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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Trustees, teachers need prayers too

January 14, 2013

In my article in the Dec. 17 WCR (“Parents must be engaged in children’s education”), I noted that we need to “pray for our politicians.”

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Terrio urges flock to turn to Jesus through Mary

December 24, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Bishop Paul Terrio was eager to explain his vision to his new congregation. No sooner had he been ordained bishop of St. Paul than he was on the podium inviting the faithful of his diocese to let the Mother of Jesus into their homes and their lives.

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Benedict fingers multiple threats to world peace

December 24, 2012
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – True peacemakers defend human life at every stage of its existence and promote the common good through their economic policies and activities, Pope Benedict said.

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