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Is it OK to wear a hat in church?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

January 21, 2013

For many years, Catholic women were required to wear something on their heads when attending Mass. I am not sure when this policy was no longer in effect but is there anything saying that hats/scarves are inappropriate for church in this day and age?

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Proposed document on divine revelation was stillborn

 

January 21, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

On Nov. 14, 1962, as soon as the fathers of the Second Vatican Council had given overwhelming approval in principle to the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, they turned their attention to a schema that had been proposed called the Sources of Revelation.

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City Hall display an affront to Christianity, says reader

January 21, 2013

I am writing to express my utter dismay at the negligence of our Catholic community not to do anything regarding the disgraceful description of our Christian faith at City Hall.

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Churches line up to support fasting aboriginal chief

January 14, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

As Chief Theresa Spence passed three weeks living on nothing but water, fish broth and herbal tea, churches and Christian organizations were lining up behind her request for a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Gov.-Gen. David Johnston and aboriginal leaders from across Canada.

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False philosophies threaten the family, says Benedict

Pope Benedict

January 14, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – The family in Western society is undergoing a "crisis that threatens it to its foundations," said Pope Benedict in his annual talk to the Roman Curia.

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Retired Ottawa prelate helped set up Development and Peace

Archbishop Joseph-Aurèle Plourde

January 14, 2013
CANADIAN CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS

OTTAWA – Archbishop Emeritus Joseph-Aurèle Plourde of Ottawa died Jan. 5 in Ottawa, one week short of his 98th birthday and after almost 49 years as a bishop.

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Wiesner returns home to Sask.

Bishop Gerald Wiesner

January 14, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Bishop Gerald Wiesner has retired as Bishop of Prince George and is already living at the retirement home of the Oblate Fathers in Saskatoon.

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Two faith voices unite to praise one God

January 14, 2013
SHARON ESPESETH
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

The trumpeters and singers joined in unison, as with one voice, to give praise and thanks to the Lord" (2 Chronicles 5.13).

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Donations pour in for Corpus Christi Church

January 14, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Today's churches were built by our parents and grandparents. Now is an opportune time for us to do the same, said Father Jim Corrigan, and contribute to building a new church for our children and grandchildren.

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Sign of Hope raises $2.87M for programs

John Caputo

January 14, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – Catholic Social Services has had its most successful Sign of Hope Campaign yet, raising more than $2.87 million.

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