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VATICAN CITY – In his strongest public words to date on the subject of abortion, Pope Francis affirmed the sacredness of unborn human life and linked its defence to the pursuit of social justice.
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REGINA – Regina Archbishop Daniel Bohan believes grandparents make good evangelists when it comes to their grandchildren.
The Assembly of Quebec Bishops (AECQ) has expressed opposition to Quebec's euthanasia Bill 52 and warned the proposed Charter of Quebec Values could backfire.
Migrants are seen on a rescue boat as they arrive with a group that includes Syrian refugees at Pozzallo, Italy, Sept. 17.
Reading between the lines of Pope Francis' interview with Antonio Spadaro of La Civilta Cattolica one finds a pope who is passionate about hearing the voice of God in the voice of the people. Pope Francis criticizes the man he was as head of the Jesuits in Argentina 40 years ago for being too authoritarian. Being authoritarian leads to many problems, but the one of greatest concern to the pope is that by being sure of the rightness of his own view, he made it impossible to hear anyone else.
It's hard not to fake humility; yet, seemingly, we need to do just that.
Each one of the readings for today has something to say about faith. They caused me to examine the workings of faith in an interaction as simple as those in today's Gospel where Jesus asks the Apostles to search the meaning of doing "only what we ought to have done."
Such a beautiful, simple prayer is the rosary. Prayed by small children and great saints, it leads us to see Jesus through the eyes of his mother.
The purpose of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) is to tell Canadians the story of the policy of the Government of Canada regarding "Indian Residential Schools" and the impact it had on aboriginal children and their families.
All violence begins in the human heart. All war has its root in inner violence. A person who is at war with himself will soon cause strife for those around him. Whether in families or nation against nation, inner violence needs an object for its outward expression. It only stands to reason.