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Bishop of South Sudan: I Feel Nobody Cares That Human Beings are Dying in My Country

Last edited 24th July 2017

Although Pope Francis announced that he would travel to South Sudan during his visit to an Anglican parish in Rome, in reality, he will not be able to go due to the high security risks.


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Card. Tagle on Caritas for Refugees: Love Heals and Affirms the Dignity of a Person

Last edited 20th July 2017

According to the UN Refugee Agency, about 65.3 million people around the world have been forced to flee their homes, leading to the highest displacement numbers in recorded history. Out of that number, there are almost 21.3 million refugees, and more than half of them are under age 18.


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Red Cross Report Reveals Widespread Impact of Global Conflicts

Last edited 15th June 2017

Australia has renewed a $110 million aid deal with the International Red Cross, as the organisation revealed more disturbing details on the conflicts in the Middle East.


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What is Sea Sunday?

Last edited 15th June 2017

On the 9th of July, Australia will celebrate 'Sea Sunday' in honour of Seafarers, an initiative of the Apostleship of the Sea.


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Government to pay Manus Asylum-Seekers $70m

Last edited 14th June 2017

The government will also pay the asylum-seekers' legal costs, estimated at $20 million.


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Irish Bishops Praise Court Ruling Recognizing the Dignity of Work

Last edited 7th June 2017

Ireland's Catholic bishops have praised a Supreme Court decision in the country that will allow asylum seekers to find work while their status is being decided.


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President of Conference Appeals for Donations for the East Africa Food Crisis

Last edited 31st May 2017

‘I am shocked to learn of the harrowing plight facing millions of people in a number of countries in East Africa,’ Archbishop Denis Hart, President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference said today.


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Denver to Provide Lockers for City's Homeless

Last edited 28th May 2017

In response to Denver's large homeless population, the city is providing lockers for the homeless to place their belongings so they can take better advantage of local outreach programs.


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Women For The World 2017 Interview with Sister Len

Last edited 25th May 2017

Sister Len works with a program called Seedlings of Hope, that is supported by Caritas. The program started around 1996. Sr Len is working in Cambodia, a small country where HIV is hitting the community hard.


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The Nun and the Imam Who Work Together for Lebanon's Most Vulnerable

Last edited 23rd May 2017

They are a nun and a sheikh. They eat breakfast together, laugh together, and work together in Lebanon. In a country with 17 religious denominations, life goes on without asking what God the other one believes in.


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