Keep Calm, And Keep Praying. We Aren’t Abandoning The Persecuted In Iraq UPDATED

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On Thursday, President Obama gave a brief speech that raised the hackles of folks seeking speedy solutions to the slaughter of Christians, and other religious minorities, that is occurring at the hands of the Islamist fighters of ISIS. From news website Capitol Hill Blue, Ken Dilania and Robert Burns reported the following, [Read more...]

Jon Stewart Explains Why I Rarely Watch The News On Television

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Jon Stewart On The Origins of the Diplomatic Solution to the Syrian Crisis

Straight, with crooked lines…

Language alert, but worth it. Especially Stewart’s masterful delivery of a “syllabus of errors” leveled at Fox News between the 3:44 and 4:00 marks.

Roll clip, [Read more...]

Vladimir Putin, From Russia With Love?

His future’s so bright, he’s got to wear shades…

Valdimir Putin in the New York Times, writing with poise about the de-evolution of US foreign policy, the purpose of the United Nations, and the pathway to peace in Syria. I think he studied the speech delivered to the UN by Pope Paul VI, back in the Fall of 1965.

Take a look. [Read more...]

Nassim Taleb on the Errors of Richard Dawkins and of Intervening in Syria.

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You would think that these two things are completely unrelated. On top of that, you may also be wondering what does this have to do with being Catholic. Aside from enjoying using our brains you mean? [Read more...]

Like the Coptic Church Does, The United States Should Be Supporting the Egyptian Provisional Government UPDATED

Christian churches scapegoated the other day…

The Coptic Christian Church in Egypt has put out the following statement,

“The Egyptian Coptic Church is following the unfortunate developments on the ground of our country Egypt and emphasizes its strong stance with the Egyptian police, armed forces and other organizations of the Egyptian people in the face of groups of armed violence and black terrorism…While we appreciate the sincere and friendly position that understands the nature of the developments, we strongly deplore the media fallacies that are prevalent in Western countries.”

But for some reason, our nation officially seems to still be pining for Mohammed Morsi and his despotism leaning Muslim Brotherhood. [Read more...]

To Pray For the People of Egypt And For Peace in the Middle East

I’ve been feeling a bit like Obi Wan Kenobi did after Alderaan was destroyed. Too geeky? Then try Matthew 2:18. Get the picture? The main reason is what has been going down in Syria and in Egypt. [Read more...]


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