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CCODP heals Haiti by generations

February 27, 2012
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

Several revolutions are going on in post-earthquake Haiti and one of them is changing how Canada's Catholic development agency thinks about its work.

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Art removes stones, let's God's voice be heard in the dark

February 27, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – On Friday night, Feb. 17, Trish Bowie ripped up coloured paper into tiny pieces. Later that night she had a vivid dream, and was inspired the next day to use those shredded pieces to create floral motifs for an art project.

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Welcome Jesus first through his Word

Fr. Paul Moret

February 27, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – At Mass are two tables, the table of God's word through proclamation of the Scriptures, and the table of the altar where the Holy Eucharist is consecrated.

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Smiling N.Y. cardinal says Catholics need knowledge and joy

February 27, 2012
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Secularism has had an easy time spreading through many traditionally Christian cultures because so many Christians do not know their faith and do not grasp the truth it teaches, said Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York.

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Pope installed 22 cardinals

February 27, 2012
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Here is the list of the 22 cardinals installed by Pope Benedict on Feb. 18:

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Benedict urges new cardinals to ensure Church's fidelity

February 27, 2012
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Leaders and members of the Catholic Church are called to ensure the Church's fidelity to Jesus and to the faith passed on by the apostles, Pope Benedict Feb. 19 told the 22 new cardinals he created a day earlier.

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Life is enriched by the sacraments

February 27, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – A life enriched by the sacraments "has the possibility of being radiant," the bishop of Saskatoon told the Feb. 16 session of Nothing More Beautiful.

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Art gave a young artist her voice

February 27, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Meghan Burnside has been painting proficiently for seven years - about as long as she has been able to speak more than a few words.

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Collins links red robes with persecuted Church

February 27, 2012
JIM O'LEARY
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

ROME – Canada's newest cardinal, resplendent in shimmering scarlet vestments, was still adjusting to his new look on Feb. 18 when he arrived at a reception in his honour.

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U.S. contraception debate won't happen here

March 5, 2012
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA – A fiery debate over contraception and religious freedom has pitted the U.S. Catholic bishops against President Obama's health care policy, but a Canadian Catholic health expert said such a debate is unlikely in Canada.

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