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Drama on Teilhard draws two lines in the sand

Fr. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

February 11, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

In his new play, The De Chardin Project, actor and writer Adam Seybold draws a line in the sand – or rather two lines in sand – on the stage floor. Playing the pioneering 20th-century scientist theologian and Jesuit priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Seybold dramatically lays down the central fact of de Chardin's life: the cross.

Dictator on trial

Efrain Rios Montt

February 11, 2013

Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt attends a hearing in the Supreme Court of Justice in Guatemala City Jan. 28.

Mali bishops back resistance to Islamic insurgents

February 4, 2013
JONATHAN LUXMOORE
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Mali's Catholic bishops praised efforts by their acting head of state to hold the country together and backed his appeal for a "general mobilization" against Islamist insurgents.

Porn addiction reaching epidemic proportions

February 4, 2013
NATHAN RUMOHR
THE B.C. CATHOLIC

VANCOUVER – Most Catholics know making and viewing pornography is sinful. Many also know that viewing it can become an addiction.

Smith: Failure to unite churches undermines Christian mission

February 4, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Christians are called to give witness to the world that real reconciliation, real peace and real unity are in fact possible, says Archbishop Richard Smith.

Faith: Our trust in God's revelation

Fr. Sylvain Casavant

February 4, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

With its purpose to act as a yardstick of correct belief, the Nicene Creed is the profession of faith most widely used in Christian liturgy.

McNamara retires as STAR superintendent

Jamie McNamara

February 4, 2013
WHO
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Jamie McNamara, superintendent of the St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Schools (STAR) since 2005, will retire Aug. 31.

Canada marks 25th anniversary of Morgentaler decision

Stephen Woodworth

February 4, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

On Jan. 28, Canada marks the 25th anniversary of the Supreme Court of Canada decision that struck down Canada's law regulating abortion.

Pro-life advocates hold vigil at Law Courts

February 4, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

A group of 30 pro-life demonstrators braved the cold Jan. 28 outside Edmonton's Law Courts Building to protest 25 years of unrestricted abortion in Canada.

Ephphatha House program to focus on family life

February 4, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

STONY PLAIN – Inspired by the Nothing More Beautiful evangelization series and the Year of Faith, Ephphatha House is running a series on the family called Giving Glory to God in the Family.