Ethics guide stresses each person's dignity

Sr. Nuala Kenny

November 5, 2012
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

What makes a hospital, nursing home or hospice Catholic isn't the cross in the lobby. It is the decisions made in each and every examination room, operating theatre, boardroom and clinic.

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Video protests continue

November 5, 2012

Supporters of Pakistan's religious political party Sunni Tehreek hold a banner and party flags during an anti-U.S. rally in Lahore Oct. 17.

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School puts a halt to aggression

November 5, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Students at Edmonton's Our Lady of the Prairies Catholic School are generally well behaved. But since the introduction of a behavioural program a year ago, teachers say instances of aggression have been reduced significantly.

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Teachers strive to communicate Christ to students

November 5, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

As Blessed John Paul II once said, "Catholic education is above all a question of communicating Christ, of helping to form Christ in the lives of others."

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St. James boys revel in the freedom to learn their way

Bob Harris

November 5, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Rather than suppress boys' high-spirited physicality, aggression or shy reluctance, Edmonton Catholic Schools has responded by structuring an environment so boys can express these drives in safe, respectful ways.

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St. Francis School goes all out to meet students’ needs

November 5, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Every program at St. Francis of Assisi School reverts to academics.

Whether the school implements an online math program, yoga classes or after-school basketball clinics, all are done with the intention of supporting the students academically.

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Year of Faith: Embracing Evangelization

November 5, 2012
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Pope Benedict XVI has declared 2012-2013 to be the Year of Faith.

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St. Kateri invited to play role in healing Canada's original sin

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November 5, 2012

Father Raymond de Souza in last week's WCR chose to criticize the exuberance of Phil Fontaine, the former national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, who saw the canonization of St. Kateri Tekakwitha as a step towards the reconciliation of Canada's aboriginal peoples with the Catholic Church.

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An open letter to you, the one who does not go to church

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

November 5, 2012

Dear Fellow Pilgrim:

I greet you as someone who is looking for meaning and happiness, as we all are. I know you're sincere or you wouldn't be reading this letter.

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A widow's mite buys her a place in heaven

Maria Kozakiewicz

November 5, 2012
32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
November 11, 2012

Whenever I hear or read the story of "the widow's mite," I am amazed. That woman, destitute as she was, did not lose her ability to choose wisely and in a radical way.

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