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First find peace in your heart, Collins says at Toronto Mass

September 23, 2013
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – To achieve global peace we must first find it individually, within our own hearts, said Cardinal Thomas Collins.

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Enrolments jump at Newman College, seminary

September 23, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – Newman Theological College has begun the current academic year with higher enrolments than anticipated.

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Quebec charter would 'freeze' values, says archbishop

September 23, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Montreal Archbishop Christian Lépine has warned against enshrining Quebec values in a charter.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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