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Syrian refugees answer "What did the war take from you?"

Last edited 24th May 2016

The Syrian war is now in its fifth year and the violence is unabating. Brutal conflict has caused mass devastation and destruction, leaving unthinkable suffering and heartbreak in its wake.This war has taken so much: children’s mothers and fathers, happy memories, home.Refugees who have fled Syria with nothing now face a new problem: hunger. Because of a shortage of funds, some families have not received food parcels for 7 months. They’re scraping by however they can, but they need your help.

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'Gay & Catholic: My Second Coming Out' - James Parker in Sydney

Last edited 20th May 2016

In this talk, James Parker shares with us his powerful personal story of adoption, abuse, same-sex attraction, gay activism and now life as a married Christian man. He speaks with authority, sensitivity and love.


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Parents who Lost Three Children in MH17 Downing Welcome Baby Girl

Last edited 12th May 2016

The parents who lost their three children in the downing of flight MH17 over the Ukraine almost two years ago have a new baby girl. Violet May Maslin was born on Tuesday, May 10 to Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris. "Violet's birth is a testament to our belief that love is stronger than hate," they said in a statement on Thursday. "We still live with pain, but Violet, and the knowledge that all four kids are with us always brings light to our darkness."

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Young Woman from Pakistan is Working with the ACN to end Christian Persecution

Last edited 11th May 2016

This is Kara. For safety reasons, she has asked us to pixelate her face. She is currently a student in the United Kingdom. Kara was born in Pakistan, although she has been living in the UK, the rest of her family is still living in Pakistan.She is currently working with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) on behalf of her family and other persecuted Christians in Pakistan.


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Who Are YOU? (Life, Love and The Theology of the Body)

Last edited 16th May 2016

"YOU: Life, Love and the Theology of the Body" is a thoroughly revised study that replaces Theology of the Body for Teens: High School Edition. TOB for Teens: High School Edition will remain available through 2016.


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Sydney Women Join in Solidarity for the World's Most Marginalised

Last edited 11th May 2016

In the month that heralds mothers in Australia, up to 300 women recently joined in Sydney for the Women for the World event in solidarity and to raise funds for women living in poverty globally.


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Finding Meaning in the Horrors of a Deathcamp

Last edited 10th May 2016

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the publication of Man’s Search for Meaning, one of the most powerful statements of human dignity written in the last century.


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Africa Building Collapse: Baby Girl Rescued After Four Days

Last edited 3rd May 2016

A six-month-old girl has been rescued from the debris of a building that collapsed four days ago in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.


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Catholics Call on Treasurer to Save Australian Aid

Last edited 29th April 2016

Australian Catholics ranging from senior clergy to school students have called upon the Treasurer, Scott Morrison, to stop the government’s planned cuts to Australian Aid in the upcoming Federal Budget.


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Can a Man or a Woman Change Their Sex? 10 Points a Catholic Should Keep In Mind about the Transgender Issues

Last edited 28th April 2016

Simone de Beauvoir once said: "one is not born a woman, one becomes so" (on ne nait pas femme, on le devient). The idea follows then that sex is no longer understood as a given element of nature. It is not something that we receive, rather it is up for us to choose for ourselves.


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