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  • News Summary At This Hour

    07/19/2018 7:48:13 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/19/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    President Trump says he wants to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin again and discussions are underway for Putin to visit Washington this fall. Trump tweeted today that he looks forward to continuing discussion started at this week's summit meeting in Helsinki. The President tweeted a host of issues involved with Putin including Ukraine, North Korea and security for Israel.... Large groups of opposition forces including Al-Qaeda jihadists surrendered to the Syrian government in the Quneitra region along the Golan border today. Russian military police will help implement the surrender process.... Late word tonight from near Branson, Missouri that eight people...
  • Austria 'Refuses' to Take More Boat Migrants After Ship of 450 Arrives in Europe......

    07/17/2018 9:27:34 PM PDT · by caww · 30 replies
    BretBart ^ | 7/17/2018 | Oliver jj Lane
    Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has made clear his strong stance on unlimited mass migration after he refused to take part in an EU-wide effort to distribute the migrants of a fishing boat that landed on an Italian island Monday. Calling on the nations of Europe to work harder to prevent illegal migration to the continent, Kurz also pointed to the fact that migrant ships could be sent to countries outside of the European Union to disembark their human cargo. The comments came after 450 migrants were picked up from a wooden fishing boat on Saturday, and brought to Sicily to...
  • The Shroud Of Turin Is Not Jesus' Burial Cloths

    07/17/2018 1:36:35 AM PDT · by Sontagged · 60 replies
    Patheos ^ | March 2, 2015 | Kermit Zarley
    Tonight, CNN presented a one hour television documentary special entitled “Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery.” I thought this title was inappropriate because the entire episode was about whether or not the Shroud of Turin is the burial cloth of Jesus. Thus, the title should have had “Shroud of Turin” in it or the like. CNN did some advertising of this special, so I think they were a bit deceptive about whole thing. They interviewed some scholars, including Ben Witherington III who is a friend of mine. I am always surprised by the attention given the Shroud of Turin by many...
  • Bloodstains on Shroud of Turin are probably fake, experts say

    07/16/2018 12:19:27 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 141 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/15/18 | Christopher Carbone
    The Shroud of Turin, which has been revered by some Christians as the burial cloth of Jesus, could be a fake, according to a new forensic investigation. The investigation into the bloodstain pattern on the cloth was reported Tuesday in the Journal of Forensic Sciences and is apparently the first such analysis of the controversial shroud. Held in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Turin, Italy, the shroud shows the image of a crucified man and has been analyzed and scrutinized for many, many years. The Vatican regards it as an icon, rather than a religious relic—and the...
  • News Summary At This Hour

    07/15/2018 8:08:38 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/15/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    Syrian government media says that Israel attacked an airbase southwest of Aleppo tonight. The foreign government funded Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says warehouses near the base used by Iranian militias and the Syrian army were hit. The group reports that five were killed in the attack involving multiple aircraft. The attack comes on the eve of a summit meeting between the President of Syria's close ally Russia, Vladimir Putin, and President Donald Trump. Topics like Syria, Iran, Ukraine and other matters.... Meanwhile, there's talk in Washington of an impeachment document being filed this week in the House involving Rosenstein....
  • Malaria and the Fall of Rome

    07/15/2018 4:42:31 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 48 replies
    BBC ^ | February 17, 2011 | Andrew Thompson
    Could an ancient children's burial ground contain clues about how one of the world's greatest empires came to an end? Andrew Thompson explores the theory that malaria was the silent killer responsible for the fall of Rome. Today in the west, most people have forgotten how deadly malaria used to be, although there were serious malarial epidemics in many parts of Italy as recently as the 1950s. But each year, mainly in Africa, it still kills over two million people, most of them children. While there are several mentions of a disease sounding very similar to malaria in historical documents...
  • Italians Desire for Gun Law Reform increases from 26% to 39%

    07/14/2018 3:50:19 AM PDT · by marktwain · 26 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 14 July, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Italians are questioning the reasonableness and effectiveness of their complex and strict gun control laws. From thelocal.com: While 26 percent of people questioned in 2015 said they supported looser laws on owning a gun for self-defence, the latest research carried out by social studies institute Censis and private security sector organization Federsicurezza found that 39 percent were in favour. The percentage was highest among people with a low level of education and the elderly, rising to 51 percent among respondents who hadn't completed high school and 41 percent for the over-65s. The study also found that the number of...
  • Did Hillary Clinton just admit to Collusion with a Foreign Government?

