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Loneliness Can Kill You

July 31, 2018

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Dom Cingoranelli • July 29, AD2018 Some of us may be old enough to remember the opening line of Elvis Presley’s song, “Are you lonesome tonight…?” As it turns out, a lot of people are, indeed, lonesome. Loneliness apparently has grown to epic proportions in the United States. It affects all age groups to one […]

Saudi King Tells U.S. That Peace Plan Must Include East Jerusalem as Palestinian Capital

July 31, 2018

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‘They told the administration, “what we could do for you before Jerusalem, we won’t be able to do now,”‘ one diplomatic source says, referring to the embassy move Amir Tibon Washington Jul 29, 2018 8:23 PM Saudi King Salman presents President Donald Trump with The Collar of Abdulaziz Al Saud Medal at the Royal Court […]

Syrian Government Regains Control of Frontier With Israel

July 31, 2018

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Breakthrough caps a six-week-long campaign to retake the southwest corner of the country Reuters Jul 30, 2018 11:45 PM The Syrian government regained control of the frontier with the Golan Heights for the first time in seven years on Monday, after Islamic State-linked militants gave up their last pocket of territory in the area. The […]

Egypt, murder in a monastery. The Coptic bishop Epiphanius was killed

July 31, 2018

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The Coptic Orthodox Church speaks of “uncertainties in the circumstances of death” of the abbot of St. Macarius, a disciple of Matta el Meskin, who was slaughtered on his way to the morning prayer office. A martyred death http://www.lastampa.it/2018/07/30/vaticaninsider/egypt-murder-in-a-monastery-the-coptic-bishop-epifanio-was-killed-1oaJNbvGkpnZG2Ws43O6ML/pagina.html Anba Epifanio, the Coptic Orthodox bishop and abbot of the monastery of St. Macarius the Great […]

Medina 9/11 Memorial dedication ceremony will be 10:03 a.m. Saturday

July 28, 2018

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  Bob Finnan  | The Gazette Published on July 27, 2018 | Updated 2:06 a. m MEDINA — The Medina 9/11 Memorial dedication ceremony at 10:03 a.m. Saturday could draw as many as 1,000 people, organizers say. The memorial honors those who lost their lives during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Organizers want the […]

North Korea on Friday returned the remains U.S. servicemen

July 27, 2018

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http://nj1015.com/remains-said-to-be-us-war-dead-repatriated-from-north-korea/ PYEONGTAEK, South Korea — North Korea on Friday returned the remains of what are believed to be U.S. servicemen killed during the Korean War, the White House said, with a U.S military plane making a rare trip into North Korea to retrieve 55 cases of remains. The handover follows through on a promise North […]

How to Be Catholic When Your Bishops Are Not

July 27, 2018

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http://www.ncregister.com/blog/jenfitz/how-to-be-catholic-when-your-bishops-are-not Now is not the time for simpering fecklessly. Now is the time to follow Jesus Christ and be more Catholic than ever. Jennifer Fitz The McCarrick scandals are proving to be a breaking point for many Catholics. Here we have not a man engaged in a struggle against temptation – who of us isn’t? […]

Sins That Demand Justice: How Clerical Culture Failed to Stop Sexual Predators

July 27, 2018

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http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/sins-that-demand-justice EDITORIAL: We pray that the moral ambivalence that permitted and nurtured Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s rise will be condemned and that Pope Francis, in concert with the U.S. bishops, will begin a much-needed purification of the Church. The Editors Amid increasing allegations of sexual abuse against the disgraced U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Cardinal Sean O’Malley […]

Planned Parenthood “Power of Pink” Convention Will Teach Women How to Brag About Their Abortions

July 26, 2018

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Christina Vazquez Jul 25, 2018 | 11:40AM Washington, DC This weekend, abortion activists will flock to Detroit for Planned Parenthood’s “biggest, baddest” grassroots training conference. The “Power of Pink” conference, taking place from July 27 to 29, is being touted as the abortion group’s largest training conference to date, mobilizing more than 3,000 women and […]

Fake Catholic Eyeing Nevada Governorship

July 26, 2018

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LAS VEGAS (ChurchMilitant.com) – A Nevada gubernatorial candidate is touting his frequent Mass attendance in a bid to win the vote of Silver State Catholics, but a closer look reveals his Catholic “credentials” are threadbare. Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak, a Democrat, has set his sights on the governor’s mansion in Carson City and hopes Nevada […]