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al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem. Photograph taken by Mark A. Wilson
al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem. Photograph taken by Mark A. Wilson


Israel To Reopen Al Aqsa Mosque Friday

Israeli authorities made the decision to reopen the Al Aqsa Mosque for Muslim worshippers on Friday. Israel blocked access to the Al Aqsa mosque on Thursday after clashes erupted following the death of a Palestinian suspect wanted for killing a right-wing Jewish activist. While Israel previously restricted access to Palestinians under the age of 65 […]

Pope Francis. Photo Casa Rosada, Wikipedia Commons.
Pope Francis. Photo Casa Rosada, Wikipedia Commons.


Are Atheist Journalist’s Papal Interviews Reliable? – OpEd

By Andrea Gagliarducci Following the publication of a new text by Italian journalist Eugenio Scalfari in ‘La Repubblica’ suggesting that Pope Francis believes in relativism, the Holy See spokesman has questioned whether Scalfari is advancing his own views. In a recent op-ed in the leftist Italian newspaper, Scalfari mentioned one of his recent conversations with […]

Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke. Photo credit: Dignitatis Humanae Institute.
Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke. Photo credit: Dignitatis Humanae Institute.


Cardinal Burke Sets Record Straight Regarding ‘Misrepresentation’ In Interview – Statement

By The Dignitatis Humanae Institute The Dignitatis Humanae Institute very much regrets having to take this unprecedented action to highlight an injustice done by a certain news organisation against Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke, the President of its Advisory Board. The DHI was approached by BuzzFeed to arrange an interview with Cardinal Burke, Prefect of the […]

Inside the Armenian Cathedral of the Holy Savior in Isfahan, Iran. Photo by raeabileah, Wikipedia Commons.
Inside the Armenian Cathedral of the Holy Savior in Isfahan, Iran. Photo by raeabileah, Wikipedia Commons.


Iran: 350th Anniversary Of Vank Cathedral

By Firouzeh Mirrazavi A ceremony was held in Isfahan capital city on Monday (20th October, 2014) to mark the 350th anniversary of construction of the Holy Savior Cathedral also known as Vank Cathedral. Vank Cathedral, also known as the Church of the Saintly Sisters, is the most visited cathedral in Isfahan. Vank means “cathedral” in […]