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Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

Should health care workers who treat Ebola in Africa be quarantined?

When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola, what should be their reward upon coming home?<p>Three weeks off, some say -- whether they like it or not.<p>The governors of New York and New Jersey …

WHO: several hundred thousand Ebola vaccine doses expected by mid-2015

Ebola vaccine trials are to start in west Africa in December, a month earlier than planned, and hundreds of thousands of doses will be available by mid-2015, the World Health Organisation says.<p>A high-level meeting of government representatives, including donor countries and those affected, together …

China Has A Tropical Island You Know Nothing About

Betcha didn't know China could look like this.<p>Curious wanderlusters should head to the island of Hainan, in the South China Sea, before it gets any more popular. The tropical isle -- with sprawling rainforest and pristine volcanic hot springs -- is a totally unexpected retreat from mainland Asia.<p>On …

Lords of the Mangrove - Photographs and text by Felipe Jacome | LensCulture

In the northwestern corner of Ecuador live the tallest mangrove trees in the world. Amidst the trees’ towering, almost fantastical, roots, you will often find (young) members of the local Afro-Ecuadorian communities. Some are simply playing in the forests but most are there to make a living, to …

Ebola crisis: Outbreak death toll rises to 4,447 says WHO

<b>The death toll from the Ebola virus outbreak has risen to 4,447, with the large majority of victims in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.</b><p>WHO assistant director-general Bruce Aylward also said there could be up to 10,000 new cases a week within two months if efforts were not …

Disease

Iraqi Christian refugees lament lives destroyed by IS

<b>"My daughter was the first to be born in exile here in Jordan," says Abu Safwan, cradling the tiny infant in his arms, amidst the din of displaced Iraqi Christians sheltering in a Catholic centre outside the Jordanian capital, Amman.</b><p>First escaping to the northern city of Irbil, some 1,800 Iraqi …

Human Rights