The Bishop of Rome, Francis, is visiting the Italian town of Assisi, the hometown of the great 13th century saints Francis and Claire, who longed to see a church of the poor. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9cCL9jemzM
This is a must-watch movie about how Francis was called to rebuild the church through poverty and simplicity some 800 years ago. Haunting songs and breathtaking scenes from the countryside too. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUHrkV7L4R0&w=600&h=338] The unsung Francis is one of the...
How about this for bridge building among people of different faiths? One small community in Scotland is breaking down the barriers of prejudice. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZhfd4FbPBw?rel=0&w=600&h=338]
A meteor has crashed in Russia injuring hundreds of people. See this video report from Russia Today. The meteor struck in the Ural mountains in central Russia. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36MEsWC1Pzc?rel=0&w=600&h=338]
The country's employment minister has said the country is “totally bankrupt” - but later backtracked saying it was a joke. But was it really? Is the Euro project going to unravel even more? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlU2_ttyVcI?rel=0&w=600&h=338] Will they even think of cutting...
The 25 January pow-wow between EU reps and Pakatan leaders caught the attention of many. And it raise the question as to whether the EU is now hedging its bets ahead of the general election, with an eye on...
A moving song from the musical 'Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary'. http://youtu.be/lYizXBQ5EQA The message here is don't underestimate the collective will and wisdom of the people. Thanks to blog reader Oon Wee Chin for the link.
For those who think the streets of George Town are too narrow for trams, what do you make of this? That's a photograph last week of a tram running in Lisbon, Portugal.
Briefing by French lawyer Apoline Cagnat in Singapore. Apoline expls thts evn if Suaram's made "illegal", anothr relevnt NGO in Msia or evn France can become a civil plaintiff 2 #OpScorpene— Tony Pua (@tonypua) November 27, 2012 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Apoline clarifies tht...
These are selected leaked documents from the Directorate-General of the French National Police and the Judicial Police Directorate’s anti-organised and financial crimes unit. The documents were presented to a French anti-corruption court in May-June 2011 and 133 official...

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