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  1. earthtoangels

    earthtoangels Powers

    Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron Leads 17 States in Potential SCOTUS Abortion Case

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    Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron (R) is leading 17 states in the filing of an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court in support of an Indiana law that requires parents to be informed when their child is granted court approval for an abortion without their consent.

    WDRB reported Cameron argues in the brief for Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky that states have an interest in protecting minors who are considering having an abortion.

    As Breitbart News reported on January 2, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill (R) asked the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a measure signed into law in 2017, but never enacted, that requires parents to be notified when a minor who is granted court approval for an abortion, is about to have the procedure.

    “Nothing in the U.S. Constitution prohibits Indiana from requiring parental notification when an unemancipated minor is getting an abortion,” Hill said in a press statement. “Even to get a tattoo, a minor in Indiana needs parental permission. Quite simply, parents have rights and responsibilities in the care and upbringing of a child.”

    The law specifically pertains to minors who have already received an exemption from a juvenile court allowing them to have an abortion without parental permission. Under the law, parental notice would still be required, except when the court indicates the child lives with abusive family members or some other reason that would be against the best interests of the child.

    “An abortion is a medical procedure that could have implications for a child’s future treatment,” Hill said. “It’s an event that could bear on a child’s emotional needs and mental health, and it’s an event that parents need to know about in order to provide nurturing care and guidance.”

    The ACLU, however, challenged the law on behalf of Planned Parenthood shortly after it passed and just before it was about to be enacted.

    ACLU attorney Ken Falk argued the law “would impose an undue burden on the recognized constitutional right of young women to obtain an abortion.”

    A preliminary injunction against the enforcement of the law by a three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals is still in place and the court declined the state’s petition for a rehearing of the matter by the full court.

    “It is better to send this dispute on its way to the only institution that can give an authoritative answer,” wrote Judge Frank Easterbrook of the Seventh Circuit, an appointee of President Ronald Reagan.

    Citing the issue of a “tangled web of case law,” Hill said, “When even the most experienced and distinguished members of the federal judiciary throw up their hands in confused frustration, it is time for our nation’s highest court to issue guidance.”

    Cameron has been leading and joining other amicus briefs in support of pro-life legislation since he was sworn in as Kentucky’s top law enforcement official.

    On January 23, Cameron’s office announced the attorney general would be joining Indiana and 16 other states in an amicus brief that asks the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold an Ohio law banning abortions sought because of a pre-natal diagnosis of Down syndrome. The entire Sixth Circuit agreed to rehear the case after a three-judge panel threw out Ohio’s law.

    “Every life has value, and we cannot allow abortion to pre-determine the characteristics of an entire generation,” Cameron said in a press statement. “The passage of HB 5 last year made it clear that Kentucky will not stand for discriminatory abortions, and we have a duty to assist other states in their defense of similar laws.”

    Also this month, Cameron led 17 states in filing an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court that supports Indiana in another abortion-related case.

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ordered Indiana to issue a license to abortion provider Whole Woman’s Health Alliance, after the state initially denied the license.

    Cameron’s brief stresses that only states can issue licenses to abortion providers, not federal courts.

    Cameron said in a press statement:

    States should not be forced by the federal courts to issue state licenses. The Seventh Circuit’s decision endangers our system of federalism and sets a precedent that threatens the sovereignty of states and the safety and well-being of citizens. While our federal courts may determine if the process used by a state to issue or deny a license is constitutional, we do not believe they can order a state agency to license an abortion clinic.

    Cameron also joined 20 states in an amicus brief before the Supreme Court in June Medical Services, LLC v. Gee, a case that centers on a Louisiana law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals in the event of an emergency or complication that arises from the abortion.

    The Supreme Court will hear that case in March.

    “We cannot allow the self-interested motives of abortion providers and facilities to dictate the circumstances under which abortion procedures are performed,” said Cameron in a statement. “If Louisiana’s commonsense law is overturned, it will set a dangerous precedent that allows the very industry that profits from abortions to now regulate abortions and determine what is safe for pregnant women.”

    Cameron has served as legal counsel to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) by directing the confirmation process for conservative federal judges, including current Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.

    In November, Cameron received the endorsement of President Donald Trump.

