“In some countries, – and the current situation in Ukraine exacerbates this issue, – the person of the patriarch of Moscow and all Russia is linked to the Russian Federation alone and his principles are equated with the policy of the Russian government,” Krill said at a meeting in Moscow with participants in the Faith and World festival of Orthodox media.
When Catholic schools close, poor communities suffer (and crime goes up)
Michael McShane, AEI Ideas
For decades, research on Catholic schools has almost exclusively examined their academic effects. It has been conducted by social science luminaries like James Coleman and Tony Bryk and scales have almost universally tipped in the favor of Catholic schools, particularly when they are compared to traditional public schools in the neighborhood they often inhabit.
Religion, marriage increase life expectancy, study finds
Nancy Frazier O’Brien, Catholic News ServiceStudy
Study after study has confirmed that those who are involved in religion and those who are married are healthier, physically and mentally happier and live longer than those who are not.
Inmate sues prison for not allowing him to worship Satan
A state prison inmate says New Mexico correction officials aren’t allowing him to practice his religion and properly worship Satan behind bars.