Posts Tagged ‘shrine’

Man Who Destroyed Satanic Shrine In Iowa Capitol Charged With Hate Crime

Michael Cassidy, a Christian veteran who decapitated a Satanic shrine on display in the Iowa State Capitol building, has been charged with a ‘hate crime’. Yes, really. If you object to literal Satanic displays in public buildings you are now hateful. Back in December, Cassidy, beheaded the caped figure placed in the building by The […]

Right Wing Round-Up: A Shrine to Trump

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Far-right Hindus destroy Muslim shrine

A Muslim shrine in Rishikesh in India was torn down by far-right Hindu vigilantes who say the mosque was ‘illegally built’. Source

Ayatollah Khamenei meets family members of shrine martyrs

TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday received members of the families of the shrine martyrs. Source

On the Yasukuni Shrine Factor in Another Ceremony in Japan Marking the End of the War in the Pacific

At the outset, a few words about the dates by which countries mark events of international significance. It is quite common for something to be perceived as the same event, but its beginning and end are dated differently by different countries. In Japan, the date August 15, 1945 is significant because it is believed to […]

Pre-Pottery “Perfect” Neolithic Shrine Found in East Jordan Desert

A team of Jordanian and French archaeologists have found an exceptionally well-preserved and intact Neolithic shrine at a remote prehistoric hunting campsite in Jordan’s eastern desert that dates back roughly 9,000 years, reports NPR. This places the shrine in the late Pre-Pottery Neolithic era, a Neolithic culture mostly existed in upper Mesopotamia and the Levant, […]

Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Accident is Another Tragic Example of Preventable Tragedies Related to Religious Gatherings

In the early hours of January 1, just as the new year dawned, a big tragedy spread a wave of sadness in Jammu where 12 pilgrims died and almost as many were injured in a stampede. It is really sad that such an accident which generally takes place in conditions of overcrowding  has taken place […]

Saint Nicholas Shrine To Be Illuminated for September 11

Saint Nicholas Shrine at Ground Zero in Manhattan, New York will open its doors on September 10, 2021, twenty years after the terrorist attacks on the United States. Credit: GOARCH Saint Nicholas Shrine, the church that was built on the site of the only church that was demolished in the terrorist attacks of September 11, […]

Shrine to replace church destroyed on 9/11 nears completion

In the immediate aftermath the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, John’s relatives held on to hope that he might have survived. They put up missing-person posters in Lower Manhattan and searched the streets and hospitals for him. But as the days stretched into weeks, “our priest insisted that we, for the sake of his soul, […]

Bury-St-Edmunds Abbey: Shrine of the King, Cradle of the Law

If you’ve never visited the Suffolk region of southern England, you may not have heard the name of Bury-St-Edmunds. But this small medieval town is home to one of the most important and powerful monasteries of the Middle Ages. The Abbey compound is now in ruins, and aside from two rather impressive gatehouses little of […]

Donation of daffodils to Imam Reza (AS) shrine made national heritage

Donation of daffodils to Imam Reza (AS) shrine made national heritage – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – An annual ritual involving the donation of 8,000 daffodil bulbs to the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) has been inscribed on the national heritage list. The Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts announced the inscription on Thursday in […]

Saint Nicholas Shrine Hits Record-Breaking $95 Million Fundraising Total

An artist’s rendition of the appearance of the new Saint Nicholas Shrine in New York City. Credit: GOARCH The Friends of Saint Nicholas, the non-profit organization formed to complete the construction of the Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine in New York, announced on Monday that the total of the fundraising has reached $95 million. […]

Knife-Wielding Spider God Mural Found at Shrine in Peru

Archaeologists have identified a 3,200-year-old ceremonial center in Peru’s northern Virú province. The site has been partially destroyed and is still waiting full excavations, but they’ve already found a colorful mural of a knife-wielding spider god created by a pre-Columbian culture. The spider god mural was created with shades of ocher, yellow, gray, and white. […]

Judicial officials visit Imam Khomeini shrine to renew loyalty to ideals of Islamic Revolution

Top judicial officials, including top judge Ebrahim Raisi, visited the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, to renew their allegiance to the ideals of the Islamic Revolution. The visit took place as Iran is celebrating the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. This year’s celebrations started on January 31 and will last until February 10. Source

Leader visits Imam Khomeini shrine as Islamic Revolution marking 42nd anniversary

TEHRAN – Concurrent with the start of “the 10-Day Dawn” and on the eve of the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei visited the shrine of Imam Khomeini and the martyrs’ cemetery on Sunday. The 10-Day Dawn starts from Bahman 12 to Bahman 22, which this year […]

Mine-free River Jordan shrine ends 50 year wait for Epiphany procession

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Thousands of Cubans visit shrine of San Lazaro as part of annual tradition

