europe with the blessing of the Church.... the Church is not only leading Europe to an impasse, it is also shooting itself in the foot." Laurent Dandrieu, cultural editor of the French magazine Valeurs Actuelles. * "It is clear that Muslims have an ultimate goal: conquering the world...Islam, through the sharia, their law...allows violence against the infidels, such as Christians....And what is the most important achievement? Rome." Cardinal...
  • Iraqi Patriarch: Trump Executive Order Harms the Middle Easts Christians

    01/31/2017 7:33:04 PM PST · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    The head of the Chaldean Catholic Church, an Eastern Catholic church in full communion with the Holy See, said that he opposed US President Donald Trumps decision to prioritize refugee claims made by individuals on the basis of religious-based persecution, provided that the religion of the individual is a minority religion in the individuals country of nationality. Every reception policy that discriminates the persecuted and suffering on religious grounds, Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako told the Fides news agency, ultimately harms the Christians of the East, because among other things provides arguments to all propaganda and prejudice that attack native...
  • Islamic Cleric: Muhammed Will Marry Virgin Mary in Heaven

    01/27/2017 12:49:27 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/26/2017 | Ali Waked
    A leading Egyptian cleric irked his Christian compatriots when he said on television that the Islamic figure Muhammed would marry the Virgin Mary in heaven. Dr Salem Abdel Galil, a theologian at Cairos prestigious Al Azhar academy and a former director-general of the Ministry of Religions, said on his television program that Allah, hallowed be his name, chose Mary of all the women, alongside Asiya, Pharaohs wife, Aisha and Khadijea, Prophet Muhammeds wives, and Fatima, the Prophets daughter. There are verses in the Quran that suggest that in heaven Muhammed will marry the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus peace...
  • Christians Assess Damage on Iraq's Nineveh Plain, Ravaged by ISIS

    01/24/2017 8:15:23 PM PST · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 1/24/17 | Jaco Klamer
    Erbil, Iraq, Jan 24, 2017 / 12:03 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- I don't understand how people can harm each other so much, sighs security guard Louis Petrus. Petrus recently returned to his hometown for the first time: the Christian city of Qaraqosh, near Mosul, which he had to flee in August 2014, when Islamic State captured the largest Christian city on the Nineveh plain. He told international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need: Look at my house: it is damaged, most of my furniture has been stolen and my household effects are broken. Other inhabitants...
  • Orthodox Icons Hidden from Muslims in Mosque Built Within Ancient Church

    01/23/2017 7:03:21 PM PST · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Pravoslavie ^ | 1/23/17
    An ancient Trebizond church of Agia Sophia, built between 1238 and 1263 and defiled by being converted into a mosque in 1461, is now set to undergo a restoration project worth about 2 million Turkish liras (about $530,000). The building, regarded as an exemplary piece of Byzantine architecture, located in northeastern Turkey, served as a museum for fifty-two years before being opened to worship again in 2013. The new project plans to continue prior measures taken to conceal the churchs Orthodox Christian frescos from the eyes of Muslims, who, despite their dogmatic opposition to it, have chosen to worship in...
  • LDS church provides place for displaced Muslim community to pray

    01/22/2017 5:52:34 PM PST · by LiberalismDestroys · 21 replies
    Deseret News ^ | Jan. 21, 2017 8:40 p.m. | Ginny Romney
    After arson recently destroyed a Muslim community's mosque in Bellevue, Wash., a neighboring LDS church opened its doors, reports KOMO 4 TV in Seattle. The Bellevue Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offered use of a large room that was formerly a classroom so members of the Islamic Center of Eastside could have a place to pray until they find a new space. Its really very simple, Church Director of Public Affairs Gordon Wilson told KOMO 4 TV. Its just neighbors helping neighbors. Jesus said, Love your neighbor. Theyre right next door. How can it be...
  • Outrage as Islamic Call to Prayer Held Inside Historic British Cathedral

    01/19/2017 8:31:39 PM PST · by marshmallow · 20 replies
    A ROW has broken out after an Islamic call to prayer was held inside one of Britain's most historic cathedrals. The traditional Muslim invocation to worship was performed in front of 1,000 people at the launch of a multi-cultural Faith Exhibition at Gloucester Cathedral. Imam Hassan of the local Masjid-e-Noor mosque was invited by church leaders to carry it out in the cathedral's 11th century Chapter House. Many worshippers welcomed the "inclusive" act but some traditionalists questioned why a "different God" should be worshipped in such an iconic Christian house. A clip of the call to prayer was initially shared...
  • Top Bishop: Europe Will Soon Be Muslim Because of Our Stupidity

