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The Amazing Deathbed Conversion of Oscar Wilde
Last edited 28th October 2015

Oscar Wilde is one of the most famous 19th century authors and playwrights, having written such works as The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Importance of Being Earnest. What is less known about him is that, after years of flirting with the Church, he had a death bed conversion to Catholicism.


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Devastated Bride's Mother holds $35,000 Wedding Reception for the Homeless
Last edited 19th October 2015

When a groom got cold feet and called off his wedding, the bride's family decided to make the best out of a heart-breaking situation. Quinn Duane was set to wed Landon Borup, both 27, in a lavish $35,000 ceremony at Sacramento's luxurious Citizen Hotel yesterday. But when it was called off with less than a week to go, the Duane family, from El Dorado Hills, California, decided not to cancel the venue and catering. Instead, they generously invited the city's homeless to enjoy the extravagant feast.

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The World saw Pope Francis Bless a Boy with Cerebral Palsy in Philadelphia. Here's What we Didn't See.
Last edited 13th October 2015

It's been nine days since their family's sudden moment of grace. Nine days since Pope Francis laid his hands on their 10-year-old son.

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A Funny Thing Happened in that Joke with the Pope Contest …
Last edited 11th October 2015

Launched by the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States ahead of Pope Francis’ U.S. visit last month, the contest netted 4,000 submissions from people, including actress and comedian Ellie Kemper, weather forecaster Al Roker and late-night TV host Conan O’Brien. Comedian Bill Murray was the honorary adviser. But the organizers named Rabbi Bob Alper the winner Monday (Oct. 5) on their website.

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Which of the Four Personalities are You? Part 1
Last edited 21st September 2015

Author, speaker and producer Rose Sweet discusses the spiritual aspects of the four temperaments. When seen in proper light, these classic personality traits can help us understand how we are all made in the image and likeness of God.


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Aussie Diggers receive headstones on their graves after 100 years
Last edited 20th September 2015

THREE Australian soldiers killed in action during World War I now have names on their headstones thanks to a volunteer research group called Fallen Diggers.

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An Incredible Reunion: Meeting Lalu And Sarita Six Years On
Last edited 15th September 2015

6 years later… It’s incredible the journey life takes you on. Today my wife and I have been living and working in Nepal for more than two years as aid and development workers. The day I stepped foot back in Nepal, I knew I had to try and track down Lalu and Sarita to see if they were ok. But would they still be there? Did they survive the ‘hungry season’?

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Singing Priest is Australia's Favourite
Last edited 13th September 2015

Robert Galea is a Christian, a priest and a musician, in that order, but this winter he is also set to be an X Factor Australia favourite.


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Queen Elizabeth II's Remarkable Reign
Last edited 9th September 2015

She has met the Beatles and several Popes. She speaks fluent French. She has survived 12 U.S. Presidents and she even has a Facebook page. She served in WWII, driving a truck for the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service where she was known to change a flat tire or two.


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Bart Cummings - Giant of the Turf, Family Man & Man of Faith
Last edited 2nd September 2015

Brother Dan Stafford CSsR met legendary trainer, Bart Cummings at Queensland's Doomben 10000 famous winter racing carnival in 1988, the year the Cummings-trained Group 1 horse, Campaign King romped home a winner. The friendship between the two men began that day and continued until early Sunday morning, when 87-year-old Bart died peacefully in his sleep at Princes Farm, his long time home and training stables at North Richmond.


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