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“Divinity is where we least expect to find it” by Suzana, Care Worker

Last edited 24th October 2017

Research tells us that an absence of social interaction for older people is associated with higher levels of stress that can lead to Alzheimer’s, cancer and heart disease. We also know people fare better remaining at home for as long as possible and it is community care workers who ensure support services are available on a daily, weekly or ad-hoc basis to support ageing people in our community.

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Thousands March in Somalia after Attack that Killed more than 300

Last edited 18th October 2017

Thousands of Somalis have demonstrated against those behind the bombing that killed more than 300 people at the weekend, defying police who opened fire to keep them away from the site of the attack.

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Deadliest Mass Shooting in US History: Vegas Death Toll hits 58, More than 500 Injured

Last edited 2nd October 2017

The IS group claimed the 64-year-old Nevada man behind the Sunday night massacre, Stephen Craig Paddock, was one of its "soldiers" but the FBI said it had found no such connection so far.

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Children Among 15 dead in Rohingya Boat Sinking in Bangladesh

Last edited 28th September 2017

At least 15 people, mostly children, drowned and scores more were feared missing when a boat carrying Rohingya refugees capsized off Bangladesh Thursday, police said, as the number of people fleeing violence in Myanmar topped half a million.

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How ACYF has Changed My Life

Last edited 27th September 2017

James Bertalli is a young man who likes to aim high, and two of his biggest goals are to compete in the Paralympics and to encourage lots of young people from the country to travel to Sydney for the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) in December.

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New Reforms 'Erode' Victoria's Youth Justice System Say Jesuit Social Services

Last edited 25th September 2017

“An effective youth justice system is one that holds young people accountable for their actions while working to rehabilitate and re-socialise them, to ultimately prevent re-offending,” said Jesuit Social Services chief executive Julie Edwards.

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How Christians Can Accompany Those with Same-sex Attraction

Last edited 20th September 2017

Have compassion and empathy: especially for those dealing with struggles which are different than yours.

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Abducted Priest Fr Suganob Rescued by Philippine Troops

Last edited 18th September 2017

He was kidnapped four months ago by militants allied to ISIS

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Stanislav Petrov, who averted possible nuclear war, dies at 77

Last edited 18th September 2017

A former Soviet military officer credited with averting a possible nuclear disaster at the peak of the Cold War has died at the age of 77.

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Rohingya Crisis: Bangladesh to Accuse Myanmar of 'Ethnic Cleansing'

Last edited 17th September 2017

Myanmar's top general has blamed Rohingya people for the crisis that has led to hundreds of thousands crossing into Bangladesh. Gen Min Aung Hlaing said the Rohingya "has never been an ethnic group", and accused "extremists" of trying to form a stronghold in northern Rakhine state.

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