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St. Clare of Assisi fought passionately with the Church hierarchy, gave generously to people in need and helped to launch the world's first peace movement that ended a 300-year war.
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VATICAN CITY – Vatican officials are making strategic phone calls to some of the world's most far-flung dioceses, trying to verify that in each of the world's inhabited time zones there will be an organized hour of Eucharistic Adoration coinciding with 5 to 6 p.m. Rome time June 2.
BARRY'S BAY, ONT. – Six students from the Edmonton Archdiocese were among those receiving first, second and third-year certificates from Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy at its recent graduation ceremony.
Hanging on the wall of principal Greg Hall's office are T-shirts depicting past Grade 12 service projects – team uniforms of sorts.
Canadian Senator Roméo Dallaire asks Anzoyo Tsukia, "Is Joseph Kony the devil incarnate?" A rosary hanging from her neck, she replies that Kony looks normal but everything he does is diabolical.
VANCOUVER – Modern Western society distrusts beauty and is trying to replace it with art that negates our sense of what is beautiful, says a leading British philosopher.
'Marriage is a way to show us how God loves us and how we can love God in return through our spouse."
Baptism, the first of the three sacraments of initiation, is our basis of faith, our relationship with God through Jesus Christ and our life in the Church, Father Paul Kavanagh said May 22.
GENEVA – More than 100,000 Christians are killed each year because of their faith, and millions more face bigotry, intolerance and marginalization because of their beliefs, a Vatican official said.
The icon of St. Joseph the Worker commemorating the centennial of the Archdiocese of Edmonton has begun its tour of parishes in the far-flung archdiocese.