Janice Lloyd is an author at Religion News Service.
‘Death cafes’ normalize a difficult, not morbid, topic
(RNS) No one wants to talk about death at the dinner table, says Lizzy Miles, a social worker in Columbus, Ohio. But sometimes people need to talk about the “taboo” topic. Hence the birth of “death cafes.”
Health experts laud pope’s decision to step down
RNS) Health experts on aging admired Pope Benedict XVI ‘s decision to resign, citing visible clues about his declining health and respecting his honesty about an inability to fulfill responsibilities as he grows older.
Citing religion, some health workers refuse flu shots
(RNS) During one of the worst flu season in recent memory, some health care workers are refusing to take flu shots for religious reasons. By Janice Lloyd / USA Today.