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FAITH MATTERS: Hugo Chávez, Simon Bolivar and the 'cult' of Maria Lionza

FAITH MATTERS: Hugo Chávez, Simon Bolivar and the 'cult' of Maria Lionza

By Uwe Siemon-Netto In the late 1970s, Princeton historian Bernard Lewis came across Ayatollah  Khomeini’s short book, “Islamic Government,” which later became known as the Islamic cleric’s “Mein Kampf.” It detailed what Khomeini planned  to do with his country once he came to power. “I tried to bring this to the attention of people here. […]

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WORLD MATTERS: Germany’s next vice chancellor – an Asian Christian in liberalism's 'post-secular' era

WORLD MATTERS: Germany’s next vice chancellor – an Asian Christian in liberalism's 'post-secular' era

By Uwe Siemon-Netto Germany’s next vice chancellor will most likely be a young man who does not fit the stereotype of a German. Philipp Rösler, 38, looks Asian because he is a native Vietnamese, and he has a wonderful sense of humor utterly devoid of the political correctness that is currently stifling the country’s cultural […]

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Shamed into action by France and Hillary: What's the plan Mr. President?

Shamed into action by France and Hillary: What's the plan Mr. President?

By John J. Metzler     UNITED NATIONS — French air force jets roared into action over Libya attacking military targets,  American cruise missiles fired from offshore Navy ships crippled Col. Gadhafi’s command and control communications,  and coalition forces from Canada to Qatar began to tighten the noose on the tyrant of Tripoli, it appears the game […]

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WORLD MATTERS: Ashamed by Germany’s cowardice

WORLD MATTERS: Ashamed by Germany’s cowardice

By Uwe Siemon-Netto This column calls for an elucidation: I am German, and I am ashamed by the cowardly foreign policy of the government I had voted for. My country’s abstention in the United Nations Security Council’s vote to enforce a no-flight zone over Libya and her refusal to participate in NATO’s military operations are […]

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FAITH MATTERS: Muslim migration in Europe, an opportunity for the Church

FAITH MATTERS: Muslim migration in Europe, an opportunity for the Church

By Uwe Siemon-Netto Olive Films Sibel Kekilli plays a woman who bucks tradition in “When We Leave.” / Olive Films        Second of two parts. [Part one:  Are Christians to blame for Muslim hate?]   Occasionally when I am in Paris I chance upon taxis driven by women of dark complexion. They often […]

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Saudis' Bin Ladin Group set for nuclear deal with France

Saudis' Bin Ladin Group set for nuclear deal with France

WorldTribune.com ABU DHABI — Saudi Arabia, which plans to reduce fossil fuel consumption, intends to sign a major nuclear deal with France. Executives said the Saudi kingdom would sign a partnership agreement with France’s state-controlled Areva for the construction of a nuclear energy reactor. They said the nuclear and solar energy cooperation agreement would team […]

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FAITH MATTERS: Tariq Ramadan, point man of the Caliphate

FAITH MATTERS: Tariq Ramadan, point man of the Caliphate

By Uwe Siemon-Netto  Martin Luther considered the rise of Islam a sign of the impending apocalypse and God’s ferule for the backs of a wayward church. He was by no means the first great theologian to believe this. St. John of Damascus (676-749 A.D.) and the medieval mystic Joachim of Fiore (1135-1202 A.D.) viewed Islam […]

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Pink lion in Verteillac, 'the closest approximation of paradise'

Pink lion in Verteillac, 'the closest approximation of paradise'

 A transatlantic farce: How a Chicago artist wreaked havoc among the British in a French village, and made the natives chuckle By Uwe Siemon-Netto  For centuries, Verteillac was just a drowsy market town in the Dordogne, formerly known as the Périgord, a part of France Henry Miller called “the closest approximation of paradise.” Suddenly, this […]

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Suicidal urgings in the West: From Walter Cronkite to Michael Steele

 By Uwe Siemon-Netto  I have arrived at a period of my biological and professional life when rummaging through my archives and library seems in order. And so I am rereading books that were of formative value for my career as a journalist, especially as a war correspondent.    The following passage on page 113 of […]

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The Islamization of Europe is happening right now

The Islamization of Europe is happening right now

Fariborz Saremi Muslims have been conducting a prolonged campaign against Christian values which has now entered its third phase. The first phase began when Islam itself was born in the Arabian Peninsula, from where it spread into the Middle East and beyond. By conquering Syria, Palestine, Egypt, and North Africa, all of which had been […]