JABBA THE MOSQUE

From THE TELEGRAPH: Lego has been accused of racism by the Turkish community in Austria over a Star Wars model that supposedly resembles the Hagia Sophia Basilica (now a museum) in Istanbul and that the accompanying figures depicted Asians and … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

I’M IN CHARGE NOW!

From AGENCE-FRANCE-PRESSE: Twitter newcomer Pope Benedict XVI has complained that popular social media users and smooth talkers are creating a din and stealing attention from those trying to address key social and faith issues. “The culture of social networks… pose … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

BLOODY ART

From SAINT LOUIS POST-DISPATCH: Blood is artist Jordan Eagles’ chosen medium, and through it he strives to express both the energy and the spiritual symbolism of blood, of the flame and its meanings. He started using animal blood when he … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

A FAKE MARTYRDOM

From ABC NEWS: The Vatican’s head of doctrine says critics in North America and Europe are conducting a “concerted campaign” to discredit the Catholic Church that is resulting in open attacks against priests. In an interview published Saturday by Germany … [CLICK TO READ MORE]