Vatican offers “time off purgatory” by Popes tweets

Papal court handling pardons for sins says contrite Catholics may win ‘indulgences’ by following World Youth Day on Twitter. In its latest attempt to keep up with the times the Vatican has married one of its oldest traditions to the world of social media by offering “indulgences” to followers of Pope Francis’ tweets. The church’s… Read More Vatican offers “time off purgatory” by Popes tweets

UK signed 60 weapon contracts with Iran

The United Kingdom has given the Ayatollah’s military electronics and what is described as “equipment employing cryptography”. The UK government has approved more than 3,000 export licences for military sales to countries which it believes have questionable records on human rights, MPs say. The House of Commons Committees on Arms Export Controls says the value… Read More UK signed 60 weapon contracts with Iran

France and US double talk on Iranian leader

France never stopped doing business with an emerging nuclear Iran. President Sarkozy keeps on criticizing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for his Holocaust denial. But who gave Iran nuclear technology in the first place? French President Nicolas Sarkozy issued Wednesday a strong condemnation of new remarks from Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denying the Holocaust. He told Iranian Foreign… Read More France and US double talk on Iranian leader