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Council opened door to relations with other faiths

December 23, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

In November, the Vatican published a book entitled Interreligious Dialogue in the Official Teaching of the Catholic Church (1963-2013). While the book is not likely to become a bestseller, its publication is a significant event.

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Diocese rolls special collections together into annual appeal

December 16, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Charitable appeals made in parishes across the Edmonton Archdiocese will be rolled into one starting in Lent 2014.

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Ukrainian bishop offers hope for changing his country

December 16, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

ROME – When Ukrainian Catholic Bishop Borys Gudziak addressed the crowds in Kyiv's Independence Square Dec. 8, he focused on youth and told them they could change the country.

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St. Francis Xavier jogs an amazing race

December 16, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

St. Francis Xavier Day, celebrated at its namesake high school, is a day for faith, fun and a feast.

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Fr. Mike Mireau's presence, connection with students lauded

December 16, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – When Father Mike Mireau was sick with cancer, it created "a lot of sadness" at St. Francis Xavier High School, says the school's principal.

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Jean McDonald's faith solidified her work as a trustee, CWL member

Jean McDonald

December 16, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Jean McDonald, a Catholic school trustee for 24 years, was a strong advocate for Catholic education who wanted every student to know their faith. She was also known as a woman of deep faith with a strong love for family, community and the world around her.

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Catholics, evangelicals bring Gospel to University students

December 16, 2013
KIPLY LUKAN YAWORSKI
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

SASKATOON – The evangelization of university students has been an enriching experience, say leaders of Catholic and evangelical groups bringing the Gospel to campuses across Canada.

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St. Mary's Health Care's Legacy Day hears stories of yesteryear

December 16, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

TROCHU – Legacy Day was held Nov. 27 at St. Mary's Health Care Center in Trochu, beginning with a chapel service led by Chaplain Pastor Nick Wasylowich with participation from Covenant Health and present and retired staff.

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Actress came to see Mary as a real person

Alissa Jung as Mary

December 16, 2013
VERONICA AMBUUL
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Preparing for the title role in Mary of Nazareth helped German actress Alissa Jung to realize that Mary was not only the mother of God but a real person.

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Pope wants reform of Curia to be true renewal – Lombardi

Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga

December 16, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Pope Francis and the eight members of his international Council of Cardinals have begun looking at specific ways to reorganize the Roman Curia, the Vatican spokesman said.

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