    “A star is born,” Trump said when Cameron appeared with him at a rally in Kentucky just prior to Election Day.

    https://www.breitbart.com/politics/...-17-states-in-potential-scotus-abortion-case/
     
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  2. Sam

    Sam Archangels

    Fox Allows Super Bowl Ad With Drag Queens, Won’t Approve Pro-Life Commercial

    FOX Sports apparently has no problem airing controversial ads during the 2020 Super Bowl — just not a pro-life commercial.

    According to NBC News, this year’s big game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will include a commercial featuring drag queens/LGBTQ activists.

    Meanwhile, pro-life advocates with the new Faces of Choice organization said they have been waiting at least six months for an answer from FOX about their ad.

    The drag queen ad from Sabra hummus already is stirring up controversy. It features drag queens Kim Chi and Miz Cracker from “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

    LGBTQ marketing strategist Bob Witeck celebrated the significance of the ad, telling NBC:

    “For queer audiences, it is an art form and an ‘outsiders’ language,” Witek said of drag. “Reaching the Super Bowl means taking our language into every home in the nation and millions around the world.”

    Witeck said the Sabra ad, which could reach around 100 million viewers during the Super Bowl, is indicative of a sea change in the public perception of drag, which he said has been normalized in the mainstream for many years, thanks in large part to the success of the award-winning reality show “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

    However, mainstream media companies often do not want to touch ads promoting what should be normal and non-controversial: the right to life for all human beings, including those not yet born.

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    Faces of Choice leaders said they have been trying for more than six months to purchase ad time during the Super Bowl, but FOX Sports has repeatedly ignored them. Their powerful new ad premiered at the March for Life last week, and it featured the stories of more than a dozen people who survived abortions.

    Lyric Gillett, the 28-year-old founder of Faces of Choice and producer of the ad, said they have a shortened version ready to air during the big game.

    “Every great human rights movement in history has been anchored in the stories and the faces of its victims,” Gillett said. “That’s what we aim to do; we simply want to tell their forgotten stories and there’s no larger mega-phone than the Super Bowl. After months of correspondence with the Fox network, we are asking for a definitive answer immediately.”

    She said they provided all the necessary documentation to FOX and answered its legal team’s questions, but the network still did not give her an answer.

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    This week, her organization and My Faith Votes launched a campaign urging pro-lifers to contact the network and ask for a final decision on the ad.

    They asked people to email Fox Corp. SVP, Standards and Practices Barbara De Santis, VP, Commercial Clearance Maryana Dezarlo, SVP, Ad Sales Jim Reeder, and EVP, Corporate General Counsel Claudia Teran. The pro-life organizations also began a petition here.

    If the network refuses to run the spot, Gillett encouraged pro-lifers to shut off the commercials during the Super Bowl and take time to watch the abortion survivors’ stories instead on YouTube. Find the video here.

    Abortion survivors pose a vital question to abortion activists through the new ad, “Can you look me in the eye and say I should have been aborted?”

    The abortion survivors featured in the ad are: Dr. Imre Téglásy (1952, Hungary); Paula Page (02/24/54); Miriam “Penny” Hopper (11/29/55); Denisha Workizer (7/11/76); Melissa Ohden (8/29/77); Jennifer Millbourn (9/02/78); Jennifer Callender (7/18/80); Claire Culwell (3/06/88); Hope Hoffman (8/12/91); Josiah Presley (10/07/95); Asiimwe Ronald Williams (9/25/97, Uganda); Dona Marie Mendoza (Philippines); Jaylyn Schoch (8/15/03); and Zechariah Hagan (10/20/13), one of the first abortion pill reversal survivors.

    Ultimately, Faces of Choice leaders hope their stories will break down the myth of “choice.”

    “Abortion advocates need to look these survivors in the eye and come to terms with the fact that they are human, that their lives matter, and that choice is more than a word: it’s a person,” Gillett said.

    ACTION: Complain to Fox Sports by going to their Facebook page or Twitter.

    Fox Allows Super Bowl Ad With Drag Queens, Won’t Approve Pro-Life Commercial | LifeNews.com
     
  3. Carol55

    Carol55 Ave Maria

    Sam, Thank you for letting us know about this.

    I stopped watching football including the SuperBowl for the most part about 3 years ago or so. In fact, I can't stand most television at this point especially commercials, many commercials simply disgust me. I feel a little badly for the pro-football athletes who are decent people and the fact that I have given up on watching their sport but I just can't do it. I don't want to be a hypocrite, that's the bottom line for me. I look at what their league does support and I decided that I won't be viewing. I also won't buy Nike, not that I was ever a huge fan of their athletic footwear or clothing but again, I'm done. I could go on and on, maybe I'll have to make my own clothing and footwear soon because I know it is not just the NFL and Nike and the major television networks but those that are strongly taking a side that I don't agree with I don't support.
     
