Today the Dialogue Ireland blog celebrates a milestone, with the total view count crossing the one million mark. In order to mark the occasion here is a special post revealing some of the statistics behind the blog.
Glenn has issued the following comments in response:
Andrew Sullivan, back in his fight-the-jihadis mode, proclaims that – unlike President Obama – he knows exactly why the Tsarnaev brothers attacked Boston. “Of Course it Was Jihad”, he declares in his headline, and adds that it was “an almost text-book case of Jihadist radicalization, most likely in the US.” He then accuses me “veer[ing] into left-liberal self-parody” for suggesting today that the evidence is lacking to make this claim. (more…)
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Having seen “The Master,” last November this essay is like a commentary on that movie. It is so bold in its simplicity. Not an attack on Scientology but rather a new angle is explored, namely that of the Explorers Club.
Did L Ron Hubbard’s global exploits and myth building with the Explorers Club lay the groundwork for Scientology? Tony Dokoupil trawls the club’s archive to find out (more…)
Author and broadcaster Father Brian D’Arcy was censured by the Vatican after challenging some of the Catholic Church’s core teachings. In this frank and personal documentary, filmmaker Natalie Maynes follows him on a journey across Europe as he confronts the biggest dilemma of his life – can he continue as a priest?
UNIFICATION CHURCH THE IRISH CONNECTION
THE UNIFICATION Church founded by the Rev Sun Myung Moon enjoyed some years of growth in Ireland in the 1970s but now has no more than “about 40-50 members” here, said campaign group Dialogue Ireland.
Mike Garde, director of the group which monitors the activities of religious cults, has been a long- time critic of the “Moonies”. (more…)