“Convert to Islam” stand at German Christmas market

I’m dreaming of a Brown Christmas Just like the ones we never knew With warm Gluhwein, and dead bodies lying, In the snow, after the death trucks have come through.   Germany is famous for its Christmas markets where charming stalls offer their guests the traditional delights of mulled wine and potato fritters. But in newly diversified Germany, other options are now available too. When … Continue reading “Convert to Islam” stand at German Christmas market

Christmas mass cancelled in Bari, Italy – African violence makes it too dangerous to go out in the evenings

Local criminality has shut down Christmas. In Bari, in Libertà district, the traditional Christmas Eve mass, celebrated at midnight, has been brought forward by the curia because of the curfew. Too dangerous, for families and elderly people, to leave their house in the evening due to the fighting between the clans that populate the district.   “It is useless to hide the fact that there are particular … Continue reading Christmas mass cancelled in Bari, Italy – African violence makes it too dangerous to go out in the evenings