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    I am so appalled at the clothing for young people. The young man working at goodwill was wearing a t-shirt with a pentagram on the front. I notice that the Vans clothing/shoes are making most of their clothing to incorporate black and white checkerboard patterns which I wonder is recognition of the masonic age we are living in (black and white checkerboard flooring is an important symbol for freemasonry and illuminati).
     
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  5. HeavenlyHosts

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    We can boycott Sabra hummus. I don’t like it anyway. Especially now(n):(
     
  6. AED

    AED Powers

    Well Fox "is dead to me" as they say. We know who has their allegiance.
     
  7. AED

    AED Powers

    St Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!
     
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  8. AED

    AED Powers

    Me too Carol. Just about 3 years.
     
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  11. HeavenlyHosts

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    Last night on EWTN there was a short segment about a Kansas football player who will play in the Super Bowl. Harrison is his first name, can’t remember his last name. He is an altar server for the TLM Mass and a married man with a child. !!!

    We are surrounded by filth and perversion in this world. We need to
    teach our children that they will encounter this drag queen crap and worse. They need to know what to do about it. Many years ago, when I taught school, I would tell my students that when they encountered a cesspool, to walk around it and not fall in. Same thing holds today. Don’t get near it. Each soul to their own way of dealing with it with Jesus and Mother Mary.
     
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  12. FatimaPilgrim

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    his name is Harrison Butker and he was an active member at the Georgia Tech Catholic Center while here at Georgia Tech. Great faithful guy who is a light of hope!
     
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  13. Jo M

    Jo M Archangels

    How wonderful! I will have to see if I can find a rerun of this interview.
    I am sick to death of the glorification of drag queens, and company. They believe the media is giving them a platform to push their agenda, but these disordered individuals are also being exploited for profit in the process. They are put on display as 'entertainment ' to bring in ratings. The normalization of these perversions is a product of our politically correct society. They will tear your reputation apart if you refuse to condone their lifestyle. I think there are many people who don’t like it, but they don’t have the faith to speak out, and many are afraid for their jobs. Don’t even get me started on the new trend of drag queens corrupting our little children in libraries, this is straight out of hell.
    You gave your students excellent advice HH, “walk around the cesspool”. I intend to share this with my grandson.
     
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  14. earthtoangels

    earthtoangels Powers

    Evil won't let the good alone....shows the difference between parties and their goals and who they serve:

    Kentucky Planned Parenthood to Resume Abortions Under New Democrat Governor

    The Planned Parenthood in Louisville , Kentucky, will resume performing abortions in March — after being halted by the former Republican governor who was ousted in November.

    Former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Republican, had issued an order to halt abortions at the clinic in 2016. He was unseated by Democrat Andy Beshear, and the clinic has now been given a provisional license from state officials.

    The Louisville Planned Parenthood is now one of only two abortion clinics in the state.

    “Kentucky has gone from one abortion provider to two, which is a significant win for reproductive health care in the state,” Chris Charbonneau, CEO of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, said in a statement announcing the provisional license. “All people in Kentucky deserve to make their own pregnancy decisions and to have access to safe and legal abortion.”

    Charbonneau added that “in January, CHFS rescinded the denial of PPINK’s license application, and the case brought against PPINK regarding the license was dismissed. The lawsuit filed under the previous administration was a blatant attack against reproductive rights and made no attempt to follow proper protocols and procedures.”

    In August of last year, Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Adam Meier said that the clinic never had a license to be performing abortions.

    The governor before Bevin, Democrat Steve Beshear, had told the clinic that in order to get a license they would need to be operating and inspected. Though the clinic began performing abortions, they were never inspected — and therefore never licensed.

    When Bevin took office, he ordered the state inspector general to shut down the practice. Planned Parenthood had been battling the state in court ever since.

    Only 23 abortions were performed at the clinic from the time that they were given the greenlight by Beshear and shut down by Bevin.

    The only other abortion provider in the state is EMW Women’s Surgical Center, which is also in Louisville.

