Computer tech guilty of aiding, abetting butler

November 19, 2012

A Vatican court found Claudio Sciarpelletti, a computer expert in the Secretariat of State, guilty of aiding and abetting the papal butler, who was convicted of stealing sensitive Vatican correspondence.

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Voters in 3 states approve same-sex marriage

November 19, 2012

Voters in Maine, Washington state and Maryland approved ballot measures legalizing same-sex marriage Nov. 6.

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Bishop links environment to sacraments

Bishop Bernard Unabali

November 19, 2012

The link between respecting the environment and the sacramental life of the Church is inseparable for one bishop overseeing a diocese that encompasses a collection of small islands in the South Pacific.

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U.S. faces grave threats to religious liberty – nuncio

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano

November 19, 2012

In a Nov. 4 speech at the University of Notre Dame, the apostolic nuncio to the United States warned that the “menace to religious liberty is concrete on many fronts” today particularly “within your own homeland.”

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Visiting elderly, pope says ‘it’s wonderful being old’

Enrichetta Vitali

November 19, 2012

Presenting himself as “an elderly man visiting his peers,” Pope Benedict visited a Rome residence for the elderly, urging the residents to see their age as a sign of God’s blessing and urging society to value their presence and wisdom.

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De Souza's bombast undermines bishops' work

November 19, 2012

The tone of Father De Souza's commentary on the canonization of St. Kateri discredits the patient work of reconciliation with our First Nations people called for by our bishops. ("The making of saints should not be used for partisan interests," WCR, Oct. 29.)

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Woodworth's motion showed where MPs stand

November 19, 2012

Re: "Woodworth's motion exposed Canada's most vile, unjust law" (WCR, Oct. 8).

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Paschal mystery is lasting memorial of Christ's sacrifice

November 12, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Religion is based on sacrifice. The problem that religion faces is that even the greatest sacrifice offered by a finite person cannot hope to bring one into the presence of the infinite God.

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Hundreds come forward to witness for human life

April Madden

November 12, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Hundreds of people in the Edmonton region took the time to make a difference in the struggle against abortion during the past 40 days.

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Bishops restate support for CCODP`s foreign aid

Archbishop Richard Smith

November 12, 2012
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA – Catholics are urged to make foreign aid a top priority as the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace launches its fall education campaign.

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