Proposed education act jeopardizes teaching of moral values

March 26, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – Under Alberta's proposed Education Act, the curriculum of all schools will be subject to the Alberta human rights legislation and by extension, its quasi-judicial tribunals.

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Christ's presence in Eucharist is more than symbolism

March 26, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Through the priest, God's Word, prayer and singing, one can experience Jesus. But nowhere is Jesus' presence more real than in the Eucharist.

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World is changing and so will religious life – brother

March 26, 2012
SARA FRANCIS
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

CALGARY – Canadian religious orders have reason to hope in a bright future.

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Montreal auxiliary promoted

March 26, 2012
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

MONTREAL – The new archbishop of Montreal is a former seminary director who has served in the Vatican and was only ordained a bishop last September.

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Nepal stole her heart, soul forever

Mary Martin

March 26, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Travelling from London to Nepal on the back of a truck in the early 1970s opened a new world for Mary Martin. She met many people and crossed many countries along the way. But she fell in love with Nepal and returned twice to the small south Asian nation to work among the poor.

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Men need to get out of the boat – evangelist

Curtis Martin

March 26, 2012
VIRGINIA BATTISTE
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

CALGARY – The great failure of men today is the same one shown in the Garden of Eden when Adam failed to stand up to the enemy of his soul and protect Eve from the wiles of Satan, says U.S. evangelist Curtis Martin.

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Leading ecumenist speaks at local events

March 26, 2012
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Edmonton – Leading ecumenist Sister Lorelei Fuchs, a Sister of the Atonement, will be in Edmonton March 26 to 29 for a series of speaking events and retreats.

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Lefebvrists remain unbending in rejection of Church teaching

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March 26, 2012

Schism in the Church is a most serious matter. It ruptures the Body of Christ and defies Christ's stated desire that all be one in him.

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The voice of God seems forever found in paradox

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

March 26, 2012

We are surrounded by many voices. There's rarely a moment within our waking lives that someone or something isn't calling out to us and, even in our sleep, dreams and nightmares ask for our attention.

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The cross leads us to God's kingdom

John Connelly

 

March 26, 2012
Palm Sunday
April 1, 2012

These are not ordinary times. Recently, I read some challenging words from Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the head of the U.S Catholic Conference of Bishops. He was speaking about the bill being debated in the U.S. which could force Church institutions to pay for birth control for their employees.

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