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Collaboration part of battling bullies

September 30, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

The Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) urges character formation both at home and in the schools to combat bullying.

Canadian bishops focus on those on the margins of society

Archbishop Richard Smith

September 30, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

SAINTE-ADÈLE, QUE. – Canada's Catholic bishops have responded to Pope Francis' call to minister to those on the periphery of society, while making efforts to ensure the Church herself is not marginalized.

Edmonton school board race draws 18 candidates

John Acheson

September 30, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The race to elect a new board of trustees for the Edmonton Catholic School Division is on with 18 candidates vying for seven seats in the Oct. 21 municipal election.

Click in for a digital fast food faith snack

Fr. John Bartunek

September 30, 2013
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

For people with an appetite for God who lack time in their day-to-day lives, Father John Bartunek's digital retreats might be the fast food of formation they need.

Wounded Syrian warriors cared for in Turkish hospital

September 30, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

While diplomats shuffle between Geneva, Moscow and Washington, their plans to place Syria's chemical weapons under international control are having no impact on the war of attrition Syrians are fighting with rifles, rocket-propelled grenades, tanks and bombing raids.

Bishops are pastors, not princes – pope

Pope Francis

September 30, 2013
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Don't be on the road all the time, aloof or deaf to people's needs; be simple, loving and always close by, just like a spouse would be for his wife, Pope Francis told new bishops.

Pope condemns abortion as product of 'throwaway culture'

September 30, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – In his strongest public words to date on the subject of abortion, Pope Francis affirmed the sacredness of unborn human life and linked its defence to the pursuit of social justice.

Regina archbishop touts grandparent evangelization

September 30, 2013
FRANK FLEGEL
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

REGINA – Regina Archbishop Daniel Bohan believes grandparents make good evangelists when it comes to their grandchildren.

Quebec bishops oppose euthanasia bill, charter

September 30, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

The Assembly of Quebec Bishops (AECQ) has expressed opposition to Quebec's euthanasia Bill 52 and warned the proposed Charter of Quebec Values could backfire.

Syrian refugees

September 30, 2013

Migrants are seen on a rescue boat as they arrive with a group that includes Syrian refugees at Pozzallo, Italy, Sept. 17.

 
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