View your blog

Priest heard God’s voice when he was 3

December 13, 2010
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON — Roger Rouleau is now a priest. Archbishop Richard Smith ordained the 34-year-old St. Albert man before a packed St. Joseph’s Basilica Dec. 3.

Several members of Rouleau’s family and most of the priests and deacons of the archdiocese were present for the ordination, the fourth this year. more . . .

Read the rest of entry »

Wrongly-convicted man kept hope through faith, prayer

December 13, 2010
LAUREEN MCMAHON
THE B.C. CATHOLIC

VANCOUVER - Ivan Henry is a member of an exclusive club, but it's a club nobody wants to join: Canadians who have served time in prison for crimes they didn't commit. more . . .

Read the rest of entry »

Cardinals Around the World

203 cardinals from 70 countries

Read the rest of entry »

Santa at the Vatican

December 13, 2010

Santa Claus makes an early appearance . . .

Read the rest of entry »

Rome airport gets statue of Our Lady of Loreto

December 13, 2010

Pope Benedict blessed a statue of Our Lady of Loreto, which will be placed in Rome's Leonardo da Vinci Airport to mark the 90th anniversary of the proclamation of Our Lady of Loreto as patron saint of aviation.

Read the rest of entry »

Bishop urges U.S. Senate to ratify arms reduction pact

December 13, 2010

Citing the Catholic Church's concern for the sanctity of human life, the chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace called on U.S. senators to ratify the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.

Read the rest of entry »

Pope would welcome electric popemobile

December 13, 2010

Pope Benedict would welcome having an electric popemobile as a further sign of his commitment to protecting natural resources and safeguarding the earth, said a top Vatican official.

Read the rest of entry »

Crucifixion relics stolen from shrine in India

December 13, 2010

Three historic relics of crucifixion preserved at a 10th-century church under the Syro-Malabar Irinjalakuda Diocese in India's Kerala state were discovered missing Nov. 30.

Read the rest of entry »

Foundation to promote study of pope's theology

December 13, 2010

With the pope's agreement and funding, the Joseph Ratzinger-Benedict XVI Vatican Foundation has been established to promote theological studies on his writings and to reward promising scholars.

Read the rest of entry »

Vatican has not endorsed genetically modified food

December 13, 2010

The Vatican did not endorse an 11-page statement in favour of easing restrictions on and allowing more widespread use of genetically modified crops, especially in poorer nations, said a Vatican official.

Read the rest of entry »

Archive