Tuesday, October 23, 2007



DANIEL 7:23-24
23 Thus he said, The fourth beast(THE EU,REVIVED ROME) shall be the fourth kingdom upon earth,(7TH WORLD EMPIRE) which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces.(TR BLOCKS)
24 And the ten horns out of this kingdom are ten kings that shall arise:(10 NATIONS) and another shall rise after them;(#11 SPAIN) and he shall be diverse from the first, and he shall subdue three kings.(BE HEAD OF 3 KINGS OR NATIONS).


REVELATION 6:1-2,13:1-3,7-9,16
1 And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see.
2 And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.(THIS IS THE EU DICTATOR)
2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.(THE JEWISH EU DICTATOR GETS HIS POWER FROM SATAN,HE COMES FROM THE OCCULT).
7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.
8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
9 If any man have an ear, let him hear.
16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:

DANIEL 11:36-40
36 And the king shall do according to his will;(EU PRESIDENT) and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvellous things against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished: for that that is determined shall be done.
37 Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers,(THIS EU DICTATOR IS A EUROPEAN JEW) nor the desire of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all.
38 But in his estate shall he honour the God of forces:(HES A MILITARY GINIUS) and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honour with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.
39 Thus shall he do in the most strong holds (CONTROL HEZBOLLAH,AL-QUAIDA MURDERERS ETC) with a strange god, whom he shall acknowledge and increase with glory: and he shall cause them to rule over many,(HIS ARMY LEADERS) and shall divide the land for gain.
40 And at the time of the end shall the king of the south(EGYPT) push at him:(EU DICTATOR PROTECTING ISRAELS SECURITY) and the king of the north(RUSSIA) shall come against him like a whirlwind, with chariots, and with horsemen, and with many ships; and he shall enter into the countries, and shall overflow and pass over.

First names floated for top new EU jobs
22.10.2007 - 08:02 CET | By Renata Goldirova

EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS – Although the ink on the new EU treaty deal is barely dry, several names are already being floated as possible candidates for the European Union's first-ever president – among them Tony Blair, former UK prime minister.He [Tony Blair] is a very remarkable man, the most pro-European of all Britons. It would be quite a smart move to consider him, French president Nicolas Sarkozy said on Friday (19 October), triggering speculations about who could be given a high-profile job after the new Lisbon Treaty enters into force, set for mid-2009. A similar message came from UK prime minister Gordon Brown, who said Mr Blair would be a great candidate for any significant international job. However, he added it was premature to debate the list of possible candidates before the treaty is ratified. Although the job comes with no executive powers, the new president of the European Council - a body representing EU governments - is expected to be a top politician. The first president is also expected to set the job description for future presidents. The post is a two and a half year term, but it can be held twice. The system replaces the current situation where the post rotates among member states every six months. But despite his high-profile career, giving an EU post to Mr Blair would probably cause some strong controversy.

Critics continue to point to his support of the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 - something that caused a deep rift in the EU. Others question his commitment to the European project, given the fact that London does not participate in some key common policies. A spokesperson for former UK leader told British media that Mr Blair - who is now the quartet's envoy to the Middle East - was focusing on his current role. Luxembourg's prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker, Danish prime minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Poland's former president Aleksander Kwasniewski have also been tipped for the top job.

Foreign affairs representative

Meanwhile, European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso - reportedly eyeing a second term from 2009 - has welcomed prospects of a permanent EU president, saying it will bring more stability and continuity.It is better for the commission president to have relation with the president on permanent, well-known basis than to establish relations every six month, Mr Barroso said despite his recently expressed concern that the EU president post will shift power away from EU institutions towards member states. Similarly, Mr Barroso praised the newly created post of EU foreign affairs representative, combining the two current jobs of EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana and EU external affairs commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner. A great part of our work in the commission is spent on articulation [...] to the council, Mr Barroso said on the position, which is expected to improve the European Union's profile on international scene and - perhaps - finally give the world a single phone number to call in Europe.Unlike the EU president, the appointment of the foreign affairs chief to set to be controlled by the European Parliament as the politician in question will also be a vice-president of the European Commission.
Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt has been cited as a possible candidate for the post.

