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Shevchuk greets Canadians on eve of Ukrainian synod

Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk

September 10, 2012

The major archbishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Church sent greetings to Canada’s Ukrainian Catholics as he prepared for a multicity visit that includes leading the Church’s Synod of Bishops.

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Benedict signs up for WYD Rio 2013

WYD 2013 Logo

September 10, 2012

Germans are known for being punctual, so perhaps it should be no surprise that Pope Benedict was the first person signed up for World Youth Day 2013.

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Philadelphia CFO gets 2 to 7 years in jail

September 10, 2012

The former chief financial officer of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will spend the next two to seven years in state prison for embezzling more than $900,000 from the Church over seven years.

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Prelate apologizes for drunken driving charge

September 10, 2012

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, to be installed in October as archbishop of San Francisco, was arrested in San Diego early Aug. 26 for driving under the influence.

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Pope says Christians must not compromise

Pope Benedict

September 10, 2012

Marking the feast of the martyrdom of St. John the Baptist, Pope Benedict said Christians must not bow to the pressure of the powerful who demand a denial of Christ or of the truth he taught.

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Pope packing his bags for Lebanon trip

September 10, 2012

When Pope Benedict travels to Lebanon Sept. 14-16 – assuming spillover from the civil war in neighbouring Syria doesn’t force a last-minute cancellation of the trip – his purpose will be above all pastoral.

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Displaced Congolese

September 10, 2012

Civilians displaced by fighting wait for food rations at a camp near the eastern Congolese city of Goma July 31.

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Pessimism about Vatican II can lead to retrenchment

September 10, 2012

Father Don MacDonald’s discerning commentary on Father Robert Barron’s underestimation of the Second Vatican Council (WCR, Aug. 20) was a welcome respite from those currently having their way with its meaning and relevance.

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Group happy to be consecrated to Mary

September 10, 2012

I want to share with my brothers and sisters in Christ that on Aug. 15, the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, another group from St. Theresa Parish made their consecration to Our Blessed Mother.

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Bittman's life was immersed in Catholic Culture

Deacon Greg Bittman

September 10, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

It was a vocations retreat that he attended a year or two after high school that stirred Greg Bittman to think seriously about the priesthood. But the seed of a priestly vocation had been planted many years earlier and it took many more years to come to its full flowering.

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