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January 17, 2008, 7:34 pm
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Thursday, January 17th, A.D. 2007

Current Religious News….

~ ON CaNN’S CRASHING— “If you can’t beat ’em, crash ’em! The Episcopal row takes a cyber-turn for the worse: apparently the servers for some prominent conservative sites were hacked, says Charley” …. (


~ THE HORROR! Pope celebrates Holy Mass ad orientem. Turning Towards the Lord: Orientation in Liturgical Prayer, By Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger …. (Various)

~ PRAYER REQUEST: Aussie blogger Tim Blair has cancer. Mark Steyn offers a fitting tribute to Australia’s most well-known and influential blogger. Apparently, Tim begins treatments very soon here, so the Reader is encouraged to offer up any prayers they might have for his recovery from this condition. Good-news update …. (fivefeetoffury, pw)

~ POPE DECLARES Relativism at Code Red …. (

~ THE UN-JESUS: Iranian film about Jesus invites Christians to accept Islam, presents Muhammed’s false & docetic view …. (jihadwatch,

~ AMERICA: Religion in the ’08 Election. Obama as Liberal Messiah …. (,

~ LICENSE & REGISTRATION, please: “The Anglican bishop of Labrador and Eastern Newfoundland has told his priests that they should resign if they are still loyal to his predecessor” …. (offtherecord)

~ RUSSIAN ORTHODOX Metropolitan Kirill: If Homosexuality Excused Why Not Also Pedophilia? by Thaddeus M. Baklinski …. (catholicexchange)

~ ISLAM & Hitler’s Last Secret– the UnKoran? …. (

~ UK MUSLIM department store employee refuses to sell “unclean” Bible story book to grandmother …. (

~ A CHRISTIAN British Airways employee who sued the company after it required her to cover up a cross necklace while on the job has lost her discrimination suit, but she vows to return to work tomorrow wearing the cross …. (orthodoxytoday)

~ CRIMES AGAINST HISTORY— Digging History in Israel – Drowning it in Iran …. (solomonia, jihadwatch)

~ THE PATRON SAINT of Anglican Converts? …. (

~ THE BYZANTINE Empire: The Lasting Glory of Its Art …. (

~ ITALIAN PRIEST denies Communion to excommunicated Archbishop Milingo …. (freerep)

~ PODCAST: The Unfolding Crisis in Kenya …. (orthodoxytoday)

~ HE, FOR ONE, welcomes his new Islamic overlords– UK: Bishop “very happy” with Muslim prayer call …. (jihadwatch)

~ SAVE CHRISTMAS from the economists. It is not about “consumers,” says Harvey Mansfield, but about generosity and the souls of those who give …. (weeklystandard)

~ OBAMA’S Church, the Nation of Islam and more Identity Politics…. (pw)

~ CALIFORNIA textbook: Islamic theology incorporated into public school teachings …. (jihadwatch)

~ TOP U.S. Evangelical Leader: All Involved with IVF Responsible for “Vast Human Tragedy” …. (lifesite)

~ THE ECUSA-PEEB has gone ahead and inhibited Bishop Schofield. Read it here. StandFirm: Katharine Jefferts Schori’s Video Deposition Now Online. San Joaquin Annotated …. (Various)

~ HOLY WHAPSTERS– “Gee, I have all this money and no way to promote liturgical renewal! Woe is me!” And Now, For Some Shameless Self-Promotion …. (

~ REALITY-CHECK: A Correspondence Exchange with the Presiding Bishop about the Science of Homosexuality & Biology …. (sf)

~ PERSONAL transformation is what some people credit Scientology for having given them. Then there are stories of savings spent, lives derailed. And that weird château …. (newyorker)

~ RUTH GLEDHILL— More on the tragedy of Zimbabwe …. (gledhill)

~ THE TYRANNY of science— “Scientific evidence is being repackaged as ‘The Science’: a superstitious dogma used to hector us on everything from sex to saving the planet” …. (spiked-online)

~ OTTAWA ANGLICAN SELF-DETONATION: Uhh, did I hear a decision coming out? …. (

~ WHY SOCIAL JUSTICE is Not a Category of Ecclesial Thought …. (benedictseraphim)