EU vows to shape globalisation
22.10.2007 - 08:30 CET | By Renata Goldirova

EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS – Having finally put six years of institutional wrangling behind it with last week's agreement on a new treaty, the 27-nation EU says it is now confident to face outside challenges.In December, EU leaders are expected to adopt a declaration, which should underline the bloc's change of priorities – moving from institutional matters towards issues such as globalisation and climate change. We have agreed that we should rule out further institutional change for years ahead, UK prime minister Gordon Brown said on Friday (19 October) – something he said he personally hoped would be the case for at least a decade.

The union now has less than two months to agree a list of new priorities linked to globalisation and subsequently move on to agreeing the best political recipe for how to deal with the phenomenon. According to the European Commission, the EU should avoid being a passive spectator, but rather shape globalisation. In practice, it is promoting the so-called principle of reciprocity - meaning trading partners should open their markets as much as the EU does.We should be open, but not naive. We should not close our doors, rather we should encourage others to open theirs, commission president Jose Manuel Barroso said, suggesting that openness is a two-way street and that third countries should offer comparable levels of openness to EU exporters and investors.
In addition, foreign companies wishing to do business in EU territory should not be allowed to by-pass the rules applied in the union's internal market.

Speaking at the EU summit Friday (19 October), French president Nicolas Sarkozy proved to be the strongest advocate of such a principle.Let's not be naive, we must demand a reciprocity, he said, complaining about the severe environmental and social requirements placed upon EU businesses, but not followed by their non-European competitors. We have to remind others there are rights as well as obligations, Mr Sarkozy added, singling out Russia and China.

Academic handbook could form basis for EU civil code
22.10.2007 - 07:07 CET | By Mark Beunderman

EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS - Academic researchers are finalising a big European Commission-funded legal handbook containing the core principles of EU member states' private law.EU officials say the catalogue, to be presented to the commission in December, could in future form the basis for a full-blown European civil code.More than 150 law researchers from across Europe are drawing up a so-called 'Draft Common Frame of Reference' which will consist of legal articles related to the exchange of goods and services - for example on leasing, damage, the right to withdraw from contracts and unjustified enrichment.The articles will seek to describe what is the common core of European private law (in this case, mainly contract law), the bulk of which is currently covered by the 27 EU member states' national private law systems.Private law is deeply rooted in national legal traditions which are often centuries-old, such as the UK's common law or France's Code Civil introduced by Napoleon. Any possible EU interference in the area of private law is therefore seen as highly sensitive.

One of the leading researchers involved in the project, Osnabrück university professor Christian von Bar, told EUobserver that with the Common Frame of Reference we would have a common basis of private law, with common legal terms.Currently, words like intention or damage can have extremely different meanings in different member states' legal systems. At least with the Common Frame of Reference we would have a set of model rules covering the common core of our private law systems, he added.

Commission is cautious

The document will in an initial paperback edition count between 300 and 350 pages, but a second, full version - to be finalized by 2009 – is likely to contain no less than 3,000 pages, including not only law articles but also comments plus extensive footnotes.
Mr Von Bar stresses that at the moment, the draft framework remains a purely academic exercise which has no legal or political status in the EU. We as academic researchers are developing the technique - but it fully depends on a political decision of the European Commission, the [EU] Council and the European Parliament if in the end, the Common Frame of Reference will be adopted as an EU instrument, he said. The commission - which has funded the project to the tune of €4.3 million through its research budget – publicly takes an extremely cautious line on the issue. It says it sees the Common Frame of Reference merely as a tool box for updating existing and preparing new EU private law in the consumer-and business areas, for which it will select carefully the parts of the draft it needs. The scope is not a large scale harmonisation of private law or a European civil code, The EU executive stated in a report in July this year.The commission's low-key approach to the project reflects member states' deep unease with even a small attempt by Brussels to harmonise their private law systems or - seen as even worse - to create an EU civil code.

