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Family Leaves it All Behind to become Missionaries in Hungary
Last edited 4th February 2014

For this young couple, going unnoticed is, well basically impossible. Daniel and Ana have six children. About a year and a half ago, they decided to pack everything and move to Hungary. It wasn't for a job, but instead to become missionaries in the Neocatechumenal Way. All the way from Spain they made Budapest their new home.

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Georg Ratzinger celebrates his 90 birthday in the Vatican with Benedict XVI
Last edited 15th January 2014

January 15th marks Msgr. Georg Ratzinger 90th birthday. He is celebrating it at the Vatican along with his younger brother, Pope emeritus Benedict XVI. The celebration will be private and will include a classical music concert. Georg is the last living relative of Benedict XVI, and his closest friend.

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Daniel Christie remembered as 'a beacon of morality with a heart of gold'
Last edited 12th January 2014

The death of Daniel Christie has prompted a massive outpouring of support on social media. Just 24 hours after an emotional statement penned by his family was posted on the NSW Police Force Facebook page, it had been ''liked'' by about 30,000 people and attracted close to 5500 comments.

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Restaurant Owner With Down Syndrome Runs Friendliest Restaurant in Town
Last edited 6th January 2014

A heartwarming profile of Tim Harris, Albuquerque’s happiest purveyor of breakfast, lunch, and hugs…

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These Are the 30 People Under 30 Changing the World
Last edited 9th December 2013

Time Magazine panel of millennials worked with TIME editors to select young digital moguls, health pioneers and teachers from around the globe.

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Nelson Mandela: What Legacy Does he Leave Behind?
Last edited 8th December 2013

It is almost 20 years since Nelson Mandela's struggle against apartheid culminated in South Africa's first multi racial election.But what lasting changes has he brought to a country that still sees a massive social divide between rich and poor?

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The Brazilian Priest whose 'Office' is Rio's Slums
Last edited 16th December 2013

Father Renato Chiera has been a priest for 46 years and for 36 of those, he has lived in Brazil, in the outskirts of Rio. He says that for nine years, he saw children get murdered in drug wars. But the final straw, came when he found 30 dead people in his parish. In 1986 he decided to build a shelter for homeless teens. Now that home, the 'Casa do Menor' has 25 centers all over Brazil, providing medical care, education and even sports.

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Rob Galea: Succesful Young Singer and... Parish Priest
Last edited 2nd December 2013

Maltese singer Robert Galea goes beyond numbers: he is just 32 years-old and has already recorded 3 music albums and is preparing to release the fourth one in April. He has also played along with Australian superstars like Guy Sebastian, Paulini and Gary Pinto. But perhaps the most striking fact in Robert Galea's life is that he is capable of combining his musical career with his vocation as a parish priest.

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The Federal Court has Recognised Native Title Rights for the Bandjalang People on the NSW North Coast
Last edited 2nd December 2013

The Bandjalang, a clan of the wider Bunjalung people in NSW, have won native title over a large number of national parks, state forests and Crown lands in the state’s north. Bandjalang claim number 1 was lodged in 1996 and the bigger Bandjalang claim 2 was lodged in 1998. They both cover 2,700 square kilometres.

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Small Town Big Change: Dale Williams at TED talk - Auckland
Last edited 1st December 2013

Dale Williams is Mayor of Otorohanga and Chair of the Mayors Taskforce for Jobs. A certified motorcycle engineer by trade, Dale has first-hand experience launching and growing successful motorcycle dealerships and training young people through apprenticeship programs. Passionate about helping young people achieve the best career outcomes for their personal circumstances, Dale is an advocate of non-academic vocational pathways, realising that not all young people are suited to tertiary education.

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