On August 29, 2012, during a televised public audience at the summer palace of Castel Gandolfo, Pope Benedict XVI mentioned the dedication of a crypt in Sebaste, Samaria, where the head of the Baptist had been venerated since the middle of the fourth century.
According to the Synoptic Gospels, Herod, who was tetrarch, or sub-king, of Galilee under the Roman Empire, had imprisoned John the Baptist because he reproved Herod for divorcing his wife (Phasaelis, daughter of King Aretas of Nabataea) and unlawfully taking Herodias, the wife of his brother Herod Philip I.
), will proliferate at the end of the world bringing final judgment on mankind (Lk.
), are likened unto dogs eating their own vomit, sows wallowing in their own feces (2 Pet.
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Although I was apprehensive, I went ahead and took the initiative and emailed Mike. : ) Since that time, not a day has passed that we haven't spoken. Our wedding was February 23rd in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Sodomites are wicked & sinners before the Lord exceedingly (Gen.), are violent & doom nations (Gen. ), are worthy of death for their vile sex practices (Lev. ), are called dogs as filthy, impudent & libidinous (Deut. ,33), show their sin & shame on their countenance (Isa. As caring Christians, we are called to reach out to the needs of the world with talents, spiritual gifts and compassion.Because of this, our Public Policy branch has provided information on public policy issues such as Criminal Justice, Alcohol & Addiction, Education and Gambling, so that the world we live in can reflect Biblical truth.