The hands of a South Korean comfort woman who was among those who were forced into prostitution and sexually abused at Japanese military brothels before and during World War II. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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The invisible enemy: an unseen virus and sexual abuse

Think about it. It is amazing that one tiny, invisible, smart virus, a product of…

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Jair Bolsonaro, the president of Brazil at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia. Photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in Cullen's Corner Human Rights Social Justice

The rise of the political extreme right

Fascists get power by promoting a loud, outspoken leader who preaches fear and hatred of foreigners, promotes isolationism, nationalism and proclaims to make their nation great again- as Hitler, Benito Mussolini and Assad did. Even Donald Trump shows traits of being fascist.

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An image of the bronchitis virus, part of the coronavirus family that includes the common cold, SARS and MERS. They have a halo, or crown-like (corona) appearance when viewed under an electron microscope. Photo: CDC/Public domain
Posted in Cullen's Corner Faith and the Environment

Covid-19: Nature’s payback?

The Covid-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) threatens the health of millions of people around the world if…

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A teenager using an iPad. File photo: CNS/St. Louis Review
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Protecting children online

There is a powerful force for good or evil that is present everywhere. You can’t…

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The haunted faces of men, women and children look on from behind barbed wire after the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in 1945 in Oswiecim, Poland. File photo: CNS/Yad Vashem Archives via Reuters
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The death camps where millions were murdered

The memory of the horrific genocide by the Nazi regime that killed six million Jews…

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