Category Archives: Religion

After Paris: A World That Has Lost Its Ethical Direction & Spiritual Foundation and a Media that Cheerleads for Fear and Militarism

For many years, we at Tikkun and the Network of Spiritual Progressives have warned that the domination and power-over strategies to achieve “homeland security” have been tried for over 7,000 years and all they have produced is more wars and … Continue reading

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All Should Be Repenting for the Suffering of the Refugees

As we watch millions of refugees struggling to survive, hundreds of thousands of them seeking refuge in a Europe which has by and large shut its doors to them, it is all too easy for those in the U.S. to … Continue reading

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Blaming God for ‘All-Living-Things’ Massacre in Jericho Set Hair Raising Precedent

Another slaughter of men, women and children in the land of the Bible. Probably many have heard the voice of God demanding it. The Jewish Bible is in the Christian Bible. Intelligent understanding of sacred scripture might make it more … Continue reading

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Hindus concerned about racist violence against Indians in Ukraine

Hindus are concerned about the reported incidents of racist violence against people of Indian descent in the Ukraine.

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A “Paki Papist”, and a “tribal…African chief” The racist comments of Church of England leaders revealed

With Ugandan born Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu set to be in the front running for the new Archbishop of Canterbury post, it has been revealed that white church elders have made racist comments in reference to Asian and … Continue reading

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Reflection on Easter: Religious leaders and followers have let down humanity

During the Easter break it seems relevant to discuss how the world’s major religious leaders and followers have let down humanity with their support of war, imperialism and mass murder in the name of a divinity which supposedly holds life … Continue reading

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Hindus upset at BBC calling Holi “filthy”

Hindus have criticised the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for labeling the Hindu festival of Holi as a “filthy festival”.

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King Who Condemned US Wars Again Betrayed by War-Supporting Clergy’s Praise

We have just witnessed the annual birthday-highlighted betrayal of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with clergy leading the way – a betrayal of what King taught and was dedicated to when he was assassinated, namely, exposing the US overseas … Continue reading

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French ban on burqa and niqab is political

After months of political wrangling France banned the burqa and niqab yesterday making it illegal to wear these Islamic clothing in public places but the French government’s concern has nothing to do with the rights of Muslim women and more … Continue reading

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Koran burning pastor to speak at EDL rally in Luton

Controversial pastor Terry Jones who caused an international outcry after vowing to burn copies of the Koran on the last anniversary of the September 11 attacks is set to speak at a English Defence League (EDL) rally next February in … Continue reading

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Archbishop John Sentamu’s misguided Black History Month speech

In an interview to mark Black History Month Archbishop John Sentamu of York told young black people not to blame racism for their problems and criticised African nations for the role they have played in the underdevelopment of Africa; it … Continue reading

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Burka ban debate set to hit Britain

Belgium, France, Netherlands and Switzerland have all brought some form of legislation to outlaw the wearing of the Muslim burka and with Sky News reporting yesterday that 67% of Britons agree with a burka ban this controversial debate is set … Continue reading

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Controversy as Commons Speaker appoints first black vicar of Westminster

Commons Speaker John Bercow caused controversy yesterday after refusing to appoint a candidate chosen by the Dean of Westminster Abbey for the role of ­Chaplain to the House of Commons, and choosing instead to appoint Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin, a black … Continue reading

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Faith before race: The disturbing alliance between black religious leaders and the far-right

A black reverend who moved from Kenya to Britain in 1997 was a member of the BNP before he recently defected to the Christian Party indicating a disturbing trend of black religious leaders putting faith before race.

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Hindus upset over trivialisation of their gods in “Hammer of the Gods” episode of “Supernatural”

Hindus are upset over the depiction of their gods in “Hammer of the Gods” (Season 5, episode 19) in the “Supernatural” TV series reportedly aired on April 22, and say that such trivialisation of their sacred deities was disturbing.

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Hindus upset with West’s fixation just on sex in Tantra

Tantra is reportedly becoming quite popular in North America and Europe and Hindus are strongly critical of such self-styled “tantrics” who apparently think and describe of Tantra as just sex.

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Belgian ban on Burqas: Is it right?

A committee of Belgian Lawmakers have voted to ban the wearing of burqas in public, but while some political commentators have argued that it is a women’s rights issue or an issue about keeping religion separate from society, one has … Continue reading

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Unholy alliances: Black reverend backs BNP over labour for religious reasons

  Only a few days after Reverend George Hargreaves, leader of the Christian Party debated BNP leader Nick Griffin in a live debate on Revelation TV, he has now shockingly stated that he would prefer a BNP win over Labour … Continue reading

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BNP plan black church ban in white areas

The BNP plans to ban black churches in white areas if they win election seats according to its leader Nick Griffin on Revelation TV last night.

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Black pastor to take on BNP leader in live debate

Black pastor Reverend George Hargreaves, leader of the Christian Party is to take on BNP leader Nick Griffin in a live debate to be televised on Revelation TV. Reverend George Hargreaves is standing against Nick Griffin in the coming General … Continue reading

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