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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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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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