Desperate Obama blocks army reading The Guardian

US troops deployed to Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East and South Asia have ‘theater-wide block’ to Guardian. The US military has blocked access to the Guardian’s website for troops in the Middle East and south Asia, after disclosures about widespread US surveillance. On Friday, the Pentagon and the US army told the Guardian that… Read More Desperate Obama blocks army reading The Guardian

Cardinal hid pedophile priests and church funds

Documents show Cardinal Timothy Dolan shielded pedophile US priests and hid funds inside the Vatican. Roman Catholic Church officials in Milwaukee vigorously shielded pedophile priests and protected church funds from lawsuits during a decades-long sex abuse scandal, according to hundreds of documents released on Monday. The documents include letters and deposition testimony from Cardinal and… Read More Cardinal hid pedophile priests and church funds

Priest ‘beheaded’ in Syria video actually ‘shot dead’

A Catholic priest has been shot and killed in northern Syria, The Telegraph has found, contradicting claims that he is the victim in a widely-circulated beheading video. The footage, said to show Father Francois Murad, 49, as the victim in a brutal summary execution by foreign jihadists is likely to be an older video that… Read More Priest ‘beheaded’ in Syria video actually ‘shot dead’

IDF warns Haredi campaign are like Nazi-propaganda

Brigadier-General Gadi Agmon: “Ultra-Orthodox campaign against haredi soldiers similar to Nazi propaganda”. Members of the haredi community refer to ultra-Orthodox soldiers as “hardakim,” taken to mean a “weak-minded haredi” who has betrayed the community. The word is also a portmanteau of the word harakim, Hebrew for “insects,” and “haredi.” Brigadier-General Gadi Agmon from the IDF… Read More IDF warns Haredi campaign are like Nazi-propaganda