20 min ago
Ordain married men or there'll be nobody to say Mass, priests warn
Pope Francis sprinkles holy water with an aspergillum as a blessing during the Palm Sunday mass at Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.
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4 hrs ago
Alleged Grave-Robbing Cannibal Brothers Arrested - Again
Two brothers in Pakistan - Mohammad Arif and Farman Aliwere - were arrested in 2011 on charges of digging up about 100 graves and stealing the bodies, which they later allegedly consumed, according to NBC News .
6 hrs ago
It's All About The Word
A lot of times when people are in hard times they focus on their problem, but the issue is not the problem.
15 hrs ago
South Sudan rebel chief vows to take key oil fields, capital
South Sudanese rebel leader and former vice president Riek Machar attends an interview in Nasir on April 14, 2014 The leader of South Sudan's rebels has vowed to attack the capital Juba and target crucial oil fields, warning in an exclusive interview with AFP that the civil war will not end until the country's president is removed from power.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Why Kitniyot Passover Fight Is Literally Full of Beans
When is a legume not necessarily a legume? When it's a min kitniyes, might be the Yiddish answer, which could be translated as, "When it's a whatchamacallit."
Hunger Gains: A New Idea of Why Eating Less Increases Life Span
Nematode worms, fruit flies, mice and other lab animals live longer, healthier lives when they eat less than they otherwise would if more food were available.
50,000 children could die in months in S.Sudan: UNICEF
Conflict in South Sudan has triggered a serious risk of famine that will kill up to 50,000 children within months if immediate action is not taken, the UN warned on Friday.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
A Greenhouse Gas Fast for Lent and Passover
By the time of the first thaw in spring, when hunter and hunted alike emerge from their dens, holes, nests, boroughs, caves, huts, tents, tipis and yurts, a huge and hollow hunger hangs heavily upon the earth.
Ukiah Blog Live
The Horrible Lie Christianity Tells Us About God
No human being has imagination enough to conceive of this infinite horror of hell and eternal pain.
UN, U.S. and European leaders sound alarm on famine in South Sudan
During a two-day visit to conflict-hit South Sudan, WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres visited an isolated community in the northern Unity State.
Rewinding The Charts: USA For Africa's 'We Are...
On this date 29 years ago, the all-star ensemble hit No. 1 - and helped launch a legacy of philanthropy On Dec. 20, 1984, Harry Belafonte placed a call to nonprofit consultant/music manager Ken Kragen in hopes of staging a concert to raise funds to fight hunger in Africa - specifically Ethiopia, where famine killed nearly 1 million in 1983-84.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
50,000 children could die in months in S Sudan: Unicef
Conflict in South Sudan has triggered a serious risk of famine that will kill up to 50,000 children within months if immediate action is not taken, the UN warned late Friday.
Biblical characters offer worthy lessons
From Esau to Methuselah, the names in the Bible are as numerous as grains of sand.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Grand Island Pennysaver
End hunger ... one step at a time
Community Missions Inc. will host its annual "Walk for Niagara" on Saturday, May 3, at Whirlpool State Park.
If You're 24 And Younger. I Know How You Will Die.
That's a hell of a thing to say. That I know how the younger generation is going to die.
Voice of America
Hunger Could Kill 50,000 South Sudanese Children This Year, UNICEF Warns
A woman stands with her daughter in the MA©decins Sans FrontiA res clinic at the camp for displaced people on the grounds of the United Nations Mission to South Sudan base in Juba, South Sudan, on January 12, 2014.
Cry Havoc, and Let Slip the Spuds of War
Staple though it is today, the lowly potato had a hard time reaching its preeminent status in Western cuisine.
No excuse to get cozy with Nazis
Back in November 2003, when I was editor of the Winnipeg Sun and wrote occasional columns, I was contacted by members of the Ukrainian-Canadian community and summoned to the big Orthodox cathedral on Burrows Avenue.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Library of Economics and Liberty
The (Metaphorical) Bet: Paul Ehrlich versus Norman Borlaug
Like many libertarians, I find the bet between Paul Ehrlich and Julian Simon to be a fascinating episode in intellectual history.
Famine Is a Feminist Issue
In 2013 the United Nations Population Division revised its population projections to show that population could grow even faster than previously anticipated, especially in Africa.