In June 2001, under a cloud-streaked sky, Rebecca Gomperts set out from the Dutch port of Scheveningen in a rented 110-foot ship bound for Ireland. Lashed to the deck was a shipping container, freshly painted light blue and stocked with packets of mifepristone (which used to be called RU-486) and...Read More>>
A new longitudinal study found that girls are developing breasts at an increasingly younger age, which is part of a disturbing trend in the sexual development of our children. American girls (and boys) are hitting puberty earlier than ever before, and upward trends in childhood obesity seem to be...Read More>>
Dutch news is reporting on the euthanasia death of an elderly woman who sought euthanasia because she did not want to live in a nursing home.
The report said that she visited a ‘special clinic set up to help people whose doctors do not support euthanasia’. This incident sparked the second...Read More>>
The report which revealed the abuse of more than 1,400 children in Rotherham - mainly by men of Pakistani heritage - found many reasons why the shocking scale of child sexual exploitation in the South Yorkshire town remained hidden.
Councillors and c...Read More>>
"What happens to people who kill themselves?"
"Do Christians automatically go to hell if they take their own life?"
"Is suicide the unpardonable sin?"
"Suicide is caused by depression, a disease, so people aren't responsible, correct?"
"Aren't sensitive subjects like t...Read More>>
These images show the seconds before a nine-year girl accidentally shot her gun instructor dead on Monday.Read More>>
Of all the many ancient peoples who once lived in the land between the Tigris and the Euphrates, Iraq's Assyrian Christians pride themselves on having persisted in their traditional homeland for millennia, even as other civilizations thrived then disappeared, as languages and cultures died out, a...Read More>>
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The Christian Institute is raising serious concerns about the Liberal Democrats’ plans to force schools to deliver lessons on sex and relationships to children as young as seven.Read More>>
He is known as “The Father of the Sexual Revolution,” and if you’ve ever taken a university course on 20th century history, you’ll have heard his name: Alfred Kinsey.Read More>>
The self-proclaimed caliph of the Muslim world, by all accounts, was an unremarkable insurgent and street tough in 2009 when he was released from an American military detention facility in Iraq.Read More>>
A million-dollars isn’t what it used to be.
Throughout the past decade, a growing number of Catholic parishes have learned that lesson for themselves, as they’ve joined the ranks of “million-dollar parishes” — parishes whose annual revenues exceed $1 million.Read More>>
Four years ago, on a January afternoon while Montreal was in the middle of another subarctic deep freeze, I boarded a plane for Munich.Read More>>
The Church of England has expressed frustration at the failure of ministers to respond to calls for Britain to open its doors to minorities facing persecution in Iraq.Read More>>
The term “Moderate Muslim”, for many people, falls into the same category as Unicorn or Sasquatch. Only gullible people really believe in them, right? Supposing such a creature could be found in real life, what would we expect one to look like?Read More>>