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James Asquith - published on 03/07/15

Asquith's News Tips: A weekly roundup of news stories you don't want to miss

VATICAN CITY
Another Coptic Christian beheaded as Pope Francis recognizes martyrdom of 21 executed by ISIS

GOSPEL HERALD
Why Pope Francis is calling Catholics to have personal encounter with Christ
CHRISTIAN TODAY
“The rich man had a car with tinted windows” — Pope Francis 
VATICAN INSIDER
Pope Francis at risk of attack from ISIS and lone assassins, says Vatican
CHRISTIAN TODAY
Pope condemns "throwaway culture" during meeting with Italy’s financial cooperatives
RADIO VATICANA
Why pray the Stations of the Cross? — 8 reasons from Pope Francis 
ALETEIA
Let papal visit improve Catholic rights, says cardinal from "forgotten" Bosnia
THE TABLET
The attack on Cardinal Pell: Is someone trying to silence his voice for orthodoxy?
LIFE SITE
NORTH AMERICA
The full speech of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the US Congress on 3rd March 2015 
(This speech should provide a stark warning of the potential threat we face in the coming years .. for those with ears to hear!) 
Will Obama have the courage to stop Iran from obtaining and using nuclear weapons? — (I can answer that for you; no, he will not) 
CHRISTIAN POST
Stubbornly defiant to the end! — Barack Obama brushes off Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rousing speech to Congress, saying it doesn’t offer any "viable alternatives" to his nuclear concessions favoring Iran 
CBN
America’s Finest: Hillary Clinton gives keynote address at radical pro-abortion group’s fundraiser
LIFE NEWS
"Washington has been infiltrated by Muslims" — Franklin Graham 
CHARISMA
The changing demographics of America’s Christianity
DAILY MAIL
White children will be minority in America by 2020
DAILY MAIL
The New America: 
Religious hostility more than doubles across America during past three years
CNH
New York City public schools to close for Muslim holidays
CHRISTIAN NEWS
"Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has taken a lot of heat from the media for his remark that he’s not sure if President Obama really loves America. I don’t know if that’s true or not, but I do know that the president defends Islam and chastises Christians, rebukes our allies and befriends our enemies, and fully supports gay marriages and abortion but denies the religious freedoms of those who don’t agree. Our nation is ridiculed abroad and morally crumbling within. We are in trouble. We have turned our back on God." — Franklin Graham 
CROSSWALK
The New America: Philadelphia police officer dies after being shot in head at video game store
FXN
Hillary Clinton’s brother granted rare mining permit in Haiti after State Department sanctioned billions
BREITBART
Rothschild warns of "most dangerous geopolitical situation since WW2" — (When this family starts making such statements, you can be reasonably certain "something" is about to happen. Watch out for a potential economic collapse in 2015) 
IWC
Donald Trump slams "dishonest" liberal press and threatens "I’m going to start naming names"
BREITBART
Chuck Norris supports Mike Huckabee for next US President
WND
The New America: Christian groups on American campuses being rejected — (Soon, these sort of stories will no longer be news, after all, America’s new policy of Christian discrimination is now well established) 
THE COLLEGE FIX
Obama’s ammunition ban stirring up animosities
WND
Southern Baptist Convention leaders urge President Obama to "Lead Forward" in the fight against the Islamic State — (Sadly, they are wasting their breath!) 
CHRISTIAN DAILY
Ohio teacher sentenced for showing sex movie to students
CHRISTIAN TIMES
America’s Christian warriors fighting ISIS
WASHINGTON POST
Indianapolis Christian bakery which refused order from gay couple closes down
CHRISTIAN TODAY
Four American Catholic publications have issued a joint appeal for an end to capital punishment in the United States — (Is this
really America’s greatest priority?) 
NCR
San Francisco city officials, most Catholic school teachers, challenge archbishop’s policy — (Well of course they would, what he proposes is Scriptural .. and who wants to follow Biblical teaching in today’s age?!!?) 
CATHOLIC CULTURE
Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone stands firm against hate towards Christ-centered values
BREITBART
Cardinal Edward Egan, former Archbishop of New York, promoted to glory at 82
ALETEIA
LATIN AMERICA
Family of dead Argentine prosecutor Nisman say independent forensics tests show he was murdered

