from sky news: The 12 astronauts circling the Earth have received a call from Pope Benedict XVI – the first-ever papal call to space. The pontiff addressed the shuttle and station crews from the Vatican.
from cnn: New Vatican guidelines aimed at fighting child abuse by priests tell Catholic bishops they should cooperate with police, but do not order them to report allegations to the authorities. “Sexual abuse of minors
from daily mail: Four goats have been cruelly slaughtered in a village, raising fears of ‘satanic rituals’. The animals were killed within a few days of each other, either with their heads twisted backwards or
from telegraph: Vladimir Putin has become the object of veneration for a bizarre Russian all-female sect whose followers believe that the tough-talking prime minister is a reincarnation of the early Christian missionary Paul the Apostle.
from daily mail: The homeless Bulgarian who decapitated a British woman in Tenerife yesterday thought he was ‘a prophet of god’, it emerged today. Local mayor José Reverón said the 28-year-old man was a bizarre
from telegraph: Upset Hindus have welcomed apology from an Australian swimwear label over the depiction of image of Goddess Lakshmi on swimwear at Rosemount Australian Fashion Week in Sydney last week. Indian activists of the
president may resign after allies arrested for sorcery… from guardian: Iranian power struggle between president and supreme leader sees arrests and claims of undue influence of chief of staff. Close allies of Iran’s president, Mahmoud
lindsay lohan finds scientology? from god discussion: John Travolta 57 year old actor, and devout member of the Scientology group has introduced troubled actress Lindsay Lohan to the Scientology group. Lohan who began her career
from al-masry al-youm: Minister of Antiquites Zahi Hawass said he would send the German government an official request next week to return the Nefertiti bust that is displayed in the Egyptian Museum of Berlin. “We