Month: November 2017

Returning to the Bible, Poland Reclaims Sunday as a Day of Rest

CBN News Polish lawmakers voted last week to reclaim Sunday as a day of rest by slowly phasing out Sunday shopping by 2020. The bill, which was backed by trade unions, passed with a vote of 254 to 156. The bill is expected to pass the Polish Senate and will […]

Why Were Vatican And RC Church Hierarchies NOT Unnerved About Infertility “Ingredients” In WHO’s African Tetanus Vaccine Campaign?

Catherine J. Frompovich Activist Post The Roman Catholic Church has strict rules and unyielding dogma regarding religious beliefs and congregants practices but, unfortunately, seems to turn a deaf ear and a blind eye and subscribes to “going along to get along” especially regarding the pseudosciences regarding GMO ‘phood’ [1], and what […]

Religious freedom must be protected, says Catholic-Muslim dialogue

Cindy Wooden CRUX The Vatican-affiliated Catholic-Muslim Forum issued a statement asserting “the equal dignity and value of all persons irrespective of their race, gender, religion or social status … and we categorically condemn any attempts to stereotype any people or attribute collective guilt to them for the actions of individuals […]

At Vatican summit, Nobel winners say religions are key to nuclear disarmament

Inés San Martín CRUX At a major Vatican summit, several Nobel Peace Prize winners who were participants, said they see a major role for faith-based groups in pursuing the cause of a nuclear weapon-free world, including drawing on their capacities to mobilize people and public opinion and also laying out […]

Pacific Union Officials Decline Inclusion in SDA Yearbook; Stand in Solidarity with President Sandra Roberts

Alisa Williams Spectrum Magazine The Pacific Union Conference’s President’s Council has voted not to submit their names for inclusion in the SDA Yearbook as a demonstration of solidarity with Sandra Roberts, president of the Southeastern California Conference (SECC), whose name has been left out of the Yearbook since her election […]

Eco-Friendly Jewish Summer Camp to Be Held on Campus of Rio Lindo Adventist Academy

Adventist Today An eco-friendly summer camp for Jewish children will be held on the campus of Rio Lindo Adventist Academy as of this coming summer. Jewish news source jweekly.com reported that Eden Village West is an extension of what started as Eden Village Camp in Putnam Valley, New York. Branded as […]

Andrews University Approves Creation of Official LGBT Student Support Group

Alisa Williams Spectrum Magazine The Andrews University Board of Trustees, which met on campus in October, has approved the creation of an official LGBT+ student support group. The statement regarding the university’s commitment to providing this group appeared in the October 26 edition of the campus newspaper, Student Movement, and follows […]