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3 Ways Not to Lead Your Fallen-Away Child Back to the Church

Last edited 6th November 2015

If your son or daughter has drifted away from the Church, you're not alone. The Catholic Church is hemorrhaging young people. Half of young Americans who were raised Catholic (50% exactly) no longer identify as Catholic today. Roughly eight-in-ten (79%) who shed their faith leave before age 23.


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Give the Joy of a Global Gift this Christmas

Last edited 9th November 2015

This Christmas, send a message to those you love, and give a gift to those in need. When you choose a Global Gift this year, you are bringing a moment of joy and helping create a lifetime of change for some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Each Global Gift represents one of the most important areas of our work – from responding to emergency situations with food and water to supporting education programs and training farmers in new agricultural techniques.


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Smashing Stereotypes in the Melbourne Cup

Last edited 4th November 2015

The race that stops a nation quite possibly stopped the entire world today as Michelle Payne became the first female rider to win the Melbourne Cup. This in itself is a noteworthy achievement, and she is to be congratulated for her achievement.


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Exhibit Displays Little Known Photos of St Therese of Lisieux

Last edited 18th October 2015

The Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome is hosting an exhibition on St. Therese of Lisieux. It's an interesting study of her life, but above all, it shows what was in her heart. The show brings together little known photographs of the saint. Watch this video for more.

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2015

Last edited 20th October 2015

World Mental Health Day is observed annually on 10 October, and the week preceding this annual observance is known as Mental Health Awareness Week. This year, the Catholic Church has sought to celebrate this day as an opportunity to encourage a true pastoral view that embraces our total community as the living Body of Christ.


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Boy Escapes India ‘Black Magic’ Attack

Last edited 22nd September 2015

AS he recovers in a children’s shelter in eastern India, 17-year-old Ganita Munda is haunted by the sound of his family’s screams as a witch-hunting gang killed them in their home.The teenager remembers breaking free of the attackers and fleeing his rural village home in Orissa state to a nearby forest where he hid alone in the dark for hours.

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RUOK? We All Need Someone to Listen to Us Without Judgement

Last edited 9th September 2015

Thursday 10 September marks R U OK Day in Australia. In this video, every day Australians share their our thoughts on why a conversation is about sharing hopes and dreams is so important, and why we need all to ask the question "are you ok?"


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Biagio Biagetti: One of the first people to help restore the Sistine Chapel

Last edited 30th August 2015

The Italian painter Biagio Biagetti directed the restoration of the frescoes in the Sistine Chapel between 1933 and 1936. He set the standard for restoration artists throughout the world. And now journalist Paolo Ondarza is telling his story in a new book.


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Ashley Madison and an Examination of Conscience

Last edited 27th August 2015

You might have seen that the subscriber data taken from the Ashley Madison website when it was hacked last month has been leaked, as the hackers had promised. Just to recap, a vigilante group calling itself the Impact Team had hacked in to the site, posting a message that they would release customer records including names, addresses and email addresses, photographs and more unless the site was taken down permanently.


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Biblical Teaching on the Use of Colorful and Harsh Language

Last edited 24th August 2015

In the Sermon on the Mount, the Lord warns of using uncivil and/or hateful words such as “Raqa” and “fool.” And yet the same Lord Jesus often used very strong language toward some of His opponents, sometimes calling them names such as vipers and hypocrites.


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