Syphilis rates in Vancouver are at their highest in 32 years, prompting public health officials to issue a warning to the group at greatest risk — men who have sex with men.
Medical health officer Dr. Reka Gustafson of Vancouver Coastal Health said Thursday that 561 new syphilis cases were...Read More>>
Richard Dawkins has addressed the “feeding frenzy” that arose after he said that it was “immoral” to give birth to a baby with Down syndrome if the mother was aware of the child’s condition.
Responding to a “real ethical dilemma” of one his Twitter users, who said she wouldn’t know what to...Read More>>
Aside from the six-figure price tag, what was striking was just how easy it was for Ophira Dorin to buy a kidney.
Two years ago, as she faced the dispiriting prospect of spending years on dialysis, Dorin set out to find an organ broker who could help her bypass Israel’s lengthy transplant...Read More>>
This is a game-changer. Talk about “an old wives’ tale.” You’ve heard it said that 1) 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce, 2) most marriages that do happen to make it are, nonetheless, unhappy, and 3) Christians are just as likely to divorce as non-believers.
These claims, long unde...Read More>>
A feminist studies professor who attacked a prolife teenager and stole and destroyed her anti-abortion poster has avoided jail time, with a judge instead sentencing Mireille Miller-Young to community service, anger-management classes, and $493 in restitution to the teen she assaulted.
ISIS has been moving quickly from the beginning, and their violence is especially felt in Iraq. This morning CNN reported that Kurdish troops had regained the Mosul Dam. This was a particularly dangerous post for ISIS to control.Read More>>
An ongoing demolition campaign targeting churches in eastern China represents a “crime” against Christianity and threatens to foment social unrest, a group of Chinese lawyers has warned.Read More>>
Canada's laws and courts promote secularism over religious and moral pluralism, a Montreal university professor said on the opening day of the Faith in the Public Square conference Aug. 5.Read More>>
It was an extraordinary act of defiance, and it was extraordinarily risky. But all he did was take out a pen and write.Read More>>
A new report from Georgetown University suggests that public school children should be exposed to sexually explicit sex education at age 10 – while their views are still “malleable” – and that schools could lower STD and abortion rates by providing all girls capable of reproduction with “contrace...Read More>>
The consecrated Host that an Oklahoma City satanist claimed he would use in a public staging of a "black mass" next month has been handed over to the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, the archdiocese says.Read More>>
Kendra Turner said, saying "bless you" to a classmate who sneezed, then defending herself to her teacher, landed her in trouble.Read More>>
James Foley, an American journalist who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago, is presumed dead after Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants posted a video online Tuesday that it said was of his execution.Read More>>
Angela Boyd bounced on the balls of her feet as the smell of sizzling meat pierced the ocean breeze. The 19-year-old and her friends were about to celebrate her birthday in Isla Vista, but they were making a pit stop at the Jesus Burgers house.Read More>>
A sacrilegious television show on the Cinemax cable television channel is coming under fire from Catholics today because it features a nun performing an abortion.Read More>>