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What Gaia theory can tell us about the outbreak of novel coronavirus

Automatic-control mechanisms are part of the intelligent self-regulation that occurs in nature. Thus, the outbreak of Covid-19 could very well be Gaia’s automatic reaction to restore homeostatic equilibrium

South Africa must have a stake in artificial intelligence technology

The country needs an institute that will be a conduit for AI knowledge to industry, society and government

The Pope’s message of unity and reconciliation

The Pope’s primary message to each country responded to their unique circumstances

Fake FDI tops global growth

Pope Francis this week exhorted the political leaders of Mauritius, known as a tax haven and enclave for shell companies, to promote policies that...

Hope, peace and reconciliation: Pope Francis in Mozambique

A papal visit will highlight the importance of the recently signed peace agreement between the government and opposition

Kiir urges rival Machar to return to South Sudan

President Salva Kiir urges rebel chief Riek Machar to return to Juba during speech to parliament

Faith is a feminist issue for women in the Catholic church

Women are not permitted to be deacons in the Catholic Church, but that could soon change

Pope thinks entrapment isn’t kosher

Pope Francis has caused something of a storm by advocating a change to the Lord’s Prayer

Signal summit on sex abuse opens at Vatican

The idea is that the 114 heads of bishops' conferences will return home with clear ideas on how to spot and deal with abuse

Catholic church split over abuse scandal gravity

The Vatican has already warned that in some countries the church is dragging its feet because of cultural difference over what constitutes child abuse

Pope calls bishops to ‘child protection’ meeting in February

The Church has been hit by a series of child abuse scandals in recent years

Pope ‘begs for God’s forgiveness’ for sexual abuse scandal

In front of 45 000 supporters in the west of Ireland, the pope spoke of the 'open wound' of the Church's sexual abuse scandal

Pressure mounts on pope for tougher action on abuse scandals

The pope has admitted that the Church had 'delayed' in applying the necessary sanctions

The sacred versus the profane

'Circling each other now, each fighter coming in for the obligatory mock charge'

Pope aide Pell could face two trials over abuse charges

The Vatican finance chief is fighting to clear his name over historic sexual offence allegations

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