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  • Married man’s death during sex on business trip ruled a ‘workplace accident’

    09/10/2019 7:23:42 AM PDT · by DFG · 69 replies
    NY Post ^ | 09/10/2019 | Lee Brown
    A married man who died of a heart attack after having sex on a business trip in France was ruled to have been the victim of a workplace accident — making his company financially responsible, according to reports. Engineer Xavier X was found dead in his hotel room in Meung-sur-Loire shortly after having sex with a local woman he’d just met, according to the Times of London. Lawyers for his bosses at the Parisian railroad construction company TSO insisted he was not performing duties when he had the heart attack — blaming the “adulterous sex act that he had had...
  • Face to Face with Brad Hall: Fighting for victims of clergy sex abuse

    07/14/2019 5:41:19 PM PDT · by Jyotishi
    Albuquerque Journal ^ | Saturday, July 13, 2019 | Kent Walz
    Attorney Brad Hall, in the firm's conference room with iPhone photos he has taken. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal) Editor's note: Albuquerque attorney Brad Hall has represented more than 200 victims of priest sex abuse in New Mexico. As his years-long legal battle nears its conclusion in federal bankruptcy proceedings, Hall talked about the legal and emotional journey that began with an unlikely visit. Brad Hall was thinking about hanging it up after more than two decades as a successful plaintiff's lawyer specializing in civil rights cases. Maybe travel. Visit his kids living in exotic locations. Maybe do some writing. That all...
  • Over a dozen states join Trump’s lawsuit against “Sanctuary State” California

    03/28/2018 7:41:52 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 18 replies ^ | 3-28-2018 | Leslie Eastman
    Earlier this month, we noted that California faced a lawsuit from the Department of Justice over its new status as a “Sanctuary State“. Several red and purple states have now boarded this particular “Trump Train”. Texas and more than a dozen other states led by Republican governors got behind the Trump administration on Monday in its lawsuit over California’s so-called sanctuary laws that protect people in the U.S. illegally. California’s laws are designed to interfere with or block federal immigration enforcement but the state does not have that authority, the other states said in a court filing in the U.S....
  • California AG Threatens to Arrest Orange County Sheriff for Assisting ICE

    03/28/2018 3:27:50 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 155 replies
    GP ^ | 3-27-2018 | Jim Hoft
    Full title - BREAKING: California AG Threatens to Arrest Orange County Sheriff for Assisting ICE (VIDEO)Orange County California voted to bypass state rules and work with the federal government and ICE officials. And on Monday the Orange County Sheriff’s Department announced it will publicly post inmates’ release dates in order to assist ICE agents. In response to this California Attorney General Xavier Becerra threatened to arrest Orange County Sheriff for holding criminal illegal aliens for ICE officers. Attorney General Xavier Becerra: State law is state law. And it is my job to enforce state law. I will do so. And...
  • How Catholic Are Catholic Universities?

    12/20/2017 1:46:58 PM PST · by Academiadotorg · 21 replies
    Accuracy in Academia | December 20, 2017 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Many are recognizably Catholic in that they have the reputation for being so, largely due to their age. Moreover, they advertise their Catholicism on their websites but when you go to their catalogs, you find material well beyond St. Augustine and Thomas Aquinas. The young staffers at the Young America's Foundation did just that and offer a neat little guide to several of these universities. For example, at Georgetown you can take courses in: • Labor/Sexuality/Globalization; • Athletics and Gender; • Culture/Politics/HIV; • Gender and Sustainability; and • The Bible and Horror. Providence College, meanwhile, has a Women's Studies department...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Saint Francis Xavier, Confessor, Apostle of the Indies (Gueranger)

    12/03/2017 10:53:01 AM PST · by CMRosary
    White Greater Double THE APOSTLES being the heralds of the Coming of the Messias, it was fitting that Advent should have, in its calendar, the name of some one among them. Divine Providence has provided for this; for, to say nothing of St. Andrew, whose feast is oftentimes past before the season of Advent has commenced, St. Thomas' day is unfailingly kept immediately before Christmas. We will explain, later on, why St. Thomas holds that position rather than any other Apostle; at present, we simply assert the fitness of there being at least one of the Apostolic College, who...
  • Blood on the Lotus: A history of Christian persecution in Japan

