Funeral for earthquake victims set for Amatrice after survivors rebel against plans – Universal One Church

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Amatrice was one of the areas worst hit by the earthquake (AP)

A state funeral will be held in one of the areas worst hit by the Italian earthquake after residents rebelled against the Government’s original plans

Construction crews worked through the night to build a tent complex to host an Italian state funeral in earthquake-devastated Amatrice after the public rejected the government’s original plan to hold the service in a distant airport hangar.

The funeral, due to be held late on Tuesday for more than 200 of the 292 victims, will now take place on the edge of Amatrice’s obliterated medieval centre on the grounds of a Catholic retreat for the elderly.

Italy also observed a second day of national mourning following the August 24 earthquake that flattened villages in central Italy.

The magnitude six earthquake struck in the early hours and was felt across a broad swathe of central Italy, including Rome and the Lazio region into Umbria and Le Marche on the Adriatic coast.

Amatrice was among the hardest-hit towns. Initially, authorities planned to hold the funeral in the provincial capital of Rieti – some distance from the earthquake-hit area – and let survivors watch it on television.

Residents already battling grief and trauma rebelled against the idea and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi reversed his decision.

For The Complete Article Including Footnotes & References: http://catholicsay.com/funeral-for-earthquake-victims-set-for-amatrice-after-survivors-rebel-against-plans/

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“A vocation is a fruit that ripens in a well cultivated field of mutual love that becomes mutual service, in the context of an authentic ecclesial life. No vocation is born of itself or lives for itself. A vocation flows from the heart of God and blossoms in the good soil of faithful people, in the experience of fraternal love. We are designed with a dreaming brain and a hopeful spirit; it is our nature to envision the life of our dreams. And while dreaming comes easy to us, we must never forget that it takes strength, dedication, and courageous action to bring that dream to life.”

Do you wish to pursue a vocation in ministry – become a minister, get ordained or serve as a wedding officiant? We provide ordination to men and women enabling work in all facets of Christian Ministry within the USA, Turkey, Canada, UK, Africa, South America, Germany, India, France, Switzerland, Thailand, Japan, Australia, China, Mexico and many other countries throughout the world.

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The Wedding Dance – Universal One Church

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Around the globe couples celebrate their unions with a wedding dance of some sort. Most religions, with the exception of those who still frown upon dancing, have some sort of wedding dance that is a part of this joyous event or the celebration of this event. This is much more than a simple dance. It is the dance that will begin your life as husband and wife. For this reason alone, many couples spend a great deal of time and effort choosing the perfect song to symbolize their love for each. Once decided, this is the song that is to be played for their wedding dance.

Your wedding dance is one of the few memories of your wedding that you will have forever. Most of your wedding day will go by in such a blur of faces that there will be few moments that stand out above the rest. Your wedding dance however, is the one time during your wedding reception that you and your spouse are truly alone within the crowd. All eyes may be on you both but this is your moment together and no one else in the room should matter at this moment. This is the reason that most people will remember their wedding dance long after they’ve forgotten other details about their wedding.

Some couples actually take wedding dance lessons in order to make sure that nothing goes wrong during their wedding dance. Many instructors often suggest that you use the shoes you will be wearing for your wedding as well as a skirt that is very similar to your wedding dress in order to actually get an honest feel for how you will be dancing on your wedding day. It is amazing how much of a difference the height of your shoes and the length of your skirt or train can make when it comes to dancing. These classes are very important for couples that truly want to have the fairy tale wedding experience though not necessarily practical for couples that are already working at the end of their budget constraints.

Ballroom dance lessons will often suffice for wedding dance lessons and in many cases are much less expensive if you can take them at a local community center rather than taking private lessons. Group lessons are almost always more economical and can be a great way for you and your future spouse to learn to dance together in time for your big night and your wedding dance.