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/20...resume-abortions-under-new-democrat-governor/
     
  15. Carol55

    Carol55 Ave Maria

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    Jan. 31, 2020 | https://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/three-of-four-abducted-nigerian-seminarians-have-been-released
    Three of Four Abducted Nigerian Seminarians Have Been Released
    Kidnappings of Christians in Nigeria have multiplied in recent months, a situation that has prompted Church leaders to express serious concern about the security of their members.
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    KADUNA, Nigeria — Three of the seminarians kidnapped earlier this month in northwestern Nigeria have been released safely by their captors, an official at Good Shepherd Seminary announced Friday.

    One of the seminarians who was abducted Jan. 8 remains at large.

    Fr. Joel Usman, registrar of the seminary in Kaduna, made the announcement Jan. 31.

    One of the three men who were released had been freed Jan. 18. He was dumped on the side of the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria Express Way. He was taken to hospital after being found by passing motorists, and was being treated in an intensive care unit.

    Pius Kanwai, 19; Peter Umenukor, 23; Stephen Amos, 23; and Michael Nnadi, 18, were taken from Good Shepherd Seminary in Kaduna, around 10:30 pm on Jan. 8 by gunmen.

    The gunmen, disguised in military camouflage, broke through the fence surrounding the seminarians' living quarters and began shooting sporadically. They stole laptops and phones before kidnapping the four young men.

    Each of the abductees were first year philosophers, sources told ACI Africa.

    Nearly 270 seminarians live at Good Shepherd.

    Good Shepherd Seminary is located just off the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria Express Way. According to AFP, the area is “notorious for criminal gangs kidnapping travelers for ransom.”

    The news agency said that schoolgirls and staff from a boarding school also located near the highway were kidnapped in October, and were later released.

    “The security situation in Nigeria is appalling”, Thomas Heine-Geldern, executive president of ACN International, said Jan. 13. “Criminal gangs are further exploiting the chaotic situation and making matters still worse.”

    He compared the situation in Nigeria to that of Iraq prior to the Islamic State's invasion: “Already at that stage, Christians were being abducted, robbed and murdered because there was no protection by the state. This must not be allowed to happen to the Christians of Nigeria. The government must act now, before it is too late.”

    Kidnappings of Christians in Nigeria have multiplied in recent months, a situation that has prompted Church leaders to express serious concern about the security of their members and to call on the government to prioritize the security of its citizens.
     
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  16. earthtoangels

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    Church of England apologizes for saying sex only for heterosexual married couples
    'We are very sorry and recognise the division and hurt this has caused.'

    CANTERBURY, England, January 31, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) ― The leaders of the Church of England have apologized for saying that sex is only for heterosexual married couples.

    In a statement released yesterday, the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Justin Welby, and the Anglican Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, stated:

    We as Archbishops, alongside the bishops of the Church of England, apologise and take responsibility for releasing a statement last week which we acknowledge has jeopardised trust. We are very sorry and recognise the division and hurt this has caused.


    At our meeting of the College of Bishops of the Church of England this week we continued our commitment to the Living in Love and Faith project which is about questions of human identity, sexuality and marriage. This process is intended to help us all to build bridges that will enable the difficult conversations that are necessary as, together, we discern the way forward for the Church of England.

    Last week the Mother Church of the Anglican Communion surprised the world by issuing a pastoral statement that professed faith in the traditional, Scripture-based, Christian definition of marriage.

    The Church of England stated that the legal recognition of same-sex “marriage” in 2013 meant “for the first time … that a substantive gap emerged between the Church’s understanding of marriage and that of the State.”

    “It has always been the position of the Church of England that marriage is a creation ordinance, a gift of God in creation and a means of his grace,” it explained.

    “Marriage, defined as a faithful, committed, permanent and legally sanctioned relationship between a man and a woman making a public commitment to each other, is central to the stability and health of human society,” it continued.

    “We believe that it continues to provide the best context for the raising of children, although it is not the only context that can be of benefit to children, especially where the alternative may be long periods in institutional care.”

    The Church of England then referred to its own Book of Common Prayer to explain why it teaches that “sexual intercourse...properly belongs within marriage exclusively.”

    “The Church of England’s teaching is classically summarised in The Book of Common Prayer, where the marriage service lists the causes for which marriage was ordained, namely: ‘for the procreation of children, ...for a remedy against sin [and].... for the mutual society, help, and comfort that the one ought to have of the other,’” it proclaimed.

