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Benedict urges colleges to bolster Catholic identity

May 21, 2012

Pope Benedict called on America's Catholic colleges and universities to reaffirm their Catholic identity by ensuring orthodoxy in theological studies and accepting the oversight of bishops.

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The tyranny of the tweet

May 21, 2012
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – Archbishop Richard Smith is concerned about the effects of "the tyranny of the tweet."

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Religious freedom key to human dignity - Lord Alton

Lord Alton

May 21, 2012

Christians must insist religious freedom is an intrinsic aspect of human dignity, said a senior British lay Catholic.

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Ottawa March for Life draws nearly 20,000

May 21, 2012

A largely young and noisy crowd gathered on Parliament Hill for the 2012 March for Life to urge Parliament to make abortion illegal and to remind officials that children are the building blocks of society.

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"Supermoon"

May 21, 2012

A "supermoon" creates a dramatic backdrop for the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro May 6.

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Time for a new ecumenical commission

May 21, 2012

I was surprised by a statement in the WCR that "There has been some ecumenical activities in the area and in Edmonton, but in terms of a structure like this, apparently this is the first" ("Christian unity is a mandate from Christ," WCR, April 2).

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Argument from authority won't calm the waters

May 21, 2012

I regret very much that Glen Argan chose to write the editorial, "Scrutiny of U.S. Nuns opens door to future renewal" (WCR, May 7).

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Religious orders' service being challenged

May 21, 2012

I noticed that your latest edition of the WCR does not have a space allocation nor an access address for Letters to the Editor, as every decent publication should.

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Magazine ratings undercut CCODP

May 21, 2012

There has been a constant barrage of editorials, columns and letters in this paper on the "unconscionable" funding cuts CCODP has suffered at the hands of heartless CIDA.

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God, not musicians, deserves our applause

May 21, 2012

It seems that applause is becoming more widespread in our churches. According to Cardinal Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict, in his book The Spirit of the Liturgy, "when applause breaks out at Mass, it becomes ecclesiastical entertainment."

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