JERUSALEM POST
ISRAEL
Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress reveals there is at least one statesman left on planet earth

Bibi’s raw courage — Reflections on Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech before Congress 
THE AMERICAN SPECTATOR
Breakthrough for Christians and Jews wishing to pray on Temple Mount — In a historic ruling, a Jerusalem magistrates court has allowed Jewish and Christian prayer on the Temple Mount for the first time (For those who study eschatology, this has interesting "end time" implications) 
BIN
Iran’s declaration to annihilate Netanyahu 
TIMES OF ISRAEL
Hamas seeks to double its arsenal of rockets for new war with Israel
JERUSALEM POST
Obama threatened to shoot down Israeli Air Force jets
ARUTZ SHEVABREITBART
Never Again: Israel won’t be led to the slaughter — Ben Kinchlow warns of consequences if West allows Iran to develop nuclear weapons 
WND
Iran remains committed to the "full obliteration" of Israel
ISRAEL TODAY


Five female police officers seriously injured in Jerusalem after man rams into them with his car before attacking onlookers with a meat cleaver
DAILY MAIL
RECOMMENDED ON ALETEIA
Pope Francis Issues Impassioned Defense Of The Elderly
 — “Where there is no honor for the elderly, there is no future for the young”
Bombs, Elections and Recriminations in Egypt — Political uncertainty reigns amidst threats from Islamic State militants

Islamic State Threat to Pope is Real, Says Security Chief — "It’s up to us to protect him," head gendarme says

BRITAIN & IRELAND
Cameron threatens to take things to "whole new level" if Putin raises stakes in Ukraine conflict

DAILY MAIL
EU integration forced on school children through invented history lessons, warns academic
DAILY EXPRESS
The New Britain: How mother was beaten up to 30 times a day by her son, 11, and nine-year-old daughter
DAILY MAIL
Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral calls on Church of England to consider gay marriage — (More namby pamby, weak as water, I-don’t-know-what-I-believe, heretical, compromised Christianity, passing-off (or trying to) as faith. Little wonder the CofE is in such an unbelievable mess. But Catholics should be on guard, for there are priests in our midst who share these same unholy views) 
CHRISTIAN TODAY
Liberal elite are helping spread of extremism — says Professor Anthony Glees 
DAILY MAIL
Homeschoolers are front-line freedom fighters — Lord Monckton declares it is time to ban government from running schools 
WND
The Britain we’ve become: Schoolboys aged 12 and 13 appear in court accused of raping a woman, 43, in front of other boys
DAILY MAIL
UK Muslim group theatens Brits not to disrespect Mohammed — (I think if you said ‘boo’ to the average Brit today, he would probably shriek. We have become a nation of whimps and sissies) 
NSS
Jesus Christ among banned and offensive words in British store’s software — But Buddha, Allah are jihad are fine 
CHRISTIAN TODAY
The New Britain: 
Christian who told colleague God doesn’t condone homosexuality fired from job "It is obvious that we live in a climate where being Christ-like is now a serious problem." — (Indeed .. and likely to become increasingly so) 
CHRISTIAN TODAY
How do British Muslims behave?
DAILY MAIL
First Brit falls in fight against ISIS
DAILY MAIL
Why a Catholic Archbishop of Canterbury had a cask of beer on his coat of arms
QUARTERMASTER OF THE BARQUE
Credit cards and expensive holidays: senior monk says religious have become too worldly — (I tend to agree, although I am also an advocate of permitting monks to take a sabbatical leave (literally once every seven years) during which they might pursue less spiritual activities (if they must) although this must never (obviously) include participation in sin, or anything close to it) 
THE TABLET
EUROPE
Rising anti-Semitism challenges Sweden’s proud and tolerant self-image
 — (The "new" tolerance is a tolerance towards all things except Judaism and Christianity. According to this standard, Sweden sees itself as a role model among nations) 
RNS
Council of Europe directs France to legislate against spanking — (Anything to draw society away from upholding Biblical wisdom) 
CATHOLIC CULTURE
"We are not a subsidiary of Rome," say German Bishops — (When German Christians say things like this, historically, schism follows!) 
LIFE SITE
Slovenian lawmakers approve same-sex marriage — (As the nations capitulate like dominoes. If only people perceived the "agenda" at play here) 
CATHOLIC CULTURE
AFRICA
If non-Catholics don’t like the rules at Catholic schools “they can go somewhere else” 
— Bishop Joseph Osei-Bonsu, president of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference, has said 
GHANA WEB
How Libya’s martyrs are witnessing to Egypt 
CHRISTIANITY TODAY
MIDDLE EAST
13 year old boy arrested at school for Facebook comment insulting Turkish President Recep Erdoğan

