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  • Spanish Model With Down Syndrome Shows ‘There Are No Barriers If You Have a Dream’

    01/26/2021 8:38:36 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 26, 2021 | Jenni Julander
    One girl from Spain is proving that anyone can make their dreams come true, even people like her who were born with Down syndrome. Marian Avila has made a successful career as a model, despite how difficult it can be for people with Down syndrome to find a job. She is leveraging the media attention she’s received to bring awareness to the chromosomal disorder and encourage people to pursue their dreams no matter what. As a child, Marian always dreamed of becoming a model. Not only was she born with Down syndrome, she is only 5-foot-3. Her height alone would...
  • Mayor in Spain Removes Cross from Convent, Throws it in Dump

    01/26/2021 5:48:21 PM PST · by marshmallow · 17 replies
    Crux ^ | 1/25/21 | Ines San Martin
    ROSARIO, Argentina — The mayor of a small town in southern Spain forcibly removed a cross from the doors of a convent. The crucifix was then found in a garbage dump. The events took place last week in the town of Aguilar de la Frontera, in the Diocese of Cordoba, in the Andalusia region in southern Spain. The cross was located at the entrance of the church that belongs to the adjoining convent of the Discalced Carmelites, and had been there since 1939. It was erected to honor the Nationalist victims of Spain’s civil war, although the plaque noting this...
  • Bishops Advise Spaniards to Carry Letter Protecting Them from Euthanasia

    01/22/2021 6:56:35 PM PST · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    Aleteia ^ | 1/22/21 | John Burger
    If passed, law would make Spain sixth country to allow "mercy killing."Don’t leave home without it. That’s the message, basically, from the Catholic Bishops of Spain, who are renewing their longstanding invitation for concerned citizens to draft a living will to protect against being involuntarily killed under a government-backed euthanasia law. In December, Spanish lawmakers voted in favor of a law decriminalizing euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. If the Senate gives it final approval, Spain would be Europe’s sixth country to allow active euthanasia. “This proposed law says euthanasia cannot be applied if the person has previously signed a document with...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Day by Day -- Saints for All, Saint Berard and Companions, 01-16-19

    01/16/2019 9:05:51 PM PST · by Salvation · 5 replies ^ | 01-16-19 | franciscanmedia
    Post by Franciscan Media Saint Berard and Companions Saint of the Day for January 16 (d. January 16, 1220) Audio Player Saint Berard and Companions’ Story Preaching the gospel is often dangerous work. Leaving one’s homeland and adjusting to new cultures, governments and languages is difficult enough; but martyrdom caps all the other sacrifices. In 1219, with the blessing of Saint Francis, Berard left Italy with Peter, Adjute, Accurs, Odo and Vitalis to preach in Morocco. En route in Spain, Vitalis became sick and commanded the other friars to continue their mission without him. They tried preaching in Seville, then...
  • Historic snowfall buries Madrid as storm slams Spain (most snow in 50 years)

    01/09/2021 3:43:14 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 43 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 1/8/2021 | Greg Porter
    A severe winter storm, the worst to hit Spain in decades, has overwhelmed its capital, Madrid, where around a foot of snow has fallen since Friday. The blockbuster storm has wreaked havoc across a region not used to seeing any snow, let alone up to a foot or more. A significant amount of snow had not fallen in Madrid in a decade. As the snow started to pile up Friday night, transportation became impossible, with airports shut down, train services canceled and over 1,000 motorists trapped in their cars on major roadways around Madrid, according to the Associated Press.
  • Alec Baldwin told David Letterman, 'My wife is from Spain,' in 2013 clip

    12/29/2020 11:50:55 PM PST · by conservative98 · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3 hrs ago | David Aaro
    Alec Baldwin impersonated the accent of his wife, Hilaria Baldwin, and claimed, "My wife is from Spain," during an appearance on David Letterman's late-night talk show in 2013, according to an old clip that has surfaced online. Hilaria Baldwin's heritage has faced new scrutiny after she recently confirmed she was born in Massachusetts -- and not Spain, as she had previously claimed. In a 2013 interview with Letterman on CBS's "The Late Show," Baldwin told the host his wife was from Spain, then used a fake accent while impersonating her on the phone with a hairdresser or friend. "My wife...
  • Spain to keep registry of those who refuse COVID-19 vaccine

