WCR This Week

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Nothing More Beautiful lifts hearts with evening of song

April 22, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When words fall short of expressing what is beautiful, music can rise to the occasion.

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Francis names cardinals to launch reform process

April 22, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY - Amid rising concerns about corruption and mismanagement in the central administration of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis named an international panel of cardinals to advise him on the reform of the Vatican bureaucracy.

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Week for Life and Family will be rooted in prayer

April 22, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Catholics in the Edmonton Archdiocese will have a full week of activities enabling them to participate in the first Week for Life and Family.

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Trudeau poised to attract disaffected Catholics

Justin Trudeau

April 29, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

After winning the Liberal leadership with 80 per cent of the vote, Justin Trudeau could potentially woo some disaffected Catholics back to the Liberal fold, say observers.

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Chinese earthquake

April 29, 2013

A soldier carries a survivor as he runs on a stretch of the road April 22, two days after an earthquake hit Sichuan province, China.

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The holiday that lasts forever

April 29, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

A great holiday should bring one peace and tranquility as well as nourish one's body, mind and spirit.

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This year, take a holiday to renew your spirit

April 29, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

You would love to take a trip somewhere nice but you don't have the time, right? However, it's best to make time because regular holidays are a vital necessity.

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Take a jubilee tour of the Edmonton Archdiocese

April 29, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Perhaps booking flights or taking an expensive excursion to distant locales is not in your summer budget. Or maybe you just want to enjoy a more faith-filled holiday.

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Alta. Catholics (and the pope) suggest summer reading

April 29, 2013
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Irritating isn't it? The homily the priest gives hits home and he cites the book and author. Or you tune into CBC's Tapestry Sunday afternoon and host Mary Hyne's interview with a spiritual author stops you in your tracks.

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The folly of 'good sense Christians'

April 29, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Christians need to avoid the temptation to show so much common sense that they fail to follow Jesus, Pope Francis told pediatric clinic volunteers who work at the Vatican.

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