If budgets won’t even allow for this indulgence to make your wedding dance a little easier to handle you can always opt to purchase an instructional video or DVD. It would be great fun to practice your wedding dance together before the big night and it is a great way to have fun together as a couple even after the big night. You can find videos and DVDs that teach all manner of dance steps that you may find appealing.

Otherwise you can always wing it. Pick a song you love, a dance you like and have fun without worrying about getting it perfect. You are beginning your new life together as a couple and who really needs the pressure of dancing perfect, right? It is also your day and that is one thing that far too few brides really realize when getting caught up in the pressure of creating the perfect wedding within a limited budget.

The thing to remember when planning your wedding and your wedding dance is that you and your spouse to be are the most important people in the process. Do not allow yourself to feel pressured into something that you don’t want in order to appease others. Make your wedding day and your wedding dance completely your own if you are not interested in or comfortable with the idea of taking lessons from someone else. You and your partner will be glad that you did what was right for you when all is said and done.

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Ordination

“A vocation is a fruit that ripens in a well cultivated field of mutual love that becomes mutual service, in the context of an authentic ecclesial life. No vocation is born of itself or lives for itself. A vocation flows from the heart of God and blossoms in the good soil of faithful people, in the experience of fraternal love. We are designed with a dreaming brain and a hopeful spirit; it is our nature to envision the life of our dreams. And while dreaming comes easy to us, we must never forget that it takes strength, dedication, and courageous action to bring that dream to life.”

Do you wish to pursue a vocation in ministry – become a minister, get ordained or serve as a wedding officiant? We provide ordination to men and women enabling work in all facets of Christian Ministry within the USA, Turkey, Canada, UK, Africa, South America, Germany, India, France, Switzerland, Thailand, Japan, Australia, China, Mexico and many other countries throughout the world.

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Vatican News as Rome Reports for 8.30.16 – Courtesy of the Universal One Church

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Mission Statement:

“The Universal One Church defends the unborn, feeds the hungry, shelters the homeless, educates the young, welcomes refugees, and cares for the sick, both at home and abroad. They believe the Bible is the verbally inspired, inerrant Word of God. The Universal One Church is born, one in Christ, with a precise, but open identity, that embraces the whole world, without exception”

Ordination

“A vocation is a fruit that ripens in a well cultivated field of mutual love that becomes mutual service, in the context of an authentic ecclesial life. No vocation is born of itself or lives for itself. A vocation flows from the heart of God and blossoms in the good soil of faithful people, in the experience of fraternal love. We are designed with a dreaming brain and a hopeful spirit; it is our nature to envision the life of our dreams. And while dreaming comes easy to us, we must never forget that it takes strength, dedication, and courageous action to bring that dream to life.”

Do you wish to pursue a vocation in ministry – become a minister, get ordained or serve as a wedding officiant? We provide ordination to men and women enabling work in all facets of Christian Ministry within the USA, Turkey, Canada, UK, Africa, South America, Germany, India, France, Switzerland, Thailand, Japan, Australia, China, Mexico and many other countries throughout the world.

Summary

The Universal One Church as the name implies is a worldwide Religious Non-Profit Organization, extending its reach to the ends of the earth and to the every corner of the globe. The Universal One Church offers weekly Sunday Services, Bible Study, News and more on the Universal One Church TV and Radio Networks
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Current Events & World News for 8.30.16 From Reverend Cesidio Tallini, Universal One Church

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Intermicronational World Second Thought of the Month (Jung 2016)
Originally in Italian: “Markets without morals” [Sergio] Marchionne [CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles] speaks of ethics. Then [Recep Tayyip] Erdogan will talk to us about democracy, and [Count] Dracula about blood donations. — @manginobrioches

The Government Is Looking For Anyone To Stay In This Creepy Ghost Town… For Free
Garnet in the US state of Montana may not be for every American homeless man or woman, and it is definitely not for those who are artistic, sensitive, or psychic like myself, those who can actually sense the presence of disembodied souls who have nothing better to do but bother people while they sleep, but it is definitely at least one practical solution to the homeless problem, if you can sleep like a log. [TheVintageNews.com]
https://www.thevintagenews.com/2015/09/21/the-government-is-looking-for-anyone-to-stay-in-this-creepy-ghost-town-for-free/

