France give the PLO-head status as ambassador

France upgrades diplomatic ties with Palestinians to status as statehood. To try to spur international efforts toward creating a Palestinian state, French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said Monday the Palestinian diplomatic representation in France – which was called a “delegation” and headed by a “general delegate” – will henceforth be considered a “mission” headed by… Read More France give the PLO-head status as ambassador

New Solomon’s Temple in Brazil puts status of Jesus in the shade

Huge replica planned for Sâo Paulo would be twice the height of the iconic statue of Jesus in Rio de Janeiro. One of the world’s largest and most controversial Pentecostal churches has been given permission to build a USD 200m replica of Solomon’s Temple in Brazil’s economic capital, São Paulo. The 10,000 capacity “mega-church”, which… Read More New Solomon’s Temple in Brazil puts status of Jesus in the shade