Uday Shehab Ahmad is an Iraqi footballer who plays as a defender for Al-Karkh in the Iraqi Premier League. Shehab started his career with Al-Mosul in the 2011–12 Iraqi Elite League, scoring his first goal as a 15-year old against Samaraa on 29 July 2012. After footballing activity in Mosul stopped due to ISIS, Shehab moved to Karah to compete in the Kurdistan League, he joined Ghaz Al-Shamal in 2016 to compete in the 2015–16 Iraq Division One Elite Stage, however after playing in a match against Brayati his transfer to Ghaz Al-Shamal was deemed illegitimate due to the transfer window having ended and therefore Ghaz Al-Shamal were awarded a 3–0 loss for the match and Shehab was not allowed to play for them anymore. He joined Zakho before moving to Al-Karkh in the winter transfer window of the 2016–17 season and was called up to the Iraq Olympic team in March 2017. On 7 June 2019, Shehab made his first international cap with Iraq against Tunisia in an international friendly
Henry Mortlock Aitken was an English cricketer active in the 1850s. Born at Hadley Wood, Aitken was the son of James Aitken M. D, he was educated at Eton College, where he captained the college cricket team, at Exeter College, Oxford. Aitken made his debut in first-class cricket for Oxford University Cricket Club against Marylebone Cricket Club in 1853, playing two further matches for the university in that year against Cambridge University and in the return match against the MCC at Lord's, he made two further first-class appearances in 1853, playing once each for the Gentlemen of England against the Gentlemen of Kent, for the Gentlemen in the Gentlemen v Players fixture. A batsman and bowler of unknown-handedness, Aitken scored 109 runs with a high score of 30 not out, while with the ball he took 10 wickets, he died at Eastbourne, Sussex on 12 August 1915. His brother James Aitken was a clergyman and sportsman who played first-class cricket. Henry Aitken at ESPNcricinfo Henry Aitken at CricketArchive
Hakea standleyensis is a small shrub of twisted habit growing on ledges of cliffs in the Northern Territory Australia. Hakea standleyensis is a multi-stemmed sparse shrub 0.9 -- 2 m up to 1 m wide. Smaller branches and young leaves have dense silky hairs becoming smooth. Needle-like leaves curved are crowded at the base 2–9.5 cm long and 1.2–1.7 mm wide. The inflorescence consists of 6–12 white flowers with over-lapping bracts surrounding each flower 4–5 mm long on a short stalk. Fruit are egg-shaped 1.3–1.5 cm long and 4.5–6 mm wide with a wrinkled bluish-green surface ending in a 1 mm point. Flowers from September to October. Hakea standleyensis was first formally described in 1973 by John Maconchie who published the description in Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia. Named after Standley Chasm in the Macdonnell Ranges one of the localities where it is found. Hakea standleyensis is restricted to the Macdonnell Ranges in the Northern Territory where it grows in skeletal soil on ledges of quartzite cliff faces.
Hakea standleyensis is considered'Rare' in J. D. Briggs & J. H. Leigh, Rare or Threatened Australian Plants
Within Christianity, there are a variety of views on sexual orientation and homosexuality. Within a denomination and groups may hold different views, not all members of a denomination support their church's views on homosexuality; this article focuses on the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, covering how the extent to which the Bible mentions the subject, whether or not it is condemned, whether the various passages apply today, have become contentious topics. Significant debate has arisen over the proper interpretation of the Levitical code; the Catholic Church views as sinful any sexual act not related to procreation by a couple joined under the Sacrament of Matrimony. The Church states that "homosexual tendencies" are "objectively disordered", but does not consider the tendency itself to be sinful but rather a temptation toward sin; the Church, considers "homosexual acts" to be "grave sins", "intrinsically disordered", "contrary to the natural law", "under no circumstances can they be approved".