Thousands of Cubans go to the shrine of San Lazaro every year but with the economic hardship due to the pandemic, the annual ritual had a special resonance. The island closed its borders, crushing the tourism industry, and has been subject to heavier US sanctions. Believers in face masks crawled for several kilometres to reach […]

Based Dutchman Turned His House into Shrine for Franco

This Dutchman is a Based Hero. He has all the right views and names the enemy like a Champ. As you can see in the video, most of the people who attend these pro-Franco rallies are old and there are very few women. There were a few based women there, but they were probably over […]

Photos: Hazrat Masoumeh shrine hosts Ramadan Iftar in Qom

Tasnim  | Mohammad Ali Marizad: Pilgrims eat their Iftar (breaking of fast) meal at the holy shrine of Hazrat Masoumeh, in Iran’s holy city of Qom.       Source Article from

Dating tests on ‘Christ’s tomb’ confirm origins of ancient shrine

Researchers studying Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre made the discovery after taking mortar samples from the original limestone surface of the burial bed inside the tomb. They also tested the marble slab laid over it.   READ MORE: Rock of ages: Man-made 10,000yo monolith found off Italian coast The results, as reported by National […]

English speaking pilgrims mourn on Prophet’s demise at Imam Reza Shrine

AhlulBayt News Agency – Concurrent with 28th of Safar and demise anniversary of Islam Prophet (S.A.W.) and his older grandson Imam Hasan (A.S.), English speaking pilgrims from different countries attended Razavi Holy Shrine and mourn. These days, holy city of Mashhad is replete with numerous mournful people who, by attending Razavi Shrine, mourn in the […]

Photos: Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning at Shah-Abdol-Azim shrine

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on September 28 Iran Front Page- IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, September 28, and picked headlines… Source Article from

Speaker: Holy Shrine defenders guarantee Iran’s security, dignity

IRNA – Defenders of the Holy Shrine guaranteed security, awareness and dignity for Iranian people, Majlis (Parliament) speaker Ali Larijani said. Larijani made the remarks Monday in a meeting to commemorate the late military advisor Mohsen Hojajji who was beheaded by terrorist group Daesh in Syria. Hojajji and his peers have brought about value for […]

Israel Dismantles Metal Detectors from Key Jerusalem Shrine

21st Century Wire says… The removal of metal detectors at al-Aqsa Mosque in Occupied Jerusalem was part of a deal under which saw Israeli diplomats and an embassy security guard repatriated from Jordan to Israel following a fatal shooting of two Jordanians on Sunday night. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut the deal this week which might […]

ISIS Claim Credit for Attack on Iranian Parliament, Holy Shrine in Tehran

21st Century Wire A multi-prong terrorist attack has struck Iran’s capital city this morning. Gunmen and suicide bombers converged on three targets including Iran’s Parliament building and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, killing staff and members of the public.  According Tasnim News, the terrorist attack has killed seven people so far, while 4 others are being held hostage on the […]

Photos: Shrine of Prophet Khaled in Northeastern Iran

MNA | Aboutaleb Nadri: Shrine of Khalid Nabi, a pre-Islamic prophet , is a beautiful place surrounded with a strange cemetery. Located in a mountainous area of Turkmen Sahra, the shrine hosts hundreds of visitors during the spring.   Source Article from

Poland must target Kaliningrad, Moscow Metro & RT to deter Russian invasion – think tank

Called ‘Arming for Deterrence’, the 25-page document released by the US-based Atlantic Council says what NATO in general and Poland in particular should do to “counter a resurgent Russia.” The threat of such an attack is imminent, the report states. ​Lithuania prints ‘Russian invasion’ survival manual “Even if Moscow currently has no immediate intent to challenge […]

Chilcot Report on Iraq War: Whitewashes Jewish Lobby

On July 6, UK’s five-member panel headed by Sir John Chilcot admitted after seven years what most political-aware people knew by the end of 2003 that former prime minister Tony Blair’s joined American invasion of Iraq in 2003 on Purim night which was totally wrong as Saddam Hussein didn’t possessed WMDs or threatened to invade United Kingdom. Tony […]

Boroujerdi elected head of Majlis national security commission

Tehran, June 19, IRNA – Majlis Deputy Aladdin Boroujerdi was elected as head of national security and foreign policy commission of the 10th parliament. At the first meeting of the commission in new parliament, which was held on Sunday afternoon, the presiding board of the commission were elected. Boroujerdi served as head of the commission […]

Politically, Turnbull’s affluence can be used to feed different narratives

Michelle Grattan (TC) :  While the Coalition accusingly targets Labor for “class war” politics, Tuesday’s Essential poll reinforces the fact that Australians think there are classes and tag themselves and political parties to them. There is a view that Malcolm Turnbull mightn’t be ‘one of us’ but is a viable leader. Lukas Coch/AAP The poll […]

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