Friday, November 22, 2019

Catholic Priest Reprimanded For Allowing An Anglican Woman Priest To Concelebrate The Eucharist

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Malaga has censored one its clergy for permitting a female Anglican priest to concelebrate the Eucharist at an All Saints Day service in Alora. On 1 Nov 2019 Fr., Juan de Jesus Baez, pastor of Iglesia de la Encarnacion in the Andalusian town of Alora, invited an English ex-pat,...

Facebook Unveils New Logo As Its ‘Family’ Grows

Facebook on Monday unveiled a new logo to represent the Silicon Valley company, distinct from its core social network. The move aims to highlight the Facebook “brand” which operates a range of apps and services including messaging, photo-sharing, virtual reality and is developing wallets for digital currency. The new branding, basically the company name in crisp...

Trump Jr Releases Provocative Book Defending Father

Donald Trump Jr. released a provocative book Tuesday that rails against his father’s opponents, as he admitted he had caught the political bug and may consider running for office in the future. In “Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence US,” the president’s eldest son lets rip at the usual suspects:...

China To Lift Ban On Canadian Beef, Pork

China has agreed to resume imports of Canadian beef and pork, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday, signalling a breakthrough in their tense relations. “Good news for Canadian farmers today: Canadian pork and beef exports to China will resume,” Trudeau said in a tweet. He thanked Canada’s new ambassador to China, Dominic Barton, who was appointed...

Trump Confirms Baghdadi’s Death, Gives Details Of How It Happened

President Donald Trump on Sunday said that elusive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed, dying “like a dog,” in a daring, nighttime raid by US special forces deep in northwest Syria. Trump told the nation in a televised address from the White House that US forces killed a “large number” of Islamic State militants...

Baroness Cox Press Government In Parliament To Protect British Women From Sharia Law Marriages

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in implementing the first recommendation of The independent review into the application of sharia law in England and Wales, published in February 2018, in order to protect Muslim women in Islamic marriages which are not civilly registered. The Advocate-General for Scotland (Lord Keen of Elie) (Con) My...

Buhari, Putin Partner To Improve Nigeria’s Oil Sector

President Muhammadu Buhari and Russian President, Vladimir Putin on Wednesday agreed to put Nigeria-Russia relations on a fast track, and pursue the completion of partially completed and abandoned projects initiated by both countries. At a bilateral meeting which was held on Wednesday at the ongoing Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, the two leaders agreed to start new infrastructure...

Trump Lifts Sanctions On Turkey Over Syria Assault

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced the lifting of US sanctions against Turkey and defended his abrupt pullout from Syria, saying “let someone else fight” over the “blood-stained” country. In a White House speech that formalized ceding of US and Kurdish control in northern Syria to Turkey and Russia, Trump insisted that Kurdish guerrillas who had fought alongside US troops were...

Israeli President Tasks Benny Gantz With Forming Government

Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin tasked ex-military chief Benny Gantz on Wednesday with forming a new governing coalition and bringing Israel out of the longest political impasse in its history. Gantz is the first politician other than Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to receive such a mandate since 2009. Following deadlocked elections on September 17, Netanyahu had tried...

Fears Of More Violence In Barcelona As Separatists Call For New Protest

Barcelona was bracing for fresh violence Saturday after nearly 200 people were hurt in a night of clashes with radical separatists hurling rocks and fireworks at police who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. A radical movement of young separatists, Arran, called for a new demonstration “against repression” for 1600 GMT in central Barcelona. The...

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