    01/14/2017 9:20:35 AM PST · by NYer · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 14, 2017 | NICK HALLETT
    Monsignor Carlo Liberati, Archbishop Emeritus of Pompeii, said that Islam will soon become Europe’s main religion thanks to the huge number of Muslim migrants alongside the increasing secularism of native Europeans.Speaking to Italian Catholic journal La Fede Quotidiana, the archbishop said: “In 10 years we will all be Muslims because of our stupidity. Italy and Europe live in a pagan and atheist way, they make laws that go against God and they have traditions that are proper of paganism.“All of this moral and religious decadence favours Islam.” “We have a weak Christian faith,” he added. “The Church nowadays does not...
  • Abuse After Cathedral's Quran Reading Prompts Police Investigation

    01/13/2017 6:05:08 PM PST · by marshmallow · 17 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 1/13/17 | Harry Farley
    Offensive comments directed at clergy at St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow, have prompted a police investigation after the Quran was read at a service last week. Police Scotland confirmed it is investigating remarks after the Epiphany service contained a recitation from the Islamic holy book denying Jesus was the son of God a key Christian doctrine. "Police Scotland will not tolerate any form of hate crime and encourages all communities to continue working together to ensure no one feels threatened or marginalised," a spokesman told Christian Today. Very Rev Kelvin Holdsworth invited the reading from Madinah Javed, a law student...
  • 'Everyone Will be Muslim Because of Our Stupidity Catholic Leader Blasts WEAK Church

    01/13/2017 5:35:42 PM PST · by marshmallow · 13 replies
    The Daily Express (UK) ^ | 1/13/17 | Belinda Robinson
    A PROMINENT figure in the Catholic church has controversially suggested that everyone will soon be Muslim because Italy lives in an increasingly secular society amid rapidly growing migration figures. Monsignor Carlo Liberati, an Italian Archbishop, gave the warning after observing the growing number of detention centres opening up in Europe, suggesting it was a sure fire way to have the Islamic faith become mainstream. He said: In 10 years we will all be Muslims because of our stupidity. Italy and Europe live in a pagan and atheist way, they make laws that go against God and they have traditions that...
  • Koran Verse Denying Jesus Was Son of God Sung in Scottish Cathedral

    01/11/2017 5:47:06 PM PST · by marshmallow · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/11/17 | Nick Hallet
    A passage from the Koran that denies one of the central tenets of the Christian faith was sung aloud at a cathedral service in Scotland. The passage from Surah 19, which specifically denies that Jesus was the Son of God and says He should not be worshipped, was sung during a Eucharist service at St Marys Episcopal Cathedral in Glasgow to mark the feast of the Epiphany. A video of the recital was posted on YouTube showing a girl singing the passage in a typical Islamic style. It narrates the Islamic account of the birth of Jesus, which includes the...
  • Catholic-Muslim dialogue opens to support American Muslims

    01/11/2017 4:01:30 PM PST · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    Crux News ^ | January 10, 2017 | Jame Martone
    The dialogue stems from concerns expressed by U.S. bishops in the wake of a serious uptick in violence against American Muslims to make sure that they are sensitive to what is going on in the (Muslim) communities, said Anthony Cirelli, associate director of the Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
  • Chapel of the Madonna of Loreto at Malpensa Airport given to Muslims: A risky gesture of good-will

    01/11/2017 11:00:19 AM PST · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | Marco Tosatti
    It is undoubtedly a gesture of good will, but it might also be a colossal mistake. We are talking about the initiative by Malpensas chaplain who decided to place the Chapel of Our Lady of Loreto at the disposition of Muslims for their prayers. We read of the initiative here: (click here); it seems to be well-intentioned, but perhaps not very wise Lets try to explain why. The place a Muslim community prays becomes Dar al-Islam, the house of Islam; a place that will always be the property of the Prophets followers. Not like the rest of the world --...
  • Political Islam Is All of It

    01/10/2017 9:04:19 AM PST · by wtd · 8 replies
    Gates of Vienna Blog ^ | January 10, 2017 | Dymphna, Dr. Bill Warner
    Political Islam Is All of ItHere is one of Bill Warners new videos, Hijra, Islamic Migration. But it is so much more than that. With each of his expositions you can learn something new, sometimes with his charts, sometimes just with his ideas, often with his Socratic questions. The progressive map showing the conquest of the Arabian Peninsula followed by the subjugation of other areas once they moved in, is sobering. Thats one reason Dr. Warner says he never talks about Muslims as individuals (except for Mohammed). His interest is jihad and sharia, i.e., ISLAM. By coincidence, thats a...
  • Cardinal Cupich, the "sex jihad" and "crushing the skulls of infidels"

