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Greece: The Freedom-of-Speech Canary Died

  By Maria Polizoidou – August 29, 2016 In coalmines, from 1911 to 1986, canaries operated as an early warning system for the leakage of hazardous gases. Whenever the birds showed signs of distress, the miners knew trouble was coming. Greece has deep problems. Greece is presently in the “coalmine” of an endless economic and immigration crisis. This month, for ... Read More »

Christians as “Target Practice” Muslim Persecution of Christians 2016

By Raymond Ibrahim – August 28, 2016 at 6:00 am https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/8771/christians-target-practice “We will show the Armenians and the Christians who we are… We have been ordered not to leave any Armenians in the area.” — Islamic rebels, Aleppo, Syria.   Thousands of Christians are fleeing Eritrea due to extreme persecution. A report describes Eritrea as “one of the world’s fastest ... Read More »

Letter from Taybeh: Holy Mother celebrated in Jerusalem

It was a beautiful and solemn procession at four in the morning to walk the icon of the Theotokos, the Holy Mother of God, from the monastery next to the Holy Sepulchre all the way down the via Delorosa to reach the empty tomb of the Virgin Mary at the bottom of the hill below the Russian Orthodox Convent at ... Read More »

Dumped files show influence of George Soros on Western politics

The Australian – 22 August 2016 Jennifer Oriel In perhaps the biggest political scandal since WikiLeaks, a group of hackers has dumped hundreds of files exposing the influence of socialist billionaire George Soros on Western politics. The files show Soros has established a transnational network that pressures governments to adopt high immigration targets and porous border policies that could pose ... Read More »

REVOLUTION OF THE MIND: QUARRIES – THE RAPE OF AKAMAS

Article Two (of III) Andreas C Chrysafis A crime is about to be committed in the heart of Akamas and yet the government, politicians and political parties take no initiative to avert this catastrophe. Like true hypocrites, come election-time they will wake up from their deep hibernation full of promises attempting to win votes so they can continue the charade ... Read More »

21st-century Left waging new war on free speech

The Australian – 15 August 2016 Jennifer Oriel Free speech was forged as a right through centuries of bloody wars. Western history brims with the names of martyrs who sacrificed their lives so the children of enlightenment ­­— you and I — would be liberated from the yoke of censors to discern the truth and state it openly. The 21st-century ... Read More »

Help Orthodox Christianity Count in Australia’s 2016 Census

Dear friends, On Tuesday night (9 August) is Australia’s 2016 Census night and all Orthodox Christians need to pay attention to questions on ethnicity but especially question 19 on religion. We are required by law to answer all sorts of questions to help governments make decisions about such things as public transport, housing, education and hospitals. This year, the religion question ... Read More »

Revolution of the Mind: ISLAMIC TURKEY AND CYPRUS

Andreas C Chrysafis Like all religions, evil thrives on fear and ignorance! To retain its dominance, evil draws its strength from the weakness of those who are trapped in slavery by their own fears and obsessions. If allowed, evil can actually devour people’s soul; the rise of tyrants and ISIS brutalities are a prime example of that! The current metamorphosis ... Read More »

Letter from Taybeh: Palestinian Oktoberfest 2016

Dear Friends of Taybeh, I pray and hope all of you are having a blessed wonderful summer! I am sharing one of my reflections here with a link and you are welcome to share it with any local media or post it for friends and family.  We are now strongly counting on others who know the good works of Taybeh to ... Read More »