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Tackle poverty's devastating causes

Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher

July 15, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Continue to help the poor but also find ways to fight the causes of poverty, Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher of Gatineau, Que., told members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul June 28.

Catholic Family Life Conference draws largest crowds yet

July 15, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

While many stayed in the city to partake in Canada Day celebrations, several hundred Catholic families spent the Canada Day long weekend at Lac Ste. Anne barbecuing, playing games, praying, attending Mass and listening to speakers.

Faith calls Catholics to transform society

July 15, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Evangelization is not just apologetics or helping the poor or filling the Church with new converts, says a Detroit-based preacher and evangelist.

Ottawa parents don't want Trudeau in Catholic schools

July 15, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

While Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's speaking fees to charities are raising controversy, many Catholic parents in Ottawa would rather he did not speak at Catholic schools, even for free.

Schools must learn to hire properly, says prof

Dr. Jerome Cranston

July 15, 2013
JAMES BUCHOK
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

There are people in Catholic schools making hiring decisions who have no idea what they are doing, says a university professor with a research specialty in human resource management in schools.

Newman College unveils new basic theology programs

Dr. Stephane Saulnier

July 15, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Newman Theological College will launch two new theology programs this fall aimed at giving students with a high school education a solid grounding in theology.

Local youth get pre-WYD briefings

July 15, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Young people from the Edmonton Archdiocese are busy preparing for World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from July 23-28.

Chatlain receives pallium

July 15, 2013

Archbishop Murray Chatlain of Keewatin-Le Pas, Man., wearing his pallium, returns from Communion during Mass with Pope Francis at the Vatican June 29.

Canadian Church reaches out to Syria with aid and prayer

July 1, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The Canadian bishops, along with Development and Peace, have launched a special fundraising campaign to raise emergency aid for Syrians suffering due to chaos in their Middle Eastern homeland.

CSS carries out ministry with a Catholic flavor – Carattini

Stephen Carattini

July 1, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

As a Catholic organization, the task of Catholic Social Services is to continue to serve people in need with dignity, respect and love, says the agency's CEO, Stephen Carattini.

 
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