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Lay parish managers solution to priest shortage

August 26, 2013

Re: “St. Angela’s Parish closes its doors” (WCR, July 22).

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Article whitewashed Catholic schools

August 26, 2013

Re: “School board chair retires after six years of service” (WCR, July 15).

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Covenant Health salary for CEO is disappointing

August 26, 2013

It is extremely disappointing to hear that Covenant Health’s CEO is being paid a salary beyond that of the CEO of the far-larger Alberta Health Services.

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Skaro's pilgrimage of peace drowns out noise of daily life

August 26, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Even as cars and big rigs drove noisily along the adjacent highway, there was a quiet sacredness at the Skaro Shrine, home to a special Marian pilgrimage every year since 1919.

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Pope offers views on women, marriage annulments

August 26, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM BRAZIL – While the Church will not ordain women as priests, the Church must do more to explain the importance of women in the Church, said Pope Francis.

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Sculptor follows call to Rome seminary

Ed Gibney

August 26, 2013
KIPLY LUKAN YAWORSKI
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

A lifetime with strong Catholic roots, service as a member of the Knights of Columbus and a career as a sculptor have slowly but surely placed a call to the priesthood before Ed Gibney.

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Spirit of joy sweeps south-side parish

August 26, 2013
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Strumming guitars, joyous singing and a mood of celebration spills over the congregation of Assumption Parish as it began its jubilee year Aug. 17.

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CMA president's desire for euthanasia debate raises concern

Alex Schadenberg

August 26, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA – Anti-euthanasia groups have expressed concern because the incoming president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) says the organization may revisit its anti-euthanasia policy.

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Canadian campaign raising funds for Syrian refugees

Zaatari refugee camp

August 26, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

A joint-fundraising campaign by Canada's Catholic bishops and their overseas development agency to bring emergency relief to Syrian refugees draws to a close Sept. 14.

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If we mess up, God opens his arms to us

Marek Doroshenko

August 26, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

God longs for us to be with him and when we mess up, he longs for us to return to him, Marek Doroshenko told the Journey to the Father conference in St. Raphael's, Ont.

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