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The dependent generation
Last edited 1st April 2014

Shockingly, almost half of Europe’s young adults still live with their parents, despite the fact that they are likely more highly educated than them. This record level of dependency has both social and demographic implications.


Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Last edited 31st March 2014

Angelina Jolie, Hollywood actress and special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, recently travelled to Lebanon to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees.

Syria Crisis: Freed Spanish Journalists Back in Spain
Last edited 30th March 2014

Two Spanish journalists taken hostage in Syria have returned to Madrid after six months in captivity.


Central African Religious Leaders Hope to Mend Relations Among Citizens
Last edited 30th March 2014

The Quran, Islam's holy book, indicates that when a Muslim is in trouble, he should go to Christians, because they are also children of God, so Imam Omar Kobine Layama fled to the house of a Catholic archbishop.


Obama Meets with Pope at Time of 'Tense' Relations with Church
Last edited 27th March 2014

U.S. President Barack Obama’s March 27 meeting with Pope Francis comes at a time of tension between his administration and the Church over religious liberty, several Catholic leaders have said.


Syrian Rebels Attack Christian Town, Reportedly Desecrate Churches
Last edited 27th March 2014

Syrian rebel forces affiliated with Al-Qaeda and based in Turkey crossed the Turkish-Syrian border and attacked the town of Kesab, whose population is predominantly Armenian and Christian.


Flight MH370 'Crashed in South Indian Ocean'
Last edited 25th March 2014

Malaysia's prime minister has announced that missing flight MH370 crashed in the southern Indian Ocean. Najib Razak said this was the conclusion of fresh analysis of satellite data tracking the flight. Malaysia Airlines had told the families of the 239 people on board, he said.


Pope Decries Escalating Violence in South Sudan
Last edited 24th March 2014

In a letter sent to the archbishop of the South Sudanese capital Juba, Pope Francis urged the nation's citizens to find a peaceful solution to conflicts and to seek the common good over personal interests.


Harambee: Promoting a Brighter Future in Africa
Last edited 23rd March 2014

Promoting social programs in Africa, is one of the goals of Harambee. It's an international NGO, that was inspired by Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor of St. Josemaría Escrivá, founder of Opus Dei. To promote its works and future projects, Rome's Pontifical University of the Holy Cross hosted a traveling exhibit that will make its way across the globe.

Faiths Fight Forced Marriage
Last edited 21st March 2014

This week's inauguration of the Global Freedom Network — a large-scale interfaith initiative to end slavery — publicly recognises the importance of interfaith collaboration as a means of understanding and addressing social issues. The united efforts of Catholic, Anglican and Muslim leaders reflect a realisation that no single religious tradition can solve an issue as immense as slavery, and that solutions to big issues require the wisdom of many.


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