    12/29/2020 2:01:24 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 28 replies
    The Washington Times - Tuesday, ^ | December 29, 2020 | By Jessica Chasmar -
    Spain will keep a registry of individuals who refuse to be vaccinated for COVID-19, the country’s health minister announced Monday. Salvador Illa said during an interview on Spain’s La Sexta TV that the registry will not be made public and vaccinations will be voluntary. “What will be done is a register, which will be shared with our European partners … of those people who have been offered it and have simply rejected it,” Mr. Illa said, the BBC reported. Mr. Illa stressed that people who decide not to get vaccinated are making a “mistake” but are still within their rights....
  • Spain’s Lower House Votes to Legalize Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

    12/28/2020 5:18:32 AM PST · by xomething · 4 replies
    lifenews ^ | 12/26/2020 | Right to Life UK
    Spain’s Congress of Deputies, the lower house of Spain’s legislative body, has voted in favour of legalising euthanasia by a vote of 198-138. On Thursday 17th December, the Spanish Parliament took the country one step closer to making euthanasia and assisted suicide legal. The legislation will now pass on to the Senate, where it is expected to pass. The bill was opposed by the Popular and Vox parties. The proposed legislation will allow both euthanasia and assisted suicide, whereas previous failed attempts to introduce legislation to the United Kingdom have only proposed to allow assisted suicide. The criteria under which...
  • Remembering those martyred by socialism during the Spanish Civil War

    12/27/2020 10:03:01 AM PST · by HogsBreath · 22 replies ^ | 11-06-2017 | Ángel Manuel García Carmona
    Every November 6, the Roman Catholic Church in Spain commemorates the saints martyred by the Communists during the Spanish Civil War. During the Red Terror of the 1930s, Communists killed more than 6,800 bishops, priests, monks, and religious. Yet outside Spain, their story is largely forgotten.
  • Merry Christmas from spain

    12/24/2020 2:15:28 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 25 replies
    Vanity ^ | 12/25/2020 | Oshkalaboomboom
    Merry Christmas from Spain. It may be a Socialist country but at least they still allow religious symbols on town land. This is our town hall decked out for Christmas.
  • Gibraltar to join Schengen, meaning border checks for Brits – but not Spain

    12/22/2020 9:58:16 AM PST · by Meatspace · 5 replies
    The London Economic ^ | 12/22/20 | Henry Goodwin
    Gibraltar is poised to strike a deal to enter the Schengen free movement area – meaning Brits will be required to show their passports on arrival, but people coming from Spain will not. Up to 15,000 Spaniards cross the country’s land border to work on the Rock – which has a population of less than 34,000 – each day. Brexit means that, from 1 January, Madrid would have been able to create a hard border between Spain and Gibraltar – which would have drastic effects for the territory’s economy.
  • General Flynn to Maria Bartiromo: “We Have Conclusive Evidence of Foreign Influence in US Election Right Now”

    12/13/2020 9:32:42 AM PST · by White Lives Matter · 66 replies
    GP ^ | December 13, 2020 | Jim Hoft
    We Have Serious, Serious Foreign Influence with Dominion Voting Machines” – General Flynn Says “We Have Conclusive Evidence of Foreign Influence in US Election Right Now” General Flynn joined Maria Bartiromo on Sunday Morning Futures this morning.
  • Twitter allows pro-Marxist burn priests alive hashtag to trend in Spain: Threats to burn down churches also not removed by social media platform

    11/30/2020 6:39:48 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/30/2020 | Anugrah Kumar
    A hashtag calling for Catholic priests to be burned alive, which several pro-Marxist accounts started, has not been removed by Twitter despite numerous complaints. Twitter, which has censored posts containing Christian praise and worship videos for purportedly violating its rules, has not taken any action to remove the hashtag in Spanish that says, #FuegoAlClero, which means set fire to the clergy, despite its policy that says users cannot “threaten violence against an individual or a group of people.” The hashtag was started by pro-Marxist groups in support of a bill to reform Spain’s education system by giving control of religious...
  • New reports about election manipulation read like a Tom Clancy novel

    11/29/2020 3:36:25 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 53 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Andrea Widburg
    On Friday, a retired top Air Force intelligence analyst stated with certainty during an interview that special forces had secured a CIA-run facility in Germany that had computers showing election manipulation. If this report is real, we are witnessing the biggest coup attempt, sabotage, and treason in American history. No matter what, though, because this report is out there and comes from serious people, it deserves serious investigation. I have no idea whether this raid happened. Its having taken place, however, is consistent with my ruminations about Trump’s peculiarly-timed shake-up at the Pentagon: Firing defense secretary Mark Esper and replace...
  • Scytl Server Seizure Confirmed, SC Justices' Circuits Reassigned, Dominion Raided and US Armed Forces Tweets Grow Ominous (Oh my!)

