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Minions and Dominions

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This December, my kids were given a Minion themed “chocolate count down” calendar that my mum bought from Coles. Each morning, there is much excitement about who gets to open the next window, and perhaps more importantly, who gets to eat the tiny chocolate that sits inside.   The idea of a chocolate ‘count down’…

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The Broken Christ

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In my husband’s birthplace in Aguascalientes, Mexico, there is a 25 metre bronze statue of Christ that stands above the city dam. Commissioned in 2016, it is the 10th largest statue of Jesus in the world. However, what makes this one unusual is that it is broken. This crucified Christ stands suspended without a cross,…

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Exploiting Workers Is a Mortal Sin, Says Pope

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Pope Francis has sent a warning to employers who exploit workers by not paying them their proper wages and benefits.  During his recent homily at the Chapel of Domus Santa Marthae, the pontiff said those “who exploit labour, who pay under the table, who don’t pay pension contributions, who don’t give holidays… (who are) skimming…

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