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Fathers play a vital role in the upbringing of their children, different from that of a mother, according to a recent book that examines a variety of scientific evidence. In “Do Fathers Matter?: What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We’ve Overlooked,” (Scientific American/ Farrar, Straus and Giroux), journa...read more
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Several recent cases involving the rejection of babies by people who were using the services of surrogate mothers have drawn attention to the alarming ethical shortfalls of the surrogate …read more
As dawn breaks over the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon, Fatima Ibrahim, her two boys and three girls start to stir. They live in a tent in one of the many makeshift Syrian refugee settlements that …read more
With American Labor Day just passed, and as Italians slowly (very slowly!) get back to work following their August holidays, it’s worth recalling one of the founding tenets of modern Catholic …read more
I don’t know if anyone else has noticed a seemingly profound, but ultimately silly discussion which is prevalent within popular culture. It’s called the Fermi Paradox and it goes like this: “ …read more
The ratio of female to male infants continues to decline in India and a recent report by the United Nations warned that urgent action is needed to reverse the trend. The report, “‘Sex Ratios …read more