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  1. A female Christ called Deng

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Eastern Lightning, sometimes called the Church of Almighty God, is a fast-growing cult that is believed to have attracted up to a million followers in rural areas across ... elements of Chinese nationalism with religion, claiming God has been reincarnated among Chinese people and will conquer the west. Eastern Lightning believes the apocalypse is at hand ...

  2. Cult aims to convert HK Catholics to its cause

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Kong's Catholics, using services for Pope John Paul II as a recruitment platform. Members of Eastern Lightning, condemned by mainstream churches as a demonic cult, handed out booklets ... It asks followers to believe in a Henan woman as Christ. Up to half a dozen Eastern Lightning members waited on the doorsteps of the Catholic Cathedral in Caine Road earlier this month, when ...

  3. News - World - CATHOLIC CHURCH

    Pope meets with Benedict in historic lunch

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... that in the event that Francis undoes some of Benedict's policies while he is still alive, the former pope could become a lightning rod for conservatives and polarise the Church. Additional reporting ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A pope who has failed to connect with the modern world

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty Kevin Rafferty says the pope's legacy of a wounded church may be too great a test for his successor Sound in doctrine, Benedict has little to say to those with everyday problems Soon after Benedict XVI announced he was quitting as pope at the end of this month, the Vatican was hit by a drenching thunderstorm in which violent lightning appeared over the top of St ...

  5. Myths of northern Europe

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Written by John Millen A shard of lightning flashes across the black sky and a deafening roar of thunder echoes over the black hills. Thor crashes his mighty hammer against the night and the storm grows to its peak. The raging tempest reminds the mortal beings below of the divine power behind all things on Earth and in the dark heavens. Welcome to the world of the Norse gods. ...

  6. Living Faith: Windows into the Sacred Life of India

    Posted Jul 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... captured are 'a kind of aromatic spell in which your senses reel', and ordinary men and women are presented as lightning rods for the divine. As Huston Smith, that master of comparative ...

  7. Motherless

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Antonella Gambotto-burke

    ... as memorable as a broken child as she is in lightning-rod womanhood. ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that would have been created by lightning on the primitive Earth, reacted with a concentrated urea solution (primordial ooze), such as might be found in an evaporating lagoon. When this mix ...

  9. An unholy war

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... Organisation, and its military wing Bajrang Dal (Lightning Force) tracked down 200 Christians in the forest, including Mr Naik and his family. The Hindu activists, armed with guns and swords, dragged Mr ...

  10. A show of faith

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... by lightning.' In Rome, Archbishop Angelo Amato, number two in the Vatican doctrinal office, called the book 'stridently anti-Christian, full of calumnies, offences and historical and theological ...



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