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Time Running Out to Tackle Global Warming, Pope Tells Climate Summit

Last edited 14th December 2014

Tackling the problem of climate change is a serious ethical and moral responsibility, Pope Francis told negotiators from around the world meeting for a climate summit in Lima, Peru.


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32 Dead, 76 Missing in Indon Landslide

Last edited 14th December 2014

Rescuers are using bulldozers and excavators to clear debris in their search for more than 70 people missing after a landslide in Indonesia.


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Bhopal Remembers 30 years on from World's Worst Industrial Disaster

Last edited 8th December 2014

It's been 30 years since the Bhopal gas disaster which killed over 5000 people, families of the victims say the legacy of the gas leak lives on today.

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Typhoon Hagupit: Millions Evacuated in the Philippines

Last edited 7th December 2014

At least three people have been killed and over a million evacuated after typhoon Hagupit tore into the Philippines this weekend, causing landslides, pummelling houses and stirring up gusts of 170kph (106mph) across the country’s central islands.


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Astronomers Believe They May be About to Discover One, or Even Two, New Planets

Last edited 1st December 2014

It seems we may soon have a ninth planet — and possibly a tenth. A group of astronomers say they’ve found the telltale traces such planets would leave behind.


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River of lava slowly burns through Hawaiian town

Last edited 17th November 2014

Lava has been slowly snaking its way toward rural Hawaii communities for months, but it took an oozing stream of molten rock just 45 minutes to burn down an empty house.Firefighters standing by to tackle any spreading wildfires let the flames consume the 1,100-square-foot (100-sq metre) structure on Monday afternoon as a relative of the homeowner watched and recorded video of the destruction with an iPhone.

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Typhoon Haiyan - One Year On

Last edited 10th November 2014

In November 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the largest storms ever recorded, hit the Philippines. More than 6,000 people perished in the storm and over 4 million people were displaced. With the help of their supporters, Caritas Australia is working alongside Caritas Philippines and 41 other agencies as the country enters a phase of recovery and rehabilitation.

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Sisters Work on Shoestring in Sierra Leone against Ebola

Last edited 5th November 2014

The Catholic sisters trying to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone continue to be courageous in the face of the current adversity and work in circumstances that would defeat most people.

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Catholic Priests, Religious must Leave Crimea by Year's End

Last edited 3rd November 2014

All Catholic priests in the Crimea will be forced to leave by the end of 2014 under new rules established by the Russian government, the Forum 18 news service reports.

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Walk freely & learn with a 3D replica of Sites in Jerusalem

Last edited 12th October 2014

The 3D tour is an extraordinary experience offering anyone who wishes an innovative way to visit Jerusalem.

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