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It seems Pope Francis needs to brush up on his Tertullian!

It has been reported (in The ChristLast Media, I must note) that the current Pope does not like the phrase "lead us not into temptation...

"Let no freedom be allowed to novelty, because it is not fitting that any addition should be made to antiquity. Let not the clear faith and belief of our forefathers be fouled by any muddy admixture." -- Pope Sixtus III

Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Meanwhile, back in Somalia...

AP: Kenya sends troops to Somalia's border
Kenya sent extra troops to its border with Somalia on Wednesday to keep Islamic militants from entering the country after Ethiopian helicopters attacked a Kenyan border post by mistake while pursuing suspected fighters.

Roto-Reuters: Battle for Somalia nears Kenya border: residents
Gunfire rattled near Somalia's border with Kenya early on Wednesday and Ethiopian warplanes backing the Somali government streaked overhead in pursuit of fleeing Islamist forces.

OH NO! The fabulous Goat Rapist Healthcare System is breaking down! Bring 'em back now!

AFP: Somalia faces health catastrophe as war destroys care system
Somalia, where malaria, cholera and tuberculosis are endemic, is threatened by a health catastrophe after 16 years of continuous fighting that destroyed its care system, a senior health official has warned.

Look out! Peace is on the way...

CNN.com: European Union pushes for new peace talks in Somalia
European countries met on Wednesday to push for a revival of the peace process in Somalia, as Ethiopian warplanes backing the Somali government pursued fleeing Islamists near the border with Kenya.

It must be serious if the African press is fretting...

BBC News: African press frets about Somalia
The press in Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya worries about the situation in Somalia and the danger of further chaos.

AP: Somalia PM: Islamic forces neutralized
For the first time in more than a decade, an internationally recognized government is operating in Mogadishu after driving out the Islamic courts movement that wanted to rule Somalia by the Quran. Although trouble is always lurking in this violent, gun-infested country, the reign of the widely feared Islamic courts appears to be over.

International Herald Tribune: Ethiopia plans to pull troops from Somalia
The prime minister of Ethiopia said today that his country could not afford to keep its troops in neighboring Somalia much longer.

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