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Vatican denies pope performed public exorcism

June 3, 2013

When Pope Francis laid both hands on the head of a young man in a wheelchair and prayed intently over him for several minutes, he was not performing an exorcism, said the Vatican spokesman.

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Power struggle in Church is sinful, pope says

June 3, 2013

Careerism and a drive to seek power in the Church are sins as old as the Church itself, Pope Francis said in his homily at Mass May 21.

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Songs for the homeless

June 3, 2013

Members of the Franciscan community O Caminho (The Way) play religious music in the Campo Grande neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro April 17.

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Merkel and pope

June 3, 2013

Pope Francis gestures as he speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Subterfuge required to start discussion on Jews, liberty

June 3, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The draft version of the Decree on Ecumenism presented to the fathers of the Second Vatican Council in November 1963 had two chapters that never made it into the final version of the document.

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Don't worship 'golden calf of cult of money,' pope urges

May 27, 2013
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Pope Francis called for global financial reform that respects human dignity, helps the poor, promotes the common good and allows states to regulate markets.

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God's grace led elder to be both native and Catholic

May 27, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA - John Corston recalls growing up in a racist community that looked down on aboriginals like him.

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Parents can nurture youths' faith

May 27, 2013
PAULA FOURNIER
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

Parents wish their children are active in their parishes and have a comfortable prayer life with God, several parents said at a recent workshop in Prince Albert, Sask.

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Priest appointments announced for archdiocese

May 27, 2013
Following are the appointments of priests in the Edmonton Archdiocese. All the appointments take effect Aug. 14, unless otherwise indicated.

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Icons rich in symbolism

May 27, 2013
KATE O'GORMAN
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

Anna Mycyk and Gisele Bauche share a passion for iconography. Stepping into Mycyk's Saskatoon studio, surrounded by icons, it feels as though one is being welcomed into a place of reverence.

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