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Our Elders are Lonely - Do We Care?

Last edited 25th September 2016

It was August in Rome, the dog days of summer, and most people had left the Eternal City for the beach or another summer holiday destination.

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Toddler Survives Three days Alone in Remote Siberia Wood

Last edited 23rd September 2016

A three-year-old boy survived alone for 72 hours in a forest in the remote Russian region of Siberia, in an area renowned for being inhabited by wolves and bears.

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Two Priests Murdered in Mexico

Last edited 20th September 2016

One day after they were kidnapped from their parish, Mexican priests Alejo Nabor Jiménez Juárez and José Alfredo Suárez de la Cruz were found murdered in a field.

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Don’t Forget to Feed the Hungry this Month

Last edited 15th September 2016

Food, clothing, shelter, comfortable furnishings and warmth are things most of us tend to take for granted. But for many people in this country, a crisis like an accident, illness, or job loss, a tragedy like the death of a loved one, or unfortunate circumstance such as growing up in a deprived background and not having the chance for a better life, can lead into a life of poverty.

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Syria conflict: Government Helicopters 'drop chlorine' on Aleppo

Last edited 7th September 2016

Syrian government forces have been accused of dropping barrel bombs containing chlorine from helicopters on a suburb of Aleppo, injuring 80 people.

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Here’s What You Can Do When Someone Asks You for Money: 8 Practical Tips

Last edited 7th September 2016

As I stepped out onto the sidewalk, there was a man hurriedly digging around in his pocket. Before I could turn and head down the street, he pulled out a small paper cup, which was crinkled as though it was something he used quite often. He smiled, but not with confidence or eye contact – he stared down at the ground shamefully, said a few words in Italian, and extended the cup towards me. I knew he was asking for money, but I said “No, I’m sorry” and kept walking.

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Couple Rescued After Searchers Spot SOS on Remote Pacific Island

Last edited 29th August 2016

Two people stranded for a week on a remote Pacific island have been rescued after a search aircraft spotted their SOS message in the sand, the US Coast Guard said Sunday.

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Police Officer Shoots Dead Unarmed Deaf Man, 29, Who was Using Sign Language

Last edited 24th August 2016

A 29-YEAR-OLD deaf man has been gunned down by a North Carolina state trooper after trying to communicate with the officer using sign language.

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Intense Struggle of 'Greatest Living Catholic Painter'

Last edited 21st August 2016

Whenever Borysewicz addresses a fresh canvas, a daunting set of issues stares back at him.

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Raped for Speaking out Against Rape

Last edited 18th August 2016

A Colombian woman who denounced armed groups for sexually abusing women and girls was abducted by the militants and subjected to a terrible punishment. Her story illustrates just how much power lies in the hands of armed men in Colombia - despite a ceasefire by the left-wing Farc rebels - and how lawless some parts of the country remain.

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