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Michigan Nun Killed in Hit-and-run Remembered for Her Faith

Last edited 22nd August 2017

Michigan nun Sister Joseph Marie Ruessman of the Alma Sisters of Mercy, who was killed in a hit-and-run on Thursday, was remembered for her fidelity to Christ, tireless hard work in her community, and her joyful laugh.


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Sydney boy Julian Cadman Confirmed Dead in Barcelona Terror Attack

Last edited 21st August 2017

The family of missing Australian boy Julian Cadman has confirmed the seven-year-old was among the 13 people killed in Barcelona's terror attack.


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Ruth Pfau: Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' Dies Aged 87

Last edited 11th August 2017

Ruth Pfau, a German doctor and nun who dedicated her life to eradicating leprosy in Pakistan and has been described as the country's Mother Teresa, has died in Karachi aged 87.


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At Least 11 Killed in 'Barbaric' Nigeria Church Shooting

Last edited 7th August 2017

At least 11 worshippers were shot dead at a church in southeast Nigeria on Sunday, with authorities suggesting the bloodshed was due to a local feud.


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Knights of Columbus to Raise $2 Million to Rebuild Iraqi Town

Last edited 2nd August 2017

The Knights of Columbus on Tuesday announced it will raise and donate $2 million to re-settle Iraqi Christian families displaced by the Islamic State in their home town of Karemlesh on the Nineveh Plain.


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California Priest and Chef Looks to “Savor the Faith” Every Bite of the Way

Last edited 23rd July 2017

While many may wonder if there is a connection between food and religion, this priest, Fr. Leo, has made it his life's mission to prove just how closely linked the two actually are. He has started a cooking program, “Grace Before Meals” in an attempt to encourage families to eat dinner together more often.


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Thailand General Jailed for Human Trafficking at Mass Trial

Last edited 19th July 2017

A former Thai general has been sentenced to 27 years in jail for human trafficking at a landmark trial. Manas Kongpan is among more than 60 people convicted in Bangkok of trafficking Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims, a minority fleeing Myanmar.


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The Harrowing Untold Story of the Priests in Dachau

Last edited 17th July 2017

2,579 priests, monks and seminarians from Germany and Occupied Europe were imprisoned at the camp


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Doctors Say It's a Miracle that Toddler Survived Ninth-Floor Fall

Last edited 3rd July 2017

The doctors at the Children's Hospital in San Miguel, Argentina, find no explanation for the quick recovery of Martin Chain – a three-year-old boy who fell from the ninth floor when he was playing on the balcony of his apartment.


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Fr. James Martin's LGBT Book: Where It's strong, Where It Falls Short

Last edited 29th June 2017

There’s been a lot of chatter about Fr. James Martin’s new book, “Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity,” and given the topic, it’s understandable why. Pope Francis’ call to “encounter” has reinforced the necessity for Catholics to go bring the Gospel to those on the margins.


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