Jeffrey Wright uses wacky experiments to teach children about the universe, but it is his own personal story that teaches them the true meaning of life.
R U OK? Ambassador Simon Baker urges Australians to reach out to family and friends on R U OK? Day (12 Sept 2013).
The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rampaged across northern Uganda for two decades, abducting and killing tens of thousands of people. More than 1.5 million people were forced from their homes and into camps, destroying community life. Now Australian aid is funding Parent Support Groups, providing education on child nutrition and health, and rebuilding community networks to support new parents.
How does it feel to experience racism and discrimination? In this experiment from the 1970's a school teacher Jane Elliott divided her class based on their eye colour with very interesting results.
A unique and powerful bond was formed at an NFL training camp held at a Catholic college campus. Watch this video by Catholic News Service for more!
As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee thought her country was "the best on the planet." It wasn't until the famine of the 90s that she began to wonder. She escaped the country at 14, to begin a life in hiding, as a refugee in China. Hers is a harrowing, personal tale of survival and hope - and a powerful reminder of those who face constant danger, even when the border is far behind.
Despite more than 150,000 Tanzanian children being diagnosed with heart conditions requiring surgery, the country has no paediatric cardiac surgeon.
Here is a short film about the very sad reality of the day-to-day struggle of homeless people in the city, and religious men who walk the streets every night to care for them. In this short clip, we see Priscilla, a homeless woman who has been abused on the streets.
Do work that you love, use your talents and gifts to make the world a better place. This is an inspiring TedX talk about following your dreams.
Dr. Peter Kreeft was brought up as a Calvinist/Protestant in the United States. Throughout his family and school life, he was lead to believe that the Catholic Church was not only wrong, but evil (described as the "whore of Babylon"). However, as a young man he began to encounter the beauty of the Catholic Church, the enlightening teachings of the Church Fathers, and the truth of the faith. Dr. Peter Kreeft is now one of the most well-known Catholic academics and apologists of our time. Listen to his story in this video!
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