Vatican investigates document leaks

March 26, 2012

Pope Benedict has established a commission to investigate a series of leaks of letters exchanged among Vatican officials and between the officials and the pope himself.

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Catholics root for the underdog – Dolan

March 26, 2012

Catholics have a duty to bring faith-inspired convictions to politics, and they can never allow politics to trump principles articulated by the bishops in their role as official teachers, said Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York.

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Archbishop of Canterbury to step down

Archbishop Rowan Williams

March 26, 2012

The leader of the worldwide Anglican Communion has announced his resignation.

 

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Blessed are the pure in heart

March 19, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

If a person is living a virtuous life, will they know it or will they be oblivious to the fact?

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Alta. Education Act a threat to freedom

March 19, 2012

The Alberta government has introduced a new Education Act, Bill 2, that is entering second reading. Our family and others including many Catholic parents, the Homeschool Legal Defense Association, Alberta Home Education Association, are greatly concerned about the changes in this act.

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Editorial issued harsh judgment of U.S. bishops

March 19, 2012

Re: "U.S. Church ignores teaching moment on contraception" (WCR editorial, March 5).

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Multiple factors give rise to social decline

March 19, 2012

In regards to your editorial of March 5, I wish to raise a few objections to your presentation of the statistical data and your subsequent interpretation of that data.

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Prelate threatened for criticizing smelter of death

March 19, 2012

Archbishop Pedro Barreto Jimeno of Huancayo, Peru, received a death threat just two days after releasing a statement calling for a controversial smelter to meet environmental requirements before being allowed to resume operations.

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British bishops speak against same-sex marriage

March 19, 2012

Legalization of same-sex marriage could obscure the "real meaning" of marriage for generations to come, the bishops of England and Wales are telling Catholics.

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Attacks on Christians tripled in 2003-2010

March 19, 2012

Terrorist attacks on Christians in Africa, the Middle East and Asia tripled in a seven-year period, a Vatican official told a UN meeting.

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