Category Archives: Religion

“Bison’s relocation to Native lands revives a spiritual bond”

“Collectively those tribes manage over 20,000 buffalo on tribal lands,” said Troy Heinert, a Rosebud Sioux Tribe member who serves as executive director of the InterTribal Buffalo Council, based in Rapid City, South Dakota. “Our goal and mission is to … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia is not our friend (nor anyone else’s) Get it? – Republished 13 October, 2022

“Foreign affairs experts gave President Joe Biden’s first Middle East trip a failing grade, charging that Biden was unable to accomplish any of his three primary goals: resetting ties with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, lowering gas prices by securing … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, Current Affairs, Iran, Middle East, Religion, Saudi Arabia | 28 Comments

“Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition” – TTG

ON BOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM KAZAKHSTAN — Pope Francis on Sept. 15 backed Ukraine’s right to defend itself from Russia’s violent, seven-month-long invasion, and, for the first time, appeared to lend his support to other countries that are supplying … Continue reading

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“Pope lands in Canada, set for apologies to Indigenous groups” – TTG

EDMONTON, Alberta — Pope Francis began a historic visit to Canada on Sunday to apologize to Indigenous peoples for abuses by missionaries at residential schools, a key step in the Catholic Church’s efforts to reconcile with Native communities and help … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Current Affairs, Religion, TTG | 34 Comments

Go home Frank, go home!

“Pope Francis added fuel to rumors about the future of his pontificate by announcing he would visit the central Italian city of L’Aquila in August for a feast initiated by Pope Celestine V, one of the few pontiffs who resigned before … Continue reading

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“… a Choice Between Lesser Evils…” 

“Mr. Macron and Ms. Le Pen are now fighting over the 7.7 million voters who backed Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the leftist leader who earned a strong third-place finish in the first round of the election. Were they to break strongly for one of the … Continue reading

Posted in France, Religion | 27 Comments

He is risen…

A happy and joyous Easter to all. TTG

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A return to the cathedral – TTG

Note: I posted this last year and find Easter weekend to be an appropriate time to revisit even though blooming season is a little later this year. Lithuanians have a deep reverence for the forest that predates Christianity. Even today, … Continue reading

Posted in Religion, TTG | 25 Comments

Today is Friday by Ernest Hemingway

Three Roman soldiers are in a drinking-place at eleven o’clock at night. There are barrels around the wall. Behind the wooden counter is a Hebrew wine-seller. The three Roman soldiers are a little cock-eyed. 1st Roman Soldier—You tried the red? … Continue reading

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The Huron Carol

  “When we’ve been there ten thousand years, Bright shining as the sun, We’ve no less days to sing God’s praise, Than when we first begun.” Amazing Grace http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhc7MEYY-Ho&feature=fvwrel ————– “Twas in the moon of wintertime, when all the birds … Continue reading

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