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Quebec bishops oppose euthanasia bill, charter

September 30, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

The Assembly of Quebec Bishops (AECQ) has expressed opposition to Quebec's euthanasia Bill 52 and warned the proposed Charter of Quebec Values could backfire.

Syrian refugees

September 30, 2013

Migrants are seen on a rescue boat as they arrive with a group that includes Syrian refugees at Pozzallo, Italy, Sept. 17.

Quebec charter would 'freeze' values, says archbishop

September 23, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Montreal Archbishop Christian Lépine has warned against enshrining Quebec values in a charter.

Enrolments jump at Newman College, seminary

September 23, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – Newman Theological College has begun the current academic year with higher enrolments than anticipated.

First find peace in your heart, Collins says at Toronto Mass

September 23, 2013
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – To achieve global peace we must first find it individually, within our own hearts, said Cardinal Thomas Collins.

Syria and the power of prayer

September 23, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Catholics attending a special Mass for peace in Syria were united in the belief that the power of prayer can help to end the violence in the Middle Eastern nation.

Catholic principals revered by U of A

September 23, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Sister Annata Brockman and principal Katherine Dekker are recipients of prestigious awards from the University of Alberta Alumni Association.

Rex Murphy raises his voice in defence of Israel

Rex Murphy

September 23, 2013
JAMES BUCHOK
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

WINNIPEG – The Holocaust suffered by the Jews of Europe during the Second World War should have finally ended anti-Semitism, says political commentator Rex Murphy. Yet decades later, that is far from the case.

Syrian refugees may come to Edmonton next year, says CSS

September 23, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

While the Syrian refugee crisis grows, most of the refugees being welcomed to Edmonton come from countries like Somalia, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Congo and Eritrea.

Priest appointments for the Edmonton Archdiocese

September 23, 2013
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Archbishop Richard Smith has announced the following appointments of priests in the Edmonton Archdiocese effective in September 2013.