Rights protection

Series of Sexual Assaults Highlights the Vulnerability of Pakistani Christian Women and Girls

By ICC’s Pakistan Correspondent 08/30/2019 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – “Oppression exists in different layers for Christian girls in Pakistan. They are suffering on the bases of gender, religion, and class. It has been documented that young Christian girls face higher levels of sexual harassment and are persecuted for their Christian

New Resolution Calling for the Global Repeal of Blasphemy, Heresy and Apostasy Laws

On July 23, 2019, Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) introduced House Resolution 512 to the United States House of Representatives. The resolution calls for the global repeal of blasphemy, heresy and apostasy laws. Over 70 countries around the world still have these laws as a part of their national legal structure including countries

Religion

Dance celebrating gay sexual behavior in church sanctuary shows what God sees in the hearts of many priests

WARNING: The following article and video contain disturbing content and show a sacrilegious event inside a Catholic church. August 5, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – A video now making the rounds on social media shows two scantily clad men performing a homoerotic dance in the magnificent sanctuary of Saint Peter Apostle Church in

HOW TO WALK THE “ROYAL PATH” IN LIFE On the Life and Teachings of Elder Mikhail (Balaev)

If in the Ancient Patericon one of the elders says: “Let not the sun go down on your anger,” then the sun would rise and set, and Elder Mikhail was euphoric. In this article, the head sister of the Holy Dormition-Gremyachevo Monastery Nun Mikhaila (Osipova) speaks about their spiritual guide,

World News

Human speech may have a universal transmission rate: 39 bits per second

A new study of 17 languages—including Vietnamese—suggests humans have a set rate of information transfer in speech. M2020/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Italians are some of the fastest speakers on the planet, chattering at up to nine syllables per second. Many Germans, on the other hand, are slow enunciators, delivering five to six syllables in the

The Language You Speak Affects How You Perceive Time

Language and perception of time are more linked than you may think.  JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Scientists have explored the concept of time in countless ways, but what about how time relates to one’s lingo? According to a recent study, the language you speak may affect your perception of the passage of

Prolife

Abortions fall to their lowest levels since 1973

The number of women having an abortion in the US has fallen to its lowest levels since it was decriminalised by Roe vs Wade in 1973, according to a new report. The report by the pro-choice Guttmacher Institute said that abortion numbers among women aged 15 to 44 had fallen

Greek Archdiocese Of Australia Comes Out Against Extreme Abortion Bill

Photo: greekcitytimes.com The new Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia issued a statement last week condemning a new bill that is currently being discussed in the New South Wales Parliament. Just a month into his ministry as the head of the Greek Church in Australia, Archbishop Makarios, enthroned

Family and society

A magic coin

A boy was walking along the way as he spotted a one-penny coin lying on the ground. “Well,” he thought, “a penny is also money!” He took it and put it in his wallet. And then he began to think further: “What would I do if I found a thousand

Three lovely back-to-school traditions from around the world

It’s that time of year again. The frenzy of shoe shopping, ironing uniforms and doing the last-minute stationery dash can only mean one thing: it’s time to go back to school. Whether you’re counting down the days until normality returns, or dreading stepping back into the classroom, these lovely back-to-school

Opinion

UK Professors Attempt to Mainstream Cannibalism as Normal

Dostoevsky once said, “If God didn’t exist, everything is possible.” There is wisdom in his observation since, without God, there would be nothing to serve as the ultimate reference for human acts. The eternal law that God established in the universe is inscribed on the human heart. Thus, everyone at

Taxpayers Spend $100 Million Funding Research With Aborted Baby Parts, It’s Time to Stop That

The United States is the world leader in most areas of science and medicine, yet our current medical establishment is decades behind in its ineffective and immoral use of aborted fetal tissue for research. It is time for the federal government to stop funding this antiquated research, and for our

World News

Next census will allow trans people to choose different sex from birth certificate

(Photo: Unsplash/Cecilie Johnsen) The census is a major survey of the UK population that takes place every 10 years, with the next one due in 2021.  Data gathered through the census is used by the Government to help shape and formulate policy for the next decade.  In a departure from

Sweden makes historically large investments to combat climate change

The Swedish government announced Friday that it will allocate a historically high 2.9 billion SEK (approximately 300 million U.S. dollars) to the environment and climate as part of the country’s budget for 2020. Part of the funding will go directly to protecting and cleaning up high-value nature areas, and part

The number of women having an abortion in the US has fallen to its lowest levels since it was decriminalised by Roe vs Wade in 1973, according to a new report. The report by the pro-choice Guttmacher Institute said that abortion numbers among women aged 15 to 44 had fallenRead more

A new study of 17 languages—including Vietnamese—suggests humans have a set rate of information transfer in speech. M2020/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Italians are some of the fastest speakers on the planet, chattering at up to nine syllables per second. Many Germans, on the other hand, are slow enunciators, delivering five to six syllables in theRead more

Photo: greekcitytimes.com The new Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia issued a statement last week condemning a new bill that is currently being discussed in the New South Wales Parliament. Just a month into his ministry as the head of the Greek Church in Australia, Archbishop Makarios, enthronedRead more

Language and perception of time are more linked than you may think.  JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Scientists have explored the concept of time in countless ways, but what about how time relates to one’s lingo? According to a recent study, the language you speak may affect your perception of the passage ofRead more