WCR This Week

Minister portrays God's neighbourhood

October 14, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Christians are called to create a new type of neighbourhood, one like that envisioned in the Gospel by John the Seer, says the Rev. Danielle James, leader of this year's Strathcona County Ecumenical Mission.

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Conversational style of the pope is making waves

October 14, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Pope Benedict XVI in 2010 answered a journalist's question about condom use by offering a nuanced reflection on the ethical complexities of a hypothetical case.

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Chatlain battles racism in the North

October 14, 2013
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

The Archdiocese of Keewatin-Le Pas is taking steps to help curb the anti-aboriginal racism that is running rampant in northern Saskatchewan.

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Holocaust expert condemns papal silence in WW2

October 14, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Throughout the horrors of the Holocaust in Europe, many Catholics risked their lives to protect the Jews. Pope Pius XII, on the other hand, did little, if anything, says Holocaust expert Susan Zuccotti.

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Papal failure to speak in defence of Jews is a troubling legacy

October 14, 2013
JULIEN HAMMOND
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

Dr. Susan Zuccotti did a fine job of presenting the complex legacy of the two popes who reigned during the period of the Second World War: Pius XI and Pius XII.

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Enrollment expands at St. Mary's College

October 14, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

St. Mary's University College has become the post-secondary institution of choice for a growing number of Alberta Catholics.

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Edmonton Catholic School Board Trustees – Candidates

October 14, 2013
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Catholic school supporters across Alberta will elect new school boards in the October 21st municipal election.

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Lipinski painted his prayers

October 14, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

A common image of the Holy Trinity shows the Father portrayed as an old man with a long beard, the Son represented as a young man with a short beard, and the Holy Spirit depicted as a dove.

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Catholic schools must make disciples – Mallon

Fr. James Mallon

October 14, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Catholic identity is at stake unless Catholic schools do a better job of making disciples, Father James Mallon told the Canadian Catholic School Trustees' Association Oct. 5.

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Patterson frames God's creation

October 14, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

Sometimes it seems like all Canadian art is really about landscape. From the Group of Seven's Fred Varley to Daniel Taylor there have been great portraitists. From Jean-Paul Riopelle to Kazuo Nakamura there have been great abstract painters. From Joe Fafard to David Ruben Piqtouqun Canada has produced great sculptors.

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