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Here’s the choice: Follow the Gospel or buy into materialism

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February 21, 2011

Parents of students in Edmonton Catholic Schools will now have to decide what is the best vision for the education of their children. Do they favour an education that follows the Gospel or do they want a school system dedicated to providing the latest and greatest technology? The overdue decision to end casino fundraising has forced this issue. more . . .

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Quebec auxiliary replaces Ouellet as primate

February 28, 2011
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict named 53-year-old Bishop Gerald Cyprien Lacroix as the new archbishop of Quebec.

Lacroix, a member of the Quebec-based Pius X Secular Institute, had been an auxiliary bishop in Quebec since 2009. As archbishop, he succeeds Cardinal Marc Ouellet, who became prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops in July. more . . .

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The Catechism of the Catholic Church

This Web provides a detailed overview of the Catechism of the Catholic Church written by Glen Argan, editor of the Western Catholic Reporter. Its 160 articles were originally published in the WCR.

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The Profession of Faith

Part 1 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church deals with the Profession of Faith, including the Apostles' Creed. WCR Editor Glen Argan has written 50 articles exploring various aspects of that part of the Catechism.

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The Celebration of the Christian Mystery

Part 2 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church deals with liturgy and sacraments — The Celebration of the Christian Mystery. WCR Editor Glen Argan has written 42 articles exploring various aspects of that part of the Catechism.

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Hello papa!

Young women wave during Pope Benedict's general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican Feb. 16.

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Mother Teresa portrayed on canvas

Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

February 28, 2011

Much to his chagrin, Hindu painter Venkataswami Logaguru never had the chance to see Blessed Teresa of Calcutta as she ministered to some of the city's poorest residents.

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Hard times don't justify restricting workers' rights

February 28, 2011

Quoting Popes Benedict XVI and John Paul II, Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki issued a statement Feb. 16 that came down squarely in favour of workers' rights in the face of efforts by Wisconsin's new governor to restrict those rights.

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Not business as usual

Cardinal Sean O'Malley

Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston washes the feet of a priestly sexual abuse survivor during the Liturgy of Lament and Repentance at Dublin's Pro-Cathedral Feb. 20.

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Vatican Radio rides wave of digital technology

February 28, 2011

Eighty years ago, a persistent pope and a scientific pioneer teamed up to create Vatican Radio, launching an evangelization tool that reached virtually every corner of the globe.

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