MEPs have less taboos

But the European Parliament has less taboos about the similarities between the planned Common Frame of Reference - draft articles of which can already be found online - and a European Civil Code. A parliament resolution adopted in March 2006 said Even though the Commission denies that this is its objective, it is clear that many of the researchers and stakeholders working on the project believe that the ultimate long-term outcome will be a European code of obligations or even a full-blown European Civil Code.In any event the project is by far the most important initiative under way in the civil law field, it added. German Christian Democrat MEP Klaus-Heiner Lehne said The draft Common Frame of Reference indeed comes down to a European Civil Code. But as this is a pure academic piece of work it is up to the responsible political bodies to decide how to further proceed.Diana Wallis, UK liberal MEP, said At the moment, this is an exercise by academics. Will it ever form the basis of a Civil Code? I have no crystal ball. Perhaps in very many years. Currently the political climate is not ripe, but perhaps at some point it will be.In my own country the word code sounds very foreign, said Ms Wallis who in an earlier speech remarked Napoleon is immediately seen to be approaching the white cliffs of Dover! She added that the current EU treaties as well as the new Reform Treaty offer no legal basis for a European civil code.

What kind of EU code?

If ever adopted in the future, an EU civil code could be based on the Common Frame of Reference blueprint. It would harmonise member states' contract law, as well as other legal areas which do not strictly fall under contract law such as tort law. It is however not expected to include the most sensitive parts of national civil law systems - notably family law and inheritance law. A European civil code could replace domestic civil law codes or - what is more likely - exist alongside national systems as an optional scheme. Consumers and businesses could in that case choose to be protected by EU civil law when operating in another member state, in order to avoid the bureaucracy and legal uncertainty of foreign contract rules.This could take the form of a European blue button' for internet purchases, Mr Lehne said. A consumer buying a product or service on the internet may choose to be protected under EU contract rules by clicking on a blue button, next to buttons for national contract law.

Moshe Feiglin Will Speak in Toronto on October 23rd and Reveal His Plan to Save Jerusalem & All of Israel - October 21, 2007...

Moshe Feiglin, President of Manhigut Yehudit and future Prime Minister of the State of Israel, will be speaking in Toronto at Shaarei Tefillah Synagogue ( 3600 Bathurst St .) Tuesday, October 23rd at 7:30pm.The community will hear about the betrayal of Jerusalem and Eretz Yisrael currently being negotiated by PM Olmert (who currently is under three separate criminal investigations).Mr. Feiglin, who received almost 25% of the vote in the recent Likud primary against a former PM, continues to gain momentum and popular support in Israel . It is Moshe Feiglin and not his opponent who is stepping up to the plate to help save the precious and holy Jerusalem and the Land of Israel from being divided and given to our enemies.

This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to hear Moshe Feiglin and show support to a true Jewish leader. There can be nothing more urgent than to support a united Jerusalem and a complete Israel and to prevent further catastrophic destruction on the Temple Mount .Members of the press are invited to the event and may contact Tova Abadi (917-301-0997) to schedule inter

Event Details:
Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 7:30P.M.
Shaarei Tefillah Synagogue
3600 Bathurst St. (South of Wilson Ave. )
Local Phone: (416) 736-7000
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917-301-0997 (cell)


And here are the bounderies of the land that Israel will inherit either through war or peace or God in the future. God says its Israels land and only Israels land. They will have every inch God promised them of this land in the future.
Egypt east of the Nile River, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, The southern part of Turkey and the Western Half of Iraq west of the Euphrates. Gen 13:14-15, Psm 105:9,11, Gen 15:18, Exe 23:31, Num 34:1-12, Josh 1:4.



