Posts Tagged ‘half’
The World Health Organization reports that the number of people who caught tuberculosis (TB) fell last year, but it also said the number of deaths from TB remained the same and that TB is still a major killer.
Most of the world’s poor do not live in poor countries. New research says nearly 80 percent are actually in middle income countries. Two billion poor people – those who live on two dollars a day or less – live in middle income...
The Amish are one of the fastest-growing religious groups in North America, according to a new census by researchers at Ohio State University.
“What do we get?” asked Peter rather bluntly, while listing what he left behind to follow Christ. Where we half expect a paternal reprimand, the profuse generosity of our Lord’s reply shocks us: “A hundredfold!” (Mt 19:29).
According to a new report on religion and international migration, Christians comprise nearly half of the world’s 214 million international migrants. The report, Faith on the Move: The Religious Affiliation of International Mig...
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Lemonade stands, neon sunglasses, pop music blaring from the speakers and dancing around in the car with the top down. Don’t all these things remind you of those good ol’ summer days, when the atmosphere was always fresh and bu...
Arts & Culture
A historical Cathedral in Hong Kong sits on a piece of land that could be worth, conservatively, more than half a billion dollars — if the cathedral is destroyed and the land is converted to commercial use. When St. John’...