MICHAEL WALSH OP-ED: Far from being an atheist I bend my knee to the spirit of Our Lord and I am otherwise of spiritual nature. Perhaps it is, for this reason, I am bemused to see the holy Cross atop churches and everywhere inside. For what and why are these places called churches?
Replacing women as continuers of the human species with some artificial womb will be a diabolical attempt on Divine power and will lead to the end of human history.
MICHAEL WALSH OP-ED: Someone recently asked, ‘when and where is the revolution to start.’ It reminded me of the Japanese WWII fugitive who emerged from the Burmese jungle during the 1960s. ‘Is the war over yet,’ he plaintively asked.
The December 25th birthday of the sun god is a common story worldwide, dating back at least 12,000 years, as reflected in winter solstice scenes recorded in caves. Around the world beginning thousands of years ago, people have celebrated the birth of the god Sol (Sun) to the Queen of Heaven, the Celestial Virgin. The winter solstice has been celebrated in many places, from China to the Americas.
‘If you lacked interest or integrity, you wouldn’t have bothered whether I finished the manuscript or not! Real friends don’t come by accident! I believe in good karma. You’ve always believed in me from day one. What you might realise is that writing this book also serves as therapy to me.’ Betty Musole.
AFTER THE END OF THE Cold War, the coastal resort towns north of Alicante became popular with Orthodox Christians visiting and often staying from Russia and Central Europe. But until 2007, many of the Christians in the region didn’t have a suitable place to worship.
A Swedish singer has received backlash for removing references to God from a 19th-century hymn that she performed during an annual Christmas season television program.
At the freedom protest on 4 December in York, Sarah, whose husband is a vicar in the Church of England, spoke out about the battle between good and evil we are facing.
The Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, made the decision to not use a sword while bestowing knighthood this year. For 922 years, since the Order’s foundation, a sword has always been used during the official ceremony. Now, change is coming.
From the 28th December, Day of Hannukah, European officials were advised not to use terms such as ‘Christmas’, ‘gay’, ‘lesbian’ and other words that might seem offensive to people of different cultures, religions and sexual orientations in their speeches. This edict is stated in the ‘Handbook for Inclusive Communication’ published by the unelected European Commission.