Humans are hard-wired for peace, says Benedict

January 14, 2013

Welcoming in the new year, Pope Benedict said that despite the injustice and violence in the world, every human being yearns for and is made for peace.

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Christmas is reminder of God’s great power – pope

January 14, 2013

The annual celebration of Christ’s birth fills Christians with hope and joy because it is a reminder that the power of God is always at work, and he does great things even through the weak and the small, Pope Benedict said at his weekly general audience Jan. 2.

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Vatican official thanks mothers of priests

January 14, 2013

The mothers of priests and seminarians deserve the thanks of the whole Church for raising their sons in the faith and supporting them in their vocations, said Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy.

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Cardinal warns against same-sex marriage law

January 14, 2013

Cardinal Francis George told Chicago-area Catholics that the passage of a same-sex marriage law in the state would be “acting against the common good of society.

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Strong families lead to healthy societies – bishop

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia

January 14, 2013

In promoting the traditional family as good for society and the world, the Catholic Church sees it as “the first roadblock” against the “dictatorship of individualism,” said the president of the Pontifical Council for the Family.

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Praying for peace

January 14, 2013

Two Iraqi boys hold candles as they pray for peace

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Editorial ignored facts about gun control

January 14, 2013

I was very surprised and deeply disappointed with your editorial “Human rights come before gun ownership” (WCR, Dec. 24). The “facts” that were presented were not correct in the least.

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Acheson too negative about Catholic schools

January 14, 2013

John Acheson (WCR, Dec 17) presents a very negative view of what Catholic education should provide. He wants our schools to instruct our students in all the social ills, even though experience tells us that this approach is rarely successful with young people.

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Article was loaded with political spin

January 14, 2013

Re: “Catholic education battles secular push” (WCR, Dec. 17).

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Carney a feather in our schools’ cap

January 14, 2013

The recent appointment of Mark Carney to the head the Bank of England is a huge compliment to our Edmonton Catholic Schools.

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