July 2014

The Roman Catholic Church in Ireland and the wicked abuse of children.

“ . . . . instruments of cruelty are in their habitations,” Genesis 49:5.
“ . . . . the dark places of the earth are full of the habitations of cruelty,” Psalm 74:20.

There can be no greater example of man’s cruelty than the abuse of children. Humanity universally has a natural affection for its young. Even the animal kingdom manifests such tenderness. Have we not all watched in wonder as the fearsome lion, the terrifying crocodile and many other savage creatures display a kindliness toward their young, so uncharacteristic of the reputation they have earned for themselves? Read more…. or use the player below to listen.


Euthanasia in the news….

Recently, some leading clerics have come out in favour of changing the law so that those terminally ill may choose to end their lives. We are remounting two printed sermons from May 2004 and another from May 2006. They deal with the vitally important issue of death. Both were preached in Kilskeery Free Presbyterian Church by the then minister, Rev Ivan Foster.

1. Death: a leap in the dark or a step of faith?

Click here to read more…or listen to the audio below.

2. Euthanasia: Is it really a good death?

Click here to read more…or listen to the audio below.

 


Rewarding the violent and punishing the lawful

“Unionists quit talks, warn of potential for violence, but urge peaceful protest after Ardoyne decision”

“Peter Robinson: Parades Commission ruling is threat to institutions”
These are but two of the local press headlines following the walk-out by loyalist politicians from talks with the Parades Commission on the issue of parades and flags. Read more

 


The importance of the prayer meeting

The enemy and the prayer meeting

“And he shewed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to resist him,” Zechariah 3:1.
We can gauge the importance of prayer in many ways, none better than its impact upon the enemy and the enemy’s attitude toward it.
The enemy fears and resists most that which threatens and damages him. Read more

 


Latest news stories

Shots fired at Northern Ireland police car in Derry cityDerry gun attack on PSNI ‘the work of maniacs’

Maze prison (prisoner control) regime must not return: Givan

‘No flag is worth a man’s life’ – Kingmills massacre victim in plea after friend Ossie Bradley drowns in lake

NI Housing Executive employee charged with terror offences

Woman ‘tried to identify’ PSNI protected witnesses

Palestine official invited to Fermanagh hunger strike event – (This shows where Irish Republicans sympathies lie in present middle-east troubles)

Stormont budget: DUP and Sinn Féin ‘reach agreement’ on monitoring round

DUP and Sinn Fein in new war of words over welfare cuts

Stormont budget: DUP and Sinn Féin ‘reach agreement’ on monitoring round

WW1 centenary commemoration taking place in Dublin

British ambassador praises spirit of first World War (Irish) commemoration

Ebola: UK border staff ‘unprepared’ says union leader

Border staff ‘unprepared’ to spot Ebola cases arriving in UK

Nato ‘unprepared’ for Russia threat, say MPs

Orange Order plans memorial to brethren killed during the Troubles

Prince Philip’s former aide charged with sex assault on girl aged 12

 

More news

July 30

Watchdog acts over Stormont’s refusal to answer questions

Jim Allister: I’ll take advantage of OFMDFM ruling – (Information Commissioner’s Office dismissed attempt by Robinson and McGuinness to fob off questions they could not agree an answer on)

Stormont’s Duplicity Exposed

‘Kind-hearted Ossy was loyal, not sectarian’

 ‘Dignity of IRA victims in contrast to hunger strike march organisers’

East Belfast racist attacks ’orchestrated’ to spread fear

Racist attacks on Romanian immigrants blight East Belfast

Sinn Fein outspends political rivals while UUP makes £94k loss

First World War fallen to be remembered in Northern Ireland 100 years on

Stop Church sacking gay vicars who marry, says senior Tory

July 29

Answering Assembly questions would undermine Assembly, leaders claim

David Cameron’s migrant benefits crackdown to be investigated by European Commission

Man dies in Bessbrook lake at centre of tricolour row

Pensioner drowns trying to remove tricolours: Man thought Bessbrook pond flags were ‘insult to Kingmills massacre victims’

Scotch-Irish pioneer marked by Blue Plaque

Fury at Sinn Fein mayor’s ‘boycott Israel’ call

Newry mayor : Unionists call for apology over Gaza letter

Practising (Roman) Catholic Ruth Hunt heads gay rights group Stonewall

Sinn Fein and SDLP wrong to oppose National Crime Agency

Coleraine Mayor George Duddy’s home attacked

July 28

MH17 crash: Black boxes show plane suffered ‘massive explosive decompression’ following shrapnel hit

