'“You know the match never even happened, said the curmudgeonly Aldershot cabby. “Nah, just a myth. Mind you, Jesus wasn’t born on Christmas neither.” He’d still not finished. “And Father Christmas actually used to be green till they turned him red for a Coke ad.” ' (Hattenstone, 18/12/14).
Dazing descriptions of refugee pas will move you want to help this Fathers Day
Iraq, which has fallen out of the spotlight since the December 2011 U. troop withdrawal, has been plagued by rising internal conflict and instability.
There are now less than 300,000 #Christians left in #Iraq. Intense fighting has destroyed homes and livelihoods making families destitute and powerless. Aid to the #Church in Need is prioritising pastoral help and emergency aid for displaced and #refugee families in the #MiddleEast, as their needs are growing every day.Your gift could provide emergency relief including water, food, shelter, #medicine and clothing.
Philippines president 'Duterte Harry' says palace is haunted The new President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte has refused to live in the Malacanang Palace. The presidential palace is reputedly haunted by the ghosts of two heads of state and a valet.
On Christmas Eve, the Iraqi people braved the attempts of the Islamic State to sabotage the holy festival of Christmas, and all over Iraq, celebrated the special Midnight Mass in Churches across the country.