~ PERSECUTION— Spanish Homosexuals File Criminal Charges Against Bishop for Condemning Sodomy …. (

~ ANTI-CATHOLIC BIAS in Georgetown AIDS Report, by Deal W. Hudson …. (insidecatholic)

~ WOMEN’S ordination major factor for Anglicans. Anglican Women Priests Come Home to Rome …. (Various)

~ FISHY THEORY— As threatened, here goes on Stanley Fish’s curious post, “Will the Humanities Save Us?” …. (captainyips)

~ THE DEAD ENDS of Protestantism …. (benedictseraphim)


~ OBVIOUSLY, the evil mastermind Benedict XVI is an enemy of science and reason …. (curtjester)

~ GOD-REJECTORS want affirmation, too – Atheist writers deliver with illiberal intolerance …. (flaggman)

~ PROT KER-SPLOSION: SF Presbytery OKs Lesbian’s Ordination Process …. (reformedpastor)

~ FRUSTRATED Monsters Everywhere Join the “Emerging Lurch” Movement …. (freerep)

~ THE MESSIAH Formerly Known as Jesus. For sale …. (

~ CASINOS, Lotteries, Raffles and the Resurrection …. (orthodoxytoday)

~ “OPRAH & FIENDS to teach course on New Age Christ …. (

~ CARDINAL seeks to silence journalist …. (

~ CHRISTINA HOFF SUMMERS on The Subjection Of Islamic Women And The Fecklessness Of American Feminism …. (catholiceducation)

~ FIRST THINGS on Mathematicians and God …. (firstthings)

~ NBC SHOW Criticized for Portraying Christians as Violent ‘Bible Thumpers’ …. (christianpost)

~ FJORDMAN: The Legacy of Byzantium …. (jihadwatch)

~ DREHER— The therapeutic triumphs again …. (crunchycon)

~ ON 666 – disestablishment of the Church of England …. (

~ BLOSSER BLOG— St. Francis: a Mensch of a Saint …. (

~ JULIA DUIN ON Preaching with an M-16 …. (WaTi)

~ CRUNCHY CON: “More on the honor killing” …. (crunchycon)

~ CATHOLIC-OWNED SETON WON’T LET HIM GET BREAST SURGERY.. Transgender woman sues hospital …. (freerep)

~ MARK SHEA— “The liberal religionist is like a man without genitals bragging of his chastity.” – Francis Beckwith. “That’s what we in the writing biz call a vivid image”, says Mark Shea …. (

~ WISDOM— “I think religion is ineradicable,” says Ian McEwan, “and I think it is a terrible idea to suppress it, too”. Via …. (

~ FRUSTRATED Monsters Everywhere Join the “Emerging Lurch” Movement …. (freerep)

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World War IV — The Jihad, Part XXXVIII….

~ JIHADISTS plotted to kill the Queen …. (jihadwatch)

~ HATE-TV: Hizb’Allah’s Al-Manar Channel Now Transmitted on Thai Satellite. HIzb’Allah’s Billion Petrodollars …. (counterterrorismblog)

~ FORMER Congressman Charged In Conspiracy Involving Terror Fundraising Ring; Islamofascist-Dhimmi Axis Assault on Free Speech: Latest Casualties …. (

~ U.N. IGNORES Its Own Procurement Ban. Is the U.N. Corrupt? …. (foxnews, eyeontheun)

~ CONFESSION of an Iranian Terror Czar …. (canadafreepress)

~ DEFENDING Racism And Genocide: Just Another Day At The UN …. (

~ THE IMPLICATIONS of the Dismissal of Stephen Coughlin, Joint Staff, Pentagon. Some Pentagon officials rallying to support ousted Islamic law expert …. (jihadwatch)

~ BOYS WILL BE BOYS— A Review of Dina Temple-Ralston’s “The Jihad Next Door: The Lackawanna Six and Rough Justice in The Age of Terror” …. (counterterrorismblog)

~ BELMONT: “The name goeth before … even by itself” …. (

~ HAMAS TV: Bush As Antichrist …. (lgf)

~ FUN-LOVING IRAN: Executing children on death row …. (speroforum)