    “In the light of this understanding the Church of England teaches that ‘sexual intercourse, as an expression of faithful intimacy, properly belongs within marriage exclusively’ ... . Sexual relationships outside heterosexual marriage are regarded as falling short of God’s purposes for human beings.”

    After the document was issued, the bishops found themselves assailed in the press by LGBT activists, the National Secular Society, and dissenting Anglicans.

    “I am a lifelong member of the Anglican communion,” said a Dundee-based contributor to the UK’s left-wing Guardian.

    “My current situation in life is that I am happily married – have been for over 30 years – to a woman who is also a lifelong member of the Anglican communion,” he continued.

    “However, in 2014 I transitioned, and changed from my birth gender, as a man, to my present gender, as a woman. Just for clarity, then, I would be interested to know whether the Church of England’s latest teaching [sic] says that my marital relationship with my wife is problematic because we are both women? Or whether it says that I am ‘not really a woman’, and so my marital relationship at any rate is quite unproblematic?”

    Having offended those who do not believe the perennial Christian doctrine that sexual intercourse “properly belongs” exclusively to heterosexual marriage, the Church of England has now offended its members who do with its apology.

    Andrea Williams, a lay General Synod member in the Church of England, stated in a press release that she was surprised by the apology and found it “astonishing.”

    “An apology should only be made when you have done something wrong,” she wrote.

    Williams, who is also the executive director of Christian Concern, an Evangelical advocacy group, stated that the bishops are in the “ridiculous position” of appearing to be “sorry for the offence caused by proclaiming the doctrine of marriage.”

    “Marriage is a beautiful gift of God for the benefit of society and for the raising of families,” she continued.

    “It is the bishops’ job to discipline clergy who deliberately and openly promote and practise sex outside marriage. To instead apologise for jeopardising trust and the ‘hurt’ this caused is to fail to give broken people the liberating hope they need – found only in Jesus and his truth.”

    Williams added that marriage is not “something to be apologised for” but to “be celebrated and upheld by our Bishops.”

    “It is tragic that the Archbishops are apologising for clearly stating the doctrine of marriage. They should be clear and unashamed about what marriage is and how it is the best foundation for a vibrant and flourishing society,” she continued.

    “Marriage is good for men, women and children and exactly what the House of Bishops should be championing.”

    Cardinal John Fisher, the Bishop of Rochester, was beheaded in 1535 for his unapologetic faith in the sanctity of marriage.

    https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/c...ing-sex-only-for-heterosexual-married-couples
     
  17. AED

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  18. earthtoangels

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    I saw this priest years ago when he came to NJ. The faithful and loving Philippine people came in droves to be present for his healing service. There was great order and obedience and humility.

    BREAKING: Healing priest Fr. Fernando Suarez collapses, dies


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    Healing priest Fr. Fernando Suarez

    MANILA, Philippines — Controversial healing priest Fr. Fernando Suarez collapsed and died while playing tennis at the Ayala Alabang Clubhouse earlier Tuesday, three days short of his 53rd birthday.

    His spokesperson Deedee Siytangco confirmed the priest’s demise in a phone interview shortly after stepping out of Asian Hospital around 4 p.m. She said the cause of his death is not yet known.

    Suarez, a known tennis enthusiast, has been holding annual tennis tournaments for priests at the Ayala Alabang Clubhouse for the past several years.

    Siytangco said she witnessed Suarez win two sets of tennis singles against two priests earlier Tuesday.

    “Today is the first day of the tournament. He played two sets that he both won. In the first two games, he looked okay. On his third set, he just collapsed. (Witnesses) said he was sluggish but still went on and he collapsed,” Siytangco told Inquirer during the phone interview.

    “He’s still in the morgue so we don’t know the cause of death. But I think he was already dead when we arrived here (in the Hospital),” she added.

    Suarez, known around the country for his healing ministry, was about to revive his healing ministry after being cleared of a sexual harassment charge in January.

    https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/02/04/20/healing-priest-fr-suarez-dies-of-heart-attack
     
  19. earthtoangels

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    Face Of Jesus Which Allegedly Appeared On Eucharist In 2013 Sent To Rome

    “Miracle” Host sent to Rome for scientific study

    January 13, 2020 Matters India
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    Vilakkannur, Jan 13, 2020: A Catholic parish in Kerala has sent its “miracle” Host to Rome for further studies as part of a process to declare it as a Eucharistic miracle.

    A face resembling that of Jesus had appeared on the host during Mass on November 15, 2013, at the Christ the King Church, Vilakkannur, a parish under the Syro-Malabar Archdiocese of Tellicherry.