    09/08/2016 5:05:42 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 4 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | Brian Ball This is the history of persecution during Japan's medieval period during and following the Sengokujedai(Age of the country at war)period and during the Tokagowa shogunate. Also features segments on the Shinabara Christian rebellion, St Francis Xavier and The shoguns of Japan. In additon, an epic recreation of the Shimabara rebellion using Shogun 2 Total war, the battle of the last stand of persecuted Christian Samurai. WARNING! CONTAINS VIOLENT BATTLE SCENES AND SCENES OF CHRISTIANS BEING ASSASSINATED AND TORTURED TO DEATH! VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED! SIGN IN ON YT TO VIEW VIDEO!
  • 'Why Have a Hearing? Just Expel Him' (Dartmouth College)

    02/15/2014 11:33:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Minding the Campus ^ | February 13, 2014 | KC Johnson
    "Why could we not expel a student based on an allegation?" That astonishing question was posed at a conference on how colleges respond to sexual assault issues by Amanda Childress, Sexual Assault Awareness Program coordinator at Dartmouth. According to Inside Higher Ed, Childress continued: "It seems to me that we value fair and equitable processes more than we value the safety of our students. And higher education is not a right. Safety is a right. Higher education is a privilege." Give Childress credit for candor--even the campus spokespersons for increasing the number of guilty findings in campus tribunals usually aren't...
  • Xavier University to halt contraception, sterilization coverage

    04/05/2012 5:13:15 AM PDT · by NYer · 15 replies
    cna ^ | April 5, 2012
    Fr. Michael J. Graham, S.J, president of Xavier University. Cincinnati, Ohio, Apr 5, 2012 / 04:06 am (CNA).- Xavier University president Fr. Michael J. Graham, S.J. has directed the Jesuit school to stop its health plan's insurance coverage of contraception and sterilization.“As a Catholic priest and as president of a Catholic university, I have concluded that, absent a legal mandate, it is inconsistent for a Catholic institution to cover those drugs and procedures the Church opposes,” he said in an April 2 letter to members of the Xavier University community.Fr. Graham said he reviewed the university’s policy amid controversy...
  • NCAA 2012 Brackets

    03/16/2012 11:07:16 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 64 replies · 3+ views
    various | Friday, March 16, 2012 | participants
    This is based on a genealogy table I made. Had a bit more trouble than I should have tracking down the first round results, wth.
  • Cincy, Xavier disgrace their sport and their schools

    12/12/2011 11:23:40 AM PST · by GSWarrior · 28 replies ^ | 12/11/11 | Pat Forde
    On the day after their basketball teams lost all self-control and sullied the reputations of their universities in the annual “Crosstown Shootout” game, the schools came back 24 hours later with punishments that further diminished the two. They took one of the worst on-court episodes in recent history and basically brushed it off with soft suspensions and hollow words. Cincinnati’s Yancy Gates dropped an unsuspecting Kenny Frease with a sucker punch to the face, then punched another player, then tried like heck to go after several more but was restrained. He got only six games. If I were a Cincinnati...
  • Brawl mars Xavier's win over rival Cincinnati

    12/10/2011 3:32:42 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    Tribune News Services ^ | December 10, 2011
    CINCINNATI — Eighth-ranked Xavier beat crosstown rival Cincinnati 76-53 Saturday in a game that featured a steady stream of trash talking and was called with 9.4 seconds left when the teams got into a brawl on court. Words escalated into shoving and swings as the final seconds ticked down. Both benches cleared and coaches pulled their players away. The referees called it.
  • 'Supercommittee’ members get plenty of funds from lobbyists

    08/22/2011 7:33:44 AM PDT · by CharlyFord · 12 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Aug 21, 2011 | Luke Rosiak
    When congressional leaders earlier this month named six lawmakers from each party to a debt reduction “supercommittee,” investing unprecedented power in a tiny cadre to slash funding, they set off a wild scramble among special interest groups to gain access and protect their interests. Yet many groups with the most at stake didn’t have to change their plans. Some members of the supercommittee received more campaign contributions in July from political action committees controlled by corporations, unions and other lawmakers than anyone else in Congress, disclosures filed this weekend show. Rep. Dave Camp, Michigan Republican who chairs the tax-writing House...
  • Why Did A New Orleans Catholic College Host Obama on Katrina 5th Anniversary

    08/30/2010 5:56:34 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 37 replies ^ | Aug 30 2010
    Summary: Should A New Orleans Catholic College have hosted President Obama's Katrina 5th Anniversary Event?Barack Obama is without question the most pro-abortion President in United States history. In the Illinois Senate, he opposed a bill designed to prevent partial-birth abortion. He was also the only Illinois State Senator to speak out against a bill that would have protected babies that survive late-term labor induced abortions. In the United States Senate, the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) gave Obama a 100 percent rating for 2005, 2006 and 2007.  He also favors federal funding of embryonic stem cell research. After his...
  • President Obama to Speak at Catholic Xavier U.