Paramedic Outsmarts EpiPen Price Gougers… Creates EPIC New Solution
The paramedic trainer and EMS (Emergency Medical Services) coordinator had to get a “variance” (an official dispensation from a rule or regulation) from the US state of Utah Health Department, so that his EMTs (Emergency Medical Technicians) could carry his kit, but he managed to get the same EpiPen emergency medicine for 3.50 USD, instead of 400 USD. If governments were half the moral agent this man clearly is, we would have actually solved most of the world’s most pressing problems long ago. [ConservativeTribune.com]
http://conservativetribune.com/epipen-price-gougers-solution/

Enemy within? German army looking for Islamist infiltrators in its ranks, report says
German Military Intelligence (MAD) is looking into nearly 300 cases of potential extremists, including Islamist infiltrators in its ranks, and is mulling tougher screening for recruits because of the situation, Die Welt reports, citing military sources. [RT.com]
https://www.rt.com/news/357492-germany-islamists-infiltrators-army/

Fabricating Lies, Promoting Imperial Wars, Decimating Countries, Impoverishing Millions: Megaphone for Mass Murder
Despite its pretentious scribblers and prestigious claims, the Financial Times is little more than a belligerent purveyor of militarist policies designed for the most retrograde sectors of the ruling elite. Not only the Financial Times has been militaristic, but it has also lied about the actual economic state of countries like China for a decade. Putin has also been presented for over a decade as an existential threat to the West, when in fact it was the Western armies of NATO which expanded to the borders of Russia, and it was the US which financed a neo-fascist coup in Kiev. [GlobalResearch.ca]
http://www.globalresearch.ca/fabricating-lies-promoting-imperial-wars-decimating-countries-impoverishing-millions-megaphone-for-mass-murder/5543000

Sorry! Bing Translates ‘Daesh’ as ‘Saudi Arabia’, Infuriates the Kingdom
A bizarre error in a Microsoft search engine algorithm has outraged the Saudi Arabian monarchy, but donors in Saudi Arabia do constitute the most significant source of funding to Sunni terrorist groups worldwide. [SputnikNews.com]
http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20160830/1044756420/bing-daesh-saudi-arabia-translation.html

The End of East Antarctica: Emergence of Destructive Blue Lakes
The emergence of around 8,000 blue lakes on East Antarctica’s ice sheets has captured the attention of scientists who are concerned about the related implications. This is documented in a paper published in Geophysical Research Letters. [News.IslandCrisis.net]
http://news.islandcrisis.net/2016/08/the-end-of-east-antarctica-emergence-of-destructive-blue-lakes/

~ The Hon Most Rev Dr Cesidio Tallini is the Governor of the United Micronations Multi-Oceanic Archipelago (UMMOA). He is also known as Sachem Wequarran Archimedes; is the Sachem (or Paramount Chief) of the Ryamecah Confederation; and is also the Meddís Túvtiks (meaning Chief Magistrate in the ancient Oscan language) of the Hernici Tribe. Tallini is also the President and founder of the Cesidian Root, a global Internet with over 20 root servers distributed over the northern hemisphere of the world. Tallini is the Bishop and founder of the Cesidian Church; the International President of the International Network of Bishops and Archbishops; a Voting Member of the Electoral College of Bishops of the Universal One Church; and a Native American Medicine Man. Tallini is also Deputy, Ambassador at Large, International Ambassador, or Special Representative for several IGOs and NGOs, and was even made Ambassador at Large of Antarctica and Unrepresented or Underrepresented Polities by The Multipurpose Inter-Parliamentary Union (TMIPU). Tallini has earned both American and Italian high school diplomas in the past; has earned several different post-secondary education diplomas and certificates, including a National Work Readiness Credential from the National Work Readiness Council, and a Certificate of Qualification to Practice from the Law Society of Cabinda; and has earned a BS degree from the University of Phoenix, another BSc degree, two religious doctorate degrees, and was awarded several honorary doctorates. Tallini is also the de facto or de jure author of several books in English and Italian; the father of Cesidian law, analytic theology, Cesidian salubriology, and Fourth-Fifth World studies; the developer of several indigenous and novel time, linguistic, educational, and intellectual property systems; and an independent scholar. You may contact Reverend Cesidio Tallini at: http://cesidio.org/or through his Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/ctallini This news summary is brought to you by Intermicronational World [IW.gs]. We are happy to serve as a genuinely alternative news source, and to more than just micronations or alternative polities. IW is not a tool of the CIA, or any other intelligence agency, nor does it depend on news sources, and intelligence analysis, from any specific national source. IW promotes the interests of real world unrepresented or underrepresented nations, micronations, and minorities. IW publishes original articles in English and Italian, and often distributes articles in French and Portuguese. IW also sporadically distributes articles in other languages, such as Russian, Spanish, and Interlingua.

