Day: February 23, 2013

Married Catholic Priests A Possibility

Source: Huff Post, LONDON — Roman Catholic priests should be allowed to marry and have children, Britain’s most senior Catholic cleric said Friday. Cardinal Keith O’Brien, who heads the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland, said the requirement for priestly celibacy is “not of divine origin” and could be reconsidered. He […]

Rare intrafaith dialogue on Islam

Source: Rice, by Jeff Falk. A rare intrafaith dialogue on Islam had the Asia Society Texas Center’s Brown Foundation Performing Arts Theater packed to the last seat Feb. 21. The event featured four imams representing the Ahmadiyya, African-American, Shia and Sunni traditions of Islam and was co-hosted by Rice University’s […]

How life was like in 1910

The year is 1910, over one hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes! Here are some statistics for the Year 1910: ************ ********* ************ The average life expectancy for men was 47 years. Fuel for this car was sold in drug stores only. Only 14 percent of the […]