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James Asquith - published on 05/15/15

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VATICAN CITY
The Pope’s words on the economic interests behind wars
VATICAN INSIDER
Holy See to Recognize Palestinian State 
ALETEIA
Honduran "Vice-Pope" symbolizes era of Pope Francis
CRUX
Vatican creates forum for African diplomats to discuss migration
RADIO VATICANA
See the Vatican 24/7
ROME REPORTS
NORTH AMERICA
Obama plans in tatters as Gulf leaders snub summit
 — 
“I don’t think they have a deep respect or trust for Obama and his promises," 
says professor of political science at Emirates University 
TIMES OF ISRAEL
"Only a matter of time before 9/11 style attack from ISIS"
USA TODAY
How evangelicals are fighting big business — Conservatives are fed up with what they call meddling from the business community, and their presidential candidates seem to agree 
CNN
Obama administration accused of deception in bin Laden raid
JERUSALEM POST
Google goes Islamic: Try typing "Prayer in ____" filling in the blank with the name of your city and see what comes up
RENEW AMERICA
Boston bomber confesses to Catholic Nun — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reportedly expressed remorse for taking part in the act of terrorism that killed 3 and injured 264 
CHL
Obama calls Jesus cynical
TRS
Hillary Clinton: Right to abortions more important than religious liberty
CHARISMA
Drop in numbers of Americans calling themselves Christian
ALETEIANEW YORK TIMES
Nun to Congress: "ISIS’ Goal is Christian genocide"
CBN
The New America: 
Supreme Court ruling on "gay marriage" may lead to Christian schools closing
CNEWS
Parishes will join creditors in Minnesota archdiocesan bankruptcy proceedings
CATHOLIC CULTURE
Catholic Bishop "too Catholic" to speak at Catholic school
WND
Tories deny plan to use hate crime laws against Israel boycotters
CBC
Grace Cathedral picks Los Altos priest as new Dean
SF GATE
Police State America: 
Worker fired for disabling GPS app that tracked her 24/7
ARS
Is prison the fate for Christians deemed intolerant? — Frank Wolf asks Harvard audience 
CHRISTIAN POST
Sharia law comes to Toronto: Woman with guide dog refused service as Sharia law is upheld by restaurant
THE STAR
Benedictine nuns make their home on the range
CNS
Canadian immigrant posts picture of bank tower saying: "If I only had a plane"

NATIONAL POST
Edmonton Catholic school bans transgender child, 7, from girls’ washroom
CBC
ISRAEL
Injured Syrians cared for by Israel

CNN
China is destined to intervene in the conflict between Israel and Palestine
QUARTZ
What does Cameron’s re-election mean for Israel?
HAARETZ
Hezbollah may already have chlorine gas
ARUTZ SHEVA
Israel disappointed by Vatican endorsement of Palestinian state — (See Asquith’s Opinion at end of news) 
JERUSALEM POST
Holy Land Christians celebrate Arab nuns’ sainthood
TIMES OF ISRAEL
Hezbollah hiding arms in Lebanese villages
HAYOM
"We love you IDF," say Arabs from across the Middle East
JERUSALEM POST
RECOMMENDED ON ALETEIA
The Catholic/Muslim/Freemason Alliance — The unintended message of the Church’s wildest critics

Prayers Answered: A Padre Pio Miracle — The inspiring story of Paul Walsh’s unexplained recovery

BRITAIN & IRELAND
Aberystwyth university vote to ban Bibles from halls of residence 
— (Welcome to the "New Britain") 
DAILY MAIL
UK church leaders urge David Cameron to review benefit sanctions
CHRISTIAN TODAY
Secularists are as intolerant to faith as Tudor tyrants, says top British judge
CATHOLIC HERALD
Headteacher sacked for light-hearted comment about Muslims
DAILY MAIL
RAF fighters scramble to intercept Russian Bear heading for UK airspace — (What is Putin playing at?) 
DAILY MAIL
British Jews far more likely to be victims of hate crime than Muslims
BREITBART
New Bishop of Nottingham announced 
CATHOLIC HERALD
Student who banned white men from diversity event insists: "I can’t be racist .. because I’m not white!"
BREITBART
Irish government cuts funding for Catholic marriage agency Accord
IRISH TIMES
EUROPE
Norway repeals blasphemy law 
— Move expresses solidarity with victims of Charlie Hebdo shooting 
CATHOLIC CULTURE
Austrian Catholics and Protestants apologize to Jews
TIMES OF ISRAEL
Why we should be concerned about the proposed trade agreement between the EU and the US
IRISH CATHOLIC
Spain arrests Muslims for spreading terror propaganda, while US works hard to uphold rights of terrorists
SHOEBAT
Islam in Europe: At the crossroads between extremism and dialogue
VATICAN INSIDER
Sweden slammed for denying visa to murdered blogger
ZEE
AFRICA
Muslims ambush 21 innocent men as they try to look for food,
and kill them all

