The royal family of Mysore, India, known at its zenith for organizing fantastic celebrations for the Dussehra festival, has ended a standoff with the Karnataka state government and will hold cultural programs inside the royal palace.
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The latest terrorist murder of an innocent by ISIS has come as the U.S. government has been forced to send representatives to TV news shows to deny it had threatened families of hostages to stop them from raising ransom money.
On Sundays, our parish sings the Beatitudes, from the Sermon on the Mount. But this time, the words reached through the millennia to highlight the headlines of today: wars, beheadings, and the jihadist genocides of Christians and people of other faiths.