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Life in diverse world a call to know our faith

September 3, 2012

The Aug. 20 issue was rich and interesting.

A number of articles addressed similar concerns about the direction of the Church and its faithful.

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Lindsays seek prayers of healing, reconciliation

September 3, 2012

We are very greatly saddened by the profound pain of all who have suffered in the events described during the week of Aug. 13 in Kamloops. This reality remains with us day and night, and continues to be an ever-present experience and grief that is also shared deeply in our own family.

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Article overcame divisive mentality

August 20, 2012

Re: Christology and World Religions (WCR, June 25).

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Jesus, Mary were not world travellers

August 20, 2012

I was dismayed by the question to Sister Louise Zdunich regarding Christ's wherabouts during his so-called "lost years" in the July 16 WCR. The question is irrelevant. His ministry was obviously intended to last only during his last three years.

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Wheelchair project continues to roll along

August 20, 2012

Re: "Wheelchair promoter becomes beneficiary himself" (WCR, July 16).

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New Mass settings disappoint parishioners

June 18, 2012

When the revised English Mass was talked about in the sermons or in the WCR, it was with the idea that the Church was going to give a version closer to the Latin that I grew up with.

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CCODP appeals for help in African emergency

June 18, 2012

Development and Peace is making an emergency appeal, warning that the Sahel region of Africa is facing catastrophic food shortages after erratic weather has caused the failure of crops. In addition, rising food costs have made it increasingly difficult for families to access food.

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Give a positive view of residential schools

June 18, 2012

I was somewhat surprised and saddened by the opening paragraphs of the article by Michael Swan (WCR June 11) on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

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Women religious need not fear Vatican reforms

June 11, 2012

Re: Kay Feehan’s letter, titled “Pray for U.S. sisters who are under attack” (WCR letters, May 28).

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Mass is time for joyful noise unto the Lord

June 11, 2012

Bodytext

Anne Marie Babich thinks that applause is inappropriate at Mass (WCR Letters, May 21). Most of us prefer silence during religious services.

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