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Nigerian bishops stand against Boko Haram’s use of children as suicide bombers

Nigeria’s bishops have condemned Boko Haram’s use of children to commit suicide bombings.

International Women's Day

This year on the 8th of March International Women's Day is celebrated.

Zero Discrimination Day

Celebrated on the 1st of March

UN campaign aims to educate children forced out of school by war in South Sudan

A new campaign launched by the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) aims to bring education opportunities to 400,000 children whose schooling has been interrupted by the conflict in South Sudan.

Trying to find a cure for Ebola

In October, scientists set out to do something unprecedented – conduct a drugs trial during an epidemic to find a treatment for a lethal disease.

February 11th is World Day of the Sick

An observation started by Pope John Paul II as a way for believers to offer prayers for those suffering from illnesses.

World Day of Social Justice 2015

The World Day of Social Justice is a day recognizing the need to promote efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion and unemployment.

RIP Sr. Roisin Cox

I932 – 2015

RIP Sr. Mary Rosarii Kelly

1932 - 2015

World Day of Consecrated Life

The 2nd of February 2015 marks the World day of Consecrated Life.