"Are we prepared to promote conditions in which the living contact with God can be reestablished? For our lives today have become godless to the point of complete vacuity. God is no longer with us in the conscious sense of the word. He is denied, ignored, excluded from every claim to have a part in our daily life." - Alfred Delp, S.J.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Another journalist beheaded...

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) release video apparently showing beheading of US hostage, Steven Sotloff - more here.

The other big story today seems to be that Hollywood celebs were hacked and nude photos/selfies have been made public.  WHO CARES!


  1. R.I.P. Steven Sotloff, I can only hope he was able to prepare himself as to what awaited him. Condolences to his family.
    Lord Jesus, remember him in your most tender mercy and grant him eternal rest.

    As far as the lost, self-important, crowd that calls itself Hollywood....what a bunch of hypocrites, crying foul just because they have posed nude for their secret cell phone lovers and then when hacked , they wanna sue.

    Tis a risk you take self- absorbed folks...keep your nude selves hidden so us riff-raff don't have to hear about it let alone care. <3

    Ah...Terry, what a sad day and yet, a day the Lord has blessed us with. I am giving thanks for the beauty of this day despite the heaviness of it too.

  2. I urge everyone NOT to view these videos or gruesome photographs of these diabolical acts. Do not give ISIS what it sought by filming these brutal murders. Give the dead and their families the dignity they deserve by refusing to look at their mutilation.

    As far as the stolen nude photos are concerned, I second your WHO CARES? What kind of women would do such a thing, let alone admit to it by reporting the photos stolen? Abomination is America's new normal.

    The gates of Hell will not prevail, but they sure have swung wide open.

    1. It's not just women. Anthony Weiner, anyone?

    2. I was referring to the "news" of this week, with actresses threatening mega-lawsuits. I didn't even think about Anthony Weiner and hopefully, I won't again. Not the kind of thing I like to keep filed in my ever-warning hard-drive.

  3. It is being reported that Steven Sotloff was a practicing Jew who held Israeli citizenship as well. One former hostage reports that in order to fast on Yom Kippur, Steven had to pretend to be sick so as not to eat.


    Prayers for him and his family.


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