The Statistic

21st January, 2019
Proportion of Australians with a psychological or intellectual disability who experienced physical violence in 2016: One in eight
Source: ABS

 

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Moments

21st January, 2019
EXPLODED: A gasoline pipeline in central Mexico, killing at least 79 people and injuring dozens more on Friday evening. The section of pipeline has reportedly been a gathering place for fuel thieves.
CLASHES: Between protestors and police outside the Greek Parliament in Athens, over a proposed deal to recognise the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia as 'North Macedonia'.
DIED: The world's oldest man - Japan's Masazo Nonaka - at age 113.

 

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Ahead of the yet-to-be-announced federal election in Australia, NILS VON KALM urges Christians to use their vote to impact the lives of others...

US Catholic commentator THOMAS REESE, in an article first published on Religion News Service, on why next month's Vatican meeting on the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church is set to fail...

In an article first published by Religion News Service, SCOTT MCCONNELL, executive director of US firm LifeWay Research, looks at the findings of a new survey showing an increasing number of young people citing politics as the reason they left the church...

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"Colombia is strong and will never be scared, it will never be intimidated by criminals."
- Colombia's President Ivan Duque, among thousands of people who took to the streets in Bogatá in a march for peace after 20 police cadets were killed in a car bomb attack last week. The President blamed the National Liberation Army (ELN) for the attack; the militant group has denied involvement (as quoted on BBC).

 

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This Week on the Web

21st January, 2019
The US is today commemorating Rev Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, with the annual Martin Luther King Day holiday. See a slideshow of images from his life on Reuters...

 

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The Word Explained

21st January, 2019
Your Eminence: Roman Catholic title of respect for cardinals.

 

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