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Boko Haram kills 5000 Catholics in One Diocese
Last edited 18th May 2015

A new report has revealed the scale of the suffering of Nigerian Catholics at the hands of Boko Haram militants, with 5,000 Catholics killed in one diocese alone.

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Synod will Endorse Church Teaching on Family, Cardinal Pell
Last edited 10th May 2015

Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Vatican's Secretariat for the Economy, spoke this weekend on issues surrounding the family and the upcoming Synod of Bishops, saying the synod is unable to change Church teaching.

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Earthquake Orphans: What Nepal Can Learn from Haiti
Last edited 7th May 2015

In the wake of the Nepal earthquake it’s important people don’t rush in to “rescue” kids who might not in fact be orphaned. AAP Following the earthquake in 2010, Westerners flocked to Haiti to “rescue” orphaned and lost children. The “rescue” included the evacuation of children by plane for inter-country adoption and an increase in the number of children placed in orphanages in the following months. The problem that has since emerged is that many of the “orphans” placed in orphanages and sent for adoption were not orphaned at all.

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Archbishop Anthony's Statement on Execution of Chan & Sukumaran
Last edited 28th April 2015

Like most Australians I do not support capital punishment: there is enough violence in our world already without legal systems modelling it to others.

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A Young Entrepreneur
Last edited 27th April 2015

When Vannak joined the Youth Empowerment Project in 2011, he was 14 years old and had dropped out of school. Since participating in the project, he has learned valuable vocational and life skills. Now 19 years old, Vannak, is in grade 12 at school. He's working hard as a student, earns an income, participates in peer counselling and is contributing to his community.

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2015 International Day of Prayer for Madeleine & All Missing Children
Last edited 27th April 2015

Please join the Madeleine Prayer Circle (MPC) and thousands of people worldwide as we unite together in prayer for Madeleine McCann and all the missing, abused and exploited children in our world.

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Sydney Medical Student Represents Australia at Gallipoli "Doctor's Day"
Last edited 24th April 2015

Throughout the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign of 1915 when 87,000 Turkish soldiers lost their lives and a further 56,707 ANZACS , Canadians, French and British Allies were killed, medical teams from both sides struggled in terrible conditions to save lives treating soldiers no matter what flag they may have been fighting under.

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Cardinal George Praised at Funeral for Faith, Conviction, Courage in Suffering
Last edited 23rd April 2015

Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George received everything good from God and these gifts must now be passed on by those who mourn him, said the homilist at his funeral on Thursday.

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Report on Exploitation in Australian Fashion Industry
Last edited 27th April 2015

Nine out of 10 companies supplying clothes to Australian consumers do not know where their cotton is sourced and most fail to pay overseas workers enough to meet their basic needs, an investigation into the fashion industry shows.

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28 Ethiopians Reportedly Killed in new Islamic State Massacre
Last edited 20th April 2015

Islamic State terrorists in Libya apparently killed 28 Ethiopian Christians, describing them as representatives of the “enemy Ethiopian Church,” in a new massacre.

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