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Cuba Pardons 787 Inmates After Pope's Call for Mercy

Last edited 15th November 2016

Those pardoned include female, young and sick prisoners but not those who have committed "extremely dangerous" crimes such as murder or rape, a statement read.


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German Police Arrest Five in Raid on 'IS Network'

Last edited 8th November 2016

Five people linked to the so-called Islamic State (IS) group have been arrested in co-ordinated raids in Germany, including a senior Islamist figure, reports say.


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God’s Grace in Prison Chaplaincy

Last edited 7th November 2016

Source : Selina Hasham, Archdiocese of Sydney


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The American student who gave Cambodian children a chance to get clean

Last edited 2nd November 2016

When an American student saw a Cambodian woman washing her child with detergent, he was horrified. But then he thought of a place he could get large quantities of soap free of charge. Two years later, he's already supplying villagers with a safe way to keep clean, and also with jobs.


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A 'Box of Tricks': How an Abandoned Piano delighted a Sydney neighbourhood

Last edited 27th October 2016

It stood abandoned for a day in an inner-Sydney street, bringing unexpected delight to everyone within earshot. An old piano, dumped on the side of O'Connor Street in Chippendale, proved irresistible to a stream of passersby who stopped to tickle the ivories.


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Meeting Mother Teresa

Last edited 27th October 2016

Mother Teresa passed into eternal life in 1997. Many people had the good fortune to meet her personally, but I never did. Or did I? On a family visit to Washington, D.C., in 2007, our missionary friend, Patrick, took us to an AIDS hospice run by Mother Teresa’s order, the Missionaries of Charity.


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Internet Strangers Use Piano Fragments to Piece Together Song for Dad With Dementia

Last edited 27th October 2016

Thanks to the internet community of Reddit, JD Chance will be honoring her father in a simple, but profound way that has the power to break through the fog of his dementia.


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90 migrants believed dead off Libya

Last edited 27th October 2016

More than 90 migrants are believed dead after their rickety boat was damaged shortly after leaving the Libyan coast.


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He looks at Sadness and Turns it Upside Down': 12-yr-old Campbell makes Teddy Bears for Sick Kids

Last edited 25th October 2016

"Lots of people like skateboarding and socialising with their friends, I just like coming home and sewing". Campbell Remess has an unusual hobby: sewing. Specifically, he makes teddy bears, and gives them to children at the local hospital. "If Campbell could be on that sewing machine 24/7, he would," said his mother, Sonia.


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‘Gay Cake’ Ruling is a Defeat for Freedom of Expression, Says Gay Rights Campaigner Peter Tatchell

Last edited 24th October 2016

Gay rights campaigner, Peter Tatchell has criticised the decision by an appeal court in Belfast to uphold a legal ruling against a Christian bakery, saying that the ruling has “opened a can of worms.”


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