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The Mystery of HD 140283, a Star Older Than the Universe

A mysterious star resides 190 light years away from Earth in the constellation of Libra. Named HD 140283 by the astronomers who discovered it over 100 years ago, the star’s mystery is not due to its existence, but ...

Category: Science

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Green New Deal Picks Up Significant Christian Support

In the never-ending debate over climate change and what, if anything, America should do about it, the Green New Deal, a resolution sponsored by two Democrats, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Sen. Ed Markey ...

Category: Environment Science

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The Alarming Rise in European Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism, the hatred of Jews and the hellacious acts that often accompany it, is nothing new. It’s been around almost since the beginnings of recorded history. Its most notable exemplification was the Holocaus ...

Category: Human Rights Morality Politics Judaism

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Catholic School Kicked Out of Archdiocese for Refusing To Fire Gay Teacher

In the latest chapter of the growing debate over the employment of LGBTQ staff in local Catholic educational institutions, the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Indiana, kicked the Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School out of the ...

Category: Equal Rights Social Equality Christianity school

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8 Great Kids’ Books for Arab American Heritage Month

Understanding other cultures helps children learn empathy for others. Books are a great way to introduce traditions and culture. April is Arab American Heritage Month. Here are some great books to open a dialogue with yo ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Morality Politics

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Spiritual Lessons From the Marvel Cinematic Universe

“Captain Marvel” has made box office magic in the weeks since it has come out. “Avengers: Endgame” has been anxiously awaited by MCU fans long before “Infinity Wars” hit the big screen ...

Category: Morality Spirituality

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8 Books for Children for the Season of Nonviolence

January 30 marked the beginning of the Season of Nonviolence, a 64-day international campaign that begins on the anniversary of the death of Mohandas Gandhi and ends on April 4, the anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Human Rights Politics

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Seven Virtues - Courage

Nelson Mandela said, “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Courage is often defined as ...

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6 Authors To Read for Black History Month

If you’re looking to diversify your reading list, Black History Month is a great time to pick up a book by an African American author who you may not have heard about. Toni Morrison, Ralph Ellison and Alex Haley ar ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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8 Books With Characters Living With Disabilities

Rudine Sims Bishop wrote, “Books are sometimes windows, offering views of worlds that may be real or imagined, familiar or strange. These windows are also sliding glass doors, and readers have only to walk through ...

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