    11/20/2020 4:42:40 PM PST · by Lenora Thompson · 125 replies
    Lenora Thompson, Patriotic Writer ^ | 11/20/2020 | Lenora Thompson, Patriotic Writer
    It's a mish-mash Friday because so much is either being revealed or hinted at that a one-topic article just won't cut the mustard. So fasten your seatbelts. It's gonna be a bumpy ride. Cast your mind all the way back to last Thursday (aka "ancient history") when I wrote Scytl Scuttled: Election Fraud Servers Seized By Huge U.S. Army Force in Frankfurt. I took a gamble on a rumor coming out of Spain, through Germany via Twitter and a lot of people gave me crap claiming, "Twitter isn't a reliable news source." Really!?! What do you suggest I use? The...
  • Creditors give the green light to the sale of Scytl to the Irish Paragon

    11/20/2020 5:45:20 PM PST · by thecodont · 14 replies ^ | September 30, 2020 | Staff
    The bankruptcy of the Catalan electronic voting company Scytl is approaching its outcome. The Irish group Paragon will take control of the technology company, after months of negotiations with the bank to find a solution to its liquidation, according to ARA from sources close to the operation. Yesterday was the deadline the judge had given the creditors to reach an agreement on Paragon’s proposal, which, as he advanced The vanguard, was the only offer in this phase. Scytl was dragging a debt of 75 million euros, of which creditors will end up collecting only 3 in return for the brands...
  • The young Spanish woman who went from ‘fallera’ to jihadist

    11/19/2020 11:12:57 PM PST · by xomething · 6 replies ^ | 11/16/2020 | Patricia Ortega Dolz, Melissa Kitson
    Cristina B., whose social media pictures show her at Valencia’s Las Fallas festival or at sports competitions, was arrested last week for belonging to a terrorist organization after she tried to cross into the conflict zone in Syria to join ISIS forces, according to police sources Up until January 2017, Cristina B. was like any other young woman in Cullera, a small town in the Spanish region of Valencia. On social media, the 24-year-old was seen dressed as a fallera, wearing an elaborate traditional dress used during Valencia’s famous Las Fallas festival. There are also pictures of her in sports...
  • Spain: Fifth in Europe to Sanction Euthanasia

    11/02/2020 6:21:52 PM PST · by marshmallow · 13 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 11/2/20 | Martin Barillas
    Socialists expand global Culture of DeathMADRID ( - Spain passed its first law that not only allows euthanasia but also recognizes death as a right. Spain thus becomes the fifth in Europe to legalize the practice. Euthanasia (namely, sanctioned homicide) or assisted suicide has extended even to children as young as 12 in the Netherlands, for example. So far in Spain, it is for the intended adult victim alone to request the combination of substances to induce death. Sponsored by Spain's Socialist Workers Party (PSOE), its proponents promise that it will allow a "dignified death." To be applied, however, the...
  • Trio on trial for helping Barcelona jihadist attack cell

    11/07/2020 11:07:28 AM PST · by xomething · 1 replies
    france24 ^ | 11/07/2020 | AFP
    Three men go on trial at Spain's top criminal court Tuesday for helping the perpetrators of twin jihadist attacks in 2017 that killed 16 in Barcelona and a nearby seaside town. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bloodshed which left another 140 people wounded on August 17 and 18 in Barcelona and Cambrils, a resort 100 kilometres (60 miles) to the south... the trio will enter the dock facing charges of helping the attackers, one of whom rammed a van into pedestrians on Barcelona's Las Ramblas boulevard, killing 14 people. The driver then went on the run, killing...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 11/1/2020

    11/01/2020 9:29:45 PM PST · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 11/1/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    ...some updates on coronavirus controls... In Missoula County, Montana businesses ordered to limit occupancy to 20 percent of capacity. In Albuquerque, New Mexico businesses told they must call police if unmuzzled people (not wearing masks) enter and refuse to be muzzled... In Pueblo, Colorado the city imposing a 10 pm to 5 am curfew... "It's unacceptable and breaking all norms for Dr. Fauci, a senior member of the President's Coronavirus Taskforce and someone who has praised President Trump's actions throughout this pandemic, to choose three days before an election to play politics.... With just hours to go before the election...