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Human sexuality must be lived sacredly

Fr. Thomas Loya

March 11, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Human sexuality must be lived out in a liturgical and mystical context, through the sacraments and gestures of worship and prayer, says an Eastern Catholic priest.

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Project to offer mentoring to international priests

Bishop David Motiuk

March 11, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Western Canada's bishops will launch a pilot project in which Canadian clergy will mentor international priests starting even before their arrival in Canada, says Bishop David Motiuk.

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CBC skit satirizing the Eucharist draws Catholic protest

March 11, 2013
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – The Catholic Civil Rights League of Canada has joined with other upset TV viewers in condemning a satirical skit that mocked the Eucharist.

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Young adults open hearts at Adoremus

March 11, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When Daniel Jodoin was a seminarian in Mission, B.C., he was involved with Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO), a student ministry for evangelization on university campuses. This group hosted an event called Summit, which involved adoring the Lord, confessing one's sins and reading the Bible.

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Jesus' resurrection is the guarantee of his divinity

Fr. Don MacDonald

March 11, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When Jesus went to the cross, his disciples lost their faith. "The idea of a messiah that would die on the cross was totally foreign to them," Franciscan Father Don MacDonald said in a lecture on the Nicene-Constantinople Creed Feb. 27.

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Bishops sing Benedict's praises

March 11, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Pope Benedict XVI was one of history's greatest cooperators of the truth, Archbishop Richard Smith said Feb. 28 at a Mass of Thanksgiving for the gift of the retired pope.

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Ouellet simply trying to live day to day, he tells the CBC

March 11, 2013
CAROL ZIMMERMANN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Cardinal Marc Ouellet says he is "just trying to live . . . day after day in obedience to God and his word," fulfilling his duties and leaving the next day to God.

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St. Joseph icon marks Church's centennial

March 11, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The icon of St. Joseph written for the 100th anniversary of the Edmonton Archdiocese is simple and colourful, and strives to invite the faithful to be open to God's work in their lives.

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Lectors prepare for Holy Week

March 18, 2013
ALISTAIR BURNS
THE B.C. CATHOLIC

As Holy Week and Easter Week approach, Catholics in the pews will pay closer attention to one particular ministry: the lectors.

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Polish blessing

March 18, 2013

Retired Auxiliary Bishop Tadeusz Pieronek of Sosnowiece, Poland, blesses the congregation.

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