Thatcher’s bodyguard says he warned her about underage sex rumours about close aide amid claims senior ministers were named in dossier

Nicky Morgan appoints gay rights campaigner as special advisor

Thatcher ‘told of sex party claims’

Thousands scale Croagh Patrick in Irish holy mountain climb – (The old superstitions prevail)

Unionist Lord Kilclooney under fire as he attacks Israel’s blitz on Gaza

Hundreds join Belfast Gaza protest – (“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee,” Psalm 122:6)

Violence breaks out during Gaza protest march in Cardiff

Probe Dublin’s ‘secret IRA amnesty’: Victim’s solicitor

Blair urged to attend MPs’ probe into on the runs

Marie Stopes clinic head Dawn Purvis left frightened for her safety by pro-life charity chief, court told – (Strange how easily frightened are those engaged in the slaughter of the unborn!)

Unionists hit out as UN condemns crimebuster ban

July 26

Sinn Fein rails at Mike Nesbitt over victims’ body comments

Fears over OTR inquiry powers

Bobby Sands’ agent Owen Carron speaks at hunger strike event

Show compassion for IRA victims in Derrylin, urges MLA Tom Elliott

Decisions on Northern Ireland budget cuts may be put off until autumn

UN criticises Northern Ireland’s failure to sign up to National Crime Agency

Dana brother cleared on all sex abuse charges

A niece and a sister of Dana continue their civil legal action against her in Dublin’s High Court

Tory MP says astrology is good for the health

July 25

Dana’s brother John Brown found not guilty of two counts sex abuse – verdicts on three more charges yet to come

Call for return of 1916 Tricolour from Imperial War Museum

Simon Hamilton jumped gun on budget plan, says Sinn Fein

THREE republicans including Mountfield man Francis Mackey have been detained by authorities at a Canadian airport

‘Cover-up to protect politicians after abuse claims’

DUP minister Nelson McCausland has to quit, insist fellow unionists

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister silence on ministerial code

Catholic Church defrocks 52 priests for sex abuse

Sudan ‘apostasy’ woman Meriam Yahia Ibrahim meets Pope

Plaque tribute to ‘Moses of the Scots-Irish’

UN attacks Irish abortion rules

July 24

Propaganda oblivious to Jewish tears as it stokes the fires of anti-Semitism

Vehemence of anger against Israel shocking

Loyalist paramilitary gang ‘shot man by appointment’ in Derry

The ‘Boston College Tapes’ Document Northern Ireland’s Murderous Past

McCausland goes to ground as calls for him to quit grow

Nelson McCausland: Minister denies misleading DSD committee

McCausland deliberately misled the Assembly, inquiry determines

Time and again, the DUP threatened to sue – but didn’t – (This does bring into questions their denials of guilt!!)

In an other democracy McCausland would have to resign, says Jim Allister

Public wants legal threat to bakery over gay marriage cake dropped, says poll – (Poll also reveals the impact of sodomite propaganda on younger generation)

Police officer faced punishment for ‘eating an ice cream as he drove’ – (The lunatics have taken over the asylum!!)

Haven’t they suffered enough? Now MH17 victim’s wife is forced to cancel his credit cards because they were being USED by thieving pro-Russian rebels

Sudanese mother who was put on death row for marrying a Christian arrives in Rome to meet the Pope – (This makes clear the character of the woman’s “Christianity”)

July 23

Unionists stand together in urging Theresa Villiers to back Belfast Telegraph plan to resolve parade crisis

Michael Martin (Fianna Fáil leader) and Leo Varadkar (Fine Gael spokesman) reject idea of coalition with Sinn Féin

Public cannot trust Sinn Féin until it starts telling the truth – Leo Varadkar, the Dublin health minister

I’m proud to be from Northern Ireland: Rory McIlroy – (Though he will represent the Republic of Ireland at the Olympics!!!)

Church of England to use positive discrimination to boost women bishops – (There is no question of them using the Bible !!!)

