Islamists on Welfare: Paid to Plot the West’s Demise

Source: Middle East Forum | Kathy Shaidle In 2008, the Toronto Sun reported that "hundreds of [Greater Toronto Area] Muslim men in polygamous marriages — some with a harem of wives — are receiving welfare and social benefits for each of their spouses, thanks to the city and province, Muslim leaders say." "Polygamy is a regular part of life for many Muslims," Canadian Society … [Read more...]

Pat. Kirill’s Book to be Published in English

Source: Department for External Church Relations of the Russian Orthodox Church | HT: Byzantine, TX ( - On 11 April 2011, the English edition of the book “Freedom and Responsibility. A Search for Harmony – Human Rights and Personal Dignity” written by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will be presented at the London Book Fair. This is the first book by the … [Read more...]

Nobody Expects the Protestant Reformation

Source: Real Clear Religion | Rod Dreher Why didn't the Renaissance popes see what their tolerance for corruption, in themselves and within clerical ranks, threatened to do to the Church -- both to believers, and to the institution? The late historian Barbara Tuchman analyzed their self-destructive foolishness this way: Their three outstanding attitudes -- obliviousness to the growing … [Read more...]

“Orthodox background leaves Bulgaria and Romania at the tail of EU” – Social Scientist [VIDEO]

Source: Prime Time Russia Doctor Joachim Zweynert, from the Hamburg Institute of International Economics, spoke to RT about the transition performance of Bulgaria and Romania in relation to the issue of EU conditionality. “When the transition process started in the early 1990s, people, and especially social scientists, expected the countries in the region would quickly turn into … [Read more...]

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco “emphatically denies” support for California bill

The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco corrected the misleading press release put out by California Church Impact that claimed Orthodox support for a bill sexualizing science education in the California public schools. We thought the Metropolis was not aware their name was being misused in this way and once it was brought to their attention they clarified the record. STATEMENT … [Read more...]