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Despite DUI and flight from justice, Democrat judge still on payroll

Despite DUI and flight from justice, Democrat judge still on payroll

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Conversion, and dreaming the impossible dream

Conversion, and dreaming the impossible dream

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Thailand: In opposition to relativism, at Easter young Thais discover the strength of faith

Even in Thailand, parents are failing to pass on their religious traditions, leaving it up to children to decide once they reach adulthood. A young engineer warns that this way "one loses the possibility of developing the faith early on." Another Catholic student talks about meeting fellow Catholic ...

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Thailand: In a country ravaged by natural disasters, Thai Buddhist monk promotes environmental protection

Phra Phaisal Visalia, 55, attended a Catholic high school and graduated in Fine Arts. Initial curiosity in life as a monk transformed in lifestyle choice. Among the points of his teaching, enhancement of land and disasters prevention. Written over 150 books, some dedicated to illness and dying in ...

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The story of Pornchai Moontri: tragedy, triumph and conversion

The story of Pornchai Moontri: tragedy, triumph and conversion

As a child, Pornchai was beaten and raped repeatedly by his step-father after being taken from his native Thailand against his will. Now in prison for murder, he has found solace and triumphant and now seeks freedom in the United States.

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Thailand: Authorities boost flood-control measures

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Thailand: A thousand Thai Buddhist monks on a march to bless flood hit provinces

A delegation of Buddhist monks treks across six provinces to restore “peace and harmony” to flood-hit regions. Along a journey of more than 360 km, they touch the main temples. As the Buddha did in the past, the monks want to heal wounds and bring grace to the nation.

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The Night the Elephants Cried: book review

The Night the Elephants Cried: book review

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Thailand: Two days in the life of an urban flood expert

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Healing a Wounded Planet

Healing a Wounded Planet

Getting together to address deforestation worldwide.

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Thailand: 20% of Bangkok flooded. Number of victims up to 437

Evacuation continues, but many residents refuse to leave their homes at the risk of getting electrocuted. Food and drinking water becoming scarce. Protests of those who have lost their homes to save the city center. The solidarity of Japan in crisis: money and a song.

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Thailand: Entire Bangkok neighbourhoods evacuated but for Caritas president, hope born from emergency

The northern and western sectors of the city are under extreme pressure. The authorities order the evacuation of entire areas under water. Alarm is sounded over contaminated drinking water and garbage removal. For Phibun Visitnonthachai, the crisis brings out the values of faith, looking at Christ ...

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Thailand: East Bangkok to be flooded to save the economic center

By tomorrow a body of water of 8 billion cubic meters will arrive in the capital. Seven areas of the city flooded and the water will exceed one meter in height. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra admits failure and demands solidarity. Losses of over 3 billion dollars.

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Thailand: New drug crackdown raises concerns

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Thailand: Vietnam: Mission in Thailand, to build bridges between faiths and cultures

It is the work of Fr Anthony Le Duc, a Vietnamese-born American priest in a parish in the north-east of the country. The care of HIV patients and orphans, to bridge the social gap. Masses and liturgies in many languages, because "we are a small community" that is "part of the universal Church."

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