Day: June 28, 2014

No clear ‘Pope Francis effect’ among U.S. Catholics

pewresearch.org: In the first eight months of his pontificate, Pope Francis has impressed, charmed and inspired many people around the world with his outreach to non-Christians, his statements of concern for the poor and disabled, and his personal humility. At the same time, other Catholics have expressed dismay over the pope’s statements about homosexuality and his remarks that the […]

Toronto: How A dream Dies

Construction worker who fell to death was refugee from Iraq Young construction worker dreamed of bringing his brother to Canada and reuniting his family. Toronto Star, 27/6/2014 / Sarmad Iskander, who died Monday in a construction site fall, loved soccer, said friends and family. By: Samuel Greenfield Staff Reporter, Published […]

Gender bias: Why we shouldn’t call girls ‘pretty’

Parentdish: by Isabelle Khoo — Verizon’s Verizon’s latest commercial proves that advertisements can have powerful messages. In the ad, “Inside Her Mind,” the communications company tells us why we shouldn’t call girls pretty, but pretty brilliant instead. In the ad, a statistic by the National Science Foundation sheds light on the fact that […]

Gender bias: Why we shouldn't call girls 'pretty'

Parentdish: by Isabelle Khoo — Verizon’s Verizon’s latest commercial proves that advertisements can have powerful messages. In the ad, “Inside Her Mind,” the communications company tells us why we shouldn’t call girls pretty, but pretty brilliant instead. In the ad, a statistic by the National Science Foundation sheds light on the fact that […]