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A Persecuted Nigerian Boy's Recovery from Starving to Chubby

Last edited 30th March 2016

When the image of a skeletal little Nigerian boy - who was accused of being a witch - emerged earlier this year the world mobilised to help him.

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Vatican Spokesman Recalls Joy of Meeting Mother Angelica

Last edited 29th March 2016

After hearing of the death of Mother Angelica on Easter Sunday, Fr. Federico Lombardi, the Vatican's spokesman, recalled the joy of being able to meet the nun several years ago in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Australia’s Two Missionaries of Mercy

Last edited 29th March 2016

Two Australian priests were among the 1,071 clerics from around the world commissioned by Pope Francis on February 10 as Missionaries of Mercy.

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International community must ‘assume responsibility’ for refugees, says Pope at Palm Sunday Mass

Last edited 22nd March 2016

Too many countries and individuals want someone else to care for refugees fleeing violence and migrants seeking a better life, Pope Francis has said. Preaching about the story of Jesus’s passion and death on Palm Sunday, March 20, the Pope said that in addition to betrayal and injustice, Jesus experienced indifference as the crowds who had hailed his entry into Jerusalem, Herod, Pilate and even his own disciples washed their hands of him.

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Love in the Time of Zika

Last edited 21st March 2016

Danielle, Leticia and Cleane are all new mothers, but their children have birth defects. Dateline follows the devastating impact of the Zika virus in Brazil through their eyes.

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Now I Know What Mary Felt at the Foot of the Cross

Last edited 21st March 2016

When I got “the call” the first thing I did was run to the nearest church.

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Spain Erasmus Student Bus Crash 'Kills 13'

Last edited 20th March 2016

At least 13 people have been killed after a bus carrying foreign students crashed on a Spanish motorway between the cities of Barcelona and Valencia.

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Priest who Saved 1,500 Muslims from Slaughter Shortlisted for new $1m Peace Prize

Last edited 17th March 2016

The Aurora Prize, presented by George Clooney, aims to honour those who stood up for Armenians during the 1915 genocide A priest who saved 1,500 Muslims from slaughter in the Central African Republic has been shortlisted for a new $1 million peace prize. Fr Bernard Kinvi, of the Order of St Camillus, provided shelter for those fleeing the anti-balaka militia at his mission hospital in Bossemptele for several months.

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Nowhere in Syria is Safe for Children, UNICEF Official Warns

Last edited 15th March 2016

As peace talks get underway in Geneva trying to end the 5-year-old war in Syria, the UN children's agency warned that more than 80 per cent of Syria's children have been harmed by the destructive conflict.

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The REAL Pathway To More Success: Failure

Last edited 15th March 2016

When asked how it felt to fail so many times while building the light bulb, Thomas Edison said, “I didn’t fail 1000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1000 steps.” For many of us, our lives can also feel like long, tough processes with lots of steps- many of which end in failure.

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