Two bombs went off yesterday, January 27, during mass in a church in Jolo, Philippines. 27 were killed and at least 83 were injured. The area is a stronghold of the Islamist Abu Sayyaf terror organization which support ISIS. At the same time Catholics in the Philippines are hoping that the Pope will visit them … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 4
THE VATICAN. On January 6, Epiphany, Pope Francis gave a mass to 60,000 people in St Peter’s Basilica. He used the sermon, one of the most important ones of the year, to push immigration. Not that he would take in any immigrants into the Vatican, except for a few symbolic Muslims, but that everybody else … Continue reading The Pope Push Immigration
The number of migrants that entered ITALY in 2018 fell by 80% to 23 000. That's the fewest since 2012. Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini promised to reduce the number of migrants and have succeeded in doing so. And the majority of these 23 000 crossings happened during the first half of 2018 as Salvini … Continue reading Salvini Keeps His Promises
THE VATICAN. I'm not a fan of our current pope, as I have written befor. His approach to Islam and how he diminsh it's persecution of others is my main reason for that. Pope Francis have played down the violence in Islam a number of times and has several times claimed that it's a Religion … Continue reading Pope Francis & Islam
The United Kingdom have plan to deport Asher Samson, 41, who came to the country from Pakistan to study to be a pastor. He later applied for asylum because he was beaten and repeatedly threatened with execution by Islamic extremists at home. He has said that he fear for his life. Also, the UK have … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 52
AUSTRIA. Five monks were assaulted in the convent church Maria Immaculata in Vienna yesterday, 12.30 GMT, by two armed men. The assailants entered through the church which was opened though there wasn't a service going on. One of them demanded valuables and money. They ordered the oldest monk, who are 68 years old, to lay … Continue reading Monks Attacked in Vienna
Coptic Christian Abd Adel Bebawy was sentenced by an Egyptian court to three years in prison for “insulting Islam in the first degree” on November 27. His crime was to share an image of God, the angel Gabriel and a verse from the Quran on FB. He was arrested the next day and then a mob attacked … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 50
ITALY. Deputy Prime Minister of Italy and Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini have, in my opinion, worked wonders with Italy and it seems like it's finally getting back on track. I can't even imagine how it must have been when thousand after thousands of migrants showed up on their shores and they were forced to take care of … Continue reading Italy Deport most Jihadists in Europe
SWEDEN. New information have surfaced in the big trafficking case in Växsjö. It turns out that the Church of Sweden was well aware of the beggars situation, but chose not to do anything. It was at Diakonicentrum, a welfare center run by the churchs deacons, that those who ran the trafficking more or less had … Continue reading Church of Sweden Helped Traffickers
USA. The other day the Catholic Church released a report about the sexual abuse of children in Pennsylvania. And it's awful. Just awful. They are scandalizing the church and hurting people so something really have to be done. The first thing is to define the problem by telling the truth about the abusers.
VATICAN. It's beyond me how a religion that think that Muhammed is perfect and that you should aspire to become like him can ever integrate with the west. The things that we value are so profoundly different and discussions are hard to accomplish. I heard an interview with author George Weigl who talked about a … Continue reading Can one Change Perfection?