(RNS) — The Vatican's new document on economic ethics, 'Oeconomicae et pecuniariae quaestiones,' gives theological backing to Pope Francis’ views on the economy, one of the major themes of his papacy. Too bad it's so badly written its timely and...
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(USA Today Network) — The race to colonize Mars is underway, but one astronomy professor thinks we should slow down and figure out if there is life on Earth's planetary neighbor before our exploration destroys it.
(The Conversation) — Reviewers have noted the influence of one particular 20th-century American Christian philosopher in James' Comey's new book: Reinhold Niebuhr.
(RNS) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress put a spotlight on a major shift within the American tech sector: a rapid, albeit uneven, embrace of ethics.
(AP) — Greta Lindecrantz has been jailed for nearly two weeks.
(RNS) — Anti-abortion groups are particularly worried about the high proportion of women choosing to terminate fetuses with Down syndrome after prenatal testing, which has become increasingly sophisticated and accurate.
(The Conversation) — Protecting the Dreamers isn’t about rejecting the rule of law. Rather, it reflects respect for the morality that the law proclaims.
(USA Today) — Social psychologists, ethicists, and religious leaders tell how to take a moral measure of yourself.
(The Conversation) — 'Game of Thrones' storytelling gives its audience the opportunity to contemplate and debate fundamental concerns about the meaning of human life – issues that are central to all world religions.
(RNS) A moderate Baptist, he left a Southern Baptist Convention commission and started his ethics center in 1991 as the denomination grew more conservative in a resurgence that began about a decade earlier.
(RNS) The show, which concludes Sunday (Dec. 4), raises theological questions about what it means to be human and what it costs us to sacrifice our humanity for momentary pleasure.
"Good Christian Sex" is a Chicago pastor's attempt to free Christians from shame about having sex outside of marriage.
(RNS) Bioethicist Arthur Caplan looks at the moral quandaries posed by Zika and the Olympics, the right-to-die law in California and more headliner issues.
(RNS) Are journalists, pundits and politicians too quick to use the hot-button terms "radical," "terrorist," "extremist" and "Islamist"? And do they apply the same standards when the shooter is a Christian, a Jew or not religious?
One of the most profound concerns is about the moral status of extraterrestrial life forms.