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US-led Coalition Bills Iraq $260 Million For... Failure to Stop ISIS Advances

ISIL (ISIS) and Ebola have been running neck and neck in the race to be the mainstream media’s Imminent-Danger Darlings (“This is CNN: Be Afraid. 347 more words

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Coal mine accident in far west China kills 16- Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Sixteen workers were killed after a coal mine collapsed in China’s far western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, highlighting the poor safety standards in the world’s biggest coal producing country. 6 more words

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China to shut factories during APEC to curb Beijing pollution - Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli ordered a temporary shutdown of factories to ensure air quality during a meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders in Beijing next month, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Friday. 6 more words

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Cardinal Pell promises 'no doctrinal backflips' at next family synod

By Robert Duncan

ROME (CNS) – Referring to the Synod of Bishops on the Family that will convene in 2015, Cardinal George Pell wrote that the task for Catholics “over the next 12 months” is to explain “the necessity of conversion, the nature of the Mass,” and “the purity of heart the Scriptures require of us to receive holy Communion.” 408 more words


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Wood needs to be chopped, It sits waiting many types and sizes,


Fall is in the air, chillier the air turns, work must be done. 133 more words

cg reblogged this on Catholic Glasses and commented:

I used to chop wood. Woman with an ax, I guess. 😊