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The Mother Teresa of Africa: Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe

Last edited 22nd January 2017

She proudly shows the bags girls and women have made by hand in order to pull themselves out of the clutches of the war in Uganda: about 2,000 women in total.

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What Do You Say To a Homeless Person? Advice from Catholic Urban Missionaries

Last edited 28th November 2016

It’s a common sight at a city intersection. A man or a woman holds a cardboard sign: “Homeless, Hungry. Please Give. Anything Helps.”

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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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Migrants and Refugees Challenge us to Enact a Culture of Encounter, Welcome and Acceptance, says Bishop Long

Last edited 26th August 2016

Migrants and Refugees challenge us to enact a culture of encounter, welcome and acceptance, says Bishop Long.

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“Let’s Be One” – WYD Pilgrims Write 3,000 Postcards for The Young People of The Church in Need

Last edited 19th August 2016

The Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is taking stock of its campaign “Let’s be One,” launched at the World Youth Day (WYD) in Cracow from 26th to 31st July 2016. The aim of the campaign was to raise awareness of the situation of those young Christians who couldn’t attend WYD in Cracow. The campaign was very successful. 3,000 postcards were sent in 23 languages by those at the WYD to other young people in 100 different countries, especially those suffering persecution or war.

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The Story of A Holocaust Survivor Who Encountered Pope Francis

Last edited 2nd August 2016

A survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp welcomed Pope Francis’ Friday visit and asked the world to remember the suffering that took place there.

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Miami Police Shoot Black Man with his Hands up Trying to Help Autistic Patient

Last edited 21st July 2016

Charles Kinsey was trying to retrieve a young autistic man who had wandered away from an assisted living facility and was blocking traffic when Kinsey was shot by a North Miami police officer.

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Celebrating the Laudato Si with music and hope for the future

Last edited 24th June 2016

The Ecology Group at Our Lady of The Way Parish (OLWP) North Sydney in partnership with the Spirit Band, the musical youth outreach of the parish is celebrating the first anniversary of Laudato Si’, the papal encyclical on ecology, on Sunday, 26th of June at St Mary’s Church North Sydney.

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charity: water - A Non-Profit With the Mission To Bring Clean Water to Every Person on the Planet

Last edited 17th June 2016

charity:water is a non-profit organisation on a mission to bring clean and safe drinking water to every person on the planet. They use 100% of all public donations to fund clean water projects, and they prove each one using photos and GPS coordinates on Google Maps.

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Holy See Mobilises with Other International Organisations in the Fight Against Leprosy

Last edited 8th June 2016

The Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers is teaming up with organizations from all over the world in the fight for a holistic care of people suffering from leprosy.

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