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Inspiring stories

One-pound baby comes home after 133-day fight for life

Doctors were doubtful, but Baby Russell Appold proved to be a true miracle of life.

Meet the inspirational teen who’s created a global free tutoring service

17-year-old Sophia Scott has risen to the challenges of COVID-19 to help others.

The act of mercy in WWII that made former enemies “brothers”

A German pilot lived to be thankful for his act of chivalry 50 years earlier.

Passengers take up collection on flight to help Brazilian mother with sick child

When a mother found herself in difficult circumstances, a group of strangers generously stepped forward to help.

First Catholic “Mrs. Pakistan World” hopes to inspire women and fight radicalization

Ravish Zahid-Thomas can be an inspiration for many oppressed women in her native Pakistan and around the world.

Catholic bishop receives Hero of Peace in Africa Award

Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza has been a courageous voice for peace in a region torn by strife.

Every heart’s worth saving

The incredible story of a young woman's mission to bring hope to infants with Down syndrome.

Kind-hearted dad builds desks to help kids with distance learning

With the generous donations of his local supermarket, Mitchell Couch is giving kids a chance to focus on school.

The young artist and athlete who continues to inspire even after his death

Isaac Scharbach's faith, virtue, and talent were already apparent, but the extent of it all is becoming more widely known.

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