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Did the Apostle Peter actually go to Rome?

 By: University Prof.Emeritus Mr. Stergios Sakkos. Part 1. The Vatican’s recent communicatory rapprochements, both towards our Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarchate – which the pope had visited on the occasion of the Patriarchal Throne’s celebration of Saint Andrew’s Day (30th November 2006) – as well as towards the Church in Greece – whose archbishop had visited the pope (between the 13th to 16th December 2006) – have both brought to the forefront once again the fundamental papist claim which had led to their original secession from the Orthodox Church : the papist dogma regarding the primacy of the pope. This is supported by papists, on the basis of the decision of the 1st Vatican Council (1870), according to which, the pope is acknowledged as the vicar of Christ and His sole representative on earth; … Read entire article »

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IPhone m-commerce Solution

IPhone m-commerce Solution The dictionary meaning of the word mobile is “able to move or be moved freely or easily”. Mobile phones just translate this meaning into reality. When mobility and commerce comes together we get m-commerce, a new and revolutionary way of looking at business. Mobile development has seen stupendous growth in recent years so much so that market analysts are saying that going mobile is the way to boost any business. iPhone developers are pioneers in smartphone application development and have understood the m-commerce structure very well and thus, today we see many iPhone development undertakings around the world. Today a person who is always on the move can easily purchase anything without having to sit in front of a computer and searching for an item. We see … Read entire article »

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Sexual consent classes: Neo-puritan preaching won't stop rape

Sexual consent classes: Neo-puritan preaching won't stop rape However, it seems that dissent from the politically correct orthodoxy of the consent class will not be tolerated. Sure enough, following his remarks, Lawlor was excoriated in both the mainstream and social media, branded a bigot, a misogynist, a rape … Read more on Irish Times Avi Weiss Defends 'Open Orthodoxy' as Agudah Rabbis Declare War The proclamation by the Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah of America, the ultra-Orthodox rabbis who guide the Agudath Israel of America, is the latest salvo against Open Orthodoxy, the left-leaning Modern Orthodox institutions associated with Rabbi Avi Weiss. Read more on Forward Gender survey will just confuse kids and make them anxious The metropolitan elite are now obsessed by gender issues. According to the new orthodoxy, whether you're a boy or a girl, or something … Read entire article »

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What's the Point of a Supreme Court Dissent? He laments the way the Court's decision “will be used to vilify Americans who are unwilling to assent to the new orthodoxy” on gay rights—those who “risk being labeled as bigots” if they say that gays should be excluded from marriage. (Alito was … Read more on The Nation. Rohith Vemula Is Alive The right to life and personal liberty are denied to the dalits overtly at rural parts and subtly at urban parts, by the Hindu upper caste religious orthodoxy. Those like Rohith suffer death if tried to assert these basic rights and proclaimed as “Anti … Read more on CounterCurrents.org The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this … Read entire article »

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Point/Counterpoint: Should we eat food?

Point/Counterpoint: Should we eat food? The aestheticized experience of consuming food is a cultural orthodoxy such that many people think that the most stigmatized class of people in our culture, prisoners, have a right to food with at least minimal aesthetic qualities. Capitalism has … Read more on The Gateway Online Anti-Orthodox project is realized in Ukraine – political scientist "Ukrainism from the very start was an anti-Orthodox concept: it was directed not only against Russians, against Moskals (Moscovites – IF), it was directed against Orthodoxy. This concept was formed in the West, in Austria-Hungary, in Poland, in … Read more on Interfax-Religion A David Bowie memorial in Brixton's Windrush Square? #bowieforbrixton Bowie was a man of vision, and someone who liked to do things differently, so surely any kind of memorial would have to reflect his … Read entire article »

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Lee Williscroft-Ferris :Education: You Don't Fatten a Pig by Just Weighing It

Lee Williscroft-Ferris :Education: You Don't Fatten a Pig by Just Weighing It Schools have become simmering cauldrons of tension, with teachers forced to tow this line of educational orthodoxy for fear of the perpetual looming spectre of Ofsted and a deregulated pay system that hands power over your income to your individual … Read more on Huffington Post UK SPRINGFIELD BISHOP REBUKES ABP. BLASE CUPICH & HIS FALSE NOTION OF 'CONSCIENCE' Bishop Paprocki has headed the Springfield diocese since 2010, and during his tenure has developed a reputation for orthodoxy. Archbishop Cupich, on the other hand, has developed a more questionable reputation during his brief time as head of the … Read more on Catholic Citizens of Illinois (press release) Ben Stokes: Ian Botham's epic days recalled by bravura present of energy and can That kind of orthodoxy is … Read entire article »

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Off the Path of Orthodoxy Modern Orthodoxy, whose borders are somewhat porous, can best be defined as a life style that embraces the many commandments of the Torah and Talmud but nonetheless allows participation in a larger world: access to media, higher education, career … Read more on The New Yorker Conclusion: Church of Nativity, Church of Holy Sepulchre, Golgotha The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is where the Virgin Mary is said to have given birth to Jesus. The site, venerated by Christians since the second century, is the oldest church in the Holy Land. The first Church was built by Emperor Constantine … Read more on Columbia Star The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this … Read entire article »

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Hot air in Paris

Hot air in Paris But there is money and political power associated with climate change orthodoxy and next to sex, humans lust after these more than anything else. If you are a climate change disciple, or confused, do yourself a favor. Visit climatedepot.org and see the … Read more on The News-Press Muslims, Christians, and the Gods Volf argues that there is no theological justification for Wheaton's action: “Her suspension is not about theology and orthodoxy. It is about enmity toward Muslims. . . . her suspension reflects enmity toward Muslims, taking on a theological guise of … Read more on First Things (blog) A real war on Christmas and Christianity Many of them belong to traditions – such as Oriental Orthodoxy, Chaldean Catholicism and the Assyrian Church – that are almost unknown outside the region. That … Read entire article »

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Why Angela Davis Came to Miami

Why Angela Davis Came to Miami However, Miami “lacked a radical leftist infrastructure,” by which he referred not to an adherence to leftist orthodoxy, but a more critically reflective approach to policymaking and addressing the city's problems. But Mr. Benford said that that … Read more on Observer Eleven Inspiring Jews Who Died in 2015 On July 20, she jumped from a rooftop bar in Manhattan to her death. Her death led to a new level of public interest in the closed world of Hasidic Jews and the potential consequences associated with going “off the derech,” or off the path of Hasidic … Read more on Haaretz The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see what … Read entire article »

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For Abbott, A Balancing Act of Religion and Politics

For Abbott, A Balancing Act of Religion and Politics "What politicians often do is stress the religious basis for those issues that comport with their own partisan agenda but are reluctant to — on the basis of faith — buck their party orthodoxy," said Wilson, who studies the intersection of religion … Read more on Texas Tribune Voter Insecurities Feed Rise of Right-Leaning Populist Politicians Others in Europe's right-leaning populist parties, though, are applauding Mr. Trump for breaking with what they call the multiculturalist orthodoxy of dominant political elites. “He is a phenomenon,” said Gawain Towler, a spokesman for the U.K … Read more on New York Times The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see … Read entire article »

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