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My grandparents were born and raised in Liverpool, England. They met, fell in love and decided to come to Canada. My grandfather, still a young man, came alone at first, travelling by boat, then train to the end of the tracks. He bought a horse and cart and headed northwest to the property he had chosen. more . . .
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Advent is a season of hope but hope seems so elusive. We don't hear much about hope. Could you explain it? more . . .
We often think ignorance is a lack of knowledge, education or social training. But if ignorance is not knowing, then not knowing God is the greatest human ignorance. In my opinion, the human heart's ignorance of God is the primary crisis of the 21st century. more . . .
Pope Benedict said the Catholic press has an irreplaceable role in forming Christian consciences and reflecting the Church's viewpoint on contemporary issues.
Catholics should learn "spiritual maternity" from the example of St. Catherine of Siena, Pope Benedict said during his weekly general audience Nov. 24.
Pope Benedict said nuclear weapons remain a threat to humanity, and he urged steps to curb their proliferation.
The battle against AIDS in Africa is far from over, but a current funding shortfall threatens all of the progress there so far, said the African Jesuit AIDS Network.
Episodes of violence in Egypt that left Christian houses and businesses burned and ransacked have raised concerns among Egypt's Christian community, said a Christian worker.
A cholera epidemic and poor infrastructure and organization on the ground in Haiti have created an "alarming" situation in the small Caribbean nation, said a group of bishops meeting at the Vatican.
While cremation is not prohibited unless it is chosen for reasons "contrary to Christian teaching," the Catholic Church prefers that the body of a deceased person be buried in accord with Church custom, according to statements issued by two U.S. archdioceses.