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Leading communicator dies in Switzerland

March 19, 2012

Father Bruno Holtz, who devoted nearly 40 years of his life to promoting professionalism among Catholic journalists and communicators worldwide, died Feb. 29.

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Diocese apologizes to aboriginal student

March 19, 2012

The Diocese of Green Bay, Wis., has apologized to the family of an aboriginal Catholic school student who was reprimanded for speaking in her native language during class and to the Menominee Nation, the tribe to which the student's family belongs.

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Vatican says 13 Cleveland parishes must reopen

March 19, 2012

A Vatican congregation has overturned the closing of 13 parishes in the Diocese of Cleveland and said the churches must be restored for worship, a person involved with the cases said.

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Preparing for papa

March 19, 2012

A Stations of the Cross procession takes place in Havana during preparations for Pope Benedict's March 26-28 visit to Cuba.

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Alta. Friars win the Briar

March 19, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

While Alberta may have come up short in the final of this year's Tim Hortons Brier, a foursome of Alberta priests captured the top prize at the distinguished Friars' Briar.

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'Bogus refugees' come to Canada for freedom and life

March 19, 2012
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

Toronto – Vilmos Csikja, his wife Beata and their four children from Hungary are the kind of people Immigration Minister Jason Kenney calls "bogus refugees."

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Continuing Care centre honours sisters

March 19, 2012
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

RED DEER – This city's new 100-bed continuing care centre will be named Villa Marie to honour the Daughters of Wisdom, the order of sisters who founded Catholic education in Red Deer.

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St. Clare Parish clothes, feeds, diapers needy babies

huggies

March 19, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Edmonton – Parishioners at St. Clare Parish are good stewards and it shows. Since Family Day, they have collected about $8,000 worth of baby items and food to help young mothers completing their high school at Edmonton Catholic Schools.

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De Souza wants religion restored to its rightful place in Canada

Fr. Raymond de Souza

March 19, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Returning faith to the public square is a goal of the Convivium Project, launched by Cardus, Canada's leading Christian think tank.

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Permissive sexual attitudes corrupt

Pope Benedict

March 19, 2012
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Permissive attitudes toward sex, cohabitation before marriage and same-sex marriage can damage individuals and are harmful for society, Pope Benedict told a group of U.S. bishops at the Vatican.

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