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My First Time Wearing a Chapel Veil

I wrote a couple of months ago (was it really that long?) about whether or not I wanted to wear a veil to Mass. I had been thinking about wearing a veil for literally years. 1,140 more words

Cassy Fiano

Press Release: Iraq - “Hope for Christians in Iraq - but only if we act now”

Montreal/Erbil, Monday August 18, 2014 –“If we do not want to be silent witnesses to the last chapter of the history of Christendom in Iraq, the international community must respond decisively now,” said Johannes Freiherr Heereman, President of the international aid organization Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), after returning from the Iraqi city of Erbil. 433 more words

ACN International

Self-Hatred Will Not Change Ireland’s Past but it Could Alter Emigrants’ Futures

It is tempting to reduce the Irish emigrant’s experience to a single type, or to at least come up with several categories which the emigrant could fall into: the melancholy men who miss mammy, pints in the local and the county final; the peripatetic successful types who “wouldn’t have stayed in Ireland anyway”; or the steady middle-class professionals who go away to progress their careers before moving home to have children. 1,204 more words

Emigrant Attitudes

The Great Babylon and the Great fall controversy.

A challenge to catholic apologists.
I believe that the great Babylon mystery is the central prophetic point of the bible. Controversy though would be focused on which particular religious group this stigma would affiliate to. 2,853 more words

Great Babylon

Development and insecurity in Samburu North

0n 30th October 2013, a student leader of Laikipia University Maralal campus was shot following a peaceful demonstration against the deteriorating security situation in Samburu. In November, two students lost their lives in Loikas the outskirts of the Samburu County headquarters- Maralal after being shot, a Samburu woman was shot in Barsaloi Samburu North. 486 more words

Africa

Tomatoes and Peace in Samburu North.

The year 2011 was characterized by drought which saw most areas in Samburu County experiencing below normal rainfall. The ensuing drought resulted in restricted food and livestock production, there were also noteworthy cases of food insecurity and malnutrition in Samburu North District. 758 more words

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