Day: April 13, 2015

Pope Francis angers Turkey by referencing Armenian genocide

Pope Francis reiterated the words of Pope John Paul II during a Mass at St Peter’s Basilica on the 100th year since the start of Armenian executions in Turkey. Referring to three massive tragedies of the 20th century, Francis said, “The first, which is widely considered ‘the first genocide of the 20th Century’, struck your own Armenian people.”

Innovative ministry at a church in Marysville, CA: free bikes

Working in collaboration with their local police department, St John’s Episcopal Church gave away bicycles that the police donated from their evidence room. One of the bikes came with a cart attached, which proved fortunate for a couple who have three small dogs and wanted to take trips with their pets.

Cameron or Obama: who said it better?

Glenn Beck’s popular conservative news site, The Blaze, praised David Cameron for his Easter message in an article that doesn’t overtly draw comparisons to President Obama’s remarks at the Easter Prayer Breakfast, but which suggests a clear preference for Cameron’s speech. The Guardian has a very different take, criticizing Cameron and claiming that he’s misrepresenting Christianity and …

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