More Doctors Are Warning Patients to Eat Less Meat
Catholic Groups Launch Conversation about Female Deacons
And more major medical groups are endorsing a diet heavier in plants.
US Southern Baptists Condemn White Supremacy
Their actions follow the appointment of a panel of experts set up by Pope Francis to consider the controversial question.
Parliament of World Religions on Climate Change
Southern Baptists reversed course and adopted a statement denouncing “alt-right white supremacy,” calling it “antithetical to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.”
Oldest Homo Sapiens Bones Ever Found Shake Foundations of the Human Story
Recently, the Parliament of World Relegions issued a statement.
Trump on Paris Accord: 'We're Getting Out'
Doing Good and Doing Well: Faith-based Investing Converts the Skeptics
Idea that modern humans evolved in East Africa 200,000 years ago challenged by extraordinary discovery of 300,000-year-old remains in Moroccan mine.
Russia: Pokémon Go Blogger Found Guilty of Inciting Religious Hatred
They increasingly see the socially responsible agenda as good business; and, perhaps more important, so do investment firms that are responding to the growing demand for portfolios that reflect a client’s values.
Barack Obama Says Fighting Climate Change Means Reforming Food—And Cutting Back on Steak
A Russian blogger has been convicted of inciting religious hatred for playing “Pokemon Go” in a church, and given a suspended sentence.
10 Steps on Improving Your Metabolism
“I think people naturally understand that big smokestacks have pollution in them and they understand air pollution, so they can easily make the connection between energy production and the idea of greenhouse gases,” Obama said.
Russian Court Bans Jehovah's Witnesses As Extremist
Are you sluggish and low on energy? Do you feel like you work and work toward your weight loss goal and never seem to make any dramatic improvement? You could be suffering from a slow metabolism.
Indian Court Gives Ganges, Yamuna Same Rights as a Human
Russia's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Jehovah's Witnesses were an "extremist" organization and must disband and hand over all property to the state, local media said. The religious grouping confirmed the ruling about its "liquidation" in Russia.
Religious Groups, Leaders Respond to New US Immigration Policies
A court in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand has granted the same legal rights as a human to the Ganges and Yamuna rivers, considered sacred by nearly a billion Indians.
Discord in Angela Merkel's Government After Environment Ministry Bans Meat at Official Functions
“I keep asking, where are God’s borders?” he said. “If Jesus was a Mexican, would Donald Trump deport him?”
Pope Appears to Back Native Tribes in Dakota Pipeline Conflict
A row has broken out in Angela Merkel’s government after the environment minister banned meat at official functions. Barbara Hendricks claims eating meat is damaging to the environment.
Meet the Vegan Saudi Prince Who's Turning the Lights on in Jordan
Thousands of tribe members, environmentalists and others set up camps last year on Army Corps land in the North Dakota plains as protests intensified.
India Just Banned All Forms of Disposable Plastic In Its Capital
“Climate change and the unjustified consumption of energy are two of the most serious issues we face today at the macro-level.”
Russian Yoga Lecturer Escapes Penalty in Sign of Good Karma
India’s capital city Delhi has introduced a ban on disposable plastic. Cutlery, bags, cups and other forms of single-use plastic were prohibited by the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
Did God Choose Trump? What It Means to Believe in Divine Intervention
Russia’s yoga lovers can sigh in relief today, following a judge’s decision in St. Petersburg to throw out the case against Dmitry Ugai, a man tied to a Krishna group charged with illegal missionary work.
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Sworn With the Bhagavad Gita Once Again
Since Donald Trump’s victory in last year’s election, many Christians became convinced he was chosen by God to be president even though he hardly fits their mold of a virtuous leader.
Plants Can See, Hear and Smell and Respond
“Tulsi shared how the Bhagavad Gita continues to serve as an inspiration in her life, and how grateful she is to the people of Hawaii for allowing her to continue to serve in Congress,” said a statement from her office.
A Man is on Trial in Russia — for Talking about Yoga
Plants perceive the world without eyes, ears or brains. Understanding how can teach us a lot about them, and potentially a lot about us as well.
In Emotional Farewell Speech, Michelle Obama Praises Diversity
“I am concerned about the complete arbitrariness of this law, which can lead to the persecution of my many fellow citizens who practice yoga and study Indian philosophy,” Ugai wrote in his blog.
Indian Government Clears Comprehensive Visa to Boost Trade and Tourism
“.. Whether you are Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Sikh – these religions are teaching our young people about justice and compassion and honesty.”
The long-term, multiple-entry visa will be given up to 10 years but under this category the visitor will not be allowed to work or stay permanently, a government official said.