Religion: Is An Unequal Application of Power Ethical?

+Catholicos Scholarios-Gennadius III, OSB is Protosyncellus of the Ecumenical Canonical Orthodox Church Worldwide. Here he gives his guidance on the issue of power in relationships and society. On the morning of October 9, 2010 at 7:31 a.m., Mrs. Virginia Thomas, wife of US Supreme Court Justice Clarence, allegedly left a voice mail message at the home … Read more Religion: Is An Unequal Application of Power Ethical?

South Africa: Desmond Tutu Retires

The Emeritus Archbishop of South Africa and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Desmond Tutu, has retired from public life after 50 years working for the Anglican Church and campaigning against injustice. The former clergyman was instrumental in efforts to dismantle the Aparteid regime in South Africa, which saw a racist government persecute black citizens in the … Read more South Africa: Desmond Tutu Retires

Australians Stop for Prayer in Pakistan

Members of the Australian Defence Force stopped for a prayer this week as part of flag raising ceremony at a new health camp in Kot Addu, Punjab, Pakistan. A local imam led the prayers, assisted by Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Padre, Wing Commander Mark Willis. Around 200 people a day are being treated at … Read more Australians Stop for Prayer in Pakistan

BP Oil Spill: World Held to Ransom Over BP Dividend

According to reports today, British PM, David Cameron, allegedly told BP chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg: “it is in everyone’s interests that BP continues to be a financially strong and stable company”. BP’s dividend is so important to UK pension investments that the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, has been forced to step in and defend BP … Read more BP Oil Spill: World Held to Ransom Over BP Dividend

Religion: Catholic Service to take place at C of E Cathedral

A unique exchange will take place on Tuesday 25th May, when Father John Newman from St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church will lead Vespers at Bradford Cathedral in the first Roman Catholic service to be held there in over 450 years. Bradford Roman Catholic Boys’ Choir will join forces with boys of the Bradford Cathedral Choir … Read more Religion: Catholic Service to take place at C of E Cathedral

UK General Election 2010: Now is the Time For Constitutional Reform

Britain, on Friday 7th May 2010, stands on a precipice. This weekend could be the single most important time in living memory for British politics. It is now almost certain that, once the final UK General Election 2010 Results are in, Britain will have its first Hung Parliament for more than thirty years. The UK … Read more UK General Election 2010: Now is the Time For Constitutional Reform

Passover 2010: Jews Prepare for Seder Meal

With Passover approaching, Jews around the world will be making preparations to commemorate the plight of the Hebrew slaves in Egypt by eating Matzoh and Maror at approximately 7.29pm BST on Monday 29th March 2010. Unleavened bread, or Matzoh, commemorates the hurry in which the Hebrews left Egypt following the Passover, or Pesach. According to … Read more Passover 2010: Jews Prepare for Seder Meal

Editorial: Middle East Conflict and Human Nature

In my capacity as editor of The Global Herald, yesterday evening I briefly took down the article written by Sunny Sharma, “Why the Arab-Israeli Conflict?” after it received a small raft of comments. After reviewing all of the comments, the article itself and the original article within The Guardian upon which Sunny bases much of … Read more Editorial: Middle East Conflict and Human Nature

Why the Arab-Israeli Conflict?

After reading an article in the Guardian by a British Jewish journalist I begin to question myself of why the Arab Israeli conflict is so emotive to me compared to other ongoing conflicts around the world

Another UN walkout after Ahmadinejad mentions Israel in his address to the general assembly

Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, sparked another series of UN delegation walkouts during his speech to the general assembly on September 23rd 2009, in New York. The controversial president accused Israel of ‘genocide, barbarism and racism’. Some had left before the speech had even began in protest against the political strife that has plagued Tehran over … Read more Another UN walkout after Ahmadinejad mentions Israel in his address to the general assembly