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Good Samaritan Student Determined to Make a Difference
Last edited 15th June 2015

Year 12 student at Hinchinbrook's Good Samaritan College, Sheneli Meneripityage Dona joined delegates from 54 countries late last month for the United Nations Special General Assembly on Youth. Not only was the 17-year-old inspired by the address given by UN Secretary General, Ban Ki- Moon but she won the support and encouragement of two of the UN's outstanding leaders for youth and women's affairs.

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Burnout, Depression and Suicide in Medicine: One Doctor’s Story
Last edited 21st May 2015

The suicides of two medical residents in New York City last fall have thrown a spotlight on a real problem among health care professionals, particularly physicians. Medical students, residents and practicing physicians commonly report symptoms of burnout and depression. Rates vary depending on the group, but range from 20-60%.

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Converted by Love, Not Ideology: An Archbishop's Reflection on Dorothy Day
Last edited 20th May 2015

Last week, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles told scholars at the Dorothy Day Conference at St. Francis University that the social activist was not converted by ideology, but by love.


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Twin Friars on a Mission to Save Souls
Last edited 20th May 2015

It’s a good thing Brother Angelus wears glasses, otherwise it would be really hard to tell him apart from Brother Innocent. It’s tricky enough as it is, given that they’re brother-Brothers: siblings and consecrated Franciscan Friars of the Renewal (or CFRs). They’re also twins – or rather, two-thirds of a triplet. Their triplet sister Katie is (no, not a nun) back home in Nebraska with her husband and family.


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Filipino Cardinal Luis Tagle Elected President of Caritas Internationalis
Last edited 17th May 2015

The Philippines' charismatic Archbishop of Manila, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has been elected President of Caritas Internationalis, becoming the first President from Asia to head the global aid and development arm of the Church.His appointment has been warmly welcomed by Caritas' 130 member organisations and in particular by Paul O'Callaghan, CEO of Caritas Australia.


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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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