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Holy Land pilgrimage of faith will wrap up archdiocesan jubilee

April 22, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON - Catholics in the Edmonton Archdiocese are being invited to mark the conclusion of the archdiocese's 100th anniversary year by walking in the footsteps of Jesus.

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Creed tells us that Church is one, holy, catholic, apostolic

Archbishop Richard Smith

April 22, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The Church is the creation of God and we are called to be stewards of this creation, says Archbishop Richard Smith.

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Landry: When family life got tough, Church filled the breach

Mike Landry

April 22, 2013
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

STONY PLAIN – As a kid, Mike Landry thought his family was amazing. Highlights include the way the house would smell when his mom baked bread, camping with his dad, and going to Oilers games and family vacations to the East Coast.

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Sharing faith with kids a natural process – Rouleau

April 22, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Parents evangelize their children through "the natural dialogue" they have with their offspring and by embodying Gospel love in their daily words and actions, says the archdiocese's assistant director of family and life.

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Nothing More Beautiful lifts hearts with evening of song

April 22, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When words fall short of expressing what is beautiful, music can rise to the occasion.

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Francis names cardinals to launch reform process

April 22, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY - Amid rising concerns about corruption and mismanagement in the central administration of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis named an international panel of cardinals to advise him on the reform of the Vatican bureaucracy.

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Week for Life and Family will be rooted in prayer

April 22, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Catholics in the Edmonton Archdiocese will have a full week of activities enabling them to participate in the first Week for Life and Family.

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Trudeau poised to attract disaffected Catholics

Justin Trudeau

April 29, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

After winning the Liberal leadership with 80 per cent of the vote, Justin Trudeau could potentially woo some disaffected Catholics back to the Liberal fold, say observers.

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Chinese earthquake

April 29, 2013

A soldier carries a survivor as he runs on a stretch of the road April 22, two days after an earthquake hit Sichuan province, China.

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The holiday that lasts forever

April 29, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

A great holiday should bring one peace and tranquility as well as nourish one's body, mind and spirit.

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