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In last week's article, I referred to Pope Benedict's analysis that some people have presented the Second Vatican Council as a break with the Church's past. He maintains that the council was a council of reform in continuity with the tradition.
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Saying he no longer has the strength to exercise ministry over the universal church, Pope Benedict announced Feb. 11 that he will resign at the end of the month after an eight-year pontificate.
"After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry," the pope told cardinals gathered for an ordinary public consistory to approve the canonization of new saints.
Catholics will soon have a day in which priests across the Edmonton Archdiocese will be waiting to hear their confessions.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – A day before the House of Commons was to vote on a bill on same-sex marriage, the new archbishop of Canterbury restated his opposition.
Based on the experience that certain chosen people had during Jesus' public ministry, especially the Apostles, the Jesus we see in the Gospels is fully human, says Father Don MacDonald.
For the third straight year, Alexandria Blunt, a Grade 9 student, made the trip from Sherwood Park to the youth rally at Holy Trinity Church in Spruce Grove/Stony Plain.
Development and Peace is supporting the Peruvian bishops' conference in its work with local communities to fight for a cleaner environment in which to raise their children.
VATICAN CITY – Faith and charity can never be separated nor opposed to each other, just as faith by itself isn't genuine without charity, Pope Benedict said.
Wise decision-making is founded on conscience, prudence and concern for the common good, Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto told Vancouver lawyers Jan. 24.
VANCOUVER - St. Thomas More was a man of great integrity and character, and his virtuous life should be a model for lawyers, said Cardinal Thomas Collins.