The 22nd Sunday after Pentecost, November 9, 2003. Christ Episcopal Church, La Crosse, Wisconsin. The Rev. Canon Patrick P. Augustine, Rector. 1 Kings 17:8-16, Mark 12: 38-44

They devour widows' houses and for the sake of appearance say long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation." He sat down opposite the treasury, and watched the crowd putting money into the treasury. Many rich people put in large sums. A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins


Christmas: A Celebration of Peace and Blessings. by Saji Maramon

There is a sayings that: Love thy neighbour, Hate thy enemy. But we can bring peace to the world by making minute change in this saying: Love the neighbour... Love thy enemy.
By adopting this formula we can give 'peace' a stand of its own. Think! What will be the effect when we will bless a man wh


Third Sunday in Advent, December 14, 2003. Sermon by The Rev. Canon Patrick P. Augustine, Rector. Christ Episcopal Church, La Crosse, Wisconsin

Even now the axe is laid to the root of the trees; every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire." And the multitudes asked him, "What then shall we do?"
And he answered them, "He who has two coats, let him share with him who has none; and he who has food,


Waste of Christians time and money on Eid Iftar Parties. By Bishop T Nasir.

Million of Rupees from "public money" were spent on these parties and every one saw soaring prices of every thing as a silent spectator. There are millions of people living below the line of poverty. This extra money was spent to please those people who already have enough to please themselves.



Good News Coming From A Soldier In Iraq. By Spc. Charles Seelaus.

These months, June, July, August, seemed surreal because like a lot of us here, we are not just soldiers, rather, we are Citizen/Soldiers. One weekend a month we would drill. We have a completely different life apart from Drilling. Just a few short months earlier, I was in my classroom, teaching 31


NICOSIA, NORTH CYPRUS. (TRNC) By Imran Adil. Near East University, Nicosia

At the outset I would like to give some information concerning the Cyprus issue. The island was the part of Ottoman Empire for almost four centuries. When the Ottoman Empire entered the World War I on the side of Germany and emerged defeated, the island became part of the British colonies. In 1960,


A Sad Anniversary. 56th Year of occupation of the Sovereign Nation of Jammu and Kashmir. by Mushtaq A. Jeelani. Canada

The government in New Delhi proclaimed that the Indian forces would help restore normalcy in the State of Jammu and Kashmir and allow the people to exercise their right of self-determination in accordance with their freely expressed will, unhindered by any threat of internal disorder or external agg


Facilitation message, a Warning to Gay Bishop Gene Robinson. By Bishop Temotheus Nasir of Pakistan

Had I been in United States I would have even gone to the court to get an order of restrain against you and the consecration. Do you know what you have done? All over the world people are saying "shame to the church". You could not take care of your wife and household. (1. Timothy 3:4-5) how will yo



The term holiness is applied to Marriage, family and community in order to show relationship with the creator and with his being. In the New Testament holiness was envisioned primarily as the fullness of life in Christ by the presence and power of the Holy Spirit. The Christians were distinguished b


Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims witnessed the beatification of Mother Teresa in St. Peter's Square, Rome

Pope John Paul II, unable to pronounce a homily for the first time due to age and illness, presided over the rite which brings the world-famous nun close to sainthood, just six years after her death.

Indian sitar music blended with traditional hymns to celebrate the nun who spent more than 60 ye


Sexualizing the Church. Rt. Rev. Dr. Major (Retired) Timotheus Nasir, Arch Bishop of Pakistan,

"Homosexuality" is an "infectious disease" or sinful "epidemic" that is threatening the sanctity of the church as Body of Christ. This "deadly virus" of "homosexuality" caused punishment to the people of Sodom and Gomorrah. (Genesis. 18: 20-21 & 19: 1-27).

God has strictly forbidden "homosexualit


Born for forced Labour. BY Abbas Kassar. Hyderabad.

According to Munoo Bheel he with his family had worked as peasants tilling the lands of landlord Abdul Rahman Mari for many years but as the landlord did not pay them the share from sale of crops they raised on his lands according to Sindh Tenancy Law he had ran away from the lands of above Zamindar


A Pentecost for the Templars. By James Reese.

Then they saw what looked like tongues of fire which spread out and touched each person there. They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to talk in other languages, as the Spirit enabled them to speak.

Verses 40 - 42: Peter made his appeal to them and with many other words he urged th



This and other demands were raised in the first convention of Nazims of Taluka/Towns municipal administrations of Sindh held here on Sunday. More than 50 Nasims out of 86 attended the convention from all 16 districts of the province including Karachi. The convention formed Sindh Taluka/Town Nazims A


sociological discourse of the minorities and Socio-economic Injustice Against religious Minorities in Pakistan. By Sabir Michael

The more frequently visible minority groups residing in Pakistan are Christians 2,092,902, Hindu 2,111,271, Qadiani 286,212, Schedule Caste 332,343, Others 96,142 which includes Parsi, Buddhist and Bahais etc. (Ministry of Minority Affairs Islamabad) These minority groups are profoundly integrated i

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"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

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