Mary MacKillop’s Second Miracle?

David Keohane, 29, was on his way home from a party in Coogee in Sydney when he was beaten beyond recognition in August last year. He had been in a coma in a hospital in his home town of Cork in Ireland, but awoke on St Patrick’s Day and is now talking. Doctors had been …

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Christian Hostage Beheaded In Southern Philippines

Cosme Aballes was beheaded shortly after being kidnapped on Good Friday by a group of bandits consisting of members of Abu Sayyaf and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. The kidnapping took place on the island of Basilan in the South West of the Philippines. Another man, Eman Chavez, was kidnapped at the same time. His …

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Two Dead in Thailand Protests

I was sorry to read this story of casualties in demonstrations in Bangkok – two dead and 113 injured. Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva imposed a state of emergency in the capital, but was claiming by last night that the unrest was almost over. I hope he is right. Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has a …

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Geriatric Porn Star an Inspiration?

Not to me. Thanks anyway. 75 year old Shigeo Tokuda started in the porn business when he was 59. He was interviewed last Monday on the set of his latest film in which he is shown as a master of sex. In the film he used vibrators, whips and candle lights to show the master satisfying a 36-year-old actress. …

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