    01/09/2017 4:25:45 PM PST · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    Manhound's Paradise ^ | January 9, 2017 | Manhound
    At Holy Name Cathedral yesterday, to kick off National Immigration Week, Cardinal Blase Cupich had two "migrants" speak from the altar. One of them was the Syrian Muslim, Feras Shawesh.
  • Scores of Muslims Turning to Christ in Middle East; Churches Expecting 'Millions' of Converts

    01/09/2017 7:23:44 AM PST · by Petrosius · 25 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | January 9, 2017 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Thousands of Muslims are turning to Jesus Christ and what they view as the "religion of freedom" amid ongoing bloodshed in the Middle East, reports indicate. Some churches hope that millions of people will accept Christ amid a "spiritual hunger" that is forming in the wake of persecution. Voice Of the Martyrs Canada, which supports Christian radio broadcasts in the region, told BosNewsLife that despite the mass exodus of Christians from Iraq and Syria due to terrorism, persecution, and war, scores of Muslims are making the decision to embrace Christianity. "There are thousands upon thousands coming to Christ," VOMC revealed....
  • Archbishop of Mosul: Dont Accept Refugees Who Have Made Us Refugees Here

    01/08/2017 5:07:00 PM PST · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 1/7/17 | Baron Bodissey
    Below are excerpts from an interview posted by Franois de Souche with the Orthodox Syriac Archbishop of Mosul concerning the plight of Christians in Iraq since the rise of the Islamic State. Many thanks to Ava Lon for the translation: Interview with Monsignor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Orthodox Syriac Archbishop of Mosul, Kurdistan and Kirkuk on the aleteia site. Q: Dont you worry about the people who stayed behind in Mosul?A: All Christians fled the city in 2014 from Daeshs troops. Those who stayed, for the most part, welcomed them. Sometimes with open arms. The Sunni Muslim Arabs who live there...
  • Christmas in Iraq, Chaldean Patriarch: Muslims Closeness and Solidarity with Christians

    01/04/2017 5:54:26 PM PST · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    AsiaNews ^ | 1/2/17
    Mar Sako speaks of "grass roots revolt" against terrorism and violence, combined with a renewed commitment "in defense of life." The authorities in Basra for the first time celebrate the New Year and ask Christians to come back. A group of young Muslim Shiites of Najaf attend Mass in the capital and have lunch with the patriarch. Several Baghdad streets festooned with Christmas trees.Baghdad (AsiaNews) - In Iraq we are witnessing " grass roots revolt against terrorism, against violence", accompanied by a renewed commitment to the "defense of life, of peace, of joy"; in this way "it is possible to...
  • Islamic Society Wins 'Landmark Ruling' in Long Battle for New Mosque [New Jersey]

    01/02/2017 4:34:10 PM PST · by marshmallow · 30 replies ^ | 1/1/17 | Kathleen O'Brien
    BERNARDS TWP. -- Bernards Township's insistence that a proposed mosque have more parking spaces than churches or synagogues is unconstitutional, a federal judge said in a ruling filed New Year's Eve. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Shipp's ruling eviscerates the township's main reason for rejecting Islamic Society of Basking Ridge's plan to build a mosque in the Liberty Corner section of town. The court victory is a turning point in the nearly four-year saga of the Islamic Society's desire to move its worship from rented space to a mosque. That plan, which triggered neighborhood opposition, went through 39 planning board...
  • They'll LYNCH us! Church PLEADS with police for assistance in evicting migrants

    01/01/2017 7:35:32 AM PST · by ebb tide · 19 replies
    Sunday Express ^ | December 31, 2016
    A CHRISTIAN priest has pleaded for help in evicting a group of migrants squatting in a nearby building - with the church warning we cant wait for them to come and lynch us.
  • Multiculturalism: Islamic Style

