In May, every day there are special prayers in honor of the Virgin Mary. In general, this month is often called – “the month of Mary”. What is it connected with? Where does this tradition come from?
The month of May is always special for a lot of people. This is the first time we can enjoy the warmth of summer, after a long period of winter and cold weather. In May we can particularly densely feel the singing of birds, and see how everything around us is blooming and green. For many people, it is a special time to plan vacations, trips together, family holidays.
India’s weather department has issued a severe heatwave warning as temperatures soar, throwing millions of lives and livelihoods out of gear. Some states in India have seen temperatures top 43 °C (110 °F), with northwest India likely to see even higher temperatures in the coming days, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). Extreme heat can be deadly, especially for a region where many lack access to cooling. And climate change is making heat waves more frequent and severe, with periods of hot days stretching out longer in places like South Asia.
Sri Lanka, an island nation of 22 million, faces an economic and political crisis, with protesters taking to the streets in defiance of curfews and government ministers stepping down en masse. The crisis has been years in the making, driven by a little bad luck and government mismanagement. Over the past decade, the Sri Lankan government has borrowed vast sums from foreign lenders to fund public services. This borrowing spree has coincided with a series of hammer blows to the Sri Lankan economy, from both natural disasters such as heavy monsoons to manufactured catastrophes, including a government ban on chemical fertilizers that decimated farmers’ harvests.
In Russian attack to Ukraine, it is possible to discover many types of war: the aggressive bloody war against Ukraine, the propaganda war against truth in Russia and on both fronts. It is possible to watch another type of war not seen in the past. The hackers group known as “Anonymous” declared in Twitter cyber-war against Russia.
Too little or too much sleep’ more likely to cause cognitive problems in the long-term. Scientists at the University of Cambridge have found that the perfect dose of sleep is seven hours for people wanting to keep their minds healthy in middle age and beyond.
The Holy Father, Pope Francis has chosen ‘Listen with the ear of the heart’ as the theme for the 56th World Communication Day of 2022. According to him, we are losing the ability to listen to others in our day today life. So, “Listening” has become a challenging phenomenon to an educator or a formator, parents and teachers, pastors and pastoral workers, communication professionals and people who carry out social service and political service. He emphasized the quality of listening, which he said “is decisive in the grammar of communication and is a condition for genuine dialogue.”
NFTs have caught the world’s attention when a price of a collage of images by digital artist Beeple was reached $69.3 million. Not only that, Jack Dorsey’s first tweet sold for US $2.9 million, a video clip of a LeBron James slam dunk sold for over $0.2 million and a decade-old “Nyan Cat” GIF went for $0.6 million.
Facebook parent company Meta is paying one of the most prominent consulting firms in the United States to orchestrate a nationwide campaign seeking to turn the public against TikTok. Meta, which shed hundreds of billions in value earlier this year due to doubts about its future, is in a pitched fight against the video-sharing platform popular with young social media fans.
Wednesday 23 March the Pope Francis recall his veteran grandfather who taught him to loath war. The pope offered a “personal testimony” during the general audience in the Vatican’s Paul VI hall. His grandfather was a radio operator caught up in fighting in northern Italy during World War I.