Europe

Homeschooling Family Seeks Asylum In U.S., Says Government Will Take Away Their Children
By March 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Homeschooling Family Seeks Asylum In U.S., Says Government Will Take Away Their Children

The Supreme Court recently has declined the request for an appeal made by a German family seeking asylum in the United States. The family wants to stay in Tennessee, because their native country refuses to allow home-schooling. Uwe and Hannelore Romeike say the German government is persecuting them for their religious beliefs. The family says […]

Monks In the Ukraine Stop Violent Protester and Police Clashes With Prayer
By January 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Monks In the Ukraine Stop Violent Protester and Police Clashes With Prayer

One would hardly know it from the lack of media coverage in the United States, but violent clashes between police and protesters have been erupting in Kiev, Ukraine this week. All of this, however, was at least temporarily brought to an end when the Kiev-Caves Lavra Fr. Gabriel, Fr. Melchisedek, and Fr. Ephraim stood on […]

Mysteriously, Mutilated Cows Are Washing Up On Beaches
By January 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Mysteriously, Mutilated Cows Are Washing Up On Beaches

Scientists and law enforcement alike have thus far come up with no explanation for the dozens of cattle carcasses that have been washing up lately on beaches in Sweden and Denmark. Police believe that all of the cases are related since the cows have all been black-and-white Holsteins, and none had any identification tags or markers. […]

Nearly A Century Ago On Christmas, Soldiers Refused Orders To Fight Each Other In WW1
By December 25, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Nearly A Century Ago On Christmas, Soldiers Refused Orders To Fight Each Other In WW1

The Christmas cease-fire proposed by Pope Benedict XV was rejected by leaders on all sides of the First World War. Military commanders and politicians alike agreed that such a truce was simply “impossible.” Nevertheless, Captain Sir Edward Hulse of the Scots Guards, recorded the approach of four unarmed Germans at 08:30 as the beginning of the Christmas 1914 […]

A European Reporter’s ‘Day As A Jew’
By October 17, 2013 33 Comments Read More →

A European Reporter’s ‘Day As A Jew’

Anti-Jewish hate crimes have been on the rise in Sweden. Virtually none of the hate-crimes in Sweden have been prosecuted. The former mayor Ilmar Reepalu has rightly been accused of anti-Semitism. Anti-Jewish bigotry has become the norm. The Simon Wiesenthal Centre issued a travel warning in 2010 for the city of Malmö, Sweden, urging “extreme caution” for Jewish travelers. […]