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From the monthly archives: May, 2012

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Fatherless homes make it hard to relate to 'Abba'

June 4, 2012

Addressing God as "Father" is an acknowledgement that God is the one who created, supports and guides humanity, Pope Benedict said.

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Dublin clergy abuse hit peak in the '80s

June 4, 2012

A new analysis of allegations of abuse made against 98 priests over a 70-year period shows that the alleged abuse peaked in the 1980s.

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Vatican translates rules on Marian apparitions

June 4, 2012

To help bishops determine the credibility of alleged Marian apparitions, the Vatican has translated and published procedural rules from 1978 that had previously been available only in Latin.

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Archbishop's allegations found to be unproven

June 4, 2012

The governing body of the Traditional Anglican Communion has suspended Archbishop John Hepworth, whose allegations that he was raped more than 40 years ago as a young Catholic priest by three other clerics were found to be unsubstantiated by investigators.

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Drug lord's chapel

June 4, 2012

People walk past a chapel built by Los Zetas drug cartel founder Heriberto Lazcano in Pachuca, Mexico.

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Orthodox in Rome

June 4, 2012

Bulgarian Orthodox priests stand in the Vatican's courtyard as Swiss Guards march behind them.

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Ranking charities belies dog-eat-dog mentality

June 4, 2012

Andrew Tarnowski ("Magazine ratings undercut CCODP," WCR letters, May 21) makes a strong case for the care of money and uses the evaluations of a magazine that favours those who hold the pursuit of money in high esteem.

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Gay agenda advanced at expense of the poor

June 4, 2012

I think the real news story about President Obama supporting gay marriage is that even Obama had reservations about this for so long.

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Archdiocese announces appointments of priests

Coat of Arms for the Edmonton Archdiiocese

June 4, 2012
WHO
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Following are the appointments of priests in the Edmonton Archdiocese. The appointments are effective Aug. 8 unless otherwise indicated,

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March for Life honours baby who lived for two hours

May 28, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

A year ago, Crystal Charbonneau was pregnant and, at 20 weeks gestation, was diagnosed with an anencephalic baby. Knowing their baby would die, she and her husband Adam from St. Paul were offered abortion, but refused.

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