Day: September 28, 2012

Vatican Paper Says ‘Jesus’ Wife’ Scrap Is Fake

Huff Post: VATICAN CITY — The Vatican newspaper has added to the doubts surrounding Harvard University’s claim that a 4th century Coptic papyrus fragment showed that some early Christians believed that Jesus was married, declaring it a “fake.” The newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, published an article Thursday by leading Coptic scholar […]

Paths of violence

The Express Tribune: by Amina Jilani There have been lame excuses made on behalf of this government for the events of September 21 — the autumn equinox — as many as there have been condemnations. But regarded dispassionately, there can be no excuses for the killing of a country’s citizenry by its […]

Disunited Nations

Russian TV: The kickoff of the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly, marking a week of general debate, looks like an epitaph for the UN’s ‘world government,’ once the cornerstone of international politics. There is every reason to believe that the golden days of the UN will never return, and […]

Interest-free banking in India?

Source: CPI Financial In March this year Minister of State for Finance Namo Narain Meena told the Rajya Sabha (Council of States – the upper house of the Indian Parliament) that he had been informed by the central bank, the Reserve Bank of India, that ‘it is not legally feasible […]

Jesus Christ did not Die on the Cross – A Cardiologist’s Perspective

Professor M H Nuri – Rabwah Introduction In recent years, the crucifixion of Jesus Christ(as) has stimulated considerable interest. The inspiration received from the masterpiece of the Promised Messiah, Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad(as), Jesus in India, stimulated this author to conduct an interdisciplinary investigation on the circumstances surrounding the crucifixion and to […]

Muslim student must attend swimming lessons

Credit: WAZ via Zafarullah Khan of Germany English Translation of the News (done through google translator without taking responsibility of any mistake. Any one can improve it) The Hessian Administrative Court dismissed the lawsuit of a Muslim high school student in Frankfurt, who for religious reasons did not want to […]

M.T.A. Amends Rules After Pro-Israel Ads Draw Controversy

Source: NY Times. By MATT FLEGENHEIMER The Metropolitan Transportation Authority approved new guidelines for advertisements on Thursday, prohibiting those that it “reasonably foresees would imminently incite or provoke violence or other immediate breach of the peace.” The 8-to-0 vote by the authority’s board came three days after pro-Israel ads characterizing Islamist […]