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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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After Second Abduction, Franciscan Priest Freed in Syria

Last edited 7th January 2016

Franciscan priest Fr. Dhiya Aziz, who had been briefly kidnapped by unknown jihadist militants in Syria in July and was abducted a second time just before Christmas, and has again been set free by his captors.

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The Muslim Group Helping Sydney's Homeless

Last edited 5th January 2016

On a Saturday night a team of volunteers from the Sydney suburb of Granville load up their van.

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MercatorNet’s Dignitarian of the Year

Last edited 21st December 2015

Antonis Deligiorgis as MercatorNet’s Dignitarian of the Year. He is a 34-year-old Army sergeant stationed on the island of Rhodes, just off the Turkish coast. In April this year he was about to have a coffee with his wife at a seaside café when a boat laden with 93 refugees from Syria and Eritrea hit rocks in front of them.

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Why Millions of Chinese are Becoming Official

Last edited 10th December 2015

China will give official status to all of its "unregistered" citizens, many of them children born illegally under the one-child system, in plans announced this week.

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Is the Education Gap Closing? More Indigenous Students Finish Year 12 Than Ever Before

Last edited 2nd December 2015

More Indigenous Australians than ever are finishing year 12. What's more, that trend has outpaced the growth of total year 12 student numbers.

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'Flowers Beat Guns': Father Reassures Son after Paris Attacks

Last edited 18th November 2015

In the video, the father is explaining to his son the significance of the tributes at the Bataclan theatre while being interviewed by the TV program, Le Petit Journal. Viewed over 8 million times, the video has since been translated from French and shared globally.

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Husband writes defiant tribute to his wife killed in Bataclan massacre

Last edited 19th November 2015

A Frenchman whose wife was killed in the Bataclan massacre has written a defiant message to the gunmen and a touching tribute to his wife.

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Adel Termos: An Unsung Hero of the Beirut Bombings

Last edited 17th November 2015

As the world comes to grips with the tragic events in Paris, one man has emerged as a hero. Adel Termos was walking with his young daughter when he spotted a suicide bomber preparing to detonate his vest. Instantly, he tried to tackle the assailant, causing the bomb to go off. He was killed, but many say his heroic actions undoubtedly saved countless more lives.

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'Be the Hug of Christ' – White Mass in DC Encourages Those with Disabilities

Last edited 10th November 2015

Honoring individuals with disabilities and mental health challenges, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C., celebrated the archdiocese's annual White Mass on Sunday and encouraged the faithful to embrace, serve and welcome the diversity of the Church.

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