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Seminarian offers coffee, conversation about religious paths

Greg Smith-Windsor

February 4, 2013
KIPLY LUKAN YAWORSKI
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

Greg Smith-Windsor, a seminarian for the Saskatoon Diocese, is offering a cup of coffee and some vocation-centred outreach while he serves his pastoral year at a Saskatoon parish.

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Holy Land faithful resilient in the face of great hardships

Sister Orella Narag

February 4, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Edmonton Archbishop Richard Smith returned from a Jan. 5-10 visit to the Holy Land both "moved and impressed" with the "hope and resilience" of the people he met.

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Europe's baby hatches spark ethical debates

February 4, 2013
JONATHAN LUXMOORE
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

On a damp street in Warsaw, not far from St. Florian's Cathedral, a tiny mattress lies on display behind a safety-glass window, installed at waist height on a dull grey wall.

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SSPX needs better attitude, says top Vatican negotiator

Archbishop Augustine DiNoia

February 4, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

The traditionalist Society of St. Pius X will have a future only if it returns to full communion with the Vatican, said the Vatican official responsible for relations with traditionalist Catholics.

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Vatican II teachings need time to take root – Jesuit

February 4, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

ROME – A 91-year-old Jesuit who served as an expert at the Second Vatican Council said, "I'm just beginning to understand the depth and breadth of the council" and its teachings.

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Pledging peace

February 4, 2013

Masked members of El Salvador's Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang participate in a pledge to reduce violence near San Salvador Jan. 24.

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Coalition fights human trafficking at Super Bowl

February 4, 2013

Across the world, there are between 100,000 and 250,000 children who are victims of sex trafficking, said Laura Lederer, founder of the Global Centurion Foundation, which seeks to target trafficking by focusing on demand.

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Christian unity key to proclaiming Gospel

February 4, 2013

Christians must work together to offer the faith they share to a world that seems to find it more and more difficult to believe, Pope Benedict told Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican and Protestant leaders.

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Witnessing abortion results awakened future prelate

Archbishop Samuel Aquila

February 4, 2013

Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila’s own awakening “to the truth of the dignity of human life” came while he was a college student considering a career as a doctor.

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Balasuriya, 88, praised for theological legacy

Fr. Tissa Balasuriya

February 4, 2013

Church officials and social activists in Sri Lanka praised Oblate Father Tissa Balasuriya, 88, a prominent theologian who died Jan. 17 in Colombo.

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