EZEKIEL 47:13-23,48:1-35
13 Thus saith the Lord GOD; This shall be the border, whereby ye shall inherit the land according to the twelve tribes of Israel: Joseph shall have two portions.
14 And ye shall inherit it, one as well as another: concerning the which I lifted up mine hand to give it unto your fathers: and this land shall fall unto you for inheritance.
15 And this shall be the border of the land toward the north side, from the great sea, the way of Hethlon, as men go to Zedad;
16 Hamath, Berothah, Sibraim, which is between the border of Damascus and the border of Hamath; Hazarhatticon, which is by the coast of Hauran.
17 And the border from the sea shall be Hazarenan, the border of Damascus, and the north northward, and the border of Hamath. And this is the north side.
18 And the east side ye shall measure from Hauran, and from Damascus, and from Gilead, and from the land of Israel by Jordan, from the border unto the east sea. And this is the east side.
19 And the south side southward, from Tamar even to the waters of strife in Kadesh, the river to the great sea. And this is the south side southward.
20 The west side also shall be the great sea from the border, till a man come over against Hamath. This is the west side.
21 So shall ye divide this land unto you according to the tribes of Israel.
22 And it shall come to pass, that ye shall divide it by lot for an inheritance unto you, and to the strangers that sojourn among you, which shall beget children among you: and they shall be unto you as born in the country among the children of Israel; they shall have inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel.
23 And it shall come to pass, that in what tribe the stranger sojourneth, there shall ye give him his inheritance, saith the Lord GOD.
1 Now these are the names of the tribes. From the north end to the coast of the way of Hethlon, as one goeth to Hamath, Hazarenan, the border of Damascus northward, to the coast of Hamath; for these are his sides east and west; a portion for Dan.
2 And by the border of Dan, from the east side unto the west side, a portion for Asher.
3 And by the border of Asher, from the east side even unto the west side, a portion for Naphtali.
4 And by the border of Naphtali, from the east side unto the west side, a portion for Manasseh.
5 And by the border of Manasseh, from the east side unto the west side, a portion for Ephraim.
6 And by the border of Ephraim, from the east side even unto the west side, a portion for Reuben.
7 And by the border of Reuben, from the east side unto the west side, a portion for Judah.
8 And by the border of Judah, from the east side unto the west side, shall be the offering which ye shall offer of five and twenty thousand reeds in breadth, and in length as one of the other parts, from the east side unto the west side: and the sanctuary shall be in the midst of it.
9 The oblation that ye shall offer unto the LORD shall be of five and twenty thousand in length, and of ten thousand in breadth.
10 And for them, even for the priests, shall be this holy oblation; toward the north five and twenty thousand in length, and toward the west ten thousand in breadth, and toward the east ten thousand in breadth, and toward the south five and twenty thousand in length: and the sanctuary of the LORD shall be in the midst thereof.
11 It shall be for the priests that are sanctified of the sons of Zadok; which have kept my charge, which went not astray when the children of Israel went astray, as the Levites went astray.
12 And this oblation of the land that is offered shall be unto them a thing most holy by the border of the Levites.
13 And over against the border of the priests the Levites shall have five and twenty thousand in length, and ten thousand in breadth: all the length shall be five and twenty thousand, and the breadth ten thousand.
14 And they shall not sell of it, neither exchange, nor alienate the firstfruits of the land: for it is holy unto the LORD.
15 And the five thousand, that are left in the breadth over against the five and twenty thousand, shall be a profane place for the city, for dwelling, and for suburbs: and the city shall be in the midst thereof.
16 And these shall be the measures thereof; the north side four thousand and five hundred, and the south side four thousand and five hundred, and on the east side four thousand and five hundred, and the west side four thousand and five hundred.
17 And the suburbs of the city shall be toward the north two hundred and fifty, and toward the south two hundred and fifty, and toward the east two hundred and fifty, and toward the west two hundred and fifty.
18 And the residue in length over against the oblation of the holy portion shall be ten thousand eastward, and ten thousand westward: and it shall be over against the oblation of the holy portion; and the increase thereof shall be for food unto them that serve the city.
19 And they that serve the city shall serve it out of all the tribes of Israel.
20 All the oblation shall be five and twenty thousand by five and twenty thousand: ye shall offer the holy oblation foursquare, with the possession of the city.
21 And the residue shall be for the prince, on the one side and on the other of the holy oblation, and of the possession of the city, over against the five and twenty thousand of the oblation toward the east border, and westward over against the five and twenty thousand toward the west border, over against the portions for the prince: and it shall be the holy oblation; and the sanctuary of the house shall be in the midst thereof.
22 Moreover from the possession of the Levites, and from the possession of the city, being in the midst of that which is the prince's, between the border of Judah and the border of Benjamin, shall be for the prince.
23 As for the rest of the tribes, from the east side unto the west side, Benjamin shall have a portion.
24 And by the border of Benjamin, from the east side unto the west side, Simeon shall have a portion.
25 And by the border of Simeon, from the east side unto the west side, Issachar a portion.
26 And by the border of Issachar, from the east side unto the west side, Zebulun a portion.
27 And by the border of Zebulun, from the east side unto the west side, Gad a portion.
28 And by the border of Gad, at the south side southward, the border shall be even from Tamar unto the waters of strife in Kadesh, and to the river toward the great sea.
29 This is the land which ye shall divide by lot unto the tribes of Israel for inheritance, and these are their portions, saith the Lord GOD.
30 And these are the goings out of the city on the north side, four thousand and five hundred measures.
31 And the gates of the city shall be after the names of the tribes of Israel: three gates northward; one gate of Reuben, one gate of Judah, one gate of Levi.
32 And at the east side four thousand and five hundred: and three gates; and one gate of Joseph, one gate of Benjamin, one gate of Dan.
33 And at the south side four thousand and five hundred measures: and three gates; one gate of Simeon, one gate of Issachar, one gate of Zebulun.
34 At the west side four thousand and five hundred, with their three gates; one gate of Gad, one gate of Asher, one gate of Naphtali.
35 It was round about eighteen thousand measures: and the name of the city from that day shall be, The LORD is there.

