French cardinal admits to abusing a 14-year-old girl

French cardinal admits to abusing a 14-year-old girl

A French cardinal said Monday that he abused a 14-year-old girl in the 1980s, making him the first Catholic cleric of his rank to admit to personally abusing a minor. Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard, a former archbishop of Bordeaux and former president of the French bishops’ conference, said in a statement that he had “behaved in … Read more

Private school vouchers open faith opportunities for children of color

Private school vouchers open faith opportunities for children of color

MILWAUKEE (AP) — During a break in the hallway between St. Marcus Lutheran Church and its affiliated school, eighth-grader Annii Kinepoway didn’t hesitate to explain what she’s learned to love best here — the good Lord and good grades. “I like knowing that there is someone you can ask for help if you need it. … Read more

Behind Benjamin Netanyahu’s Victory in Israel: The Rise of Religious Zionism

Behind Benjamin Netanyahu’s Victory in Israel: The Rise of Religious Zionism

KIRYAT ARBA, West Bank—Military towers loom over the highway leading to far-right lawmaker Itamar Ben-Gvir’s hometown, a settlement next to the Palestinian city of Hebron. Residents walk around with pistols strapped to their thighs right next to their tzitzit, the ritual tassels mandated by Jewish law, while clusters of children play in the streets. Once … Read more

Nike suspends partnership with Kyrie Irving after he shared anti-Semitic video

Nike suspends partnership with Kyrie Irving after he shared anti-Semitic video

Nike Inc. OF 5.96% suspended his relationship with Kyrie Irving and moved to distance himself from the basketball star after he was suspended by his team for being slow to reject anti-Semitism. Nike said Friday it was suspending its endorsement deal effective immediately and would no longer launch the Kyrie 8, one of its flagship … Read more

Kanye West, Louis Farrakhan and anti-Semitism

Kanye West, Louis Farrakhan and anti-Semitism

What lessons can we learn from Kanye West’s messed up mind? We can start by drawing some important distinctions. Mr. Wests is a special kind of anti-Semitism. Leftist activist Shaun King writes in Newsweek that “you don’t have to be white to be white supremacist” and that “Kanye West is now a full-fledged white supremacist.” … Read more

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu edges closer to election victory

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu edges closer to election victory

TEL AVIV— Benjamin Netanyahu edged closer to victory in Israel’s election, which would mark a major comeback for the country’s longest-serving prime minister after more than a year out of power. With over 93% of the vote counted on Thursday morning, Mr Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud party maintained its 32-seat lead and his right-wing religious and … Read more

Israel’s election puts Benjamin Netanyahu on the brink of comeback

Israel’s election puts Benjamin Netanyahu on the brink of comeback

TEL AVIV—Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on the verge of a comeback Wednesday that could usher in one of the country’s most right-wing and religious governments ever after Israelis gave him and his political allies a clear edge in Tuesday’s election. Netanyahu’s Likud party is expected to win 32 seats, with 86% of … Read more

Twitter must play by our rules – POLITICO

Twitter must play by our rules – POLITICO

Europe has its own message for Elon Musk, which it hopes will sink in: He’s about to face some of the world’s toughest online moderation rules, and Brussels won’t back down. Musk who grabbed the headlines bring a sink to Twitter HQ when he took over the major social media platform, the European policy makers … Read more

Ny trailer til ‘Boy From Heaven’-film om korruption i religion

Ny trailer til ‘Boy From Heaven’-film om korruption i religion

Ny trailer til ‘Boy From Heaven’-film om korruption i religion af Alex Billington 31. oktober 2022 “Sørg for, at han bliver valgt.” Memento International har afsløret en officiel trailer for en anerkendt film med titlen Dreng fra himlen, der udelukkende foregår i Egypten, selvom det faktisk er en svensk produktion. Denne havde premiere på filmfestivalen … Read more

James Gray defends casting non-Jewish actors as Jewish characters

James Gray defends casting non-Jewish actors as Jewish characters

James GrayPhoto: Arturo Holmes/Getty Images for FLC Director James Gray’s new film Armageddon Time is inspired by his childhood in 1980 Queens, with Banks Repeta playing a young version of him and Anne Hathaway and Jeremy Strong playing his parents. One casting decision that has drawn some controversy, though, is Anthony Hopkins playing Gray’s Jewish … Read more