    Baby Joseph Payikatt, a former trustee of the parish, said the host was taken to the Syro-Malabar Church’s headquarters at Kakkanad, a suburb of Kochi, on January 10 and handed it over to Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro the next day.

    Kochi is some 330 km south of Vilakkannur.

    The nuncio had come to St Thomas Mount in Kakkanad to attend the Syro-Malabar Church’s January 7-15 synod.

    The host has been venerated as a miracle at the Vilakkannur parish since September 21, 2018, when the archdiocese returned it after five years. Earlier, it was kept at the archbishop’s residence.



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    “A four-member team led by our parish priest Father Mathew Vengakunnel carried the host to Kochi,” Payikatt told Matters India on January 13.


    The parish organized special prayers and Mass on January 10 before seeing the parish team off to Kochi.

    Payikatt said the parishioners are both sad and happy that the host was taken away from them. “We are sad that has gone from us, but at the same we are eagerly waiting to hear the good news,” he added.

    The Vilakkannur parish has more than 500 families and 1,250 Catholics, most of them second and third generations of people who had migrated from Travancore last century.

    Payikatt said hundreds of people used to come to pray in the parish in the past six years. He also claimed the phenomenon had brought considerable changes in the parishioners’ spiritual and social life.

    The Tellicherry archdiocese had first taken the host away three days after the phenomenon occurred for observation and theological studies. As the host remained intact even after five years, the archdiocese brought it back to venerate it as a relic.

    When the “miracle” occurred in 2013 thousands of people flocked to the Vilakkannur church, some 50 km east of Kannur town. The district administration had to intervene as the crowds blocked the road to Paithalmala, a major tourist place in northern Kerala.

    The archdiocese took the Host away three days later saying it needed scientific study.

    “Girideepam” (Light of the Mountain), the archdiocesan magazine, carried in its September 2018 issue a note from Archbishop George Njaralakatt of Tellicherry announcing the Church’s decision to return the Host.

    “Giving the Sacred Host to the Vilakkannur church does not mean that it has been officially accepted as a Eucharistic miracle,” the archbishop clarified.

    He had forbidden the parish to keep the host on the main altar or to use it for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. “It should be kept on specially arranged place on a side altar along with other relics in the church,” he decreed.

    The archbishop had also asked the parish to record signs and supernatural happenings and to preserve them in a scientific way and make them available for inspection and study by the Church authorities.

    The archdiocesan magazine said the host had undergone extensive studies by the Church’s theological commission that indicated the phenomenon could be considered a Eucharistic miracle.

    https://mattersindia.com/2020/01/miracle-host-sent-to-rome-for-scientific-study/
     
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  20. earthtoangels

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    ‘Locust Invasion, January Rain Not Normal. Repent.’ – Pastor Ng’ang’a Urges

    [​IMG]Controversial city preacher James Ng’ang’a was in Kajiado last week to pray for the country and ask for God’s forgiveness following the locust invasion in parts of the country.

    Speaking last Friday after spending five days praying for the country, the Neno Evangelism church leader urged Kenyans to repent.

    “It is not normal that the country has been invaded by desert locusts and having rain in the month of January,” he said.

    “I am here to repent our sins and ask God for forgiveness because something is wrong somewhere and also ask God for His visitation. God bless you all.”

    “Nyenyekeeni and may God bless you wherever you are. Call the Lord and he will hear your prayers,” he added.

    According to Ng’ang’a, the country needs to have real men of God.

    “If we had real men of God, they would have told us what God wants us to do. We are men of God, but [we’re] not well embraced,” Nganga said.

    “The people who have been embraced as men of God in this country are the wagangas and that is who even our politicians run to during elections.”

    The preacher also disclosed that he is building a Jerusalem city-kind of church in Kajiado county. He said he wants to leave a positive legacy in Kenya by building a megachurch in Kajiado and Nairobi.

    “I have started building another church in Kajiado, which will look like Jerusalem city,” he said.

    https://nairobiwire.com/2020/02/loc...in-not-normal-repent-pastor-nganga-urges.html
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    360 Billion Locusts And Growing – A Plague Of ‘Biblical Proportions’ Is Destroying Crops Across The Middle East And Africa
    February 3, 2020 by Michael Snyder

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    http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/...oying-crops-across-the-middle-east-and-africa



     
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