    08/17/2010 11:59:01 AM PDT · by topher · 36 replies -- Your Life, Family, and Culture Outpost ^ | August 16, 2010 | By Kathleen Gilbert
    Monday August 16, 2010 President Obama to Speak at Catholic Xavier U. By Kathleen GilbertNEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, August 16, 2010 ( - President Obama is slated to speak at Louisiana's Xavier University, a Catholic institution of higher education, to mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina August 29.Xavier President Dr. Norman Francis said the school was "pleased and grateful" at Obama's decision to visit the campus. “Mr. Obama will get to see firsthand why we are so proud of the progress we have made here at Xavier during the five years since Katrina, not only restoring our campus but...
  • Xavier Joins Notre Dame on Bishops' Boycott List

    04/25/2009 5:09:26 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 17 replies · 969+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 04/06/2009 | David Waters
    Another bishop has declined to attend another graduation ceremony at another Catholic university because of plans to bestow an honorary degree on another pro-choice politician. This time it's New Orleans Catholic Archbishop Alfred Hughes who says he will not attend next month's graduation at Xavier University of Louisiana, which plans to award an honorary degree to Donna Brazile, a Democratic strategist, Louisiana native, Roman Catholic and abortion rights supporter. Hughes is joining in protest a dozen other Roman Catholic bishops who plan to boycott next month's graduation at the University of Notre Dame, which plans to give an honorary degree...
  • Ohio State overcomes late deficit, wins in overtime

    03/17/2007 1:01:32 PM PDT · by fkabuckeyesrule · 9 replies · 312+ views
    ESPN ^ | March 17, 2007 | AP
    LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Ohio State thought Greg Oden was its best shot at a national championship. Turns out it was Ron Lewis, and in the nick of time. Lewis hit a long-range 3-pointer with two seconds left to force overtime, and the top-seeded Buckeyes rallied from a late 11-point deficit to beat Xavier 78-71 Saturday in a second-round South Regional game. Ohio State trailed 55-44 with 7 ½ minutes left, and was still down 59-50 with 3:49 left. When Oden fouled out with a hard shove after the Buckeyes kept missing in the last 10 seconds, they looked lost. Xavier...
  • More from the CINOsphere

    04/25/2006 12:51:51 PM PDT · by JSedreporter · 2 replies · 372+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 25, 2006 | Malcolm A. Kline
    The first question one might ask about the valuable new book by author and activist David Horowitz is how he limited the number to study in the title of The Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America. It is a difficulty which Horowitz himself acknowledges early on. “How many radical professors are there on American faculties?,” Horowitz asks. “According to the federal government, the total number of college and university professors in the United States is 617,000.” “If we were to take the Harvard case reviewed at the end of this volume as a yardstick and assume a figure...
  • Goa celebrates 500th birth anniversary of Saint Francis Xavier

    12/06/2005 3:06:42 AM PST · by CarrotAndStick · 10 replies · 2,006+ views
    The Associated News of India (ANI) ^ | December 04, 2005 1:11:17 PM IST | ANI
    Hundreds of thousands of devotees flocked to Goa on Saturday to celebrate the feast of St Francis Xavier on his 500th birth anniversary. Devotees queued up from early morning yesterday for an entry into the 'Bom Jesus Basilica', a two storied building in which the body of Saint Francis Xavier has been kept. The Spanish missionary's body was laid in a glass-topped intricately carved silver casket. Locals said they were happy as they were getting the opportunity for the first time to pay respects to the saint. "I always come here on the feast of St Xaviers. He is a...
  • Student survived Katrina's fury

    09/11/2005 12:58:24 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 9 replies · 581+ views
    Valley Press on ^ | Sunday, September 11, 2005 | MARISSA WIDDISON
    LITTLEROCK - When Elisha Johnson abandoned everything she owned in Louisiana last week, she was hopeful that members of her church back home would help her out. But what she wasn't expecting was the pile of donations that came from members of the community this weekend, as complete strangers showed up to support the former Highland High School student. Johnson, who graduated last year from Highland, spent six days trapped in a dormitory at Xavier University in New Orleans, where she was studying pyschology. She wiped tears from her eyes as she recounted the tale Saturday afternoon, standing in front...