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Caritas reveals Church’s catholicity

February 28, 2011
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Caritas Internationalis is a sign of God’s love in this world, says the president of the organization that oversees the Catholic Church’s international development efforts. more . . .

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Cardinal pleads for global justice

February 28, 2011
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The Church’s leader in Central America’s second poorest nation has challenged Canadians to combat global injustice.

Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, said in the developed world, there is a tendency to “be happy with what you have.” more . . .

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Miners say, 'Thank you, Jesus'

March 7, 2011

Chilean miners, who were trapped in a collapsed mine near Copiapo, Chile, for 69 days before being rescued in October, touch the Stone of Anointing in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City Feb. 24.

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Pope's theology can be debated, cardinal says

Cardinal Georges Cottier

March 7, 2011

As the second volume of Jesus of Nazareth was about to be published, a Swiss cardinal said it's important that people realize the book was written by the theologian Joseph Ratzinger and not by Pope Benedict.

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Doctors lead women into abortion, says pope

March 7, 2011

Pope Benedict said that pregnant women facing difficulties due to their personal circumstances or to health issues of the fetus can be misled by doctors or people close to them into believing that abortion is the best solution.

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Nathanson was abortion proponent turned pro-lifer

March 7, 2011

Dr. Bernard Nathanson, once a leading figure in the movement to legalize abortion, later spent decades raising awareness about the horrors of abortion and repenting for the tens of thousands of abortions for which he felt responsible.

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Traditionalist bishop to end talks with Rome

Bishop Bernard Fellay

March 7, 2011

The head of a group of traditionalist Catholics said reconciliation talks with the Vatican would soon come to an end, with little change in the views of either side.

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Prayer is abandoning self to God's will, pope says

March 7, 2011

Prayer is not a reflection on one's self, but a complete abandonment to the word and will of God, Pope Benedict said.

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Prayer is abandoning self to God's will, pope says

March 7, 2011

Prayer is not a reflection on one's self, but a complete abandonment to the word and will of God, Pope Benedict said.

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Maronite patriarch steps down at age 90

Lebanese Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir

March 7, 2011

Pope Benedict has accepted the resignation of Lebanese Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir, the 90-year-old head of the Maronite Catholic Church.

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