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A boy sneaks through security to hug Pope Benedict . . .
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OTTAWA — When Mira Dineen began gathering stories for the book Persistent Poverty: Voices from the Margins, her biggest surprise was how the poor “defied stereotyping.”
The fourth-year Queen’s University student expected she would be talking to people who had grown up in poverty. That was not the case. “People we spoke to really broke that mould,” said Dineen. more . . .
Cheryl Perera felt lost after she graduated from the now-defunct John Paul II Bible School some six years ago.
“I really enjoyed having the community of young adults at the Bible school but once I left the school and came back home, I found it difficult to find that same sort of community,” the 26-year-old St. Albert woman recalled in a recent interview. more . . .
REGINA — The sun shone brightly, the temperature climbed above freezing and Qu’Appelle Anglican Bishop Gregory Kerr-Wilson said it was a sign that God was blessing what “we are doing here today.”more . . .
When Canada's Catholic bishops issued a countercultural message to young people inviting them to lead lives of chastity, the mainstream news media reacted — but with surprisingly little controversy. more . . .
WASHINGTON — Women entering religious orders in the United States today are highly educated and active in parish ministries, according to a new survey. more . . .
OTTAWA — Whether it is marriage, conscience rights, parental rights to educate their children or hot button issues like prostitution, the real battles are taking place in the courts say those on the front lines. more . . .
VANCOUVER - Vancouver Catholic evangelist Vernon Robertson, who was once dubbed a "Catholic action hero" by the National Post, travels everywhere with a Bible so well-thumbed it's almost falling apart. more . . .
VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict called on civil authorities to invest more in health care systems, especially for the poor and needy. more . . .
In the 20th century big business was strictly business. But in the 21st century companies can’t stay in business if they’re ignoring the environment, hushing talk of human and labour rights or not returning calls from shareholders who want to know what the board is doing and why.
Socially responsible investors are no longer on the fringe of the investment world. Where 10 years ago talk of ethical investing drew smirks and rolling eyeballs, today it’s a top-line concern of boards, CEOs and CFOs. more . . .