July 22

MH17: ‘You killed 298 people, Russia. We demand the truth’

Bodies of MH17 victims and black boxes handed over after deal struck with rebels

Israel hits hundreds of targets in Gaza as soldier is confirmed missing

Dana breaks down in dock as she denies being involved in a cover-up of brother’s sexual abuse

Parties need to tell the truth

Location for hunger strike commemoration confirmed

Victims reassured Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry won’t be axed after cash threat ‘nightmare’

Opinion: Hamas take lead from Hitler

July 21

DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson’s anger over (Dublin’s) IRA ‘amnesty’ claim

Answers demanded over ‘IRA amnesty’

DUP wants clarity over McDowell on-the-run remarks

First John Downey – now second IRA court case could collapse over OTR comfort note

Parliament was deliberately deceived on OTRs, says former Labour MP

Analysis: Dame Hallett undermined by her verdict on the misleading Peter Hain

‘My father was a sexual predator like Jimmy Savile’ says son of former Tory MP

Raid on a children’s home topples reputation of secular saint Mama Rosa

(Cardinal) Sean Brady among clerics who tried to blame me, says abuse victim

Police investigate historical sex abuse claims against Lord Tonypandy

Willie Frazer ‘threatened’ at Belfast pro-Palestinian rally

July 18

SF slammed for ‘wrong message’ in hunger strike parade debate – (This report highlights the inhumanity and cruelty of RC supporters of the IRA)

Outlaw terrorist memorials: Families of terror victims

Victims kept in dark over IRA comfort letters – report

Tony Blair and ministers lobbied for amnesty for IRA suspect

On the Runs scheme ‘not amnesty and lawful’ says judge

Inquiry blames ‘systemic failures’ after IRA suspects were wrongly told they were not wanted by police

Hallett report: Sinn Fein says amnesty claims ‘a unionist myth’

On-the-runs: A grubby deal and a shambles, but not a secret – (Then the DUP did know about the deal !!)

Report Fails the Robinson Test – Will he now go OTR on his Promise?

Russian rebel leader boasts shooting down Malaysia Airlines jet

Ireland confronts past treatment of unmarried mothers

Judge Yvonne Murphy to head mother and baby homes’ inquiry in Ireland

Dana’s brother John Brown testifies at Harrow Crown Court

July 17

Revealed: The secret ‘arrests’ of IRA fugitve on the runs

 IRA suspects handed ‘comfort letters’ to remain anonymous despite review

 Assisted suicide ‘death squad’ docs

 ‘It’s a very personal decision’ Care Minister backs change in law on assisted dying

 GAA referee jailed for child sex abuse

 Ex-aide to PM in court over images

 ‘Victim’ spoke out after Dana said on TV claims were lie

 Kincora abuse scandal: Now it’s no longer merely a Northern Ireland nightmare

 Kincora: ‘Highest profile people connected to abuse’ claim

 Cyril Smith: ‘evidence of sex abuse’ was overruled CPS report shows

 PSNI probes female teacher’s relationship with Antrim schoolboy at St Benedict’s College, Randalstown

 UDR memorial site desecrated

 Victims hit out at 10,000 strong hungerstrike parade

 IRA victim hits out at ‘sick’ hunger strike parade through Derrylin

Michelle Gildernew: ‘Unionists were considered in Derrylin parade’

July 16

IRA victim hits out at ‘sick’ hunger strike parade through Derrylin

On-the-Runs: Use of intelligence intercept evidence in UK courts would have enabled prosecutions against many Troubles murder suspects, says ex-minister

Irish priests and nuns are now ‘facing extinction’

Kincora victim: ‘NI home should be part of UK child abuse inquiry’

660 arrest over accessing online child abuse images

660 Paedophone suspects arrested

OTRs row: Lady Justice Hallett’s report to give clarity on who knew what about Sinn Fein deal

UUP leader calls for Kincora Boys Home to be included in abuse inquiry

Full story of Kincora Boys’ Home in east Belfast yet to be told, says child sex abuse victim

Kincora: MI5 knew about it but did nothing, that much is certain

Metropolitan Police officer was moved ‘from child abuse inquiry’

Scotland Yard detective ‘removed from paedophile probe after naming politicians’

Now it’s revealed Barbara Castle drew up dossier on VIP paedophiles: File seized by Special Branch ‘heavy mob’

Londonderry security alert: Bomb found in Enagh

Paisley Jnr pays tribute to ‘devout Christian’ businessman Dr Alistair Hanna – (This ‘devout Christian’ was behind the opening of Bushmills Dunes golf resort which will promote Sabbath-breaking and also was a chief promoter of the ecumenical “Alpha Course”)

Sinn Fein councillor: Return stolen Union flag now

Equality Commission gives Ashers Bakery extra time

Religious leaders unite to condemn assisted dying law

Syria conflict: Isis marches further into Syria tipping the balance of power in the civil war

July 15

Church of England General Synod backs women bishops – (Further step on road of apostasy)

