Christian harassment is on the rise. Can you do anything to stop it?

Christian harassment is on the rise. Can you do anything to stop it?

Christian harassment is on the rise. Can you do anything to stop it? Christians are the most persecuted faith group in the world today, targeted by Islamic terror groups like Boko Haram and ISIS, as well as secular governments and even competing Christian sects. They endure physical harassment and social discrimination in more than 125 countries, nearly twice the number of countries (74) where Jews are harassed, according to Pew Research Center. Last week in Egypt, almost 30 Coptic Christians were murdered as they made their way to a monastery.…

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9 Catholic groups to divest from coal, oil and gas in a bid to fight climate change

9 Catholic groups to divest from coal, oil and gas in a bid to fight climate change

9 Catholic groups to divest from coal, oil and gas in a bid to fight climate change Catholic :ROME (RNS) Nine Catholic organizations from around the world have announced they are divesting their savings from coal, oil and gas companies in a joint bid to fight climate change. Religious orders and dioceses from the U.S. and Italy made the announcement Wednesday (May 10), ahead of international negotiations due this month on implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change. Their announcement comes amid reports that President Trump has delayed a decision…

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Why You Should NOT Try to Isolate Muscle Groups When Weight Training

Why You Should NOT Try to Isolate Muscle Groups When Weight Training

Why You Should NOT Try to Isolate Muscle Groups When Weight Training   Working as a fitness professional, there is one type of question I get all the time that shows that many people are missing the big picture regarding the benefits of strength training. This popular question usually goes something like this: “What exercise can I do to isolate my _______ (insert your muscle of choice abs, quads, biceps, triceps, etc)?” It doesn’t matter which muscle someone is asking about, they always seem to be asking how to ‘isolate’…

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WHICH RELIGIOUS GROUPS ARE THE MOST EDUCATED?

WHICH RELIGIOUS GROUPS ARE THE MOST EDUCATED?

WHICH RELIGIOUS GROUPS ARE THE MOST EDUCATED? MUSLIMS AND HINDUS ARE THE LOWEST EDUCATED GROUPS, BUT BOTH ARE MAKING GIGANTIC LEAPS IN INCREASING THEIR EDUCATION LEVELS. The most highly educated are the Jews, followed by Christians, while the groups that receive the least higher education are Muslims and Hindus. However, education in these groups is rising steadily, especially among their women. The findings are brought to us by a global demographic study by the Pew Research Center. Which Religious Groups are the Most Educated? TWEET THIS There are two patterns…

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Religious groups, leaders respond to new immigration policies

Religious groups, leaders respond to new immigration policies

Religious groups, leaders respond to new immigration policies Religious organizations and leaders were swift to react to new Trump administration policies that will widely expand deportations of undocumented immigrants. Religious : “These policies are destructive to families,” said Bishop Dwayne Royster, political director of the PICO National Network, an interfaith organization that provides services to immigrants. “The president, with malicious intent, is attempting to destabilize our nation and communities by breaking up families through deportation and detention.” The policies, laid out in a memorandum released Tuesday (Feb. 21) by the…

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