A glorious story!
Daily Mail by A.N. Wilson - 25/12/2007

A baby born to a virgin; Wise Men who never existed ... even the Archbishop of Canterbury says that much of the Nativity is hokum.

Holy See Welcomes Blair's Decision to Convert
zenit.org - 24/12/2007

Tony Blair's decision to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church has been welcomed "with respect" by the Holy See, according to a Vatican spokesman.

Patriarch: Jerusalem Awaiting Peace This Christmas
zenit.org - 24/12/2007

The patriarch of Jerusalem says that Christians in the holy city will again celebrate Christmas searching for a peace that seems impossible, but with faith that it can be achieved. Archbishop Sabbah expressed both dismay at the ongoing conflict, and the faith that peace is possible.

Border Controls Vanish in Eastern Europe
spiegel.de - 24/12/2007

The number of European countries doing away with border checks expanded by nine early on Friday morning. Most of those joined were behind the Iron Curtain just 20 years ago.

'Israel could survive nuclear war'
jpost.com - 24/12/2007

If a nuclear war between Israel and Iran were to break out 16-20 million Iranians would lose their lives - as opposed to 200,000-800,000 Israelis, according to a report recently published by the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies.

"Call yourself a Catholic?"
dailymail.co.uk - 24/12/2007

Tony Blair was challenged yesterday to explain his record on abortion, embryo testing and gay rights after announcing that he had converted to Catholicism.

US aid 'diverted' in Pakistan
BBC - 24/12/2007

More than $5bn in US military aid to Pakistan has often failed to reach frontline units fighting al-Qaeda and the Taleban, the New York Times says.

Snow storms in US claim 11 lives
BBC - 24/12/2007

Snow storms in the central US have left at least 11 people dead and tens of thousands without electricity. The storm reduced visibility to nearly zero in some places.

Crisis may make 1929 look a 'walk in the park'
telegraph.co.uk - 24/12/2007

As central banks continue to splash their cash over the system, so far to little effect, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard argues things are rapidly spiralling out of their control.

Blair conversion bolsters Catholicism's "lead"
reuters.com - 24/12/2007

Former prime minister Tony Blair's conversion to Catholicism means he is now a member of the most popular Christian denomination in Britain, according to religious research published on Sunday.

Britain has become a 'Catholic country'
telegraph.co.uk - 23/12/2007

Roman Catholics have overtaken Anglicans as the country's dominant religious group. More people attend Mass every Sunday than worship with the Church of England, figures seen by The Sunday Telegraph show.

Web sales start on Christmas Day
BBC - 23/12/2007

Millions of UK consumers are expected to spend Christmas Day shopping online as major retailers begin selling discounted goods via the internet.

Tony Blair joins Catholic faith
BBC - 23/12/2007

Former PM Tony Blair has converted from the Anglican to the Catholic Church. His wife and children were already Catholic and there had been speculation he would convert after leaving office.

Rabbinic Leaders Rebuke Israeli Government
World Net Daily - 23/12/2007

JERUSALEM - A group of prominent rabbinic elders and the leaders of Israel's major Temple Mount activist groups issued a joint statement today calling on "all nations who believe in the word of God to" rebuke the Israeli government for reportedly failing to halt the Hamas terror group from broadcasting live today from the Temple Mount, Judaism's holiest site.

Central banks resolve eases year-end fears
ft.com - 23/12/2007

The Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank on Friday announced that they had lent a total of $30bn in 35-day funds over 48 hours, ending a frantic week of activity that appears to have eased fears of a year-end funding crisis.

“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)