Finding Humanity: July 29 – August 4

by Aug 4, 2020Blog, Finding Humanity in crisis0 comments

In the midst of this crisis in which we live, we want to share with you some good weekly news, news of hope, important or simple acts and gestures that unite us as a community of men and women of faith-driven by the force of hope.


Incarnate Word sisters aid asylum seekers at the southern border

After months of discernment and discussion, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, distilled their vision for the future in five words: Human dignity knows no borders.

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Brides Across America Begin Donating Wedding Gowns to Support the Marriages of Frontline Healthcare Workers

A nonprofit based in Massachusetts has begun donating bridal gowns to frontline healthcare workers who need a little help with their wedding plans.

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The “Researchers Develop Air Filter Capable of Trapping and Killing COVID-19

Researchers from the University of Houston have succeeded in collaboration to develop a “catch-and-kill” air filter that can trap COVID-19—and instantly kill it in the process.

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9-Year-Old Kenyan Boy is Honored for Inventing Handwashing Machine That Prevents COVID-19 Spread

This 9-year-old Kenyan boy was presented with a special presidential award after he built his own public hand-washing sink to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Watch Genius Dog Talk to His Owner in English Using a Sound Board With Dozens of Spoken Phrases

Forget about commands like “roll over” and “play dead”—this genius dog has learned to communicate with his owners using a sound board with 45 different English phrases.

The clever sheepadoodle named Bunny was recently filmed using the sound board to say things like “play,” “scritches,” and even “I love you, Mom.”

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Teachers Visit a Bridge Everyday to Create a Classroom for Children of Migrant Workers Stuck in India’s Lockdown

Under the bridge in the coastal state of Kerala, a heartening sight awaits those who are passing by in Kochi.

Underneath the Bolgatty-Vallarpadam bridge, teachers can be found engrossed with students of all ages, deep in study.

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On the header, illustration by Luis Parejo on


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