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30th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2014

Exodus 22:20-26       1 Thessalonians 1:5-10       Matthew 22:34-40

You may have seen the tremendous computer graphics they use nowadays to analyse the play during Match of the Day nowadays. 1,357 more words

Lazarowicz: Government 'turning it's back on fellow human beings'

‘not just cruel but totally without logic

Mark Lazarowicz MP has attacked the Government for refusing to work with other European states to put in place search and rescue operations across the Mediterranean to save the lives of refugees and migrants desperately trying to reach Europe at risk of their lives. 333 more words

Thinking Aloud: “Russia’s War, Ukraine’s History, and the West’s Options,” Part III

Oct. 30, 2014 by Darius 

The primary Russian strategy against Ukraine is to deny the very existence of Ukraine.  Russia has tried to do this through propaganda in several ways.  650 more words

Thinking Aloud

Allowing Harper government to delay restoring health care for refugees would risk lives, court told

TORONTO — Any delay in implementing a judge’s ruling that struck down the Harper government’s severe restrictions on health-care coverage for refugee claimants and their families would put lives at risk, a court heard Thursday. 500 more words


Bahar means spring in Turkish

For Bahar

Last week, she had been in Paris for writing a piece on Dior. Yesterday, she spent the afternoon with young German-Turkish singer Bahar Kizil in a crowded café in Berlin-Kreuzberg. 424 more words


Water crisis: High & Dry

In an informal tented settlement just outside of Zahle, dozens of Syrian refugee women and girls crowd around faucets pumping water out of a large plastic tank. 2,462 more words


The Day of Protest, March for Freedom, Berlin, 25/10/2014

Saturday 25 of October, Oranienplatz, Berlin, 6 months after the eviction of the refugees occupying the place for almost 2 years, protesters gathered for a “March for Freedom”. 49 more words