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Ordination

“A vocation is a fruit that ripens in a well cultivated field of mutual love that becomes mutual service, in the context of an authentic ecclesial life. No vocation is born of itself or lives for itself. A vocation flows from the heart of God and blossoms in the good soil of faithful people, in the experience of fraternal love. We are designed with a dreaming brain and a hopeful spirit; it is our nature to envision the life of our dreams. And while dreaming comes easy to us, we must never forget that it takes strength, dedication, and courageous action to bring that dream to life.”

Do you wish to pursue a vocation in ministry – become a minister, get ordained or serve as a wedding officiant? We provide ordination to men and women enabling work in all facets of Christian Ministry within the USA, Turkey, Canada, UK, Africa, South America, Germany, India, France, Switzerland, Thailand, Japan, Australia, China, Mexico and many other countries throughout the world.

Summary

The Universal One Church as the name implies is a worldwide Religious Non-Profit Organization, extending its reach to the ends of the earth and to the every corner of the globe. The Universal One Church offers weekly Sunday Services, Bible Study, News and more on the Universal One Church TV and Radio Networks
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Texas Seminary First in Nation to Require Students to Complete Sexual Abuse Awareness Training – Universal One Church

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Dallas Theological Seminary

The campus of Dallas Theological Seminary of Dallas, Texas.

Students pursuing a ministry degree at an evangelical seminary in Texas are now required to complete sexual abuse awareness training as part of their education.

Dallas Theological Seminary announced earlier this month that it’s partnering with the group MinistrySafe to provide training for ministry degree students.

Reportedly the first seminary in the nation to do so, the requirement takes effect during the fall semester, which began on Monday, and can be met via an internship offered by MinistrySafe.

DTS President Mark Bailey said in a statement, “we’re pleased to partner with MinistrySafe to equip our students to protect those who are most vulnerable.”

“There are some issues that a seminary just can’t prepare you for and that you have to learn on the job once you’re out in ministry,” Bailey said.

“With this issue, if you’re learning on the job, something terrible has already happened. We don’t want our students and the children who are served by their ministries to experience that.”

Mark Yarbrough, DTS’ vice president for academic affairs, told The Christian Post that the decision to work with MinistrySafe came following a presentation that the group gave at the seminary.

“Listening to their statistics and stories, I realized how big a problem abuse can be and that there are procedures that churches and ministries need to be doing to protect our kids,” explained Yarbrough, who’s also an academic dean and assistant professor of Bible exposition at DTS.

“The need for these guidelines are part of the new reality of 21st century ministry, and students need to have them before they enter ministry.”

Based in Fort Worth, Texas, MinistrySafe’s stated mission is to help train ministries to protect children from sexual abuse.

“MinistrySafe provides training and resources to more than 3,500 organizations on six continents,” reads their website. … “When an effective safety system is put into place, staff members and volunteers can focus on their core purpose, knowing precautions have been taken to prevent abuse and protect children in their care.”