~ IT FIGURES— Soros Funded the Anti-Military Lancet Study …. (, instapundit)

~ LOVE THAT PUTIN: Terror Strikes Again in Beslan …. (publiuspundit)


~ SHOCKING NOBODY, a new study confirms that airport security does not prevent terrorist attacks …. (intheagora)

~ LOOKING BACK: Cutting Through the Katrina Krapola …. (americandigest)

~ INSTA-HEH: “Kill six millions Jews in Germany, your name becomes a synonym with evil. Kill between 44 and 72 million Chinese, you get a café named after you. It’s a funny old world, eh?” …. (instapundit)

~ NEW MOVIE “The Kite Runner” Is Magnificent …. (

LifeWatch ….

Many Of Your Betters Are In Love With Death

~ CULTURE of Divorce, Culture of Death, by Anthony Esolen …. (insidecatholic)

~ DAWN EDEN: Joy meets girl. Complete ‘Modest Proposals’ seminar featuring ‘Chastity All-Stars’ now online …. (dawneden)

~ ADULT STEM Cells Create Beating Heart …. (wesleyjsmith)

~ WHEN THE amputee is barred from the Olympics because his prosthetic legs give him an advantage… then you know how wonderful technology is. But too bad for Oscar Pistorius …. (althouse.blogs)

~ ACTIVIST COUPLE Responsible for Nova Scotia Same-Sex “Marriage” Calls It Quits …. (p2bc)

~ OUR BODIES do not belong to the state; Labour was against presumed consent for organ donation before it was for it …. (spectator)

~ WOMEN’S LIBBERS for law’n’order: “Why are once radical feminists joining the chorus of disapproval about young women in mini-skirts going out, getting hammered and having sex?” …. (spiked-online)

~ ACLU Defends Sex In A Public Restroom …. (stoptheaclu)

~ BREAKPOINT Commentary– Wombs for Rent: Reproductive Exploitation …. (

~ FEMINISM Stabs itself in the Back …. (publiuspundit)

~ SPEAKING of Idiotarians.. it’s fem-geezer Erica Jong …. (pw)

~ U.S. SCIENTISTS create beating heart in lab …. (nzherald)

~ CHILDREN’S Faces, Before and After …. (keshertalk)

~ NO CONSENT REQUIRED for organ harvesting in Britain. I don’t know if “I’m using it” will make them go away …. (instapundit)

~ DON’T BE DAZZLED by the pre-Olympic hoopla; this is modern China …. (firstthings)

~ HOSPITALS TAGGING NEWBORNS with electronic chips. Privacy advocates protest as half of Ohio birthing centers turn to tracking technology …. (worldnetdaily)

~ VOTE FOR “I Told Him I Don’t Want to Do This to My baby” …. (p2bc)


~ PROFESSOR Lee Silver’s Vast Scientific Conspiracy, By Ryan T. Anderson and Maureen L. Condic …. (firstthings)

~ ON FILM: Five Characters Reject Abortion in a Cultural Shift in Movies …. (orthodoxytoday)

~ RANKS OF abortionists thinning in Italy …. (

~ AND SOCIETY IS TO BLAME… Superbug linked to homosexual behavior. ‘Society hasn’t learned from the AIDS pandemic’ …. (wnd)

~ JENNIFER ROBACK MORSE— New Pro-life blog from Canada …. (

~ BUT I’M GETTING BETTER!.. Imposing Futile Care Theory–Even When the Patient Improves …. (wesleyjsmith)

~ TASTY CLONED ANIMALS: Coming To A Supermarket Near You …. (sf)

~ MIKE ADAMS— Feminist Causes Outbreak of Genital Irritation …. (p2bc)

~ BIOEDGE.ORG Helps Keep Tabs on Bioethics News from Around the World …. (

~ CENTRAL and Eastern Europe’s impending population implosion …. (magicstatistics)

~ SERIAL KILLER Dr. Kevorkian Invited to University of Florida for $50,000 …. (freerep)

~ ABORTION ACTIVISTS rallying to kill new Fetal Homicide Bill …. (flaggman)

~ WESLEY J. SMITH— The Corruption of Science by “The Scientists” …. (wesleyjsmith)

~ INHUMANISTS: “At what point, exactly, did we come to hate humans for having the arrogance to assume they are wiser than beasts?” …. (catholicexchange)

~ HUMAN Egg Storage is Misguided Solution by Candice Watters …. (boundlessline)

Oh, Canadia ….

