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Pope Francis just held a ceremony at Vatican City to canonize the sainthood of Mother Teresa. Tens of thousands of people were in the Vatican to attend the service, and it was streamed via online channels around the worl ...

Category: Online Ordination, Religion, Christianity

Millions of people are expected to travel over the Labor Day weekend by plane, train, bus and car. This three-day weekend is thought to be the end of the summer season. It's the last chance to enjoy some downtime until t ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Human Rights, Politics

These days, it seems like you can see just about anything on television. It isn't hard at all to gain access to television shows and movies heavy with language, sexual references, and violence. As a parent, this may be c ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Morality

In an attempt to show how easy it is for anyone to purchase what he deemed as an "assault rifle," Chicago reporter Neil Steinberg went to a gun store with plans to purchase one. However, his plan backfired when he was de ...

Category: Morality, Politics

When you think of someone who is religious, you probably think of someone who has a specific set of beliefs, prays regularly, and likely attends a church or religious service at least once a week. Religion is generally p ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Religion, Spirituality

The act of fasting is relatively common in several different religions. The term can have many meanings depending on who you ask. For example, someone may decide to fast from television for a week. This means he or she w ...

Category: Health and Wellness

Unless you work in a church or other religious building, chances are you work with some people who have different religious beliefs. Perhaps you feel very passionate about your faith while some of your coworkers have no ...

Category: Online Ordination, Religion

Religious persecution may not seem like something that is as common as it once was, but it is still a major problem worldwide. There are still many countries in which you can be persecuted or even executed for following ...

Category: Online Ordination, Religion, Social Justice

What do Sonia Sotomayor, Cesar Chavez, Laurie Hernandez, Selena, Gloria Estefan, and Pitbull all have in common? If you said that they all have a Hispanic background, you're right. Hispanic Americans trace their roots ba ...

Category: Freedom, Politics

Alzheimer's Disease International estimates that about 46 million people are living with dementia. Worldwide, dementia costs about $818 billion annually. For comparison, the annual revenue of Apple is about $742 billion. ...

Category: Health and Wellness