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Catholic Church: Women Are To Blame For Pedophile Priests

The Catholic Church has passed the buck on their pedophile priests. Women priests are being blamed for pedophilia in the Catholic Church due to their ‘feminizing’ of the profession. Cardinal Raymond Burke said the influx of female priests has discouraged ‘manly’ men from partaking in the profession. He told the group The New Emangelization that “Young boys don’t

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UN Passes Historic Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Worldwide

The United Nations has passed the first ever treaty which imposes a worldwide nuclear weapons ban and the decision couldn’t be more timely. In a press briefing the U.N. conference president Elayne Whyte Gomez said: “We are on the verge of adopting the treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons. This will be a historic moment and it will

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Burned Food Might Cause Cancer

A chemical produced when food is cooked at high temperatures may actually contribute to cancer when eaten. The chemical, called acrylamide, is a known potential toxin and carcinogen in it’s industrial form, but when it is produced from cooking the carcinogenic response is less documented. The first time acrylamide was found to be dangerous was 20 years

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Is Earth on Its Way to the Biggest Mass Extinction Since the Dinosaurs?

From the common barn swallow to the exotic giraffe, thousands of animal species are in precipitous decline, a sign that an irreversible era of mass extinction is underway, new research finds. The study, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, calls the current decline in animal populations a “global epidemic” and

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Gazing At This Optical Illusion Can Actually Sharpen Your Vision

Optical illusions aren’t just good for giving you a headache and fuzzy eyes. Researchers from the University of Glasgow and the University of York in the UK have carried out research that indicates regular exposure to a certain optical illusion helps enhance people’s ability to read small text. The study was published in Psychological Science. “We discovered

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