Day: October 12, 2017

Columbus, Indigenous People, And Sports Nicknames

 by Mike Moffett Weirs Times Columnist Happy October 12th. Columbus Day! Or at least it used to be, before it was changed to an October Monday to make a long holiday weekend. And now in many places it’s being changed to “Indigenous People’s Day,” ostensibly to honor those who lived in America before they were

Hungary Helps Embattled Mid-East Christians

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS – One of the silent tragedies among the conflicts raging in the Middle East, concerns the fate of the ancient and now persecuted Christian communities. Concerns for the forgotten and once vibrant Christian minorities especially in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon are often politely air brushed