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Vatican II launched new era – theologian

Fr. Gilles Routhier

June 11, 2012
PETER NOVECOSKY, OSB
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

MONTREAL – The Second Vatican Council and changes in society in the last 50 years have deeply affected the life of the Church and that of religious communities, 290 leaders of Canadian religious congregations were told.

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Tales of 4 Deacons: Deacon Randall Abele

June 11, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Dr. Randall Abele, one of four recently ordained permanent deacons in Edmonton, never felt rushed by God in his vocation.

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Tales of 4 Deacons: Deacon Wesley Turton

June 11, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Some men entering the diaconate receive clear signs or hear a dramatic call. Wesley Turton's experience was not as noteworthy.

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Tales of 4 Deacons: Deacon Carlos Lara

June 11, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

According to Carlos Lara, everybody has a calling from God. The Holy Spirit has allowed him to not only understand his call but to act upon it. On June 2 he answered the call and was ordained a deacon at St. Joseph's Basilica.

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Tales of 4 Deacons: Deacon Rollie Comeau

June 11, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Ronald (Rollie) Comeau always knew God expected more of him. He just didn't know what it was. When he thought God might have been calling him to the priesthood, he met his wife Joanne.

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Divine Festival

June 11, 2012

Musicians take part in a parade during the Festa do Divino, or Festival of the Divine, in Sao Luiz do Paraitinga, Brazil, May 27.

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Take Catholicism's wisdom out into the world

June 11, 2012
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

In five speeches over a period of six months, Pope Benedict warned visiting U.S. bishops of the threats that an increasingly secularized society poses to the Catholic Church in America.

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Faith-filled family gave birth to Irizar's priestly vocation

Deacon Miguel Irizar

June 4, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Who said dreams don't come true? In a few weeks, Miguel Irizar will fulfill his biggest dream ever – becoming a priest for the Edmonton Archdiocese.

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Collins blasts Ont. anti-bullying bill

Cardinal Thomas Collins

June 4, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

TORONTO - Cardinal Thomas Collins has strongly criticized Ontario legislation that gives special status to homosexual students in an effort to halt bullying in the province's schools.

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Father of suicide son pleads for general anti-bullying bill

Allan Hubley

June 4, 2012
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA - The father of suicide victim Jamie Hubley made an emotional plea May 22 at an Ontario government social policy committee hearing that legislators adopt an anti-bullying bill that does not single out any group for special treatment.

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