    07/25/2017 2:39:35 PM PDT · by mfish13 · 24 replies
    The Sean Hannity Show ^ | 7/25/1017 | Herself
    While listening to Sean Hannity today, he played a clip of Hillary Clinton admitting to colluding with the Italian Prime Minister in ways to stop Donald Trump. I am no lawyer, but is that not colluding against Trump? And if so, is this not far worse than colluding to win an election? This is trying to overthrow the US Government, IMHO.
  • Mutinous migrants threaten to kill Italian crew after rescue

    07/12/2018 3:57:50 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 22 replies
    The Times ^ | 7/11/18 | Tom Kington & David Charter
    African migrants threatened to kill the crew of an Italian cargo vessel that had rescued them in the Mediterranean, in an attempt to avoid being returned to detention centres in Libya. The Italian coastguard picked up the migrants after receiving a call for help from the ship. They were being taken yesterday to Italy where the ringleaders will be questioned by police over the incident. The mutiny on the Vos Thalassa marked an escalation in problems in the Mediterranean after Italy’s new populist government refused entry to migrants picked up by charity boats and handed over rescue responsibilities to the...
  • Italian Priest Flaunts ‘Marriage’ to Male Partner, Remains a Priest

    07/11/2018 5:59:58 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 31 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 7/4/18 | Juliana Freitag
    'Married' in April, Fr. Giuliano Costalunga is yet to be laicized by his bishopItalian newspapers broke the news this week that a Venetian priest recently married his male partner in Spain, but remains a priest in his diocese. Father Giuliano Costalunga, a 48-year-old priest from the diocese of Verona, married his Spanish partner Pablo in April on one of the Canary Islands. Costalunga was in charge of the parishes of Selva di Progno e Giazza until three years ago. Old press reports show that he created controversy among his flock for being "too modern" and for "having divided the community."...
  • Christianity As National Suicide Pact

    07/11/2018 8:25:23 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 16 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | July 10, 2018 | Rod Dreher
    Here is a July 5 from the Vatican’s Migration & Refugees office:https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsTranslation: Immigrants make it possible to solve a problem that the current social security system is not able to face, namely the reduction in the number of Italian workers.Italy’s unemployment rate is 10.9 percent. Its youth unemployment rate — the highest in the EU — is at almost 20 percent31.9 percent. But according to the Vatican, Italy needs more immigrants to solve its labor shortage problem.Here is one from the day before:https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsIt’s a quote from Francesco Montenegro, a Sicilian Cardinal Archbishop, and head of the Italian Catholic bishops’ migration...
  • Italian Bishop Ready to “Turn All Churches Into Mosques” to Aid Cause of Mass Muslim Migration

    07/10/2018 6:17:57 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 31 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 7/10/18 | Robert Spencer
    Monsignor Raffaele Nogaro, bishop emeritus of Caserta, says he is ready to “turn all the churches into mosques if it were useful to the cause and if it allowed us to save the lives of men and women.” And so the Catholic Church continues on its path of aiding and abetting Europe’s civilizational and cultural suicide — not unwittingly, but with its eyes open. As I show in my book The History of Jihad From Muhammad to ISIS, the Catholic Church was once one of the foremost bulwarks of defense in the jihad against Europe. But those days are long...
  • News Summary At This Hour

    07/07/2018 9:15:26 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/7/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says progress is being made in talks with North Korea on tearing down the country's nuclear program. The North Korean state media is reporting that the United States made unreasonable demands and was using "gangster-like" tactics. Mainstream media reports were presenting the notion that President Trump's policy towards North Korea is not working. But the North Korean government media praised President Trump and wants talks to continue. Speaking to the media in Tokyo minutes ago at a joint news conference with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that...
  • Catholic Bishop: Europe Migrant Crisis ‘Orchestrated’ by International Powers

