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The Pope’s Moral Case for Taking On Climate Change

Francis’s first encyclical is a cry to save the environment—and make a priority of theology over politics.<p>“The majority of people living on our planet profess to be believers.” It is a statement of fact, an intellectual premise, a gentle claim of territory. In his new encyclical on environmental …

Christianity

A Gay Dad's Letter To Aussie Couple That Vowed To Divorce If Gay Marriage Becomes Legal

<b>By Rob Watson | The Next Family</b><p>Something one learns as a parent is that children are often not rational in their behavior. When something happens that is not to their liking, they will strike out in a variety of fashions, many of which do not line up to a logical agenda of self-interest. Part of …

Climate Change

Sauerkraut Could Be The Secret To Curing Social Anxiety

Can you eat your way to an anxiety-free existence?<p>It might sound outlandish, but the idea that your diet can have a huge effect on your emotions has become the focus of an exciting new area of psychological research. The latest addition to this growing body of research comes from psychologists at …