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Spirit makes the Church catholic

June 28, 2010
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

God chose to make his First Covenant with one people, one nation. But after Pentecost, the apostles began fanning out to spread the Gospel to the ends of the earth. The New Covenant is for all people in all times.

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The Spirit makes the Church holy

June 21, 2010
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

It is a sad commentary on our age that just when humanity has reached the pinnacle of scientific knowledge and technological progress, wisdom seems to be in short supply.

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CWL continues to work for peace, hope

June 14, 2010

CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

FAIRVIEW — The threeday Catholic Women’s League convention attracted 122 women from across Alberta and the Northwest Territories.

The hosting group for the 63rd annual convention for the CWL’s Alberta Mackenzie Provincial Council was the diocese of Grouard-McLennan. This year’s theme, for the second year, was Women of Peace and Hope.

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The Spirit desires Church unity

June 14, 2010
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Virtually every group I've been involved with or watched from a distance has struggled with conflict and division. Somebody wants to have his or her own way and someone else resists. The unity of the group is broken.

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Church: Spirit-filled communion

June 7, 2010
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Throughout the history of the Church, there has, again and again, been a tension between an ordered "institutional Church" and the supposed charismatic Church or Church of the faithful. Whenever times get rocky for the bishops and pope – and when isn't it rocky? – many will proclaim that they want Church without the hierarchy.

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Shroud shows the face of God

Image of face from the Shroud of Turin

February 15, 2010
ALICIA AMBROSIO
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

TURIN, ITALY – The Shroud of Turin, believed by many to be Christ’s burial cloth, offers Christians a way to contemplate God’s face and reflect on the meaning of Christian suffering, said an expert on sacred art.

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Jesus gets a home in school

May 10, 2010

GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

WETASKIWIN – It was as though Jesus put all the pieces in place so he could have his appointed spot in Sacred Heart School. Long before Maria Chrunik got the idea during her daily prayer time to have a tabernacle in the school, the school had built its own chapel.

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Benedict calls sexual abuse scandal ‘terrifying’ example of Church’s failings

May 17, 2010
JOHN THAVIS
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT TO PORTUGAL — Pope Benedict said the priestly sex abuse scandal is a “terrifying” crisis that comes from inside the Church — not from an outside attack — and requires purification and penance to overcome.

 

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Archbishop offers advice to local media

May 17, 2010
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON - Family violence, homelessness, the economy and life issues are four important societal issues that are not getting enough secular media attention.

 

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Shroud of Turin 'icon' of radical solidarity: pope

The Shroud of Turin is an icon of “the most radical solidarity” – Christ sharing the loneliest moment of human existence by lying in a tomb, Pope Benedict said after he knelt in silent prayer before the linen cloth.

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