Category: Anniversaries

United Nations comes against Jerusalem

Secretary-General, António Guterres, addresses the UN General Assembly. The UN will vote today against US reconition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

The United Nations meets today in New York to condemn American recognition of Jerusalem as the undivided capital of the state of Israel. A Resolution has been moved by Muslim Arab states.  The President of Turkey has also been highly vocal. The BBC reports here that the US is likely to be isolated.  Moreover, President …

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Recognition of Jerusalem marks Centenary

Jerusalem showing the Dome of the Rock Mosque and the Western or 'Wailing' wall of the Temple Mount

On 7th December 2017, the United States of America recognised Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel. Donald Trump announced the move the day before. The US president said: ‘I’ve judged this course of action to be in the best interests of the United States of America and the pursuit of peace between …

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National Trust Candidates miss the PC point

The National Trust AGM will be held on 21st October 2017 at the Steam Museum in Swindon.

The National Trust will hold its Annual General Meeting at the Steam Museum, Swindon, at 10.30am on Saturday 21st October. It will debate Members’ Resolutions.  It will also declare the results of the elections for the Trust’s ruling Council.  Here is the NT AGM page with links to the voting pages and an email link …

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BBC unwatchable on Gay Jubilee

Broadcasting House, headquarters of the BBC

Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the legalisation of sodomy. Consequently, the BBC will be unwatchable and unlistenable for a week at least. Especially today, all BBC channels will be awash with ‘Gay Britania’.  It is exactly fifty years since the enactment of the Sexual Offences Act 1967. BBC reflecting the Establishment One can argue …

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‘Choose your gender’ says UK Government

Rt Hon Justine Greening, MP for Putney, has proposed a 'choose your gender bill'.

People will be allowed to choose their gender if the UK Government gets its way. Change gender ‘at will’ The Independent reports:  ‘Under plans being considered by ministers, adults will be able to change their birth certificates at will without a doctor’s diagnosis, while non-binary gender people will be able to record their gender as …

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Co-op Bank Investors slam Regulator

A group of investors in the Co-operative Bank has slammed the UK’s banking regulator following its order that the bank must raise £1.5 billion in fresh capital. Mark Taber, spokesman for 1,300 individual Co-op investors, this week accused the Prudential Regulation Authority of setting an “arbitrary and putative” demand on Co-op Bank, after it told …

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Celebrating Advent in the Spirit of Saint Boniface

Ye clouds and darkness, hosts of night That breed confusion and affright, Begone! o’erhead the dawn shines clear, The light breaks in and Christ is here. Earth’s gloom flees broken and dispersed, By the sun’s piercing shafts coerced: The daystar’s eyes rain influence bright And colours glimmer back to sight. So shall our guilty midnight …

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Feast of the Holy Innocents Highlights Abortion Atrocity

Today is the Feast of the Holy Innocents, a day that Christians have historically set aside for remembering the baby boys of Bethlehem that Herod cruelly slaughtered (Matthew 2:16-18). Also called Childermas, the Feast was instituted between 400 and 500 AD by the Latin-speaking church and intentionally placed within the octave of Christmas to emphasize …

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Anniversary of Joseph Smith’s Birth

On this day 167 years ago, Joseph Smith was born. One of the greatest con-artists of all time, his influence is still felt by the many Brits, and even more Americans, who continue to be duped by his prophetic claims. Those who are unfamiliar with the Mormon religion Smith started may find it useful to …

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