Trending in Britain: Men will completely disappear from the Church by 2028.

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Nor are these trends confined to an increasingly secular and post-Christian Europe. Despite overall church attendance remaining much stronger in the United States, Cardinal Heenan’s predictions have also come true here.

Sixty-one percent of the average American congregation is female and 39 percent male. The gender gap is the same across all age groups and therefore cannot be explained merely by the fact that women live longer than men.

Although research shows that 90 percent of American men believe in God, and five out of six men identify as Christian, only one man out of every six will attend a church in the United States on any given Sunday.

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HSBC Britain gives Vatican and others sixty days to find a new bank

Diplomats in London have been thrown into chaos after Britain’s biggest bank, HSBC, sacked them as customers and gave them 60 days to move their accounts.

Their situation has been made far worse because other banks have been closing ranks and refusing to take their business.

More than 40 embassies, consulates and High Commissions have been affected. Even the Vatican has been given its marching orders.

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Ben & Jerry’s is trying to dictate my views on gay marriage. So I’m stocking up on Häagen-Dazs

Guess what, folks? Ben & Jerry’s – the American brand that brought you “Phish food” and “Cookie dough” flavoured ice cream – have teamed up with Stonewall to campaign for gay marriage in Britain.

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Britain’s Royal College: Abortion doesn’t increase mental health problems. But maybe it does…

The review was released Friday by Britain’s Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and the Royal College of Psychiatrists. It was paid for by the U.K.’s department of health.

Dr. Kate Guthrie, a spokeswoman for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, said in a statement it was key that health care staff provide follow-up care to women vulnerable to mental health problems after they terminated their pregnancy. She was not connected to the review.

Guthrie said the group recently revised its own guidelines on abortion to highlight the need for health care workers to tell women about the “range of emotional responses” that might be experienced during and after an abortion.

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Editor’s note: I don’t know about the British, but abortion certainly causes mental anguish for millions, world-wide. There’s something inherently unsettling about plucking unborn babies from a woman’s belly, and brutally dismembering and killing them (not necessarily in that order.) Psychopaths excepted. 

Little Known Fact: Jordan was specifically created to be the “Palestinian Arab Homeland”.

In 1923 the British “chopped off” 75% of the proposed Jewish Palestinian homeland to form an Arab Palestinian Nation of “Trans-Jordan,” meaning “across the Jordan River.”

The Palestinian Arabs now had THEIR homeland… the remaining 25% of the original Palestinian territory (west of the Jordan River) was to be the Jewish Palestinian homeland. (Source: UnitedJerusalem.Org)

Read more about the history of the middle-east

Editor’s note: So why are Israel’s neighbors, along with the United States and the United Nations pushing for the creation of yet ANOTHER Palestinian state?

“Why is it OK for a surgeon to perform a sex-change operation, but not OK for a psychiatrist to try to ‘turn’ a consenting homosexual?”

January 18, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In yet another instance of the growing conflict between believing Christian professionals and the homosexualist movement in Britain, a Christian psychotherapist who helps individuals overcome homosexual inclinations may be “struck off,” or barred from practicing her profession.

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British Archbishop gets judgmental about protesters … but gives homosexuals a “pass”.

Asked by The Tablet whether “those protesting are making assumptions” about the “lifestyles” of the people attending the Masses, Longley replied, “I would assume that is the case, and so it isn’t for any of us to make those judgments which, in conscience, people make before God and also within the sacraments, particularly the sacrament of reconciliation assisted by the priests and other pastors within the Church.”

“The Church does not, as it were, have a moral means-testing of people before they come to receive the sacraments and it is very easy to jump to and come to the wrong conclusions about people when you don’t know them.

The people protesting and praying, however, have said that they have never been given a chance to express their concerns with the Catholic leadership and are shocked at being so casually dismissed as “judgmental”.

Editor’s note: Then why, Archbishop Longley, do you choose to judge ONLY those who are obviously NOT homosexuals, while giving a “pass” to those who openly advocate and practice the homosexual lifestyle, in opposition to authoritative Catholic Church teachings?

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