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Missionary was devoted to his faithful Inuit flock

Fr. Rogatien Papion

April 15, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

About 10 years after Oblate Father Rogatien Papion arrived in the Arctic, hunters came back one day to Thom Bay and found the missionary unconscious.

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Maronite children re-enact Jesus' passion

Fadel Gideon

April 15, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Children from Our Lady of Good Help Parish re-enacted the Passion of Christ according to St. John.

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Pope kisses feet

April 15, 2013

Pope Francis kisses the foot of a prison inmate during the Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper at Rome's Casal del Marmo prison for minors March 28.

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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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