Yarbrough told CP that “there really isn’t another organization out there that has the decades of experience that the MinistrySafe team brings.”

“They are experts in the legal issues as well as the protocols that ministries need to implement to protect our children from the terrible things that can happen,” continued Yarbrough.

“As painful as it is to say, sexual abuse in the church is not a fringe issue for an elective. It’s a top priority for setting the church apart as a place of safety and security, and protecting the next generation of leaders.”

For The Complete Article Including Footnotes & References: http://www.christianpost.com/news/texas-seminary-require-ministry-students-complete-sexual-abuse-awareness-training-168750/

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Mission Statement:

“The Universal One Church defends the unborn, feeds the hungry, shelters the homeless, educates the young, welcomes refugees, and cares for the sick, both at home and abroad. They believe the Bible is the verbally inspired, inerrant Word of God. The Universal One Church is born, one in Christ, with a precise, but open identity, that embraces the whole world, without exception”

Ordination

“A vocation is a fruit that ripens in a well cultivated field of mutual love that becomes mutual service, in the context of an authentic ecclesial life. No vocation is born of itself or lives for itself. A vocation flows from the heart of God and blossoms in the good soil of faithful people, in the experience of fraternal love. We are designed with a dreaming brain and a hopeful spirit; it is our nature to envision the life of our dreams. And while dreaming comes easy to us, we must never forget that it takes strength, dedication, and courageous action to bring that dream to life.”

Do you wish to pursue a vocation in ministry – become a minister, get ordained or serve as a wedding officiant? We provide ordination to men and women enabling work in all facets of Christian Ministry within the USA, Turkey, Canada, UK, Africa, South America, Germany, India, France, Switzerland, Thailand, Japan, Australia, China, Mexico and many other countries throughout the world.

Summary

The Universal One Church as the name implies is a worldwide Religious Non-Profit Organization, extending its reach to the ends of the earth and to the every corner of the globe. The Universal One Church offers weekly Sunday Services, Bible Study, News and more on the Universal One Church TV and Radio Networks
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Care-less: The Sin of Indifference – A Jesuit’s Blog, Universal One Church

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A judge once asked Charlie Sheen why someone like him, handsome and famous, would have to pay for sex. Mr. Sheen explained that he didn’t pay people to have sex – he paid them to leave.

Similar things could be said of many cheap intimacies in our lives. In the name of efficiency or convenience we avoid the costs of intimacy, and in doing so we pay a steep price. Mr. Sheen’s insight is, in its way, a keen one: what we pay for is freedom from the pain of intimacy and not actually an experience of it. We exchange the reality of intimacy for isolation. This trade brings us to a place where our deepest desires are too painful to share and in that painful place we want only one thing of them: to go away. So we harden our hearts, we pay them to leave, and we find ourselves alone.

I once heard someone say that they’d rather commit a sin of passion than one of cold indifference, and though (thank God) these are not the only options I know what they meant. Let’s just say that, when I stand before the judge, I’ll have more explaining to do about the times I left too soon than the times I stayed the night.

This is all to say that my greatest sins haven’t been moments of too much intimacy; they’ve been moments when I refused intimacy or confused it with something else, something convenient or easy, something passionless. To sin is to deny the duty of love, and cold indifference certainly fits into this category.

Let’s call it care-less-ness.

There is a whole litany of saints and sinners who have loved me well – many of whom still do – even when I was unable to return the favor. It’s not that I haven’t offered my own share of tenderness, it’s that being given the gift of presence, attention, or of care, is humbling. And this teaches me that, in the end, it’s not my acts that I’m concerned about as much as the times I failed to act, failed to respond to the gift of love, failed to accept it and failed to give myself to it in response. Often enough these failures were times when I disguised my being careless as being careful.