    12/31/2016 1:50:00 PM PST · by NYer · 10 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | December 30, 2016 | WILLIAM KILPATRICK
    “Schoolchildren banned from singing Silent Night over fears it will offend other religions.” So reads a headline in the Express. Instead of singing the lyrics which might “offend other religions,” schoolchildren in Bresciano, Italy were told to hum the tune.If you have trouble guessing what other religion might take offense, it probably means that you’ve spent the last eight years in the Galapagos Islands studying the evolution of finches. Either that, or you work for the State Department. Those who have been paying attention know that the religion in question is Islam. The new rule, to paraphrase Robert Spencer,...
  • Muslim Bangladesh Goes Gaga over Catholic Cardinal

    12/28/2016 2:53:37 AM PST · by BlessedBeGod · 2 replies
    Crux ^ | December 27, 2016 | Nirmala Carvalho
    For a country long accustomed to being overshadowed by its mammoth regional neighbors India and Pakistan, the choice by Pope Francis to give Bangladesh its first-ever cardinal set off a national surge of pride that shows no signs of abating. MUMBAI, India – Bangladesh is the fourth largest Islamic country in the world by population, with almost 150 million Muslims, representing a robust 86 percent of the country’s total. Its Muslim ethos is clear, including a 1988 constitutional amendment declaring an “Islamic way of life” as a basis for national identity.Yet right now, Bangladesh is basically going gaga over a...
  • Romania's President Says He Won't Name Muslim Woman to be PM

    12/27/2016 5:21:40 PM PST · by marshmallow · 7 replies
    ANSA.It ^ | 12/27/16
    Iannis asks to nominate someone else(ANSA-AP) BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's president says he will not nominate as prime minister an economist who could have become the country's first female Muslim premier. President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday said he had "carefully weighed the arguments for and against" and decided not to nominate Sevil Shhaideh, 52, a relative political novice, to the post of prime minister. Iohannis called on the Social Democratic Party, winners of the Dec. 11 elections, which put her name forward last week, to nominate someone else for premier. He did not say why he would not name Shhaideh,...
  • French Mayor to be Tried for Muslim 'Problem' Comments

    12/24/2016 6:38:29 PM PST · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    France 24 ^ | 12/22/16
    A far-right French mayor will be tried on hate charges over comments that include a claim the number of Muslim students in his city was a "problem", a judicial source said Wednesday. Robert Menard, who is an ally of France's anti-immigrant National Front party, will face a charge in a Paris court of incitement to hatred or discrimination, the source said. "In a class in the city centre in my town, 91 percent of the children are Muslims. Obviously, this is a problem. There are limits to tolerance", he said in September 5 comments on French news channel LCI. Also...
  • Muslim Students Demand Prayer Rooms in Every 'Major Building' [U. Maryland]

    12/21/2016 8:19:37 PM PST · by marshmallow · 60 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | 12/21/16 | Toni Airaksinen
    * Students at the University of Maryland have released a list of 64 demands in their effort make the campus more amenable to "Marginalized, American Indian, Black, Latinx, LGBTQIA+, Muslim, Pro-Palestine, and Undocumented" students.* Muslim students, for instance, want one room in each major building designated for prayer and shuttle services to [the local mosque] for Muslim students to have access to a place of worship.Students at the University of Maryland have released a list of 64 demands in their effort make the campus more amenable to marginalized student populations. The project, known as ProtectUMD, is a collaborative effort between...
  • The Saints on Mohammedanism

    12/21/2016 6:46:35 PM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    One Peter Five via ^ | December 21, 2016 | Brian Kelley
    Taken from 1Peter5, Andrew Bieszad Whoever does not embrace the Catholic Christian faith is lost, like your false prophet Muhammad. -St. Peter Mavimenus (d. 8th century), martyr from Gaza. Response reported in the Martyriologum Romanum when he was asked to convert to Islam by a group of Muslims. There is also the superstition of the Ishmaelites which to this day prevails and keeps people in error, being a forerunner of the Antichrist. From that time to the present a false prophet named Mohammed has appeared in their midst. This man, after having chanced upon the Old and New Testaments and...
  • Top Italian bishop: Islamic jihad terror attacks have nothing to do with religion

    12/20/2016 6:56:21 PM PST · by ebb tide · 26 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | December 20, 2016 | Robert Spencer
    This is the official Vatican line. Pope Francis has said that authentic Islam and the proper reading of the Koran are opposed to every form of violence. In the prevailing atmosphere of papal idolatry, some Catholic authorities believe that this is binding Catholic teaching that all Catholic believers must accept. The papal idolaters dont realize that in insisting on this they are cutting the ground out from their own feet, as their position would be tantamount to binding believers to a falsehood, which would mean that the Catholic Church itself is false. Leave them; they are blind guides. And if...
  • Top Italian Bishop: Islamist Attacks Have Nothing to Do With Religion

