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Why Starbucks and McDonald's are blocking porn from their WiFi

Last edited 19th July 2016

Two of the largest chain restaurants with free WiFi in the United States, McDonald’s and Starbucks, are adding pornography filters to their internet.

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Reports Emerge of Teens Convulsing From 'Charlie Charlie' Game

Last edited 17th July 2016

A Colombian news outlet has reported convulsions and other strange behaviors in 22 local teenagers who allegedly played “Charlie Charlie,” a simplified version of Ouija that became popular a year ago.

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Are Religious Teachers Being Eradicated From Belgian Schools?

Last edited 14th July 2016

Religion classes in Belgium’s French-speaking primary and secondary schools will be cut in half starting in October 2016 and replaced with a weekly hour of citizenship classes.

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I Took The Pope’s Advice and ‘Dared To Dream. Here’s How I did It

Last edited 13th July 2016

Last month, Pope Francis had an inspirational message for the laity, “Dare to dream!”. I am energised by his words because they reminded me why I left everything to follow Christ.

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Pokemon Go: Getting People to Church Since...Thursday

Last edited 12th July 2016

"I caught one!"

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Pokemon Go Reportedly Helping People’s Mental Health, Depression

Last edited 12th July 2016

Pokemon Go is a new mobile game app that is based upon the popular Pokemon game that was created in 1995. It uses a person’s smartphone camera and GPS to place Pokemon characters in the real world around the player. These characters need to be “caught” by the player in order to get points. A player can see the characters in their real world surroundings by looking at their screen, and use the game to capture the Pokemon character.

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Nearly Half of US States Have Sued Over Transgender Bathroom Rule in Schools

Last edited 11th July 2016

Ten states have announced that they are suing the federal government over a rule that would allow students to use the restrooms and locker rooms of their choice, rather than those that match their biological sex.

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From Lady Gaga to Steph Curry: 5 Things To Remember When Celebrities Share Their Faith

Last edited 10th May 2016

It seems that it has become somewhat of a trend for celebrities to share their faith. In general, this is good news and is worth sharing (evidently without falling into some kind of celebrity idolization!). Still, it can also serve as an occasion to reflect on our own faith as well as how we minister to others.

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St Mary's University Launches Benedict XVI Centre to ‘Play a Key Role in Public Life’

Last edited 8th May 2016

St Mary's University, Twickenham, Britain's largest Catholic university, has launched a major new research centre which it hopes will play a significant role in public debate.

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Gayby Baby: Movie Review

Last edited 13th April 2016

Gayby Baby was not what I was expecting. I expected to see a showcase of families which appeared to be “perfect,” but that was not the case at all. These families all had struggles, pains and worries. In that respect, they were completely normal. But there were other aspects in the lives of the four children in the film which made me think that they might also have some additional struggles because of their particular situations. The film’s website provides a quick description of each of the four children in the film: Gus, Ebony, Matt and Graham.

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