Looking back on the life I’ve lived thus far, I find that I don’t regret many choices I’ve made. But I sure as hell regret the times when I refused to choose, refused to make a decision. I regret the moments of passive or compulsive assent to the ebb and flow of entropy and decay – a kind of assent that is essentially a denial of desire, acted upon or not. Of course we mustn’t act on every whim, but when passivity replaces passion we find many abused or underappreciated relationships, and lots of wasted time. You can hurt a lot of people by never making a choice, and when – out of fear of failure or mistake or unclarity – we refuse to act we not only miss the mark, we miss an opportunity. We miss the chance of accepting consequence.

There it is. Are we willing to live a life of consequence? Are we willing to accept that our actions (or inactions) are never inconsequential? Is there a greater sin than considering the gift of life and love – your own, someone else’s – something of little worth? Isn’t this the sin of indifference? Isn’t this at the heart of most of our pain and hatred, carelessness, neglect, and refusal? Have we ever chosen convenience over consequence? Have we ever paid someone to leave instead of asking them to stay?

It seems that apathy toward our self or someone else is among the gravest rejections of freedom and love. Indifference feigns tolerance by saying that you’re acceptable in a way that suggests that it really doesn’t matter who you are. Love suggests the opposite: that you’re acceptable exactly because of who you are and not in spite of it. It’s not that it doesn’t matter what you do, it’s that it matters absolutely. When you experience love and find true acceptance it’s an experience of love not because they could care less about who you are, but because they couldn’t possibly care more.

In this life we can’t afford to ask our desires to leave, because it is our desire, wounded and insecure as it may be, that will save us in the end. It is in the great passion of our lives that love is found; it is in our deepest desires that we discover the heart of God, a sacred heart. To hide in cold indifference is to smother a great and warming flame. Our hearts are burning within us. And to deny this is to withhold one of the great gifts of spirit for which our cold hard world cries every day, all night long.

For The Complete Article Including Footnotes & References: https://thejesuitpost.org/2016/08/note-to-self-keep-your-clothes-on/

Brendan Busse, SJ – was born and raised in southern California. His love of narrative and social justice led him to pursue degrees in English (BA) and Theology (MA) at Loyola Marymount University. Before joining the Jesuits he served as a Jesuit Volunteer in Belize and worked in Campus Ministry at LMU as the director of Community Service and Social Justice. In recent years he studied Social Philosophy (MA) at Loyola University, Chicago and taught in the Matteo Ricci College of Seattle University. He now lives in Madrid where his days are spent learning Spanish, studying spirituality, eating large lunches, and taking long naps. You may reach Brother Brendan at: bbussesj@thejesuitpost.org

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Mission Statement:

“The Universal One Church defends the unborn, feeds the hungry, shelters the homeless, educates the young, welcomes refugees, and cares for the sick, both at home and abroad. They believe the Bible is the verbally inspired, inerrant Word of God. The Universal One Church is born, one in Christ, with a precise, but open identity, that embraces the whole world, without exception”

Ordination

“A vocation is a fruit that ripens in a well cultivated field of mutual love that becomes mutual service, in the context of an authentic ecclesial life. No vocation is born of itself or lives for itself. A vocation flows from the heart of God and blossoms in the good soil of faithful people, in the experience of fraternal love. We are designed with a dreaming brain and a hopeful spirit; it is our nature to envision the life of our dreams. And while dreaming comes easy to us, we must never forget that it takes strength, dedication, and courageous action to bring that dream to life.”

Do you wish to pursue a vocation in ministry – become a minister, get ordained or serve as a wedding officiant? We provide ordination to men and women enabling work in all facets of Christian Ministry within the USA, Turkey, Canada, UK, Africa, South America, Germany, India, France, Switzerland, Thailand, Japan, Australia, China, Mexico and many other countries throughout the world.

Summary

The Universal One Church as the name implies is a worldwide Religious Non-Profit Organization, extending its reach to the ends of the earth and to the every corner of the globe. The Universal One Church offers weekly Sunday Services, Bible Study, News and more on the Universal One Church TV and Radio Networks
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