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Education's feminization short-changes the boys

January 14, 2013
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – Education is for girls, or at least that's how the majority of young boys see it, says Jim Brown.

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Quebec nun's book wins rave reviews in Japan

Sr. Jeanne Bossé

January 14, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

One of the best-selling living Canadian authors over the last four months has been a 96-year-old nun who lives in Chofu City, Tokyo, and teaches women's Bible study classes.

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Former CCCB official faces child porn charges

January 14, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

MONTREAL – William Kokesch, a Montreal permanent deacon who served nearly 10 years as a communications director for Canada's Catholic bishops, faces child pornography charges.

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U.S. bishops favour gun control

January 14, 2013
DENNIS SADOWSKI
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

As momentum builds to implement new limits on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips, the U.S. Catholic bishops say they want "reasonable restrictions" on gun ownership without infringing upon Second Amendment rights.

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In Germany, bishops critical of nations growing arms industry

January 14, 2013
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

BERLIN – Germany's Catholic bishops criticized the country's growing arms industry and urged greater commitment to settling the world's armed conflicts.

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Silence, song hold youths' attention in Taize prayer

January 14, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Even with 45,000 people – mostly young adults – gathered in St. Peter's Square, one could hear the sound of splashing water from the square's two decorative fountains.

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Marriage makes for happy mothers, babies

January 14, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – Being married matters to the health of mothers and possibly to the health of their children, a new study by Marcelo Urquia has found.

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Living Water to hold summer programs

January 14, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Living Water College of the Arts will offer three fine arts programs next summer, including iconography and sacred choral music.

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Global South will have impact on 21st-century Church

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January 14, 2013

Journalists typically cope with the slow news season at Christmas and New Year's by engaging in a wrap-up of the year-that-was and predictions for the year-to-come. The first task is journalistically safe, while the latter is an adventure, one almost certain to go awry in its details.

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Top literary picks for 2012 cross the genre gambit

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

January 14, 2013

Concerning taste, there should be no disputes. St. Augustine wrote those words 1,700 years ago and their truth applies not just to taste in food, but also to taste in literature. Not everyone's soul is fed in the same way and we eventually gravitate towards where we are fed.

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