ZAMAN
US backed Syrian rebel group dissolves into jihadists
YNET
Iranian authorities raid homes of Christians, then tell them to "leave country"
MSN
Middle East employee rights — What rights?  
DAILY MAIL
Yemeni children place boy, 10, in locked cage and set him alight
DAILY MAIL
Muslim preacher who declared "Every Muslim should be a terrorist" has received one of Saudi Arabia’s most illustrious awards for "Service to Islam"
CHRISTIAN TODAY
THE ISIS FILES
How ISIS fed executed son to his mother

DAILY MAIL
ISIS calls on followers to KILL Twitter employees over account blocking — (Ah yes, the ISIS solution to all things! Sad and pathetic) 
DAILY EXPRESS
ASIA
Afghan Muslim leader rapes 13-year-old girl (now pregnant), then threatens family

RAWA


FAMILY MATTERS
New poll reveals a generational gap in relationships with fathers and struggles with faith: Are they connected?

BCN
Mormon church thinks it has a solution to gay rights advocates’ attacks on religious freedom
CHARISMA
5 reasons it isn’t your wife’s fault that you use porn
LIFE SITE
Are kids just as well off with same-sex parents? — Maybe not, studies say 
CNA
WhatsApp promoting adultery, says cardinal
CATHOLIC HERALD
ADDITIONAL REPORTS
How Hollywood spits on Christianity

"Spacey’s character goes into church, SPITS at a statue of the crucified Christ .. the
 Christ figure then falls off the wall and crashes onto the church floor into many pieces. A priest walks in, looks at the shattered pieces, and Spacey says something like, ‘the statue fell.’ 
I am Catholic. My children are raised Catholic. They all think and act for themselves, but my daughter was affected by this scene"

BREITBART
Satan’s strategies
CHRISTIAN POST
How the world’s nuclear arsenal looks like today
DAILY MAIL
Scholars discover Charles Spurgeon’s Psalter — Scholars at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary have discovered, within the institution’s Spurgeon Library collection, a Psalter that 19th-century Baptist pastor Charles Spurgeon used in the compilation of his commentary on the book of Psalms, “The Treasury of David” 
CHRISTIAN NEWS
Easter balloon to be seen over New York
CHRISTIAN POST
A view of St. Paul Cathedral, Minnesota
A person posing as a priest is inviting people to confess to him over the social media app Snapchat
CHRISTIAN TODAY
ASQUITH’S COMMENT
"Barack Obama brushes off Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rousing speech to Congress, saying it didn’t offer any "viable alternatives" to his nuclear concessions favoring Iran"

CBN
I believe Obama’s breathtaking stubbornness in resisting the call for caution in respect of permitting Iran’s atomic "research" will 
directly result in Iran becoming nuclear capable. When that happens, I believe we will witness the first offensive deployment of a nuclear device since Nagasaki. I wouldn’t therefore put it beyond the realm of possibility for us to witness a nuclear "event" within the next five years or so. So here you have it .. history in the making .. as we observe the "flash point" which will lead to a nuclear Iran — a flash point created by a US President hesitant to restrict the world’s most aggressive Islamic regime

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