SHOEBAT
Nigeria: The Impact of Islam 
 5,000 killed, 100,000 displaced, and 350 churches in ruins
ICN
Islamists targeting Catholics in Nigeria
IBT
Increase of Islamism in Libya sees rise in sex with underage children
IBT
Violence erupts in Burundi as female officer shoots unarmed protesters
DAILY MAIL
Angola crackdown on apocalyptic Christians turns deadly
CHRISTIANITY TODAY
Prostitutes swarm Kenyan town for beatification! — Sex workers evidently view event as business opportunity 
DAILY MAIL
‘Bama don’t preach: Kenyan bishop tells Obama not to promote "gay marriage" on his next visit
LIFE SITE
MIDDLE EAST
Turkey and Saudi Arabia support al-Qaeda in Syria

INDEPENDENT
Iraq: "We priests and nuns will be the last to leave"
CATHOLIC LANE
Man attacked in Qatar shopping mall for allegedly posting negative comments about Islam
DAILY MAIL
Islamists devise new method of mutilating women who breast feed in public — “The Biter” is thought to be similar in design to the “Breast Ripper," another Islamic torture device 
GATEWAY
ISIS executes 26 civilians, with 10 beheaded as its fighters swarm through village and reach the gates of ancient Palmyra
DAILY MAIL
Yazidi girl sold for $31
ABNA
ASIA & FAR EAST
Indian Catholic priest slashed with knives and beaten for admonishing youths for wasting electricity

NEW INDIAN
More churches attacked in India
CATHOLIC CULTURE
School principal helps Hindu girl’s rapist flee justice
HEO
Christian leaders receive death threats from Muslims in Pakistan for building churches instead of converting to Islam
CHRISTIAN POST
"Moderate" Malaysia to jail Muslims for skipping prayer
SUN DAILY
More "Moderate Malaysia": Muslim leader forbids Mother’s Day, because it honors Virgin Mary

JWO
Pakistan Christians demand right to visit Israel
UCA
Nepal earthquake exposes discrimination against country’s Christian minority
Christians in Nepal are being overlooked in the distribution of aid and the provision of assistance — (Unsurprising, but very sad nonetheless) 
CHRISTIAN TODAY
Muslims hack man to death in Bangladesh for blogging
SHOEBAT
Kim Jong-Un executes his defense minister with an anti-aircraft gun in front of hundreds of spectators

because he dozed off during a North Korean military ceremony 
DAILY MAIL
FAMILY MATTERS
New tactic offered to Christian business owners who are being targeted by militant homosexuals

WND
School district says Feds forced policy allowing transgender kids to use any bathroom
CHARISMA
Nurse quits after witnessing abortion of a 4-pound baby girl
LIFE SITE
Woman files Federal lawsuit against ALL homosexuals
CHARISMA
PASSED! Pro-Life bill banning late-term abortions after 20 weeks
BCN
What kills intimacy in marriage? — Smartphones, romance novels and not wearing your wedding ring, suggests one expert 
CHRISTIAN TODAY
Who is Jeffrey Sachs and why was he at the Vatican?
LIFE SITE
Pornography and video games are harming boys’ brains and bodies
LIFE SITE
Married At First Sight — Yet another swipe against the holy institution of marriage 
DAILY MAIL
ADDITIONAL REPORTS
Kirsten Powers: The Rise of the Intolerant Left

CHRISTIANITY TODAY
Denzel Washington tells graduates: "Put God First"
THE BLAZE
Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s seven-point plan to help persecuted Christians
NCR
Robert Jeffress provides an opinion on the origins of Islam
CHRISTIAN POST
The new totalitarians: Change your religious beliefs or else!
LIFE SITE
With Islam rising, even media are questioning right to free speech
CHARISMA
Graham delivers case against Obama’s presidency — “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” 
BREITBART
Is it biblical for Christians to get tattoos?
CHRISTIANITY
Is Lindsay Lohan converting to Islam?
CHARISMA
The world is your ship and not your home
CATHOLIC GENTLEMAN
How to buy secret cookies baked by cloistered Spanish nuns
BOING


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