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Talking About Suicide in Faith Communities

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. On average, there are about 121 suicides each day, and half of those involve firearms. Men a ...

Category: Aid Faith Healing Health and Wellness Religion

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Health Equity, Public Health, Social Justice

If you're like most Americans, you watched the debate over the American Health Care Act of 2017 with a lot of anticipation, whichever side you were on. It's no secret that the healthcare system of the United States isn't ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness

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If You Are a Victim of Domestic Violence

Being in an abusive relationship is incredibly difficult. It can seem impossible to get out, and you have likely been threatened if you try to leave the situation. You might be worried about your life, and if you have ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness Human Rights Morality Social Equality

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Young Girl Chooses Heaven Over Life

Five-year-old Juliana Snow was born with a rare and life-threatening illness. She suffers from Charcot Marie Tooth disease (more commonly called CMT). Her parents first noticed she wasn't hitting developmental mileston ...

Category: Aid Religion

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Still More to Be Written - Project Semicolon

A sentence that has more to say might use a semicolon in the middle; the words continue on the other side of the grammatical symbol for "there is more to say about this." Many people today are tattooing themselves with ...

Category: Aid Human Rights

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Liberal Nuns Undergo Scrutiny

The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) is the main group representing most of the 50,000 nuns in the United States. A controversial probe of the group led by the Vatican that began three years ago has come ...

Category: Aid Religion Blessings

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Doing Unto Others: Helping the homeless

For many modern urban residents, homeless people are an unavoidable, if somewhat troubling, fact of life. Whether holding a cardboard sign proclaiming their situation at the edge of a parking lot or occupying downtown pa ...

Category: Aid

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A Common Cause

One can't help but notice what seems to be an increase in natural disasters. Starting in 2006 with the tsunami that hit Southeast Asia the day after Christmas to this week's slew of tornadoes, disaster seems to be everyw ...

Category: Aid Disasters

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Faith Endures Through Japan's Disaster

The notion of the earthquake and tsunami being divine retribution is a familiar to many, and, understandably, this attitude has caused great concern among those whose mission is to help people, including the Universal Li ...

Category: Aid Disasters Japan Tsunami

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