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Iraq killings spur Christians, Muslims to seek peace

November 15, 2010
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA – The slaughter of 57 Catholics in a Baghdad Church is having an effect opposite to that intended by the perpetrators, says the Canadian head of The Catholic Near East Welfare Association. more . . .

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Couple from Olds work for Rwandan reconciliation

November 15, 2010
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Anastaisie's parents, two brothers and a sister were all slaughtered in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Now, the man who killed them, after serving 14 years in jail, is building three chicken sheds for Anastaisie. more . . .

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Our Lady Queen of Poland sings for 20 yrs.

November 15, 2010
ZYGMUNT CYNAR
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

EDMONTON – The Polish parish of Our Lady Queen of Poland on the south side of Edmonton is now 20 years old. This occasion was celebrated with a special Mass, celebrated by Archbishop Richard Smith, and a banquet on Oct. 23. more . . .

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Beloved children created by IVF technique

November 15, 2010
MARY ANN SOSA
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

Last night, during our family prayer, my 15-year-old son raised a topic that he read in the WCR entitled "Vatican official blasts Nobel Prize selection," referring to the selection of British scientist Robert Edwards, as a Nobel Prize winner for the development of in vitro fertilization (IVF). My son cannot understand why there was so much controversy around this Nobel Prize. more . . .

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Cathedrals restore, let souls soar

Fr. Raymond de Souza

November 15, 2010

At the heart of every culture is its cult. Cult includes what is worshipped, what is placed at the centre of communal life, what is deemed worthy of the greatest exertions of talent and treasure. more . . .

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Young adults have complex identity, says priest

October 11, 2010

Passionist Father Robin Ryan used to think he had a handle on how most young adults thought and acted.

But “the more I speak with young adults, and the more studies I read, the more I realize that this is a topic of significant complexity,” he told a recent invitation-only vocations symposium in Chicago.

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Mission Sunday focuses on sharing Gospel

October 11, 2010

Christians committed to building a world where all people recognize they are brothers and sisters need to share the good news of salvation in Christ, Pope Benedict said.

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Philippine Church wants dialogue with Aquino

October 11, 2010

The president of the Philippine bishops’ conference said the Church was open to dialogue with President Benigno Aquino III about his proposal to distribute contraceptives.

The prelate also denied media reports that he threatened to excommunicate the president.

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Dialogue is only path to peace — Vatican official

October 11, 2010

The United Nations might not be perfect, but it has helped humanity move toward a world marked by dialogue, peace and development, the Vatican’s foreign minister told the UN General Assembly.

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Survey shows big gaps in religious literacy

October 11, 2010

Catholics know about as much as Americans in general about religion, getting right only half of the 32 questions in a survey for the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.

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