    12/20/2016 4:21:25 PM PST · by marshmallow · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/20/16 | Thomas D. Williams
    Despite appearances to the contrary, the murder of the Russian ambassador in Ankara and the Berlin massacre in a Christmas market have nothing to do with religion but are economically motivated, according to the secretary general of the Italian bishops conference. On Monday, a gunman shot the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, at an art exhibition in Ankara, reportedly shouting Allahu akbar while he gunned him down. Later in the day, a Muslim Pakistani refugee drove a semi through a Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12 people and injuring many others. In an interview with the Italian daily, Corriere...
  • Another Day, More Muslim-inspired Tragedies

    12/19/2016 8:01:31 PM PST · by ebb tide · 20 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | 12/19/2016 | New Catholic
    Nine dead, dozens injured in the Berlin Christmas Market: may they rest in peace. In the Turkish capital, the Russian ambassador is slaughtered under the cry of, "Allah is great." Each day, the Muslim brutality increases in intensity and shock -- and an emasculated Western media becomes increasingly afraid of identifying the culprit. The culprit is Islam. There is no other. The religion of the scimitar, of violence, of murder, of sexual perversion will always be Islam. May the sweetness of the coming Baby Jesus convert the hearts of Muslims and secularists alike, so they can one day recognize that...
  • Saudi Arabia Switches From Islamic Calendar to Jesus Birth Date-Based Gregorian

    12/18/2016 2:56:48 PM PST · by NYer · 37 replies
    Christian Post ^ | December 17, 2016 | ANUGRAH KUMAR
    The Islamic Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has switched from the lunar-based Islamic calendar, which starts with the emigration of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina, to the "Western" Gregorian calendar, named after Pope Gregory XIII and based on Jesus Christ's birth.The decision, taken during a recent cabinet session chaired by King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, is an austerity measure to deal with its budget deficit, according to reports, which say the drop in crude oil prices beginning 2014 has hit the world's top oil exporter hard.The Muslim calendar, also known as Hijri, loses some 11 days a year so that Islamic...
  • Massive Anti-Christian Rampage in German...

    12/13/2016 10:09:26 AM PST · by ebb tide · 16 replies
    Shoebat ^ | December 12, 2016 | Andrew Bieszdad
    Unknown Persons Go On Massive Anti-Christian Rampage In Germany And Destroy, Deface, Or Behead Over 50 Christian Crosses And Statues Of Jesus Coesfeld in a city in a heavily Catholic area and also the most populated state of Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia. It is also the most heavily Muslim area of Germany, as 1 in 3 Muslims in the country live there. Therefore, given the increasing anti-Christian violence at the hands of the new Muslim arrivals and given the Christ-hating nature of Islam, it should be no surprise that over 50 Christian crosses and statues of Jesus were violently defaced or...
  • The Dutch Death Spiral

    12/11/2016 5:18:09 PM PST · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    The Gatestone Institute ^ | 12/11/16 | Giulio Meotti
    From Paradise to Bolshevik Thought Police* "It would have been better if the Dutch state had sent a clear signal [to terrorists] via a Dutch court that we foster a broad notion of the freedom of expression in the Netherlands." Paul Cliteur, Professor of Jurisprudence, Leiden University. * The historic dimension of Wilders's conviction is related not only to the terrible injustice done to this MP, but that it was the Netherlands that, for the first time in Europe, criminalized dissenting opinions about Islam.* "I will never be silent. You will not be able to stop me... And that...
  • Muslim Families Sending Children to Catholic Schools [UK]

    12/05/2016 5:01:47 PM PST · by marshmallow · 24 replies
    BBC ^ | 12/1/16 | Sean Coughlan
    More than 26,000 Muslim pupils are enrolled in Catholic schools in England and Wales. For the first time an annual census of Catholic schools has collected information on the number of pupils from other religions. The biggest group of non-Catholic pupils are from other Christian denominations - but almost a tenth are from Muslim families. The government has plans to encourage more Catholic free schools to open. This analysis shows that, overall, nearly a third of the more than 850,000 pupils within the Catholic school system are not Catholic - a total of almost 290,000. Changing populationsThis can reflect local...
  • Is the Pope submitting to Islam?

    12/05/2016 3:10:37 PM PST · by Jonty30 · 71 replies
    What is the meaning of the Pope praying in a mosque?