Christians bring Iranian Jews to Israel
Posted 15h OCT 22,07

JERUSALEM (AP) — Evangelical Christians in the U.S. have helped convince dozens of Iranian Jews to move to Israel in recent months, offering cash incentives and claiming that Iran's tiny Jewish community is in grave danger.The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, a charity that funnels millions of dollars in evangelical donations to Israel every year, is promising $10,000 to every Iranian Jew who comes to Israel, said the group's director, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein.The project is another example of the alliance between the Jewish state and evangelical American Christians, many of whom see the existence of Israel and the return of Jews to the Holy Land as a realization of biblical prophesy that will culminate with Christ's Second Coming.But an Iran expert said the money would not be enough to draw Iranian Jews, who generally do not perceive themselves to be in great danger in the Islamic republic.About 25,000 Jews are left in Iran — an overwhelmingly Muslim nation of 65 million — the remnants of a community with origins dating to biblical times. Most Iranian Jews left for Israel or the U.S. over the last 50 years.

Still, Iran's Jewish community is the largest in the Middle East outside Israel, and Iranian Jews have some legal protections. But Israel and Iran are staunch enemies and do not have diplomatic relations. Eckstein argued that calls by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for Israel's elimination, coupled with Iran's alleged nuclear weapons program, represent danger.Is this not similar to the situation in Nazi Germany in the late '30s, where they (Jews) also felt they could weather the storm? he asked. Instead, 6 million were killed in the Holocaust, which Ahmadinejad has called a myth.Eckstein said his group has helped bring 82 Jews to Israel from Iran since the project began this year, and hopes to bring 60 more by year's end.The charity, based in Jerusalem and Chicago, has raised $1.4 million for the project, Eckstein said. The IFCJ initially offered $5,000 per immigrant, but doubled the amount when response was lower than expected, he said. Immigrants also receive government aid upon arriving in Israel.One of the recent arrivals, a 31-year-old widow with three children, said she was not in danger in Iran but was concerned for her children's future.

At the end of the day, this is the place for the Jewish people, she said, referring to Israel. She is living in the southern port city of Ashdod. Though she claimed to have felt safe in her hometown of Isfahan, she asked that her name be withheld to protect family remaining in Iran.The grant from the IFCJ was what enabled her to come to Israel, she said. Most Jews in Iran have heard about the grant through word-of-mouth and Israel Radio's broadcasts in Farsi, she said.Iranian government officials would not comment on the new project.Iran's Jewish community is technically protected by the Islamic Republic's constitution, and has one representative in a 290-seat parliament.In a speech at Columbia University in New York last month, the Iranian president insisted that Iranians are friends of the Jewish people. There are many Jews in Iran living peacefully with security.Nonetheless, the Jewish community has led an uneasy existence under Iran's Islamic government.In 2000, Iranian authorities arrested 10 Jews, convicted them of spying for Israel and sentenced them to prison terms ranging from four to 13 years. An appeals court later reduced their sentences under international pressure and eventually freed them.Generally, Jews are free to practice Judaism inside Iran, said Meir Javedanfar, an Israeli analyst whose family emigrated from Iran in the 1980s. Iranian Jews, however, are increasingly concerned about the intensity of attacks on Israel by the Iranian press, which they view as bordering on anti-Semitism, he said.