Currently Under Less Mafia-Like Management

~ IT’S TIME TO Clean-up Canada’s Partisan Public Service …. (canadafreepress)

~ THE SPAT OVER the CF’s Strategic Advisory Team in Kabul …. (

~ REX MURPHY— “Of all the problems Rex has observed in Stephane Dion’s leadership, he also sees some strengths. But will Dion capitalize on them?” …. (

~ PRAISE YE THE SUZUKI! Girl Fish, Boy Fish, ‘It’ Fish – Donald DeMarco …. (catholiceducation)

~ DAMIAN PENNY on the incoherent and ignorant M. Dion …. (damianpenny)

~ PIMP-FOR-THE DEMS State-run CBC not covering the Michigan primary today? Hey! It’s all Republican! Coinkydink! …. (proudtobecanadian)

~ UPSET Liberals use funny bone …. (

~ A PTBC reader buys Air Canada ticket, gets offer to buy off his “carbon footprint” “guilt” …. (proudtobecanadian)

~ CANADIAN INUIT rap U.S. greens for polar bear campaign …. (

~ CANADIAN MEDIA responsible for keeping the you’ve got to be kidding party alive …. (p2bc)

~ CANADA’S China Foreign Aid Policy …. (canadafreepress)

The Interwebs, Blogs, Digital Life

~ CANADA Ditches ‘iPod Tax’ …. (

~ HOW MONICA Helped Bring Down the Mainstream Media …. (pajamasmedia)

~ THE LAUGHABLE Fraud that is the Daily Kos …. (publiuspundit)

~ A LECTURER has called Google ‘white bread for the mind’, claiming it dulls students’ curiosity and stifles debate. What do you think? …. (guardian)

~ MORE E-MAIL FUN written in High Nigerian English …. (

~ WILL TODAY’S blog be tomorrow’s news? …. (telegraph)

~ BRITAIN & The virtual ball and chain …. (

~ INDEX On Censorship’s new issue on “cyberspeech” …. (boingboing)


~ ODDEST DEFENSE of not having comments on a blog …. (

~ BIG BROTHERING Microsoft seeks patent for office ‘spy’ software …. (

~ MMMM.. great gratis Google grub …. (telegraph)

~ COMMENT Published on CNN About Parallels Between Blog Burning by Vancouver and Saudi Arabian Governments …. (

~ AP WRITER Omits Fake Documents, Panel Finding from Rather Lawsuit Story …. (newsbusters)

Culture, Odds & Ends ….

~ TASTY! Sticky! Battle of Minas Tirith made of candy …. (boingboing)

~ SIMCITY goes freeware …. (boingboing)

~ AMERICAN DIGEST.. Science Made Stupid Monday…. (

~ WHY JK ROWLING will lose her suit against The Harry Potter Lexicon …. (boingboing)

~ TEEBLAIR: The first President of Europe …. (

And Now for Some Donald Fagen

~ REUTERS News Photos of The Year 2007 …. (haha)

~ SIGCARLFRED— What’s New At The Pharmacy …. (

~ THE IDIOTS @ Ford: Car owners are pirates if they distribute pictures of their own cars. Ahhrr! …. (boingboing)

~ CLIMATE catastrophe? Cool it! In his new book, Bjørn Lomborg shows how the ‘climate science’ on everything from polar bears to pollution has been politicised …. (spiked-online)

~ SCIENCE fictionized movie posters photoshopping contest …. (boingboing)

~ SW-NERD & LEGO HOTNESS— Mark Kelso’s epic model: the Invisible Hand …. (brothers-brick)

~ THE DRACULA ARGUMENT: God, Vampires, and the Anthropic Principle …. (evangelicaloutpost)

~ POT? KETTLE CALLING: Survey shows eco-warriors are worst polluters …. (telegraph)

~ ENTIRELY REASONABLE! ~ Coulrophobia: Fear of Clowns …. (neatorama)


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