The Grumpy Point: When A Man Turns 70

By Linton Weeks The approximate moment when grumpiness kicks in for men, according to a recently released report, is around age 70. Then you’d better get off his lawn. Researchers found that as men grow older — from, say, 50 on — they have fewer obstacles and annoyances to worry about in life and, furthermore, they are more equipped to deal

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Catholic Priest Creates Arabic App to Support Persecuted Christians

BY MORGAN LEE , Christian Post Reporter   A self-described Italian “technologic” priest has launched an Arab language version of his Catholic app that he hopes will support Christians in heavily persecuted Middle Eastern countries where printed breviaries are banned. Paolo Padrini is the creator of the iBreviary app, which allows Catholics to access prayers and readings on their mobile devices. Father Paolo

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Martyrs, Miracles and the Stuff of Making Saints

VATICAN CITY — The Catholic Church makes saints to give the faithful role models. The process is cloaked in secrecy and open to criticism, given that it deals with science-defying miracles and notoriously politicized choices. In Sunday’s dual papal canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII, it also involves rule-breaking, fast-track procedures. But saints aren’t going away anytime soon.

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Cancer Treatment Revolution: Gene Therapy Works and is Already Changing The Future

  Intravenous chemotherapy has for decades been a standard treatment for cancer. But it may soon be considered as archaic as the telegraph, says a top medical analyst. Robert Goldberg of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest says cancer treatment is on the cusp of huge advances. Targeting cancer-causing gene mutations – instead of a malignancy’s site of

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Why Persecution of Egypt’s Christians Is Not Over

Gary Lane, CBN News Sr. International Correspondent Egypt’s Christians are hoping they’ll be better protected from violence when the country elects a new president next month. But that may be wishful thinking. CBN News Contributing Analyst Raymond Ibrahim says while attacks have subsided since the Muslim Brotherhood left power, persecution of the country’s Christian minority is likely to continue. Longing

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