Who should we believe?

There is much debate over the different political solutions to the economic crisis and it leaves the ordinary person asking: “Who should we believe?” This quandry is part of the human condition, and so Christians should not be too concerned that people complain about the number of Christian denominations and ask “who should we believe?”  …

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How do we hold politicians to their promises and Manifesto pledges?

The national debt is being used by politicians to justify massive changes of policy which did not appear in the election Manifestos of the main political parties.The Lib Dems are the biggest The Lib Dems are the biggest casualties, and the public suspect that the Tories are using this opportunity to cut benefits and excesses …

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Chile’s hope transforms to global rejoicing

The world rejoices with the Chileans in the truly remarkable feat of rescuing 33 miners trapped 2000 feet underground for 69 days.  No-one has ever survived so long underground, and for 33 miners to do so is cause for thankfulness to God. Public acknowledgement and thankfulness to God This was recognised by the President of …

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The pope of Rome in Glasgow – Thursday 16/9/2010

Joseph Ratzinger, the pope of Rome, travelled from Edinburgh to celebrate a Roman Catholic mass in Bellahouston Park, Glasgow.  About 65-70,000 people attended, which contrasts with the 250,000 who turned out at the same location in 1982 to see pope John Paul II (which has been claimed to be the largest religious service ever held …

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