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How God Got Gloria’s Attention: Lightning, Hell’s gate and a Vision of Purgatory

Last edited 19th March 2017

When Gloria Polo was struck by lightning in 1995, her internal organs were so badly burnt that the doctors believed there was no way she could survive. They wanted to turn off her life support and let nature take its course.

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North Face Widow Tompkins Donates Land for Chile Parks

Last edited 16th March 2017

Kristine McDivitt Tompkins, the widow of US billionaire Doug Tompkins, is donating 408,000 hectares of land to Chile for national parks to be created.

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Coopers Beer: Gay Marriage Row Prompts Boycott in Australia

Last edited 16th March 2017

Australia's largest independent beer company has found itself at the centre of a boycott over a video discussing same-sex marriage.

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Cardinal to Harvard Students: You Need to be Courageous

Last edited 16th March 2017

This week Cardinal George Pell sat down with some 20 students from Harvard visiting Rome, with the goal of challenging them to both set firm ideals and to work hard to achieve them – something the Church can help with by providing a basic framework for moral leadership.

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Employers Can Ban Staff from Wearing Hijabs and Crosses, European Court Rules

Last edited 15th March 2017

The court ruled that employers could have a blanket ban on any 'political, philosophical or religious sign'

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New Zealand River First in the World to be Given Legal Human Status

Last edited 16th March 2017

A river in New Zealand has become the first in the world to be granted the same legal rights as a person. The New Zealand parliament passed the bill recognising the Whanganui River, in North Island, as a living entity.

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Pope: Conversion Doesn’t Happen Through Magic, But Concrete Actions

Last edited 14th March 2017

Conversion doesn’t come from the wave of a magic wand, but from learning to do good through concrete actions every day, Pope Francis has said.

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My Life isn't a Tragedy - a Rwandan Woman's Incredible Story of Survival

Last edited 14th March 2017

She begged and scrounged for food in the forest; she drank water from a stream with dead bodies in it; she wrapped grass on her feet in order to walk long distances in the hot sun in order to survive, facing starvation and malnourishment, all before the age of six.

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Indonesia Transfers US Citizen to 'Execution Island'

Last edited 13th March 2017

Indonesia has transferred a convicted US citizen to its so-called execution island, prompting fears among rights organisations that the government may be preparing another round of firing squads.

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Cardinal Nichols Thanks Pope Francis for ‘Steadfast’ Defence of Church Teaching

Last edited 12th March 2017

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, has sent a letter of congratulations to Pope Francis on the fourth anniversary of his election as Pope, thanking him for his “steadfast” defence of Church teaching.

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