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Device Gives People With Spinal Cord Injuries Hope of Walking

Last edited 9th February 2016

Yes, it sounds like something out of a bad science fiction novel - or maybe an X-Men comic - but it's true: people with paralysis might soon be able to use mind control to walk again.

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The Angel of Dachau: Pope Francis Declares Concentration Camp Priest a Martyr

Last edited 27th January 2016

Fr. Engelmar Unzeitig, a young priest with Czech roots serving in Germany and Austria, was arrested by the Nazis on April 21, 1941.

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Who Were Timothy And Titus?

Last edited 26th January 2016

Timothy was a teenager when he met Paul. His family lived in Lystra so he was a Galatian. His father was a Greek man; we know nothing of his faith. But, Timothy’s mom and grandmother were faithful Jewish women who taught the Old Testament scriptures to this boy they loved so much (Acts 16:1; 2 Timothy 1:5). As the women heard Paul preach, they believed in Jesus, and so did Timothy.

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They Who Serve - A Facebook Page Sharing the Stories of Consecrated Men and Women

Last edited 26th January 2016

The "They who Serve" Facebook page shares the stories of consecrated men and women who are serving the Church in many different ways and from many different religious communities. Get ready to be inspired by these incredible religious brothers and sisters who have said "Yes"to a life of prayer and service to our incredible God.

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Being the Catholic Girl at the Party

Last edited 21st January 2016

I went to a party last night. I don’t really go to parties, at least not of this kind. My kind of party involves ginger beer and snuggling under blankets to watch a movie. This party involved drinking games, very intoxicated people, startlingly immodest dresses and smoking pot.

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First day: The Former Child Soldier Practicing Law in Sydney's West

Last edited 21st January 2016

Instead of shooting hoops and riding bikes, Deng Adut was learning how to shoot an AK-47 assault rifle when he was just six years old. He was snatched from his mother in Sudan and forced to take on a new life as a child soldier in his country’s civil war. He says those harrowing days have stayed with him. "I remember everything. I remember watching almost my life just leaving me somehow," he says. Before he was eight, Mr Adut was indoctrinated and didn’t know there could be a life outside the army.

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A Reflection on a Sermon of Dr Martin Luther King

Last edited 19th January 2016

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose birthday we commemorate this weekend, is best known as a civil rights leader who worked to end racial injustice. But Dr. King had other things to say as he preached each Sunday, first in his own assembly and later as he moved about.

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The Impact of Martin Luther King Jr on these Catholic Students

Last edited 19th January 2016

The Catholic University of America may have closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, but around 700 students, faculty, and staff observed the holiday by serving their Washington, D.C. community.

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Lebanon Strains Under Weight of Refugees

Last edited 7th January 2016

While the flow of migrants into Europe and the West has sparked controversy, Lebanon continues to bear the brunt of absorbing massive numbers of refugees. A commonly cited figure is that one in four people in Lebanon is displaced from Syria.

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Youth Respond with Prayer for Archbishop Fisher's Speedy Recovery

Last edited 10th January 2016

The young people of the Archdiocese of Sydney have responded with heartfelt support for the Archbishop's speedy recovery following the announcement this week of his diagnosis with Guillain-Barré syndrome.

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