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conversion

Little did I know when I started reading this book that I would become a convert. Like I said in one of my previous posts, I long to question my beliefs, to be challenged and ultimately to be defeated through sound arguments. 440 more words

Personal

The Eucharistic Sacrifice

“Then took the blood and sprinkled it on the people, saying, ‘This is the blood of the covenant that the LORD has made with you in accordance with all these words of his.’” This culmination of the story of the ratifying of the covenant between God and the Israelites in the first reading today is a rather gruesome affair. 1,405 more words

Homily

Economy and Elections in Turkey: The Invisible Hands

Hossam ElShazly

The Turkish economy is an impressive one; with 7.4% economic growth and the creation of one million jobs, Turkey was the fastest growing… 1,004 more words

Politics

A BBC Radio 4 presenter, a misquote and a 'list of bad people'

h/t RF

A BBC radio show called ‘Last Word’ is described as “Radio 4’s weekly obituary programme, telling the life stories of those who have died recently”. 278 more words

BBC

US expected to disengage from UN's Human Rights Council

NEW YORK — The US is expected to disengage with the UN Human Rights Council over anti-Israel bias, a senior US official, a diplomatic source and several activists tell CNN. 157 more words

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