Archive of May 5, 2018

Virtual reality: An answer to the pope's call for creativity in medicine?

May 5, 2018 - 03:45 pm .- Chronic pain reduction. Improvement in paralysis. Restoration of sight amid macular degeneration. These are just some of the results being seen in experimental treatments using virtual reality technology.

Swiss Guards look to expand ranks as new members are sworn in

May 5, 2018 - 12:55 pm .- As 33 new Swiss Guards prepare to take an oath Sunday, the entire army is preparing to expand its ranks by two dozen members to respond to increasing administrative demands while ensuring guards are not overworked.

Evangelization is a priority, Francis tells Neocatechumenal Way

May 5, 2018 - 05:28 am .- Catholics have a mission to evangelize, teaching people that God never tires of loving them, Pope Francis said to members of the Neocatechumenal Way Saturday at a gathering for the 50th anniversary of the movement.  

Balancing human rights with peacebuilding efforts in North Korea

May 5, 2018 - 04:10 am .- The potential release of three American prisoners from North Korea’s labor camps – reported to be “imminent” – would be a unique success at the intersection of human rights and peacebuilding efforts in the East Asian country.