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Pope a man of vivid metaphors

April 15, 2013
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Metaphors are used extensively in the Bible and they pop up just as often in Pope Francis' talks and teachings.

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Disciples complained and failed to see Jesus – Francis

April 15, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Complaining frequently and stewing over disappointments can easily become an obsession that blocks one's view of Jesus' presence in difficult situations, Pope Francis said.

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Women open doors to the Lord

April 15, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Women have a privileged role in the Church because of their ability to pass on the faith through love, Pope Francis said.

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Decisive action needed against sexual abuse

April 15, 2013
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis reaffirmed the importance of responding decisively to the problem of the sexual abuse of minors by members of the clergy and called on the Vatican office dealing with suspected cases to continue carrying out its mandate.

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Morinville member has spent 20 years running raffle

Paul Froment

April 15, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

He has never sought recognition or accolades. There is no financial compensation for his two decades of diligent work. He is not a glory-seeker.

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Popular Pennies from Heaven program to keep on rolling

April 15, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The penny is on the way out, but the Knights of Columbus' Pennies from Heaven program will keep on rolling.

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Supreme knight hopes Pope Francis challenges affluent in N. America

April 15, 2013
CAROL ZIMMERMANN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

The pontificate of Pope Francis will be one of new evangelization and one that will "reach out in new ways to laymen and laywomen," said Carl Anderson, supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus.

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Knight's spiritual leader steps down

Fr. Henry Rosenbaum

April 15, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The long-time spiritual leader of the Knights of Columbus of Alberta-Northwest Territories says he has learned at least one thing from Pope Benedict XVI – when it's time to retire.

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Worthy state deputy pleased with 2 years of achievements

Gary Johnson

April 15, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Gary Johnson has much to be proud of as he concludes his two-year stint as state deputy of the Knights of Columbus of Alberta-Northwest Territories.

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CWL builds bridges on Parliament Hill

April 15, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

A Catholic Women's League delegation came to Ottawa March 23-27 chiefly to build bridges on Parliament Hill, said the CWL president Betty Anne Brown Davidson.

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