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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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Life-Family Week events aim to give practical help

April 22, 2013
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – The archdiocesan Week for Family and Life will offer a wide variety of sessions for families at different ages and stages on their journey.

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Holy Land pilgrimage of faith will wrap up archdiocesan jubilee

April 22, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON - Catholics in the Edmonton Archdiocese are being invited to mark the conclusion of the archdiocese's 100th anniversary year by walking in the footsteps of Jesus.

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Creed tells us that Church is one, holy, catholic, apostolic

Archbishop Richard Smith

April 22, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The Church is the creation of God and we are called to be stewards of this creation, says Archbishop Richard Smith.

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Landry: When family life got tough, Church filled the breach

Mike Landry

April 22, 2013
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

STONY PLAIN – As a kid, Mike Landry thought his family was amazing. Highlights include the way the house would smell when his mom baked bread, camping with his dad, and going to Oilers games and family vacations to the East Coast.

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Sharing faith with kids a natural process – Rouleau

April 22, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Parents evangelize their children through "the natural dialogue" they have with their offspring and by embodying Gospel love in their daily words and actions, says the archdiocese's assistant director of family and life.

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Nothing More Beautiful lifts hearts with evening of song

April 22, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When words fall short of expressing what is beautiful, music can rise to the occasion.

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Francis names cardinals to launch reform process

April 22, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY - Amid rising concerns about corruption and mismanagement in the central administration of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis named an international panel of cardinals to advise him on the reform of the Vatican bureaucracy.

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