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Abortion has been in the spotlight recently, with new laws in Australia and a Supreme Court case to be heard early next year in the United States. In late November the Australian state of Tasmania decriminalized abortion, but with some added measures. The new law bans any form of protest, even a silent one, withi...read more
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One of the biggest challenges facing churches and religious organizations is persuading people to listen to them. This problem is addressed in Phil Cooke’s latest book, “Unique: Telling Your …read more
On Tuesday the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released its 2013 annual report. “The state of international religious freedom is increasingly dire due to …read more
The conflict in Syria continues and in other countries that underwent regime changes, such as Egypt, the fate of Christians remains a matter of great concern. This week two Christian …read more
With barely a month as the Church’s new leader, Pope Francis has made clear his concern for the poor and his desire for a simpler approach. Questions related to the social teaching of the …read more
"A country without children is a nation without a future." According to a recent post on the Demography Matters blog, this was a comment by Portuguese President Aníbal Cavaco Silva, referring …read more