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LAUDATO SI - a Video Resource

Last edited 16th August 2016

Encyclical letter of the Holy Father Francis on care for our common home.

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New Polish Ambassador Presents His Credentials to Pope Francis

Last edited 23rd June 2016

There are only a few weeks until the Pope visits Poland, and its new ambassador cannot wait.


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Tasmania Faces Worst Flooding in Decades as Deadly Storms Continue

Last edited 6th June 2016

The east coast's fatal wild weather is continuing to wreak havoc, with four people now missing in Tasmania and NSW, houses on Sydney's northern beaches under threat of collapse, and flooding and road closures.


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App Lets Rejected 'Ugly' Food Go To Charities Instead Of Dumpsters

Last edited 27th May 2016

An app wants food waste to ride off into the sunset.


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Doctors with Africa: Please Help South Sudan. They Need Almost Everything

Last edited 23rd May 2016

The number of victims is not known.


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Venezuela is Collapsing and the Military Just got Involved

Last edited 23rd May 2016

For over a year now, Venezuelans have been suffering under an ever deepening economic and political crisis.


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Scientists Clone Zika for Vaccine Race

Last edited 17th May 2016

US scientists have cloned the Zika virus - an important step towards fast-tracking a vaccine against the disease.The man-made copy is a replica of the strain that is spreading across the Americas and has been linked to brain deformities in newborn babies.


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Kids From Around the World Voice Their Opinion On the Severity of Climate Change

Last edited 27th April 2016

Climate change and global warming is not only a current reality that is disrupting national economies and taking lives, it is now officially affecting every country and every person on every continent. UNICEF brought this issue up to an unlikely group of people: children and teenagers ages 4-16.


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Australian Chernobyl Survivors Still Feeling Effects of Disaster Radiation

Last edited 26th April 2016

On April 26 in 1986, reactor number four at the Chernobyl power plant in Ukraine failed. It was the worst nuclear accident in history and its reverberations have reached all the way to Australia.


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When Disaster Relief Brings Anything but Relief

Last edited 26th April 2016

Many of the well-meaning articles donated in times of disaster turn out to be of no use to those in need. Sometimes, they even get in the way.


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