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Americans See Catholic Clergy Sex Abuse as an Ongoing Problem

Most U.S. Catholics say sexual misconduct is not unique to their church (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images) More than 15 years after U.S. bishops pledged “zero tolerance” for sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests, reports of previously unpublicized misconduct continue to receive wide media coverage. A Pennsylvania grand jury last year …

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Bible engagement trends highlight bigger problem

USA (MNN) — In this year’s State of the Bible report, Barna Research Group notes that fewer than one in four believers regularly spend time in God’s Word. Yet the same number of people say the Bible influences how they live. Keys for Kids’ Ministries’ Greg Yoder observes, “We’ve basically …

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Is Racism a “Major Problem”?

Is racism still a major problem in America? According to a 2018 poll, 64% of Americans answer this question with a “yes!” An additional 30% say it still exists, but it’s not a major problem. Only 3% believe it no longer exists in this nation. Why is racism so tenaciously …

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The Evolutionary Problem with Grandmothers

Grandmothers? What’s the Evolutionary Use? In an evolutionary worldview, human grandmothers are a bit of a puzzle. In most animal species, females do not survive long after their childbearing years have ended. Human females, however, can and often do survive for decades after menopause, the hormonal change which concludes their …

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Why the Admissions Scandal Is Every Parent’s Problem

The recent college admissions scandal has all the elements of a sensational, headline-grabbing story: Rich and famous parents paying bribes. Coaches encouraging fabricated athletic success. Prestigious colleges caught in the crosshairs. And now the potential of class action lawsuits brought against some of our nation’s most elite universities. While it’s …

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Corruption is a problem for Church and State

Sierra Leone (MNN) — A new law promises to “revolutionize and consolidate” the fight against corruption in Sierra Leone. As described here, lawmakers presented the Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission Amendment Act 2019 to Parliament a few days ago. Earlier this year, Transparency International released its Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) – …

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How Does it Feel to be a Problem

“How does it feel to be a problem?” Over a century ago, African American scholar W. E. B. DuBois asked this question in his classic work on race, The Souls of Black Folk. All people have problems, regardless of wealth or status; it’s part of the human condition. To be …

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