Anger management vital for clergy and religious

Msgr. Stephen Rossetti

November 12, 2012

Anger management vital for clergy and religiousAnger awareness and management are vital for priests and members of religious orders because they are called to be people of dialogue, fraternity, service, peace and justice, and to treat others with charity, said an influential Jesuit magazine.

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Peruvian diocese marks 475th anniversary

November 12, 2012

When Jose Venero Villafuerte was five years old, his mother took him to see the statue of Our Lord of the Earthquakes for the first time.

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Spouses are missionaries, says supreme knight

Carl Anderson

November 12, 2012

The sacrament of Matrimony makes Catholic spouses and their families public signs of God’s love and thus missionaries, said the head of the Knights of Columbus.

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Congo violence linked to resource extraction

November 12, 2012

New U.S. rules regarding the use of so-called conflict minerals in cellphones and laptop computers protect innocent people in Congo from displacement and serious harm and must remain in place, said advocates from two prominent Catholic organizations.

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Vatican will be patient with traditionalists

November 12, 2012

“Patience, serenity, perseverance and trust are needed” as the Vatican continues talks aimed at full reconciliation with the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X, said a statement from the Vatican commission overseeing the discussions.

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All Saints’ Day nurtures belief in eternal life

November 12, 2012

The feast of All Saints should prompt Catholics to believe more deeply in eternal life, Pope Benedict said.

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Sistine Chapel ceiling frescoes mark 500th anniversary

Pope Benedict

November 12, 2012

Standing in the Sistine Chapel under Michelangelo’s ceiling frescoes, people are reminded that the world was created by God in a supreme act of love, Pope Benedict said.

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De Souza hit the mark with response to Fontaine

November 12, 2012

I don’t know if anyone is keeping score but I want it to be known that I agree completely with Father Raymond de Souza’s response to the remarks of Phil Fontaine regarding the canonization of St. Kateri.

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Rolheiser’s humble tone led to inspired article

November 12, 2012

Father Rolheiser’s article encouraging Catholics to attend Mass was a masterpiece (“An open letter to you, the one who does not go to church,” WCR Nov. 5). His tone was humble and loving as he reached out to those who have difficulty in attending Mass regularly.

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Pregnancy centre needs more sonographers

November 12, 2012

It has been a little over a year since the Edmonton Chapter of the Knights of Columbus, spearheaded by Father Bonner Council, made a donation to Edmonton Pregnancy Crisis Centre that allowed EPCC to purchase a new ultrasound machine to show expectant mothers – and sometimes fathers – contemplating abortion the reality of the babies they are carrying.

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