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5th Annual St Luke's Charity Conference held in Cork

On Thursday, 6th April, 5th Annual St Luke’s Charity Conference was hosted by the Northridge House Education and Research Centre within the charity at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little island, Co. 227 more words


Changes to U.S. Copyright Office Could Impact Public Historians

On April 26, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to transform the Register of Copyrights from a position responsible to the Librarian of Congress to a political appointment chosen by the President and confirmed by the Senate. 662 more words


Islam and Adoption

By Dr. Hatem al-Haj

Muslims in Muslim-majority countries should enhance the kafâlah system (care for orphans) to attain all of the benefits of legal adoption, while complying with the spirit and letter of the Sharia in this regard. 787 more words

Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence)

Moving House

Moving House

Moving house is quite an undertaking
The hassle might even be rather breathtaking
Ensuring that all your furniture will still be fitting
When you’re involved in what the Scots call a flitting… 166 more words

Poems On The Theme Of Living Our Lives

Why Does Easter Wander?

Fascinating study by Farrell Brown on the history of Easter’s changing date and why the East and the West don’t usually agree.

Contemporary Issues



You must have noticed how the word ‘icon’ is now much overplayed
In ordinary conversation we seem to hear it almost every day
Historically the word was used to describe a religious work of art… 188 more words

Contemporary Issues