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Social conservatives growing frustrated with federal Tories

April 22, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Many social conservatives, especially the new leaders of the pro-life movement, are openly considering punishing the Conservatives for quashing gendercide Motion 408.

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The Jesuits

April 22, 2013

An overview of the Jesuit order.

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Francis' vision of a humble Church

April 22, 2013
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY - Each member of the Church has a role in the community and society, and responsibilities that require specific preparation and particular characteristics, according to Pope Francis.

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L. American bishops tell of their respect for Bergoglio

April 22, 2013
BARBARA FRASER
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

LIMA, PERU – In his first weeks as head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has echoed many of the concerns that he and fellow prelates raised in a conference of Latin American bishops six years ago.

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True Christians try to think like Christ, act like him, love like him, says pope

April 22, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – A Christian isn't a person who simply follows some commandments, but is a person who tries to think like Christ, "act like him, love like him," Pope Francis said at his April 10 weekly general audience.

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Francis and Vatican II

April 22, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

The election of Pope Francis marks a new phase in the Catholic Church's process of fully understanding, responding to and living out the teachings of the Second Vatican Council, said Cardinal Walter Kasper.

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Women are born to love, TV host tells conference

Colleen Carroll Campbell

April 22, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

What is passed off as women's spirituality these days is downright absurd. Peruse the women's section of any religious bookstore, and the selection focuses on diets, boosting self-esteem and looking pretty for Jesus.

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Aboriginal people 'paid the bill' for Canada's prosperity

April 22, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

In the early years of Canada, it was aboriginal people who paid the bill for the country's growing prosperity, says the head of an ecumenical institute for indigenous theology.

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History prof eager to learn more about residential schools

April 22, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – For Indre Cuplinskas the April 12 Social Justice Institute was an opportunity to learn more about the legacy of residential schools.

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Justice is possible; it just needs people working together

April 22, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When people think injustice cannot be overcome, it is important to look at the things in history that have changed, says the research and advocacy officer for Development and Peace.

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