Daily Archives: 09/06/2011

Prince Philip’s latest gaffe: says he favours ageism — discrimination against older people

‘There is an ageism in this country, as everywhere, and quite rightly so, because I think you go downhill – physically, mentally and everything.’ ~ Prince Philip

Posted in Quote of the Day | Tagged , , ,

The Roman Catholic Church: some facts and figures worth bearing in mind

Cited here: The Catholic Church , world-wide, runs: 5, 428 Hospitals 18, 025 Dispensaries 529 Care Homes for Lepers 15,985 Homes for the Elderly, Chronically Ill or Disabled 9, 962 Orphanages 11,902 Child Care Centers 13,945 Marriage Counselling Centers 34,945 … Continue reading

Posted in Atheism, Christian Churches | Tagged , , , , ,

Indian Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil is in the running for the Nobel Peace Prize

Indian Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil is in the running for the Nobel Peace Prize. The candidacy of Archbishop Menamparampil for the Nobel Peace Prize was launched by the Italian magazine “The Salesian Bulletin”, which remarked how the Archbishop, a skilled mediator … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Churches, Politics, World Events