A new study on second language learning has recently taken the mediaby storm. A range of headlines – from the BBC to the Daily Mail and The Guardian – all trumpeted the depressing message that it’s impossible to become fluent in a foreign language after around age ten. All of these reports dramatically misrepresented the findings from the study,Read more

Father Jean-Marc Fournier outside Notre Dame in Paris, April 15, 2019. PARIS, April 16, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – A priest who is now being called a hero braved the flames that threatened to consume the iconic cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, saving the Blessed Sacrament, as well as the CrownRead more

The Church of Agia Aikaterini in Gerani in 2008 before its demolition Cyprus is a country with a unique history and an ancient civilization dating back to 9000 BC. Due to its geographical position, Cyprus adopted the Christian faith from the very beginning of Christianity and as a result hasRead more

Air pollution causes 790,000 premature deaths annually in Europe, double the number quoted by recent World Health Organization (WHO) assessments, according to a study published Tuesday in the European Heart Journal. The researchers used a model to simulate atmospheric chemical processes and “interactions with the hand, oceans and biosphere,” according to the study, to determineRead more

In this April 21, 2018 photo, members of the nationalist group Sokil, the youth wing of the Svoboda party, chant slogans and light flares during a concert in Kiev, Ukraine. The influence of nationalist groups has steadily grown since 2014, driven by public dismay over the country’s economic woes andRead more

Joy Milne can smell Parkinson’s disease before it is medically diagnosed A Scottish woman who astonished doctors with her ability to detect Parkinson’s disease through smell has helped scientists find what causes the odour. Researchers in Manchester said they had identified the molecules on the skin linked to the smellRead more