Anointing of Sick brings union with Jesus, inner healing

Mark Pickup

March 26, 2012

There is a short passage about Jesus in the Book of Hebrews that I love: "In the days when he was in the flesh, he offered prayers and supplications with loud cries and tears to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverence. Son though he was, he learned obedience from what he suffered; and when he was made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him" (Hebrews 5.7-9).

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Scripture, science need not be at war

March 26, 2012
DENNIS LAMOUREUX
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

I attended an excellent Catholic boys' school during the late 1960s and early 1970s, College St. Jean in Edmonton. My favourite instructor was both my hockey coach and my biology teacher. He was a man of deep faith and I can remember him telling me directly that evolution did not have to undermine my belief in God.

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Former nurse tells of hospital sterilizations

March 26, 2012

Re: "U.S. contraception debate won't happen here" (WCR, March 5).

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Church should practise what it preaches

March 26, 2012

Re: "Women need influence, Vatican tells UN" (WCR, March 12).

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Sacred music canchange young lives

March 26, 2012

Kudos to Living Water College for their offering of a summer program in sacred polyphony (WCR, March 19).

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Vatican unhappy with traditionalists' response

March 26, 2012

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, with the approval of Pope Benedict, has defined as "insufficient" the position of the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X on certain basic doctrinal principles and criteria for interpreting Church teaching.

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U.S. bishops pledge to fight for religious liberty

March 26, 2012

Declaring themselves "strongly unified and intensely focused," the top Catholic bishops in the U.S. vowed to continue their multipronged defence of religious liberty in the courts, Congress and the White House.

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Defend church, but explain teaching too – bishops

March 26, 2012

The U.S. bishops' attempts to defend religious freedom and the traditional definition of marriage must be accompanied by stronger efforts to educate Catholics about the Church's real teaching about sexuality and marriage, several of the bishops said while at the Vatican.

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Belgian Trappist beer is best in the world

March 26, 2012

A hearty dark brown beer produced at a Trappist monastery in Belgium has been rated the world's best brew by an online community of beer lovers.

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Married couple to compose Via Crucis meditations

March 26, 2012

Pope Benedict has asked an Italian married couple, founders of the Focolare Movement's New Families initiative, to write the meditations for his Way of the Cross service at Rome's Colosseum April 6.

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