    07/07/2018 12:33:15 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Jul 2018 | Thomas D. Williams PH.D.
    The Catholic church is being used as a pawn in a well-orchestrated plan to radically alter the Christian identity of European nations through mass migration, said Bishop Athanasius Schneider in a bombshell interview last week. Schneider, who serves as auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan, told the Italian daily Il Giornale that the current migrant crisis “represents a plan orchestrated and prepared for a long time by international powers to radically alter the Christian and national identity of the peoples of Europe.” To achieve their objectives, these powers abuse “the true concept of humanism and even the Christian commandment of charity,”...
  • Salvini vows to end all migrant arrivals to Italy by boat [Italy interior minister]

    07/06/2018 9:46:12 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    AFP via TheLocal.it ^ | 6 July 2018 08:49 CEST+02:00
    Italy’s hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Thursday said he wanted to put a complete stop to migrant arrivals in Italy by boat. The aim is that “not one more person arrives by boat” on Italian shores, said Salvini during a news conference with Ahmed Maiteeq, vice president of the Libyan UN-backed Government of National Accord. Salvini said that as “a minister and a father” he did not want any more “women or babies to get into rubber dinghies”. […] “Pregnant women, children and refugees will remain in Italy,” said the minister, who has promised to speed up deportations of...
  • Bishop: Mass migration part of plan to water down Europe’s Christian identity

    07/02/2018 8:16:40 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | July 2, 2018 | Dorothy Cummings McLean
    MILAN, Italy, July 2, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — A Catholic bishop has stated that the mass migration from Africa and Asia into Europe in recent years is part of a plan to change the Christian identity of Europe. Bishop Athanasius Schneider of Kazakhstan, 57, told an interviewer from Milan’s Il Giornale last week that “the phenomenon of so-called “immigration” represents an orchestrated and long-prepared plan by international powers to radically change the Christian and national identities of the European peoples.” The Church, he said, was being exploited. “These powers use the Church's enormous moral potential and her structures to more effectively...
  • GERMANY LATEST: Merkel Appears Weakened By Latest Developments, Austria Set To "Take Measures'

    07/03/2018 8:43:39 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/3/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    "We finally brought Ms. Merkel to do what she'd always rejected. To establish asylum centers and repatriate illegal immigrants at the border" Alternative for Germany Party statement from co-leaders Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel "We will be obliged to take measures to avoid disadvantages for Austria and its people" Austrian government statement on what will happen if German deal on 'transit centers' at Austrian border goes ahead "we need to focus on external border management" Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz speaks at European Parliament-Strasbourg 7/3/2018 "But this is no victory for Angela Merkel. The row and the subequent solution, have exposed...
  • The Danger Of Our Time: When Questions Are Left To Die Unanswered

    07/02/2018 9:09:09 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/02/18 | Dave Merrick
    You want to take things from people? You want to take away their freedom? First you must disarm them. Then you may have your way with them One of the billions of pictured thought-captions floating around the web, asks this question: “Why is it that liberals demand gun control after every shooting - but never border control after every rape and murder by illegals?!” Those sorts of ‘memes’, as they’re called, perhaps rile people up. But, in the big picture, in the sea of words out there, that no one seems to slow down and sort through, it is a...
  • News Summary At This Hour

    06/30/2018 8:33:57 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 9 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/30/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    There were demonstrations across the United States Saturday in opposition to immigration policies separating families in detention..... President Trump, who has issued an executive order to suspend family detention separations, responded on Twitter saying.... In Portland, Oregon police revoked a permit for a 150 member Patriot Prayer group march when it came under attack by an Antifa group twice its size, declaring a riot...… Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has closed his country's ports to boats carrying migrants that are run by Non Governmental Organizations..... Mexican voters go to the polls in hours to elect candidates for 18,000 offices led...
  • Italy shuts out another migrant rescue ship

    06/29/2018 7:15:46 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 57 replies
    Rooters ^ | 6-29-2018 | Staff
    Italy’s new government barred a migrant rescue ship from docking at its ports on Friday, in its third such refusal this month, hours after a tense meeting of European leaders over migration ended. Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said in a statement he had received a formal request from the interior ministry, headed by far-right leader Matteo Salvini, to deny Spanish charity Proactiva Open Arms entry on the grounds that it was a danger to public order.