Guy Fawkes Fireworks Spark Battles
THE UNIVERSE, Nov. 7 — Muslims aren’t the only ones burning the Pope in effigy. British subjects celebrate Guy Fawkes day on Nov. 5 by setting off fireworks and, in some cases, burning an effigy of the Pope.
commemorate the foiling of a Catholic plan to blow up
Guy Fawkes was executed as part of the Gunpowder Plot. A
modern-day namesake has condemned the annual celebration. Fawkes,
who teaches science in north
INFORMATION SERVICE FOR AFRICA, Nov. 7 —
Ironically, promoting condoms has the opposite effect — causing more promiscuity. And since condoms aren’t used 100% of the time even at their highest usage rate, and since they are not always effective even when they’re used, that only causes more deaths.
The Catholic Church
“This We Teach and
Do,” was launched Nov. 10 at
“Some 1.27 million Kenyans, half of them women, are living with HIV,” said the report. “The prevalence rate dropped marginally from 6.1% in 2005 to 5.9% this year.”
Braveheart II? Polish Highland Catholics
DAILY RECORD, Nov. 8 — There are more Catholics in
swollen by up to 50,000 since
About 20,000 Polish
Catholics have boosted Mass attendance in
The story quoted a Church spokesman saying: “It is the biggest increase since Irish immigration at the end of the 1900s. People are always happy to see a further regeneration, as we are not having enough kids and we are seeing a large scale of emigration.”
By contrast, said the story, the Protestant Church of Scotland’s membership has plunged by 25% in a decade.