Pope Francis to investigate ‘playboy priests’ who posed naked online in scandal-hit disocese MORE
“Like sailing in a dead sea… everything’s all gone” — “Just talking about it makes me feel like I want to cry” — “No birds, no fish, no sharks, no dolphins, no turtles, nothing” Bill Crews interviews Ivan MacFadyen about the worsening environmental issues in oceans around the world.
Dr. Lawrence Dunegan was invited to go to a speaking event by Dr. Richard Day (Chief of Arranged Parenthood) back in 1969, in a room of about 90 specialists. They were not allowed to have any recording devices in the room nor be allowed to take notes. What they didn’t know was that Dr. Dunagan had near photographic memory MORE
The useful idiots from the Cold War are back. From Hong Kong to Havana, an ideology that has killed more than 100 million people in the 20th century is gaining new fans. To a global audience in the billions, the Putin regime depicted its communist heritage as a romantic and quaint era – you know, except for the mass starvations or gulags for political prisoners. NBC’s Bob Costas called Communism “a pivotal experiment.” MORE
Loyola University Chicago recently christened a new pagan student club, with its student organizer saying the group aims to help pupils at the private Catholic college find the God they seek, not just the one featured in the Bible. MORE
Federal auditors SIGAR reported that Afghan farmers grew an unprecedented 209,000 hectares of the poppy in 2013, blowing past the previous peak of 193,000 hectares in 2007. MORE
This documentary was put together by a California company because this happened there. This is not a Christian film but it is well done and lets you in on the way the world sees this.
The Pope is saying that homosexuals have “gifts and talents” that are a benefit to the church. MORE
Drinking juice laced with uranium is just one of many clinical trials allegedly conducted at an Israeli nuclear plant.
A human rights activist has accused the plant’s management of forcing its workers to take part in life-threatening experiments for the sake of nuclear developments. They also claim the government and the military are involved in a cover-up of the tests. MORE
More than a dozen lucky rabbits were given Swedish massages four times a day, courtesy of U.S. taxpayers, as part of a study to figure out whether massage can help recovery times after strenuous exercise — a practice Sen. Tom Coburn says makes a mockery of federal spending. MORE
Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site, Israeli police said Tuesday. MORE
Unless California gets some heavy rain, and soon, the state’s roughly 38 million residents will eventually be up a creek without a paddle — or without a creek, for that matter. The latest media reports indicate that some 14 communities throughout the state are now on the verge of running completely dry, and many more could join them in the coming year if conditions remain as they are. MORE