Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced plans to fast-track a bill that would put any future peace deal to a national referendum. A spokeswoman for the State Department confirmed that Palestinian and Israeli envoys will meet for formal negotiations, after two Palestinian spokesmen claimed that the planned talks were only a preliminary meeting. Spokeswoman Jen… Read More Netanyahu pushes for referendum on “peace agreement”
Activists in Brazil say they will also gather “to protest the 90 million dollars in public spending for the papal visit”. Some 10,000 police officers and more than 14,000 soldiers will be on duty during the pope’s visit, and six Brazilian military aircraft will provide transportation for the pontiff. The helicopters will let Francis avoid… Read More Pope in Brazil protected by generals and dollars
Istanbul’s administrative court gave a green light to demolish Gezi Park in Istanbul . This park was at the center of heated nationwide protests sparked by the decision to get rid of the park and turn it into a monument to the Ottoman Empire. An Istanbul administrative court overturned a lower court’s ruling to stop… Read More Turkish court gives go-ahead to demolish Gezi Park
Corpses of dead Popes are kept in the crypt in the Vatican. The body of Pope Celestino V is kept in the open in Central Italy. Catholic worship of corpses, skulls and bones has its origin in the crypt in St. Peters Basilica in the Vatican. A total of 91 popes are buried in crypts… Read More The Vatican full of dead Popes kept for display
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Isaiah 45 2:4 2 I will go before you and will level the mountains [a] ; I will break down gates of bronze and cut through bars of iron. 3 I will give you the treasures of darkness, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the LORD, the God… Read More The Old and the New Covenant