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Council fathers turn their attention to liturgical reform

October 22, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

All of the preliminaries were now over and the Second Vatican Council got down to business. But what business would that be? Of the 70 schema (proposed documents), the council fathers had seen only seven. Of those seven, by far the most important were those on divine revelation and on the liturgy.

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Fr. Terrio named bishop of St. Paul

Fr. Paul Terrio

October 22, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The phone call to Father Paul Terrio inviting him to come to Ottawa to meet with the apostolic nuncio came on the afternoon of Thanksgiving Day.

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Archdiocese launches centennial celebration

Archbishop Richard Smith

October 22, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The act of faith is a surrender of the self to God and an acceptance of all that he has revealed and taught – a movement born of awareness of God's love and trust in his providence.

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Youth told to live faith dangerously

October 22, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Danger may involve peril, adventure or taking risks, explained author Frank Mercadante, featured speaker at the annual archdiocesan youth rally.

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Anti-euthanasia groups to fight Quebec plans

October 22, 2012
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA – Anti-euthanasia groups, including a new physician's organization, are pushing back against Parti Quebecois plans to bring in euthanasia under the euphemistic guise of "medical aid in dying."

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Edmonton strikes up friendship with northern diocese

October 22, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The Edmonton Archdiocese and the Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith have entered into a twinning arrangement that may lead to more cooperation between the two dioceses.

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Sign of Hope funds program for fetal alcohol disorder

October 22, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When Nicole was diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) at age 14 she was devastated.

She was told she had the mental capacity of a Grade 4 student and that made her furious. "I was very upset and felt dumb," she recalled.

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Ont. education minister labels pro-life teaching misogynist

Cardinal Thomas Collins

October 22, 2012
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – Comments from Ontario's education minister that equate Catholic teaching on abortion with misogyny have provoked a letter of protest from Cardinal Thomas Collins and a call for the minister's resignation from other irate Catholics.

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New graduates sing praises of Newman College

Eliza Holst

October 22, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Delving deeper into their faith, forging lasting friendships, and loving Jesus in a more profound way are just a handful of the benefits for graduates of Newman Theological College.

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Vatican II brought medicine of mercy, Wachowich says

Retired Chief Justice Allan Wachowich

October 22, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Lay people must be treated as equal partners in the Church for the legacy of the Second Vatican Council to continue to grow, said former Chief Justice Allan Wachowich.

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