Culture

A 12th-century Byzantine manuscript of the Hippocratic Oath

Basic Principles in Medical Ethics

by eCommunicator Western medicine was founded on our Judeo-Christian and Greco-Roman heritage, where the sanctity of life and the dignity of the human person are paramount for decision-making in patient care. Patients place their trust in physicians and nurses to care for them in a compassionate and ethical manner, and […]

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William Joseph Simmons attends a congressional committee investigation of the Ku Klux Klan in 1921. (Library of Congress)

Is the KKK a Christian organization?

by Got Questions On a recent national radio program, the host interviewed several Muslims about Islam and terrorism. He asked, “What is it about Islam that seems to attract or instigate violence?” One of the guests immediately responded, “We could ask the same thing about Christianity. After all, the KKK […]

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Black Friday

Black Friday

by eCommunicator Good Friday (also called Black Friday) is a christian holiday. Christians remember on that day that Jesus Christ died on the cross in 33 AD. It is celebrated on the Friday before Easter, sometime in March or April. Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus. It is called Good […]

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The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts

The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts

by Jesus Christ Savior On November 9, 1620, the Mayflower, carrying 102 passengers with 50 Pilgrims aboard in search of religious freedom, approached Cape Cod, Massachusetts, having left England 65 days earlier on September 6, 1620. The Pilgrims were Separatist Protestants who made a clean break with the Anglican Church […]

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A Time For Thanksgiving

A Time For Thanksgiving

by Samuel Logan Brengle Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. Psalm 100:4 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 As lilies of the […]

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Halloween

Dressing Up as Ourselves for Halloween

by Sean Fitzpatrick Have you ever dared to go inside one of those Halloween outlets that crop up a month before October 31? Besides high-priced trash, these shops offer an insight into what Dante might have conceived for our times in his Inferno, portraying the horrors and monstrosities that are […]

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