Day: November 24, 2012

Jesus wept …

theguardian: When water started trickling down a statue of Jesus Christ at a Catholic church in Mumbai earlier this year, locals were quick to declare a miracle. Some began collecting the holy water and the Church of Our Lady of Velankanni began to promote it as a site of pilgrimage. […]

How the Bible Began Saying Life Begins at Conception

Huffiington Post: Evangelical anti-abortion advocacy rests on a surprisingly flimsy foundation. And exposing that fact makes establishment evangelical leaders nervous. On Nov. 7, Christianity Today published a feature-length article on the front page of its website that was its second such article responding to an op-ed I wrote for CNN. In the op-ed, titled “When […]

Egypt erupts over Mursi ‘power grab’

CAIRO: ARAB NEWS Saturday 24 November 2012 Egyptian President Muhammad Mursi’s decision to assume sweeping powers caused fury among his opponents and prompted violent clashes in central Cairo and other cities yesterday. Police fired tear gas near Tahrir Square where thousands demanded Mursi quit and accused him of launching a […]