Volume 3 of pope’s trilogy due before Christmas

October 1, 2012

The third volume of Pope Benedict’s book on Jesus of Nazareth should be published before Christmas, the Vatican said.

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Christians, Muslims must witness to peace – pope

October 1, 2012

Pope Benedict said his three-day trip to Lebanon convinced him that now is the time for Christians and Muslims to bear witness together against violence and in favour of dialogue and peace.

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U.S. working class Catholics tend to support abortion

October 1, 2012

A majority of white working-class Catholics – 56 per cent – think abortion should be legal in all or most cases, according to a survey by the Public Religion Research Institute.

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Philly home for priests sold for $4.5M

October 1, 2012

A vacation house at the South Jersey shore used by generations of elderly priests was sold at auction by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for $4.5 million Sept. 15.

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Abuse victims come first, says new doctrinal head

October 1, 2012

The senior Vatican official with authority for investigating priests accused of sexual abuse said that, in such cases, “always and everywhere the most important concern is for those who have been the victims of this terrible abuse.”

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Americans confused about end-of-life care

October 1, 2012

The U.S. National Palliative Care Research Center estimates that 90 million Americans are living with serious or life-threatening illnesses and the number is expected to double over the next 25 years.

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Turmoil in Kenya

October 1, 2012

Policemen patrol through the remains of a burned village after ethnic violence in the Tana River Delta in Kenya’s coastal region Sept. 11.

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Editorial on pay levels dismays Covenant Health

October 1, 2012

As board chair for Covenant Health, I was dismayed by the condemnatory tone and absence of facts and evidence in the recent editorial "Catholic institutions must provide a Gospel witness" (Sept. 3).

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Gunn ignores collapse of UN peacekeeping

October 1, 2012

It was with dismay and a fair amount of embarrassment that I read Joe Gunn's comment "Canadians must till the ploughshares of peace and justice" in Sept. 10 WCR.

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Urge CBC to tell other side of the story

October 1, 2012

So often when it comes to advocating for life it seems as if we Catholics are yelling at a train that has already left the station.

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