Pacific 'Dead Zone' Worse Than Thought
ABC News - 12/08/2006

PORTLAND, Ore. The oxygen-starved "dead zone" along the Pacific Coast that is causing massive crab and fish die-offs is worse than initially thought, scientists said.

'Plot to blow up planes' foiled
BBC News - 10/08/2006

A major terrorist plot to blow up planes in mid-flight has been disrupted, Scotland Yard has said.
It is thought the plan was to detonate explosive devices smuggled on aircraft in hand luggage, with flights from the UK to the US being targeted.

Mid-East conflict: Who stands where
BBC News - 07/08/2006

The fighting between Israel and Hezbollah is part of a wider conflict in the Middle East. The BBC News website's World Affairs correspondent Paul Reynolds examines who stands where and what is at stake for the main parties involved.

Islamic leaders warn on Lebanon
BBC - 03/08/2006

The UN Security Council lacks the courage to condemn Israeli attacks on Lebanon, Malaysia's PM has said, as Islamic states hold crisis talks.
He and other leaders from the world's Muslim nations warned of the effects of the violence in the Middle East as they met to discuss the crisis.

Aborting the British
Zenit NEWS agency - 29/07/2006

Calls Mount for a Change to 1967 Law. Official data for 2005 show a slight increase in abortion for England and Wales. The total number of abortions on women resident in the two areas was 186,416, compared with 185,700 a year earlier, a rise of 0.4%, according to information published July 4 by the Department of Health.

China to 'space-mutate' seeds
Aljazeera.net - 24/07/2006

China intends to launch a satellite aimed at developing super space-enhanced fruit, vegetables and other crops.

What the EU's 'commitment' to freedom and democracy really means
The Business - 23/07/2006

Do our "opposition" politicians have nothing to say about this? Is it enough to turn up and lay a wreath at the Cenotaph or local war memorial once a year? Well, by November this will have already happened, unless it is stopped.

Schools in fingerprinting row
BBC News - 23/07/2006

Tens of thousands of children are being fingerprinted in school - often without the consent of their parents, a human rights group has complained.

Prints are taken for a library lending system which the makers say makes lending more efficient and less vulnerable to abuse.

But the pressure group Privacy International says the practice is illegal and breaches the human right to privacy.

Methodists and Catholics mend a historical rift
Reuters - 23/07/2006

Greater harmony among Christians, a key goal of Pope Benedict's papacy, took a step forward on Sunday when Methodist churches joined a landmark agreement that has brought Catholics and Lutherans closer together.

The World Methodist Council, which represents about 70 million believers, signed on to the 1999 agreement resolving the main theological dispute that led to the 16th-century Protestant Reformation and the splitting of western Christianity.

EU Envoy Solana meets with Israeli leaders
Israel Today - 20/07/2006

The European Union's High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy Javier Solana met with Israel's government leaders today to discuss the current crisis in northern Israel and Lebanon. In a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, Solana said he believes it is unnecessary for Hizballah to be on the EU's list of terror organizations, but that the EU strongly disapproves of Hizballah's actions.

Gay police in anti-religion probe
BBC - 20/07/2006

The Gay Police Association (GPA) is being investigated after it claimed a rise in homophobic attacks was due to religious belief. An advert, showing a Bible next to a pool of blood under the heading "in the name of the father", appeared in a national newspaper's supplement. Scotland Yard said the inquiry "centres on whether the advert constitutes a faith crime." The GPA refused to comment while the matter was still under investigation.

Gay and Christian police in row
BBC - 20/07/2006

Two staff associations within the UK's police forces are at the centre of an increasingly bitter dispute. The row between the Gay Police Association and the Christian Police Association has been simmering for a while.

Crisis in the Mideast: Civilization at stake
WorldNetDaily - 20/07/2006

Iran wants to buy time ? time to continue pursuing its nuclear program in the wake of growing international opposition. So to distract the world's attention, let's start a proxy war.
Hamas, the Palestinian terror group, on June 25, 2006, tunneled into Israeli territory, kidnapped one Israeli soldier, killed two more, and has since launched hundreds of rockets from Gaza into Israel.

Violence in Israel caused by 'gay' event?
WorldNetDaily - 20/07/2006

Are Israel's troubles in the Gaza Strip and Lebanon and the Hezbollah rockets slamming daily into major Israeli population centers here a result of the Jewish state's tacit support for a homosexual parade slated for next month in Jerusalem?
Some rabbis seem to think so, and they are attempting to block the event from taking place in Judaism's holiest city.

Apostolic Nuncio in Israel Pleading for Peace
Zenit.org - 19/07/2006

JERUSALEM, Benedict XVI's representative in the Holy Land appealed for dialogue and prayer to overcome the violence that is currently scourging the Middle East.

“Just what is an APOSTLE?”
Just what is an Apostle?

Today we find the Church of God in a “wilderness of religious confusion!”

The confusion is not merely around the Church – within the religions of the world outside – but WITHIN the very heart of The True Church itself!

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Listen to Me, You who know righteousness, You people in whose heart is My Law: …I have put My words in your mouth, I have covered you with the shadow of My hand, That I may plant the heavens, Lay the foundations of the earth, and say to Zion, “you are My people” (Isaiah 51:7,16)