Saturday, November 4, 2006

Items of Interest - 21st Week After Pentecost 2006

St. Raphael of Brooklyn
On Saturday, 4 November 2006, we celebrate our father among the Saints Bishop Raphael (Hawaweeny) of Brooklyn, the first Orthodox Bishop consecrated on American soil. A website about him can be found here.

Gere-ing Up for Nazi Propaganda
Julia Gorin speaks out about Hollywood's next strike against the Serbian People.

Summation of the Joint Work of the Commissions of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and the Moscow Patriarchate
An overview, written by Archbishop Mark of Berlin (ROCOR) and Archbishop Innokentii of Korsun (ROC-MP), of the monumental work that has brought us the Act of Canonical Communion and its Addendum.

The Experience of Viewing the Problems of Human Rights and their Moral Foundations in European Religious Communities
A presentation by Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad, Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, at the ‘Evolution of Moral Values and Human Rights in Multicultural Society’ Conference, Strasbourg, 30 October 2006.

Prayer, Marxist Style
U.S. Episcopalians join Cuban Communists for an evening of Fidel-worship at the Church of the Intercession.

FBI Agents Still Lacking Arabic Skills
Only 33 of 12,000 Have Some Proficiency

Srebrenica Fact Sheet
Dispelling the mythology of the "worst massacre since WWII".

Muslim Rape? They Were Asking for It
Robert Spencer on Sheikh Taj al-Din al-Hilali's recent comparison of women without the hijab to "uncovered meat".

Dead Stalinists Society
Shawn Slovo, in his new film Catch a Fire, waxes nostalgic for the days when his father was General Secretary of the South African Communist Party.

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