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Japan Rocked by 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake

Last edited 21st November 2016

The Japan Meteorological Agency says the quake struck around 6am at a depth of 10km.

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Fr Sean McDonagh, a Missionary for Creation

Last edited 18th November 2016

“ARE you not worried if there’s going to be any flowers left here?”

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NZ Priest Hitches a Flight to Celebrate Mass after Quake

Last edited 17th November 2016

Passionist Father Pat McIndoe of Marlborough planned to "hitch a ride" on a flight into Kaikoura today, parish administrator Ginetta Petersen said yesterday.

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Nuclear Weapon Missing Since 1950 'May Have Been Found'

Last edited 7th November 2016

A commercial diver may have discovered a lost decommissioned US nuclear bomb off the coast of Canada.

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Russia's Norilsk Nickel Admits 'Red River' Responsibility

Last edited 13th September 2016

The world's biggest nickel producer has admitted a spillage at one of its plants was responsible for a river in the Russian Arctic turning blood-red.

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Christians of All Denominations Join to Answer the Pope's Call for the Care of Creation

Last edited 11th September 2016

"Believers and non-believers agree that the Earth is our common heritag, the fruits of which should benefit everyone. However, what is happening in the world we live in?"

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East Timor seeks rights under international law

Last edited 29th August 2016

EAST Timor’s former president Xanana Gusmao says his nation will not rest until it gains full sovereign rights over its seas, including resource-rich zones disputed with Australia.Speaking at the start of a United Nations Conciliation Commission hearing in The Hague on Monday, Mr Gusmao said East Timor was not seeking “favours or special treatment” but only its rights under international law.

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A Prayer for our Earth

Last edited 28th August 2016

A Prayer for our Earth

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Italy Earthquake: Aftershocks Hamper Rescue Efforts

Last edited 26th August 2016

Hundreds of aftershocks have rocked devastated areas of central Italy, hampering search efforts after a deadly earthquake.

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Italy Earthquake: Death Toll Rises to at Least 159

Last edited 25th August 2016

At least 159 people have been killed and 368 injured in an earthquake that hit a mountainous area of central Italy, civil protection officials say.

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