Such attacks have not led to a mass exodus from Iran, because the majority of Iranians are hospitable to the Jews and most Jews in Iran are economically comfortable, Javedanfar said. However, he noted, the level of concern has increased because of Ahmadinejad's statements.This is not the first time evangelical Christians have taken part in bringing people to Israel. Eckstein's charity also played a role in funding the immigration to Israel of 7,000 members of the Bnei Menashe, a group in India claiming descent from one of the Biblical lost tribes of the Jews.The charity's evangelical donors, who tend to have hardline political views, see encouraging Jewish immigration as a way of strengthening the country in the face of Arab threats.The IFCJ is one of the most prominent examples of Israel's alliance with evangelical Christians, who have become among the country's most generous donors and most enthusiastic political supporters.The ties have been welcomed by many Israelis but criticized by others.Some Israelis believe the country should not align itself with a group seen as an extreme element of American society, while others have charged that the evangelicals' goal is ultimately to convert Jews to Christianity, a charge the evangelicals deny.The Associated Press.


11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.
12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.
13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,
14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live.
15 And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.
16 And he(FALSE POPE) causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:(CHIP IMPLANT)
17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.(6-6-6) A NUMBER SYSTEM

1 And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters:
2 With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.
3 So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.
4 And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:
6 And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.
7 And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads and ten horns.
8 The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.
9 And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.
10 And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space.
11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
12 And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.
13 These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.
14 These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.
15 And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.
16 And the ten horns which thou sawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire.
17 For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.
18 And the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth.

1 And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters:(Vatican)
2 With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.(TALKS IN POLITICS)


World religious leaders meet for peace summitBy Gina Doggett - October 22, 2007 09:25am - Article from: Agence France-Presse

LEADERS of the world's main religions kicked off an annual interfaith peace summit in Naples today with calls for a global organisation uniting their faiths.Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, Israel's chief rabbi Yona Metzger and the imam of the United Arab Emirates, Ibrahim Ezzeddin, were among those attending the gathering. Civilisations don't dialogue directly, but through those who carry their traditions and cultural values. So we should not speak of a dialogue of civilisations, but a culture of dialogue, Bartholomew told the opening. In a similar vein, Rabbi Metzger proposed a United Nations of Religions that would embrace the heads of religious communities that have a profound influence on their congregations. If we sit down together around one table ... surely we could arrive at effective solutions, he said.

Ibrahim Ezzedin, too, advocated a formal structure linking world religions, saying: This important grouping of God-fearing people cannot and should not limit itself to processions, conferences and seminars.We need to form a permanent and authorised executive machinery for ... executing any decisions we may make, he added.
The Muslim leader however spoke harshly of unjustified provocations in places such as Iraq and Afghanistan and ... unfair dealings in Palestine that have prompted some Muslim individuals and groups (to go) astray and wrong themselves by violent actions.
He added: We are dismayed by the behaviour of some great powers who continue to act aggressively against other countries, by means of military occupation under fabricated pretexts ... forced regime changes and blunt interference in other countries affairs.The Sant Egidio summits are meant to carry on the spirit of Assisi and were launched 21 years ago by John Paul II in the birthplace of Saint Francis. The first summit, dubbed a World Day of Prayer for Peace, was attended by the Dalai Lama, Mother Teresa and other religious leaders. The Pope, then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, stayed away, reportedly out of concern that it put all religions on an equal footing. Thus the timing of his pastoral visit to Naples has been billed as a happy coincidence by Sant'Egidio, a lay Catholic organisation that has mediated in several world conflicts.

