North Carolina teen at Notre Dame texts father, ‘It smells like sulfur, smoke is yellow.”

Tilly Boraks is a 17-year-old senior at Hough High School in Cornelius, NC. She, along with a teacher from Hough, and 14 other students recently took a trip to Europe. Along the way, young Tilly witnessed the destruction of the Notre Dame Cathedral. Continue reading “North Carolina teen at Notre Dame texts father, ‘It smells like sulfur, smoke is yellow.””

Verified; Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil was crucified by ISIS on Good Friday

abba6d756f822034901d85f3842691d0According to the teachings of the Catholic Church, any Christian who is faithful to Christ even unto death is regarded as a martyrs who’ve displayed what Catholics call Heroic Virtue. And that same accepted death rather than renouncing Christ is understood technically as a Miracle of Grace. Continue reading “Verified; Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil was crucified by ISIS on Good Friday”

Reading, Writing and Repression: Muslim Leaders Slam Education

Muslim teacher gives child a sound thrashing.
Muslim teacher gives child a sound thrashing.

What could be a prime example of the 21st century meeting the 7th, Muslim authority figures have issued what could mildly be described as curious statements concerning education of the youth in their respective nations, as reported by The Indian Express (of New Delhi) on Nov. 19, 2013 and also by the US military-controlled East Africa-centric news portal Sabahi.com on Nov. 20, 2013.

Southern India’s influential Muslim cleric Kanthapuram AP Aboobacker Musaliyar gave a thumbs-up to women and girls receiving a formal education, but only under certain conditions. Continue reading “Reading, Writing and Repression: Muslim Leaders Slam Education”