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Younger Eagle Scouts

Periodically, there is a news story about a 12 or 13 year old scout who completes the requirements for their Eagle Scout Award.  Typically, this news item is followed by a brief period of passionate discussion on various scouting forums about whether it is appropriate for a scout to complete their award requirements at such an age. 1,387 more words

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In Memory of Bob Edwards - a Founder of Rawcliffe Meadows

Bob Edwards was Chair of York Natural Environment Trust (YNET) when they agreed to take on the task of managing the land owned by the National Rivers Authority (NRA) that abutted the planned York to Beningbrough cycle track that Sustrans had proposed. 270 more words

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BBC Five Radio Show Again Channels China's Disinformation


Once again the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has revealed an unhealthy willingness, to parade as fact, China’s propaganda, more on that shortly. It has served as a conduit for Beijing’s disinformation for a number of years now, influenced and encouraged by the foreign policy objectives of its colleagues in the Foreign Office (equivalent of the State Department) whose task is to maintain positive relations with China at any cost. 967 more words

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New UN Rights Commissioner To Swallow China's Lies On Tibet

Graphic courtesy of @tibettruth

The recently appointed UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mr Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein is to visit occupied Tibet, with a possible trip to East Turkestan, ( 47 more words

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500th Troop Chartered

Today, October 16, 2014 is the 288th day of this year.  Today also marks a milestone for Trail Life USA — they’ve chartered their 500th troop today. 365 more words

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Of Synods and Church Burglaries (Or, Incidents in the Life of a Parish Priest)

By Matt Janeczko, OFM Cap.

“Father Matt, is it true that when a church is broken into it needs to be torn down and rebuilt?”  477 more words

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