The Catechism of the Catholic Church states "men and women who have deep-seated homosexual tendencies... must be accepted with respect and sensitivity." "Every sign of unjust discrimination in their regard should be avoided." They oppose criminal penalties against homosexuality. The Catholic Church requires those who are attracted to people of the same sex to practice chastity, because it teaches that sexuality should only be practiced within marriage, which includes chaste sex as permanent, procreative and monogamous; the Vatican distinguishes between "deep-seated homosexual tendencies" and the "expression of a transitory problem", in relation to ordination to the priesthood. A 2011 report based on telephone surveys of self-identified American Catholics conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute found that 56% believe that sexual relations between two people of the same sex are not sinful. In January 2018 German bishop Franz-Josef Bode of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Osnabrück, in February 2018 German Roman Catholic cardinal Reinhard Marx, chairman of the German Bishops' Conference said in interviews with German journalists that blessing of same-sex unions is possible in Roman Catholic churches in Germany.
In Austria blessing of same sex unions is allowed in two churches located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Linz. In December 2019, the Pontifical Biblical Commission published a document Was ist der Mensch by around 50 international Roman Catholic Bible experts, that homosexual partnerships are not against the Bible; the Eastern Orthodox churches, like the Catholic Church, condemn homosexual acts. The Orthodox Church shares a long history of Church teachings and canon law with the Catholic Church and has a similar conservative stance on homosexuality; some Orthodox Church jurisdictions, such as the Orthodox Church in America, have taken the approach of welcoming people with "homosexual feelings and emotions," while encouraging them to work towards "overcoming its harmful effects in their lives," while not allowing the sacraments to people who seek to justify homosexual activity. Other Orthodox Churches, such as those in Eastern Europe and Greece, view homosexuality less favourably; the issue of gay marriage seems to be rejected in Greece, where half of Orthodox Christians don't believe that homosexuality should be discouraged.
Certain other Christian denominations do not view monogamous same-sex relationships as sinful or immoral, may bless such unions and consider them marriages. These include the United Church of Canada, the Presbyterian Church, the United Church of Christ, all German Lutheran and united churches in EKD, all Swiss reformed churches, the Protestant Church in the Netherlands, the United Protestant Church in Belgium, the United Protestant Church of France, the Church of Denmark, the Church of Sweden, the Church of Iceland, the Church of Norway, the Uniting Church in Australia; the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland allows prayer for same-sex couples. The Metropolitan Community Church was founded to serve the Christian LGBT community; the Global Alliance of Affirming Apostolic Pentecostals, traces its roots back to 1980, making it the oldest LGBT-affirming Apostolic Pentecostal denomination in existence. Another such organization is the Affirming Pentecostal Church International the largest affirming Pentecostal organization, with churches in the US, UK, Central and South America and Africa.
LGBT-affirming denominations regard homosexuality as a natural occurrence. The United Church of Christ celebrates gay marriage, some parts of the Anglican and Lutheran churches allow for the blessing of gay unions; the United Church of Canada allows same-sex marriage, views sexual orientation as a gift from God. Within the Anglican Communion, there are gay clergy. Within the Lutheran communion, there are gay clergy, too; such religious groups and denominations interpret scripture and doctrine in a way that leads them to accept that homosexuality is morally acceptable, a natural occurrence. For example, in 1988 the United Church of Canada, that country's largest Protestant denomination, affirmed that "a) All persons, regardless of their sexual orientation, who profess Jesus Christ and obedience to Him, are welcome to be or become full members
Roger Hanin was a French actor and film director, best known for playing the title role in the 1989–2006 TV police drama, Navarro. Roger Hanin was born in 1925 in Algeria as Roger Lévy to Jewish parents, his brother-in-law was François Mitterrand, whose wife, the Danielle, was the sister of Hanin's wife, Christine Gouze-Rénal. With Claude Chabrol, Hanin co-wrote the scripts for a pair of spy films in the mid-1960s. Chabrol directed Code Name: Tiger and Our Agent Tiger, both featuring Hanin in the starring role of secret agent Le Tigre, his 1985 film, Hell Train, was entered into the 14th Moscow International Film Festival where it won a Special Prize. In September 2000 he was awarded a place on the honourable list of the National Order of Merit of Algeria, he said: "I always refused decorations. This is the first time that I agree, but it's the last because I want it to be unique." Soleil with Marianne Sägebrecht Roger Hanin on IMDb