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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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Environmental threats call for urgent action – CCCB

Bishop Donald Bolen

April 15, 2013
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Canada's Catholic bishops say there is an "urgent need for action" on the environment to protect the common good and promote international cooperation.

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God wants to embrace us with his mercy

Sr. Katrina Le

April 15, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The message of Divine Mercy is that God loves us and wants us to see that his mercy is greater than our sins, says Sister Katrina Le.

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Christians ask: Who is my neighbour?

April 15, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

In downtown Edmonton, through the city's urban core, almost 1,000 Christians from various traditions joined to commemorate the day Jesus Christ was crucified.

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God's blacksmith draws closer to sainthood

Br. Anthony Kowalczyk

April 15, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Brother Anthony Kowalczyk, an Oblate who spent much of his life in prayer and service in Edmonton and is buried in St. Albert, is just a miracle away from being beatified.

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St. Vincent de Paul president grew up amidst poverty

April 22, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Jean-Noel Cormier got his first glimpse of poverty – and a desire to help – in his childhood in Bouctouche, N.B.

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