George Clooney

Pope Gives Awards to Richard Gere, George Clooney and Salma Hayek

ROME, May 29 – Pope Francis on Sunday awarded medals to American actors Richard Gere and George Clooney and actress Salma Hayek at an event held at the Vatican to promote the work of a foundation inspired by the pontiff, Scholas Occurrentes. Clooney attended the event with his wife Amal, a lawyer. The foundation, whose

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Aurora Prize

All the world needs is more love and compassion By Anna Yazijyan “All of us here tonight, are the result of someone’s act of kindness,” a captivating man in a sharp black suit on stage—just a few meters away from me—said. Academy Award-winning actor and humanitarian, George Clooney, added that his “family fled a famine in

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George Clooney Awards New Humanitarian Prize to Burundi Orphanage Founder

By Magdalena Mis LONDON, April 25 – A Burundian activist credited with saving thousands of children’s lives during a 12-year ethnically charged civil war is the first recipient of a new humanitarian prize presented by Hollywood actor and campaigner George Clooney. Marguerite Barankitse, a former teacher, founded the Maison Shalom (the house of peace) orphanage

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One Hundred Years of Gratitude

A new Armenian initiative promises to honor the Arab world’s contribution to refugees By Anna Yazijyan IT WAS A COLD and snowy day in Moscow. Frosty air filled my lungs, but this did little to mute the arresting sight of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior from my hotel window. Though it was not my

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