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Kids thrive with stay-at-home parent

June 10, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

Parents overwhelmingly believe it is better for young children to be at home with a parent rather than in day care or all-day kindergarten, according to a new poll commissioned by an Ottawa think tank.

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Pastoral workers bring the faithful closer to Jesus

June 10, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Pastoral assistants help others encounter Jesus. At Pastoral Assistants' Day, one woman spoke of a non-Catholic custodian at her parish. He has been inquiring more and more about the Church, and now keeps a rosary in his vehicle.

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Northern bishop ordained in Rankin Inlet

June 10, 2013

Bishop Anthony Krótki (on bear rug) is examined by Bishop Reynald Rouleau, bishop-emeritus of Churchill-Hudson Bay, at his episcopal ordination in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, May 30.

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Homeless advocate read Bible

June 10, 2013
AGNIESZKA KRAWCZYNSKI
THE B.C. CATHOLIC

VANCOUVER – A long-time tireless advocate for the homeless in Vancouver says she got the energy for her work through reading the Bible.

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Canada's response to sex abuse by priests lauded

June 10, 2013
AGNIESZKA KRAWCZYNSKI
THE B.C. CATHOLIC

The Catholic Church in Canada is ahead of its neighbours to the south when it comes to addressing sexual abuse by clergy, says Holy Cross Father George Mulligan.

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July pilgrimage honours Rose of the Carrier

June 10, 2013
KATE REGALA
THE B.C. CATHOLIC

FRASER LAKE – Pilgrims will have a chance to sing, learn, and pray for peace and healing together at the Rose Prince Lejac Pilgrimage July 5 to 7.

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Bishops mourn Morgentaler's death

June 10, 2013
CANADIAN CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS

OTTAWA – Archbishop Richard Smith has expressed the condolences of the Canadian bishops to the family of Dr. Henry Morgentaler who died May 29.

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Pope marks 50 years since John XXIII's death

June 10, 2013
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY - The life of Blessed John XXIII is a lesson in how obedience and trust in God lead to interior peace that is recognized by and shared with others, Pope Francis said.

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Feed those hungry for love a Gospel diet, says Smith

June 10, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Jesus, who once told his disciples to give the hungry crowd something to eat, is now asking us to feed the hungry a Gospel diet, says Archbishop Richard Smith.

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Fetuses experience pain in first trimester, says neurobiologist

June 10, 2013
ZOEY DI MAURO
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

WASHINGTON – The fetal nervous system and brain structures that communicate pain are already in place by the 18th week of gestation, a neurobiologist told a congressional hearing May 23.

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