12 Articles of the Creed: Week TWO

February 25, 2013

Do I Believe in Jesus Christ the only Son of God?

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Between-sessions labour developed workable agenda

February 25, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

At the end of the first session of the Second Vatican Council, the council fathers went home with a mixture of exhilaration and frustration. The bishops had come to understand their authority and responsibility for helping the Church to define itself and its mission to the modern world.

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CCODP, CIDA share the same world view

February 25, 2013

Re: “Ottawa had no reason to slash CCODP funding” (WCR, Jan. 28).

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Ottawa deserves support on aboriginal issues

February 25, 2013

Re: “Churches line up to support fasting chief” (WCR, Jan. 14).

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Pope's decline in strength evident for 18 months

February 18, 2013
CAROL GLATZ
and CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

A year and a half ago, Pope Benedict began riding a mobile platform in liturgical processions to ease the burden of those processions.

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Pope gracious, attentive, but weak at Nov. meeting, says Smith

February 18, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – The mind of Pope Benedict was sharp, but his flesh was weakening when Edmonton Archbishop Richard Smith last met the pope in November.

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Benedict's pontificate marked by teaching, a call to deeper faith

February 18, 2013
JOHN THAVIS
and FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

During his almost eight-year pontificate, Pope Benedict impressed the world as a teacher, guiding Catholics to the sources of the faith and urging modern society not to turn its back on God.

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Papabile

February 18, 2013

Roughly 117 cardinals will go into the conclave that will choose a successor to Pope Benedict XVI. Only a few, however, have an inside track to become the next to wear the fisherman's ring. Here are eight possible choices.

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Papal resignation sets transition period in motion

February 18, 2013
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

While the surprise resignation of Pope Benedict is a first for the Church in centuries, it also leads to a complicated period of transition that ends in the election of a new pope.

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Benedict plans prayerful retirement at Vatican

Pope Benedict

February 18, 2013
CAROL GLATZ
and CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Even though Pope Benedict will spend his retirement near Rome and then inside Vatican City, he will not play any role in the upcoming election for a new pope, and he will not interfere with the responsibilities and decision-making of the new pontiff, the Vatican spokesman said.

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