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Canadian piety includes a strong feminine character

November 1, 2010
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

CORNWALL, ONT.– Timed to coincide with the canonization of St. Brother Andre, Canada’s Catholic bishops have released a study of popular piety in Canada. more . . .

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The Church we believe in is one

November 1, 2010
ARCHBISHOP RICHARD SMITH

Welcome once again to Nothing More Beautiful. In this third year of reflections we devote our attention to the mystery of the Church. From the beginning we have cited the teaching of our Holy Father that there is nothing more beautiful than knowing Jesus Christ and telling others of our friendship with him. In other words, there is nothing more beautiful than being a Christian. more . . .

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Donahue designed churches, chaired Catholic school board

November 1, 2010
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

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VICTORIA – Joseph Hugh Donahue, a well-known Edmonton architect, social activist and Catholic trustee, died at the Broadmead Lodge in Victoria Oct. 17. He was 88 more . . ..

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Evangelization headlines CCCB plenary

November 1, 2010
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

CORNWALL, ONT. — Canada’s Catholic bishops will examine how new bioethical questions and the sexual abuse crisis impact evangelization. more . . .

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Ecumenical mission offers opportunity to hear other voices

November 1, 2010
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

STRATHCONA COUNTY – Worshipping together, learning together and growing together in Christ were important aims of an ecumenical mission held at churches in and around Sherwood Park. more . . .

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Vanier tells politicians the disabled know ways of the heart

November 1, 2010
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA — L’Arche founder Jean Vanier has written to a Canadian parliamentary committee about the beauty of people with intellectual disabilities. more . . .

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Europeans dominate new cardinals

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November 1, 2010
JOHN THAVIS
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – “The universality of the Church,” proclaimed the headline across the top of the Vatican newspaper, as it announced Pope Benedict’s choice of 24 new cardinals from 13 different countries. more . . .

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Raise your voice in deciding the WCR's future

November 1, 2010
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Do you have opinions, pro or con, about the Western Catholic Reporter? Well, now is the time to voice them. more . . .

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Centenarian calls the basilica home

November 1, 2010
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON — There has always been a deep connection between Frances Cover and St. Joseph’s Basilica.

Born in Edmonton 100 years ago, Cover was baptized, and received First Communion and Confirmation at St. Joachim’s Church. In those days, from 1910 until 1925, St. Joseph’s Parish shared Mass times with St. Joachim’s until the completion of the cathedral in 1925. more . . .

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Kamloops bishop beaten in break-in

November 1, 2010
WCR NEWS SERVICES

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Kamloops Bishop David Monroe, 69, has been removed from the intensive care unit of Kamloops Royal Inland Hospital, where he continues to recover after being viciously beaten at Sacred Heart Cathedral Oct. 22. more . . .

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