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Windows shine light of Christ on new cathedral

January 23, 2012
KIPLY LUKAN YAWORSKI
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

One of the most striking features of Saskatoon's new Cathedral of the Holy Family is the innovative stained glass that adorns the building's white spire.

Those driving by on busy Attridge Drive can clearly see the solar-cell-equipped glass art of Lux Gloria, arrayed in three large sections of colour - red, gold and blue-green. Twelve small golden crosses are visible in the swirling colours of the glass panels.

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Author spots Christian-Hindu similarities

Reid Locklin

January 23, 2012
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

Libera nos a malo" is usually translated "Deliver us from evil," but the Latin word "libera" can also mean liberation.

The fundamental Christian desire to be free comes from the Lord's Prayer. But a Toronto university professor claims it's also a good way for a Catholic to understand Hindu theology.

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VLT hamster wheel spun out of control

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January 23, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Gisele Jubinville became a millionaire in 1993. By 2009, she had lost a good chunk of her fortune in video lottery terminals (VLTs) and slot machines.

She couldn't stop and would spend her days at bars, lounges and casinos trying to get her fix.

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Local Anglicans, RCs mark 40 years of joint actions

Pope Benedict

January 23, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – Being friends and knowing each other well has served as a model for ecumenical ventures between Anglicans and Roman Catholics in Edmonton.

"The more that we know each other in life, the more we have an ability to talk to each other about Church matters, whether theological, practical, liturgical or whatever," said Julien Hammond, associate director of ecumenical and interfaith relations for the Edmonton Catholic Archdiocese.

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Pray for the salvationof gays, lesbians

January 30, 2012

Re: Seminarian Kelly Wilson's article, "Gays, lesbians, must be treated with dignity" (WCR, Dec. 26).

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Husbands under stress need outside help

January 30, 2012

The Jan. 16 article on sexual teaching led me to thing about a related issue. In recent discussions with friends, we all knew of situations of young husbands "pulling the plug" on their wives and families.

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Lineup to see relic

January 30, 2012

People wait in line to enter the cathedral of Bogota, Colombia.

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Former U.S. ambassadors to Vatican endorse Romney

January 30, 2012

Five former U.S. ambassadors to the Vatican have endorsed Mitt Romney in his campaign to win the Republican nomination for the presidency.

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Priest investigated for helping refugees

January 30, 2012

Mexican human rights groups and the migration ministry of the Mexican bishops' conference have expressed outrage at the attorney general's office for pursuing anonymous criminal complaints against a priest who provided material and spiritual support to a group of displaced Guatemalans.

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Car-parts maker hosts popemobile design contest

January 30, 2012

A select group of young international designers will submit innovative mock-ups of what an eco-friendly popemobile should look like.

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