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World Vision are dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice

In March 2018, VICE travelled to the Beqaa Valley with photojournalist Andrew Quilty and World Vision Australia to document stories of refugees on …

Latino Religion Survey Reveals Rise In Unaffiliated And Evangelical Hispanics

Hispanics living in the United States are now increasingly evangelical Protestants or religiously unaffiliated as the number of Catholics among them declines, according to a national survey conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute.<p>While Catholic affiliation has dropped by 16 percentage …

Pope criticises focus on 'idol called money'

Pope Francis has criticised a global economic system that "idolised" money, saying it was behind suffering and unemployment as he visited the struggling Italian island of Sardinia.<p>Francis, at the start of a day-long trip to the Sardinian capital, Cagliari, put aside his prepared text at a meeting …

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Pope Francis sets out vision for more gay people and women in 'new' church

Pope Francis has set out his desire to find a "new balance" in the Catholic church, calling for greater involvement of women in key decisions and a less condemnatory approach towards gay people, divorcees and women who have had an abortion.<p>In a wide-ranging interview with an Italian Jesuit journal, …

American Farmers Say They Feed The World, But Do They?

When critics of industrial agriculture complain that today's food production is too big and too dependent on pesticides, that it damages the environment and delivers mediocre food, there's a line that farmers offer in response: We're feeding the world.<p>It's high-tech agriculture's claim to the moral …

Kenya water discovery brings hope for drought relief in rural north

Two vast underground aquifers, storing billions of litres of water, have been discovered in the poorest and least developed area of Kenya.<p>The finds, in Turkana county in the north west, were uncovered using new technology to interpret ground-penetrating radar from satellites. Professor Judy …

Data.gov redesign preview modernizes public data delivery

While we know the government's spying on our personal data, what's it doing with all of the <i>public</i> info it gathers? President Obama's answer to that question was creating Data.gov, a portal that publishes, among other things, public school funding amounts. Four years on, though, and the site looks …

UK School Children Will Soon Learn Coding and Use 3D Printers

School pupils in England are set to get a boost to their digital skills following proposed reforms to the education curriculum from September 2014.<p>The document, published today (PDF), reveals that more of a focus on technology-related skills will be among the priorities for primary and secondary …

Therapy Helps Troubled Teens Rethink Crime

Late one night in November 2007, a student at the University of Chicago named Amadou Cisse was accosted by a young man named Demetrius Warren.<p>Warren demanded Cisse's backpack and water bottle — at the point of a .22-caliber gun. When the bag and bottle were not forthcoming — or not forthcoming …

Datapalooza: A Concept, A Conference And A Movement

If you're having trouble picturing a health "datapalooza," think 2,000-plus data geeks, entrepreneurs, industry bigwigs and bureaucrats stuffed into hotel conference rooms with lots of coffee and PowerPoints.<p>Early this week the fourth annual Health Datapalooza conference descended on Washington, …

Government releases ‘unprecedented amount of data’ for National Day of Civic Hacking

Thousands of people are coming together this weekend to improve the American government.<p>Tomorrow is the National Day of Civic Hacking. A consortium of government agencies, businesses, and nonprofits are teaming up to hold 96 events in 83 cities around the country. The goal of the initiative is to …

Grieving dad helps kids get to chemo

<b>San Diego (CNN) —</b> For many children fighting cancer, it can be extremely tough to make it to their chemotherapy appointments.<p>Two-year-old Sisi Johnson has neuroblastoma and must travel as much as six times a week to Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego. But her mother doesn't have a car, and …