TORONTO (RNS) Last month, about 150 members of the group Lev Tahor (“Pure Heart”) decamped from a village north of Montreal to Chatham, Ontario, about 200 miles southwest of Toronto. Comprising about 40 families, the sect fled just before a Quebec court ordered 14 children into foster care.
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(RNS) The law will make Belgium the first country to allow euthanasia for children if they are terminally ill and living with “constant and unbearable physical suffering.”
NEW YORK (RNS) “I think the danger with Christian publishing is (the attitude), ‘If it’s got a Bible verse in it then it’s OK,’ even if it’s got really bad writing and bad art,” said author Sally Lloyd-Jones. “I suppose my vision has always been that it’s got to be excellent.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) As home-schooling slowly becomes more mainstream, most parents cite the environment of public schools, not religious belief, as the main reason behind their decision to home-school.
(RNS) First comes baby, then comes marriage? That is the new norm for many middle-class young people — and they and their children are paying a price, says a new report.
AUSTIN, Tex. (RNS) Laura Kaeppeler travels nonstop, wears stylish new outfits daily and attracts TV crews in every city she visits as the reigning Miss America. But the glamorous appearances go for a most unglamorous cause: a faith-based platform for the 2.7 million kids who have an incarcerated parent. By G. Jeffrey MacDonald.
TORONTO (RNS) Canada's highest court has ruled that children in Quebec schools cannot opt out of a course on ethics and world religions. By Ron Csillag.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican will convene a global summit next week to bring together bishops and experts to review strategies to prevent abuse and to assist victims. By Alessandro Speciale.