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Everyone knows that a lot of people no longer bother going to church on a Sunday. The latest study of this trend examines the motives behind this and also attempts to suggest ways to reconnect these people with institutional religion. “Churchless: Understanding Today’s Unchurched and How to Connect with Them,” (T...read more
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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
A Mexican wave of moral indignation swept through the chattering class this month when the hypothesis was raised of a link between abortion and breast cancer. We heard, in shrill tones, that …read more