Religion

50 Years Later… Once More, Nonviolence

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“Once more the method of nonviolent resistance was unsheathed from its scabbard, and once again an entire community was mobilized to confront the adversary.” –Martin Luther King Jr. The Huffington Post – Bernice A. King, Chief Executive Officer, The King Center On Wednesday, I stood on the steps of the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery before thousands of people and repeated these ... Read More »

Pope Francis Warns Large Hadron Collider Could ‘Open Gates Of Hell’ 

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Pope Francis pleaded the scientific community to halt operations on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) this morning in an official Vatican release as scientists at the Large Hadron Collider next week are hoping to experiment with a possible connection with a parallel universe outside of our own. WorldNewsDaily - by Bob Flanagan The Pope’s criticism comes days after scientists at the CERN ... Read More »

Pakistan’s Identity Problem

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Pakistan’s “establishment” has chosen to focus solely on the country’s Muslim history, but that has done more harm than good in forging the nation’s identity. FP BY MADIHA AFZAL When you hear about Pakistan, what most often comes to mind? The place where schools, markets, and neighborhoods are routinely bombed? The terrorist haven where Osama bin Laden hid for almost ... Read More »

Chile’s Bishop Juan Barros, linked to sex abuse priest, faces Catholic fury

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Santiago: Black balloons in hand, hundreds of Catholics gathered at a church in the small Chilean city of Osorno to protest against the appointment of Bishop Juan Barros, accused of protecting one of the nation’s most notorious paedophiles. Anthony Esposito The appointment has sparked outrage from many parishioners and puts into question Pope Francis’ promise to rid the church of ... Read More »

‘Behind Sweden’s tirade is a hidden Western agenda to tarnish Islam’

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Sweden and other Western countries have adopted double standards while dealing with human rights as they ignore the killing of thousands in Iraq, Syria and Palestine, and highlight the flogging of an individual in Saudi Arabia as a big issue, said Dr. Mohammed Badahdah, assistant secretary general of the World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY). Arab News - JEDDAH: P.K. ABDUL ... Read More »

The sexual shenanigans of Ghanaians

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How do the various combinations – ‘one man, a mistress and at least one girlfriend’; ‘one woman, a steady partner, and several transient lovers’; ‘older man, a wife and his student girlfriend’ – co-exist with Christian values in the world’s most pious country? This is Africa – By Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah Turn left out of my house and you will come ... Read More »

The Plight of Christians in the Middle East

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Supporting Religious Freedom, Pluralism, and Tolerance During a Time of Turmoil Center for American Progress | By Brian Katulis, Rudy deLeon, John B. Craig Some of the oldest Christian communities in the world are disappearing in the very lands where their faith was born and first took root. During the past decade, Christians around the Middle East have been subject to ... Read More »

Tell Mama and the battle for the future of British Islam

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Unless we’re to have a religious underclass, we need activist groups like this one The Spectator – Nick Cohen Tell Mama is Britain’s most prominent opponent of anti-Muslim prejudice. It monitors everything from criminal assaults to everyday abuse. The far right loathes it, and the Conservative press sells the grotesque pretence that the group exaggerates prejudice to divert attention from the ... Read More »