BBC - Wonder Monkey: The origin of the human family

Papal statesmen address the major issues of their day, matters of humanity and the human family. Eugenio Pacelli did so in 1936. John Paul II did so in 1999. Pope Francis will do so in September 2015.

The human family tree. Dir. Chad Cohen. Perf. Spencer Wells. National Geographic, 2009. Film.

The collection The Human Family is the first complete translation of Menschenkinder, the cycle of ten novellas that Lou Andreas-Salomé (1861-1937) wrote between 1895 and 1898 and published in 1899. It is intended to further recent criticism's rediscovery of Andreas-Salomé's significance as a thinker and writer, above all with regard to her literary contribution to modern feminism and the principles of women's emancipation. ...

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Don’t miss The Human Family Tree, this Sunday, August 30 at 7 PM ET/ 9 PM MT, on the The researchers say the fossils also show evidence of tooth and jaw traits that were thought to have appeared much later in the human family tree.

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117. We therefore consider it Our duty as the vicar on earth of Jesus Christ—the Saviour of the world, the Author of peace—and as interpreter of the most ardent wishes of the whole human family, in the fatherly love We bear all mankind, to beg and beseech mankind, and above all the rulers of States, to be unsparing of their labor and efforts to ensure that human affairs follow a rational and dignified course.

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Scientists use the DNA from a random group of people to show that all humans share common ancestors. On a single day on a single street, with the DNA of just a couple of hundred random people, National Geographic Channel sets out to trace the ancestral footsteps of all humanity. Narrated by Kevin Bacon, The Human Family Tree travels to one of the most diverse corners of the world -- Queens, N.Y. -- to demonstrate how we all share common ancestors who embarked on very different journeys. Regardless of race, nationality or religion, all of us can trace our ancient origin back to the cradle of humanity, East Africa. What did our collective journey look like, and where did it take your specific ancestors? At what point in our past did we first cross paths with the supposed strangers living in our neighbourhood? Now, in The Human Family Tree, the people of this quintessential American melting pot find out that their connections go much deeper than a common ZIP code.2. With the present document (that is limited to some considerations of particular importance and which we are pleased to offer as the basis for further, deeper considerations), we wish to recognize the 's significance and force, and go forth in the perspective both of its true universality and its complete application. We recognize the 's value and on-going capacity to inspire because we share elements of the one same truth. Sharing the truth is a necessary condition for human coexistence. We certainly do not ignore the reservations to which the may have given rise: it could favor individualism and subjectivism. In this sense, various critiques have been made of it. However, it is good to stress the great between this and Christian anthropology and ethics,3despite the fact that the document makes no reference to God. There is also a conceptual proximity regarding the points admitted as being natural in that they are based on the common conscience of humanity. For this reason, it is certainly not a question of rights created by the but rather of rights which it recognizes and codifies. "The Universal Declaration is very clear: it recognizes the rights it proclaims, it does not grant them".4Moreover, the recognizes "the inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all the members of the human family",5and this constitutes a "meeting point" for joint reflection and action.