A world without violence

The theme of this year's peace summit is A World Without Violence: Faiths and Cultures in Dialogue, with topics to include AIDS, immigration, the plight of Africa and the quest for peace in the Middle East. The Sant'Egidio community is the bridge in this search for common points and continues to work for dialogue in all parts of the world to build peace, said the Reverend Gijun Sugitani, the supreme adviser of Tendai Buddhism in Japan. Earlier today, the Pope celebrated an open-air mass as rain fell on pilgrims huddled under umbrellas in Naples main square. Lamenting the sad phenomenon of violence in the impoverished city, the pontiff said: It's not only a matter of the deplorable number of crimes of the Camorra (mafia), but also the fact that violence tends unfortunately to become a widespread mentality, insinuating itself into the fabric of society.

Naples Event Seen as Aid in Warding Off Civilization Clash
Says Coexistence Is Only Solution for Globalized World

ROME, OCT. 22, 2007 (Zenit.org).- The interreligious event under way in Naples is the type of meeting that may help the world avoid the clash of civilizations, says the founder of the Catholic lay group that is co-sponsoring the encounter.Andrea Riccardi described in this way the 21st International Encounter of Peoples and Religions, organized by the Sant'Egidio Community and the Archdiocese of Naples. Benedict XVI inaugurated the event Sunday.

Riccardi told ZENIT that Samuel Huntington's book on the feared clash of civilizations is something to be taken very seriously.It has impressed me that the book sold well in the Arab world, the founder said. And it has even gained approval in certain fundamentalist environments, because perhaps it says that which many want to hear: Our situation is this clash? What happened on Sept. 11 is proof that Huntington was right? I believe that we are within a framework of difficulties, but within this framework, we have the responsibility of finding a model or bringing ourselves out of this situation, and this model -- I believe -- is a civilization of coexistence.

This is the theme of Riccardi's book Convivir (Coexisting), published in Spanish by RBA Libros.Riccardi explained: There are different civilizations, there are diverse religions, there is not a universal civilization, because with globalization, Western civilization has not become universal civilization.On the contrary -- I speak in the book about just this -- identities rise up from the past in the face of this process of globalization. Precisely because we are before the phenomenon of globalization, we are all naked and want to clothe ourselves with our colored clothing.And therefore, identities exist, civilizations exist, cultures exist, nations exist, religions don't die.


Riccardi noted that secularization has not overcome the desire for religiosity.There is a great demand for religion coming from all parts, including in Europe, he said. Thus, the problem is not to destroy identity, but to live together.I believe that secularism is a model of coexistence in a handful of countries: France, Spain, Italy, Portugal and a few more. It is an interesting and important model, but I am convinced that the most intelligent thing that European countries can do is not divide themselves between secularists and believers, because I believe our countries need 'ressourcement' -- to use the French word -- to go back to the origins, to the headwaters of their religious discourses.In my opinion, it is silly to divide ourselves regarding the religious question. It is necessary to understand that a religious life is one of the important components of our identity. Naturally, it is not the only one.The answer to possible conflicts of identity, Riccardi says, is in the civilization of coexistence, that is, the capacity of people from different worlds to live together and to merge.


This coexistence, he suggested, is supported with dialogue, which should not be understand as a loss of one's own identity.Dialogue without identity does not exist, Riccardi said. Therefore, dialogue demands a great identity, and dialoguing is not in itself an identity. If you and I dialogue, it is because you represent something for me, and I for you.Each one has many identities. I am Catholic and I define myself as such, but within me, there is a lay heritage; in my Christian being, there is an implicit Jewish tradition; there is the experience of contact with a socialist-lay culture, and so on.Some of us choose what we want to be, but in this identity, purity is a myth, a dangerous myth sometimes. The myth which is invented by the fundamentalists is dangerous, and fundamentalism is a great simplification.For this reason, Riccardi affirmed that he rejects relativism, the denial of the existence of truth.Relativism conceives of a world without history, a world that has not taken tradition into account, from where we come, the Sant'Egidio Community founder affirmed. This is, for me, the gist of the question. The delusion of European modernity consists in failing to take into account tradition. I believe that we should take into account tradition, and therefore, relativism is frequently a discourse constructed in a laboratory.

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