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Canada, avoid being part of 'globalization of indifference'

Joe Gunn

November 11, 2013

In the jam-packed cathedral of the Diocese of Hamilton, Ont., last month, I heard John Allen Jr., senior reporter at the Vatican for the U.S.-based National Catholic Reporter, refer to Jorge Mario Bergoglio as "the pope of mercy." Nowhere is this more evident than in the attention Pope Francis has given to the world's refugees.

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New atheists have the wrong idea about who God is

Fr. Robert Barron

November 11, 2013

The signal contribution of David Bentley Hart's book, The Experience of God: Being, Consciousness, and Bliss, is to clarify that serious theists and atheists, though they debate frequently concerning the reality of God, are hardly ever using the word "God" in the same way.

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Do we really believe saints pray for us?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

November 11, 2013

Catholics keep asking so many saints to pray for us. We rely for help on their constant intercession. Do we really believe the saints are constantly praying for us? Isn't there something more exciting to do in heaven than this constant chatter of the saints? Not even Jesus prayed constantly.

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School system is authentically Catholic

November 11, 2013

I am concerned with statements in the article: “New trustee wants to rattle some cages” in the Oct. 28 WCR.

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WCR expands dialogue in stimulating way

November 11, 2013

I write in support of the WCR and of the recently announced major changes planned for January.

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Pope Pius saved 860,000 Jewish lives

November 11, 2013

Re: the two articles in the Oct. 14 issue on the condemnation of papal silence during the Holocaust years.

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Pope’s critic offered one-sided analysis

November 11, 2013

It is hard to understand how one-sided criticism and contentious accusations of Susan Zuccotti can help in interfaith dialogue (WCR, Oct. 14).

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