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  • 52 Years Ago, A Church Reforms

    How Vatican II Made the Catholic Church What it is Today

    The pope, cardinals, and monsignors conduct business in Vatican City.
  • International Day of Nonviolence

    Today on Daily Ideas

    Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., was a Baptist minister, obtained a PhD in systemic theology from Boston University, and won the Nobel Peace Prize. He was also a freelance civil rights leader.
  • Down on the Farm

    This Week on the Globe

  • Weird But True!

    What superpower do ants have when facing down an enemy?

    By harvesting leaves to cultivate fungus in underground gardens, leaf-cutter ants play an important role in structuring tropical plant communities. A special caste of smaller ants ride on the surface of cut leaves to defend workers from parasitic insects. This photograph was taken on a tropical ecology fieldtrip in Southeastern Peru.
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