Church of Ireland female bishop praises England for landmark vote

Baroness Butler-Sloss steps down from child abuse inquiry

Westminster child abuse inquiry: Theresa May under fire over appointment of Lady Butler-Sloss

Child abuse inquiry: Theresa May under fire over appointment of Lady Butler-Sloss

‘Nonsense’ to suggest Robinson about to retire, says Arlene Foster

Don’t fall in Sinn Fein’s web of spin

July 14

DUP minister Nelson McCausland slammed after he accuses MLAs of ‘a witch-hunt’

The Twelfth:Moral stance of Asher bakery applauded at Limavady

Unionist politicians pledge to step up political campaign against Parades Commission

Soldiers’ memorial damaged in Belfast

Tony Blair must explain IRA ‘comfort letter’ deals, say MPs

Paedophile inquiry could have second chairman following controversy over judge’s links to the establishment

Church of England braced for new sex abuse claims

More child abuse cases will emerge in Church, warns Archbishop of Canterbury

Women bishops: Archbishop Welby ‘hopeful’ on vote

Assisted dying: Desmond Tutu signals support

July 12

Abuse inquiry: Baroness Butler-Sloss criticism rejected

Child abuse inquiry boss ‘tells victim she won’t uncover church misconduct’

No major incidents as Orange Order holds Twelfth parades

Ardoyne parade: Police ready to act, but hope they won’t have to

One in three PSNI officers on duty to be in north Belfast

Unionist plans will only create uncertainty and fear, says SDLP

Orange Order’s country cousins can teach Belfast’s brethren a real lesson

Parade row began in 2012 when dissident riots were rewarded

Bonfires lit across Northern Ireland ahead of 12th marches

DUP claims statue on bonfire was a ‘social media spoof’

50,000 to go on the march at 18 Orange 12th parades

Ashers Baking Company: ‘Gay cake’ raised in House of Commons

UK imams condemn Isis in online video

Petition to leave bakery alone is gathering pace on the web

Cake Row Exposes Where Real Intolerance is Coming From

Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey: ‘I support assisted dying’

July 10

North Belfast: Unionists call for inquiry into ‘parades impasse’

Ardoyne parade: Unionist leaders including Peter Robinson call for legal inquiry into north Belfast march dispute

Parades row: details emerge on ‘graduated response’

North Belfast: Reaction to unionists’ parades inquiry call

Orange Order: We can’t guarantee parade protests will be peaceful

Senior TUV member calls for ‘evidence of graduated response’ – (in truth, it is likely that the Orange Order, riddled by Ecumenism as it is, will prove yet again that it is a ‘broken stick’!)

Councillor urges Rasharkin and Dunloy to be included in parading talks

After hours of critical Ardoyne parade talks, just 25 words from Stormont

MP slams PSNI over ‘IRA parade’

IRA comfort letters could fuel more killings, warns father of terror victim

Sister of bombing victim tells of her OTR letters anger

Law chief John Larkin blasts Theresa Villiers’ block on Loughgall inquest

RC Bishop seeking information from school on Bobby Sands awards

Dodds: Need for ‘conscience clause’ to protect Christians

Gay cake case is used to call for a change to the law

July 9

Pope says “a Christian without the Virgin is an orphan” – (God says: “For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;” 1 Timothy 2:5)

Pope Francis Meets Evangelical Delegation – (James Robison and Kenneth Copeland plus others)

Sodomite Elton John praises ‘wonderful’ Pope – (Claims Christ would favour ‘gay marriage’ – He will learn soon how wrong he is!!)

Executive calls for ‘lawful’ Twelfth

Unionists need to show their gameplan

Dublin – Idea of alliance with SF makes Labour blood boil

Why we should be wary of Sinn Féin in government

Gay marriage cake row: Equality quango asked no questions before condemning bakery, says baker

Gay marriage cake row: Stand firm, gay rights storm Christian B&B proprietors urge bakery

Brother of paedophile inquiry judge was accused of ‘cover up’

July 8

Ashers Baking Company: ‘Gay cake’ row could end up in court

Asher’s Baking Company faces court for refusing order for gay marriage cake

Northern Ireland bakery refuses to make gay Bert and Ernie wedding cake

Child abuse claims: Evidence ’20 key people involved’

Home Secretary, Theresa May launches major new inquiry into child sex abuse allegations

Child abuse inquiry must look at Kincora Boys’ Home, says Amnesty International

 Abuse victim urges Pope to sack head of Catholic Church in Ireland Sean Brady over his handling of allegations

Compulsory Christian school assembly should be scrapped – Church of England education chief

