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As Winnipeg Archbishop James Weisgerber prepares to retire he remains concerned about justice for Canada's aboriginal peoples.
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VATICAN CITY – Christian hope is not mere optimism or a "positive attitude" toward the world but a vital link to eternal salvation, Pope Francis said.
VANCOUVER – Imitating the charity and love for nature of St. Francis of Assisi, Franciscans around the world are championing social and environmental justice issues and treating them as inextricably connected.
Julien Hammond and his parents were wandering through Quebec's glorious Eastern Townships in late August. Their goal? Searching out their genealogical heritage, specifically Julien's mother's lost cousins.
Laverne thanks Catholic Social Services for helping her out in her moment of need. When the mother of three escaped her abusive partner in early 2012, she found refuge at LaSalle, a second-stage shelter operated by CSS in downtown Edmonton.
In 2011, contributions of risk-taking Catholic sisters over the last 150 years were commemorated with the Service Through Christ statue on the Alberta Legislature Grounds.
Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage according to Frank Sinatra, Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen, but not according to canon law. Which may come as a surprise to some people.
VATICAN CITY – Amid rising expectations that the Catholic Church might make it easier for divorced and remarried members to receive Communion, the Vatican's highest doctrinal official reaffirmed Church teaching barring such persons from the sacrament without an annulment of their first, sacramental marriage.
Edmonton – Every patient needs a medical professional who will listen to his or her story, says Christina Baldwin.
Rather than simply treating the physical ailments associated with depression, doctors must view patients as interconnected spiritual and physical beings, believes Dr. Kenneth Fung.