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'Flowers Beat Guns': Father Reassures Son after Paris Attacks
Last edited 18th November 2015

In the video, the father is explaining to his son the significance of the tributes at the Bataclan theatre while being interviewed by the TV program, Le Petit Journal. Viewed over 8 million times, the video has since been translated from French and shared globally.

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Husband writes defiant tribute to his wife killed in Bataclan massacre
Last edited 19th November 2015

A Frenchman whose wife was killed in the Bataclan massacre has written a defiant message to the gunmen and a touching tribute to his wife.


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Adel Termos: An Unsung Hero of the Beirut Bombings
Last edited 17th November 2015

As the world comes to grips with the tragic events in Paris, one man has emerged as a hero. Adel Termos was walking with his young daughter when he spotted a suicide bomber preparing to detonate his vest. Instantly, he tried to tackle the assailant, causing the bomb to go off. He was killed, but many say his heroic actions undoubtedly saved countless more lives.

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'Be the Hug of Christ' – White Mass in DC Encourages Those with Disabilities
Last edited 10th November 2015

Honoring individuals with disabilities and mental health challenges, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C., celebrated the archdiocese's annual White Mass on Sunday and encouraged the faithful to embrace, serve and welcome the diversity of the Church.


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Rome Pilgrimage Gives Homeless Man a New Perspective on Life
Last edited 4th November 2015

Derrick Yearout has come a long way from his homeless, drug-addicted days. After changing his life and getting off the streets he made a pilgrimage to Rome, which he says has given him a new outlook on life.


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The Real Story Behind this Incredible Photo
Last edited 2nd November 2015

Images of La Vlora’s voyage emerged on social media last week, but the story was completely different. The pictures were attached to a narrative about WWII. The authors declared the migrants were fleeing Europe for Africa.That’s obviously false, but the pictures were shared thousands of times regardless.


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The Amazing Deathbed Conversion of Oscar Wilde
Last edited 28th October 2015

Oscar Wilde is one of the most famous 19th century authors and playwrights, having written such works as The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Importance of Being Earnest. What is less known about him is that, after years of flirting with the Church, he had a death bed conversion to Catholicism.


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Devastated Bride's Mother holds $35,000 Wedding Reception for the Homeless
Last edited 19th October 2015

When a groom got cold feet and called off his wedding, the bride's family decided to make the best out of a heart-breaking situation. Quinn Duane was set to wed Landon Borup, both 27, in a lavish $35,000 ceremony at Sacramento's luxurious Citizen Hotel yesterday. But when it was called off with less than a week to go, the Duane family, from El Dorado Hills, California, decided not to cancel the venue and catering. Instead, they generously invited the city's homeless to enjoy the extravagant feast.

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The World saw Pope Francis Bless a Boy with Cerebral Palsy in Philadelphia. Here's What we Didn't See.
Last edited 13th October 2015

It's been nine days since their family's sudden moment of grace. Nine days since Pope Francis laid his hands on their 10-year-old son.

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A Funny Thing Happened in that Joke with the Pope Contest …
Last edited 11th October 2015

Launched by the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States ahead of Pope Francis’ U.S. visit last month, the contest netted 4,000 submissions from people, including actress and comedian Ellie Kemper, weather forecaster Al Roker and late-night TV host Conan O’Brien. Comedian Bill Murray was the honorary adviser. But the organizers named Rabbi Bob Alper the winner Monday (Oct. 5) on their website.

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