Orange Order chiefs march to camp Twaddell in north Belfast, but keep ‘graduated response’ protest plans secret

Ardoyne determination by Parades Commission Totally Irrational

UUP formally request to discuss Ardoyne ruling at executive meeting

Kennedy pessimistic that Executive will discuss Ardoyne parade dispute – Sinn Fein ‘not open to talking with other parties’ on upcoming parade

Ardoyne (republican) protest threat dropped

Minority frontier communities stand by their culture

Human kindness and heroism shine out from North’s Kingsmill atrocity

July 7

DUP and Sinn Fein in new row over republican Speaker of the Assembly

Talks walkout wrong: McCallister – (A man to be heeded given his impeccable wisdom !!!????)

Orange Order vow to up the ante in protest at Ardoyne ban: We’ll have effect on Northern Ireland ‘governance’, says Grand Secretary Drew Nelson

Orange Order leader asks Higgins to attend parade

Significant drop in Irish numbers of priests and nuns

Jean McConville’s daughter: ‘If I give up fighting, they’ve won’

Lord Brittan says historical rape claim ‘wholly unfounded

July 5

SF accuses DUP of yielding to hardline elements over parade

Unionists stay tight-lipped on proposed plan of action

Ardoyne parade: ‘We are at boiling point… this sends out wrong message’

‘The parade takes five minutes to pass, five minutes of respect’

Peter Robinson and Mike Nesbitt agree decision to ban parade should be accepted and urge any protests to be legal

IRA charges after Robert McCartney family campaign

MP tells of fears over republican ceremony

PSNI blitz on ‘New IRA’ and east Belfast UVF thugs in full swing

Leading republican ‘told Robert McCartney’s sisters his killers should get a bullet in the head’

Republic’s Orangemen go on the march

Orangemen in Rossnowlagh, County Donegal for annual parade

New teaching (Dublin) institute sparks religious row

July 4

Rolf Harris jailed for five years and nine months

Iris Robinson probe challenge withdrawn

Parades Commission defend their determination

Pan-unionist boycott begins, with warning of more

Order in appeal for calm after ‘preposterous decision’

Unionists’ protest stance condemned

Donaldson says loyalist parade response ‘will be peaceful’

Commission ‘dragged migrants into arch dispute’ – Polish Consul

Fresh fears that Northern Ireland’s Stormont government could topple

TUV Comments on Parades Commission Decision and Unionist Response

TUV Challenge Terror Award to School Children

North-South meeting postponed in face of unionist boycott

Northern Ireland unionists urged to return to talks after parade ban walkout

Geoffrey Dickens ‘said paedophile dossier was explosive’

Fears terrorists will target planes with computer and human bombs

John McCallister on Basil McCrea: ‘We will never be friends again… this has been the most toxic experience of my life’

Basil McCrea’s ego was a problem: John McCallister

Sinn Fein defends mural depicting IRA hunger striker Kieran Doherty’s funeral in west Belfast

Sinn Féin slammed for failure to support WWI commemoration

July 3

Unionists in talks walkout protest over parade decision

Orange Order parade barred from part of Crumlin Road on 12 July

Unionists quit talks, warn of potential for violence, but urge peaceful protest after Ardoyne decision

Loyalists urged not to burn Pope effigies on Eleventh night bonfires

Parties unite to condemn IRA gunmen mural

Nelson McCausland: Committee votes that ‘deliberately misled’

John McCallister confirms NI21 exit

NI21 to lose half its public funding as deputy leader McCallister quits

Tighter security for flights to US

SF stance on welfare an ‘outrage’: Robinson – (Hardly surprising for a party which came to power via murder and terrorism!!)

Five unionist groups – including DUP and UUP – make united call to let north Belfast parade through

Backing for ex-Primate’s comments on victims

Derry family distraught as son joins Syria’s rebels

Rowan Williams: how Buddhism helps me pray – (“But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking,” Matthew 6:7.)

Nick Clegg: allegations of Westminster paedophile ring are ‘police matter’

Pope Francis makes exorcisms official Catholic practice as demon-fighting priests recognised under canon law

July 2

Sinn Féin meeting David Cameron at Downing Street

Understaffed, lonely, checking under the car for bombs – what it’s like policing the Irish border

Thousands attend Somme Commemoration

More parades and more bands, but Order says ‘culture war’ is real

Fresh probe into fatal garda shooting of IRA raider

Change the definition of ‘victim’, says top CoI man

Former French president Sarkozy ‘faces charges’ amid probe

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