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    Sharia Law in UK Unavoidable

    I live in a British major city with a very large Moslem population. Looking at today's  Birmingham Mail I find a headline "City Muslims say 'no' tp Sharia law'. This appears to be a small item taken from an intellectual article by Dr Williams. Indeed it appears to be an example, possibly, of...
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    New Terrorist Alert

    Many who might claim to standing up for Ireland's Catholic population either ignore or are igorant that the Papacy has since the time of King Henry 11 acknowledged England's overlordship of Ireland. A scholarly acquaintance says that the only Irish who can be Irish nationalists without being in...
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    New Terrorist Alert

    Having spent years studying the car, and carrying an extending mirror to look under the vehicle I don't underestimate criminal terrorists of whatever persuasion. Most Irish folk, whether Orange or Green, were not terrorists, nor are most Mohammedans. Just the criminal fringe of both communities...
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    New Terrorist Alert

    I think the Western world's various security and law enforcement agencies have been quite successful but am mindful of the earlier response of an PIRA terrorist when tackled about the success of the British security forces. He said you have been lucky so far, we only have to be lucky once! Al...
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    New Terrorist Alert

    I also received the following from my brother, made even more biteing by being delivered by voicemail. ON JULY 1ST ENGLAND JOINED THE REST OF THE UK IN OUTLAWING SMOKING IN PUBLIC PLACES. MUSLIM PASSENGERS MUST EXSTINGUISH THEMSELVES BEFORE ENTERING GLASGOW AIRPORT TERMINAL.
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    New Terrorist Alert

    Received the following today: UK POLICE ADVISE THAT INFORMATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED THAT AL QAEDA ARE SWITCHING THEIR FOCUS ON AIRPORTS AND AIR TRANSPORT TO WATER RESOURCES. IS THIS THE START OF RAM-A-DAM?
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    Priest practices both Anglicanism and Islam

    How an earth can anyone think they might reconcile Christian and Islamic belief, let alone a Christian minister? The differences on The Trinity, Christ's Divinity, salvation, etc., etc., are irreconcilable.
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    WSJ article: Russian Orthodox Unity--The Real Story

    The problem of the absorbtion of ROCOR (should it now be called MP OR?) into the MP has been problematic for many who find it hard to reconcile the principled stance of ROCOR with its recent conversion to a seemingly contradictory stance. Two bishops have refused to accept it, Brookwood's...
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    Well Over 1 Million Italians Protest Homosexual Civil Unions in Rome

    Lots of things may bore me, GIC, including those who appear to forget both the Old and New Covenants held themselves apart from much around them that was unremarked in then society, this including sexual mores, priestesses and much else which are not new. It is certainly the experience in the...
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    reunion ROCOR & MP

    Apparently Bishop Agafangel of Odessa and his diocese together with some clergy from north America have now left ROCOR because of the issues of sergianism and ecumenism of the MP.
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    What is your favorite kind of whiskey??

    Black Bush (triple distilled) Irish whisky, and as smooth as velvet. But only as a rare treat. I usually avoid drinking spirits and take beer/lager very infrequently.
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    Calls for removal of "anti-Semitic" imagery in Orthodox Liturgy

    Not according to a Russian fascist noble lady I knew, Jesus and his Mother were not Jewish but belonged to a now lost Russian tribe................. Heaven spare us from this sort of bigoted nonsense.
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    Well Over 1 Million Italians Protest Homosexual Civil Unions in Rome

    Yes, I don't think 'Golden Boys' were popular during the Soviet era....... But I doubt those advancing civil unions agenda is truly about a supposed equality but a rather part of a much wider and far-reaching social engineering agenda. In time I suspect Churches and other religious bodies will...
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    Reunifcation Service Info

    As an aside (and in the spirit of drift) I note that on 5 May both the BBC and ABC were reporting that the Hammer and Sickle emblem were to be reinstated on the Russian Army's ensign. Evidence of a re-Sovietisation of the Russian Federation? And not one simply the product of some supposedly...
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    Calls for removal of "anti-Semitic" imagery in Orthodox Liturgy

    If you are struggling with a text or texts from the services is this reason to alter those same texts? Or is this something to try and find someone to help you understand, or simply recognise the Church's wisdom may be greater than your own? Is it for the church to follow the world's mores and...
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