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  1. Maria

    Pope Francis to visit Kansas to see Pope Michael

    BREAKING NEWS: Feb. 5, 2016 To view the rest of this breaking satire, please visit: http://www.eyeofthetiber.com/2016/02/05/francis-to-visit-kansas-to-commemorate-26th-anniversary-of-pope-michael-election-to-papacy/
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    G. K. Chesterton: The Everlasting Man - a timely reflection today

    http://www.basilica.org/pages/ebooks/G.K.Chesterton-The%20Everlasting%20Man.pdf Would anyone like to read this great book written by G.K. Chesterton and make some civil notations while doing so? I have purposely put this thread into the Catholic-Orthodox Discussion Forum so that intelligent...
  3. Maria

    5000 Migrants invited by Pope to attend Mass on Jan. 17, 2016

    http://dailystar.com.lb/News/World/2016/Jan-08/330868-pope-invites-5000-migrants-to-mass-at-st-peters.ashx Have these migrants been vetted? Are they Catholics or Muslims? Will they receive communion from hosts made by murderers?  View this short message from Pope Francis and published on...
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    My sister-in-law is in the hospital after suffering a fall

    She has developed pneumonia and other complications such as dizziness and confusion. Two CT scans of her brain have not revealed anything, but no MRI was done. Please pray for Gloria. She fell on Monday, struck her head, and was unable to rise from the floor, but was not discovered until...
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    Pray for my mom who has been in the ICU for several days

    My mom is having heart irregularities - ventricular - which concerns doctors as she could be experiencing another heart attack at any time. She has already had about two heart attacks in the past few years. Please pray for her as she is in pain, is confused, and is scared all at the same time...
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    A Smarter Way to Drink and Enjoy the Buzz too?

    To read the entire article, please click: http://tastingpanelhighlights.com/2014/08/cover-story-revolution-in-the-evolution-of-spirits-august-2014-2/ One smart guy from India! Hey, is he related to you, Mor? http://www.chigurupati.com/projects http://www.ntxtechnology.com/faq/
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    Pray for those trapped or caught in flash flooding in California, Texas, etc.

    In Southern California today, we have had a 4.5 earthquake with landslides, flash flooding, freeway closures, and flooding with streets under six feet of water. The weather channel predicts microbursts, hail, tornadoes and T-cells until 6 pm or longer. Lord have mercy. This is on the radio...
  8. Maria

    Man politely asks crocodiles to move ... guess what happens next

    http://www.weather.com/series/crazimals/video/man-ask-crocodiles-to-move-so-he-drive-through Brave?
  9. Maria

    San Diego: Twin Babies Born in Different Years, Hospital Says

  10. Maria

    Two new threads needed for ecclesiastical documents

    We have a thread for documents from World Orthodoxy, entitled, "Documents from the North American Episcopal Assembly," where discussion and debate are not allowed. Could we please have a similar thread for documents from True Orthodoxy? And could we please have a similar thread for documents...
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    GOC-K Synodal document on Free Cohabitation Agreements

    English translation provided by Father Panagiotes Carras of Canada http://ecclesiagoc.gr/index.php/anakoinwseis/859-gia-to-symfono-eleftheris-symviws NOTE: The above translation from the original Greek has been slightly abridged to comply with copyright rules of this forum. However, the GOC...
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    Muslim charged with arson in Houston Mosque fire on Dec. 25, 2015

    Dec. 31, 2015 news http://www.breitbart.com/texas/2015/12/31/muslim-accused-burning-houston-mosque-remains-incarcerated-weekend/
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    Bees observed revering holy icons from manastirglogovac.blogspot

    http://manastirglogovac.blogspot.com/2013/09/blog-post_3.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ManastirGlogovac+%28Manastir+Glogovac%29 excerpt translation : (Click this link to see full translation)...
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    Woman beats DUI charge claiming she has Auto-Brewery Syndrome

    To read the entire news story, please click: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/national-international/Woman-Arrest-DWI-Drunken-Driving-Body-Brewery-Defense-363864051.html?_osource=SocialFlowFB_LABrand Apparently, this "auto-brewery syndrome" is caused by an overwhelming candida yeast infection.
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    New Year's Eve Fire in Dubai

  16. Maria

    Avoid embalming. Embrace composting.

    http://news.yahoo.com/greenest-goodbye-seattle-group-wants-compost-dead-160529263.html Would not this method be more in line with the Orthodox way where the deceased are neither embalmed nor cremated. I do not like the idea of turning the human compost as suggested in the article, but the...
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    Pray for those with Norovirus (the Winter Vomiting Disease)

    http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/%E2%80%98winter-vomiting-disease%E2%80%99-on-the-rise-in-california-officials-say/ar-BBnU8Rp?li=BBnb7Kz Please pray for all those suffering with Norovirus. I just recovered from this nasty virus, but I may be infectious for up to two weeks or longer. Infants...
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    Happy Feast of St. Sypridon - the defender of the Holy Trinity

    Today according to the Old Calendar, it is the feast day of St. Sypridon, defender of the Holy Trinity. Saint Simeon Metaphrastes is the author of St. Sypridon's life. © 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos...
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    Driverless Cars Expose a Key Flaw -- almost twice the accidents

    To read the entire article, please visit: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/humans-are-slamming-into-driverless-cars-and-exposing-a-key-flaw/ar-BBnGpXg