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Sacrificing for Others

By Barbara Kralis<p>©Barbara Kralis 2004<br>Catholic Online<p>Sac•ri•fice, n. <i>the surrender or destruction of something valued for the sake of something …

Theology

Russian research team explores giant Siberian sinkhole

A Russian research team including scientists, a medic and a professional climber has descended to the bottom of a giant sinkhole in northern Siberia in an attempt to discover its origins.<p>The 35-metre deep sinkhole was discovered in July after an unexplained eruption that flung soil and rock 120 …

Hanging it all on Hillary: Why the Democrats have no bench

The old conventional wisdom on Hillary: Been around forever, out of step with the Democratic Party, inevitable but hardly inspiring.<p>The new conventional wisdom on Hillary: The Democrats should thank their lucky stars because she’s all that stands between them and political oblivion.<p>What a …

Pregnant Cancer Patient Had a Choice to Die or Have an Abortion, But Then This Happened

In October 2012, Matilda Tristram found out she was expecting her first child with her husband, Tom. They had always wanted children and were …

Journey into the 1950s: travelling by steam to Chinese town that time forgot

It isn’t the quickest of commuter trains, taking 75 minutes to cover just 12 miles. Nor is it the quietest: speech is barely audible over the rattles and blasts of steam. It is certainly not the most comfortable. Passengers jolt along in unlit cars and on windy days their clothes are specked with …

Obama’s ISIS War Is Illegal

The president is subverting the Constitution—and America’s latest undeclared war in the Middle East is just the latest example.<p>For a generation, …

Children’s Grave Offers Insight Into Earliest Americans

In an ancient burial site in Alaska, researchers find hints of cultural links between the New World and eastern Asia.<p>During the last ice age, two infants in what is now Alaska were laid to rest, precious hunting tools at their sides. Now, more than 11,000 years later, scientists announce the …

Missing Mexico students: Who is responsible? | Latin America

It's a case that has shocked a nation already hardened by gang violence and drug related crime - the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico, suspected of being abducted and murdered. <br>The government, a mayor, police officers and gang members have all been implicated. <br>Protesters have vented their …

The 'Yunatsite' settlement mound and the oldest European civilization

11/08/2014 07:00:00 PM<p>Evidence has been piling up in favour of a very bold theory - that it is the Balkan Peninsula, rather than ancient Mesopotamia …

Democratic megadonor: Israel should “bomb the living daylights” out of Iran

<b>Haim Saban (Brookings Institution)</b><p>Billionaire Haim Saban beats war drums in joint appearance with Sheldon Adelson<p>Luke Brinker<p>November 10, 2014 2:30pm (UTC)<p>Billionaire media mogul and Democratic megadonor Haim Saban on Sunday suggested that Israel should "bomb the living daylights" out of Iran …

Mom screamed for abortion clinic to call 911 after her baby was born alive

NewsAbortion<p>abortion, kermit gosnell<p>May 7, 2013 (LiveActionNews.org) - In previous articles, Live Action has covered cases where babies born alive …

Rand Paul Sketches an Alternative to Hawks Like Bush and Clinton

In a speech touting "conservative realism," the Kentucky Republican probed the failures of post-9/11 foreign policy, including too much war.<p>"Americans yearn for leadership and for strength," Senator Rand Paul planned to declare in a foreign policy speech Thursday evening, "but they don't yearn for …

Hill leaders think more 'lone wolf' attacks coming, agree online radicalization is effective

A top congressional Democrat and Republican both warned Sunday about more “lone wolf” attacks, inspired by Islamic jihad and easily promulgated through Internet propaganda.<p>"The police and the military have to be on guard," California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein, chairwoman of the Senate …

EU demand for extra £1.7bn from UK prompts emergency meeting

Europe’s finance ministers are to convene an emergency meeting after the disclosure of a demand for some countries, including Britain, to contribute billions more to the EU budget, the British prime minister’s spokesman has said.<p>David Cameron has said he believes the demand for £1.7bn from Britain …