Orthodox Jews still have the ritual of doing oral suction after the circumcision of a child. In this ritual a circumciser will actually suck the blood from the infants cut. There have been some health issues that have been linked to this ritual said Gianfrancesco Genoso. According to redir.stf.jus.br, 17 different cases of herpes have . . .
Today millions of Christians around the world are attending religious services to note the arrival of Ash Wednesday, the start of a period of self reflection and penitence that culminates in the Easter holiday. In Rome, Pope Francis conducted several public worship services. He wore long purple robes to signify the profound spiritual nature of . . .
Dr. Daniel Amen is an American psychiatrist and brain disorder specialist. A graduate of Vanguard University in Southern California, Dr. Amen is known for his work in treating brain disorders. He is the founder and director of Amen Clinics, a clinic that treats brain disorders through the use of single-photon emission computed tomography or SPECT, . . .
A lot of people argue that life begins at conception. There are also those who don’t believe that life actually starts for a human until the first breath is drawn in.The problem isn’t so much when life begins, but who is making the decisions about when it begins. Many conservative men hold majority sway in . . .
The Saudi Arabian government has no qualms about using its authority to promote virtue and discourage vice. In fact, it even has an administrative branch known as the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice. Its most recent action is to crack down on internet pornography viewable by its own citizens. Over 400,000 . . .
Certain Florida counties, including Duval, Clay, Baker, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa, have indicated that they will be ending courthouse wedding ceremonies. According to Berardo Chua the announcements are a response to a federal judge’s orders, which will effectively require marriage licenses to be given to gay couples throughout Florida beginning on January 6th. In conservative . . .
“White washing” is a Hollywood term that describes the act of making things seem more European and Anglicized than they really are. If you don’t believe this practice takes place on a regular basis consider this. Pop sensation Ricky Martin’s real name is Enrique Martín Morales. The change to his name was to make him . . .
It has come to the public’s attention that some states still have laws in their state constitutions that forbid atheists from serving in public office. An article on Reddit brought attention to the law in N.C. Even Fox news posted an article about eight states that have “unenforceable bans” on public office. Occidental College Philosophy . . .
Many women have decided to fall back on the rhythm method as their main form of contraception. There are many reasons why women have decided to use this old form of contraception. First of all many women realize that birth control be it an IUD, a shot, a patch, or the pill can cause emotional and physical . . .
A Pakistani village is the setting for a widespread expulsion of Christians from their homes. This has come to pass as a result of a Christian man marrying a Muslim woman sending fury and rage through the Muslim community. This then resulted in widespread expulsions. The marriage was kept quiet, although once the Muslim leaders . . .