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In an article in the Oct. 23 Globe and Mail about former Col. Russell Williams, "How a psychopath is made," reporters Anne McIlroy and Erin Anderssen, write, "A growing number of (scientists) now see psychopathy as a neurodevelopmental disorder, one in which a combination of genetic and environmental factors, such as neglect or poor bonding with parents, lead to deficits in the brain. And if biology is to blame, can society hold the psychopath responsible?" more . . .
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The world watched with rapt attention as 33 trapped Chilean coal miners were rescued from 2,000 feet below the ground. They had been captive for 68 days. Many rescue experts were skeptical a rescue could be accomplished. But one by one the miners were lifted to the surface, in a capsule that slowly travelled through a long, narrow tunnel the equivalent distance of two hundred storeys. more . . .
As leaves fall and even the brightest of flowers fade, as Canada geese cry out their farewell in the sky, and we shiver thinking about the months of snow and ice ahead, thoughts of death and dying seem more natural, if not quite welcome. more . . .
In the Gospels the word "crowd" is nearly always used pejoratively, so much so that nearly every time the word is used you could preface it with the adjective "mindless." more . . .
We must strive to maintain and deepen the unity of the Church, Archbishop Richard Smith said at the Nothing More Beautiful series Oct. 21. "If the Church is one, it must be united." more . . .
KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Kamloops Bishop David Monroe, 69, has been removed from the intensive care unit of Kamloops Royal Inland Hospital, where he continues to recover after being viciously beaten at Sacred Heart Cathedral Oct. 22. more . . .
EDMONTON — There has always been a deep connection between Frances Cover and St. Joseph’s Basilica.
Born in Edmonton 100 years ago, Cover was baptized, and received First Communion and Confirmation at St. Joachim’s Church. In those days, from 1910 until 1925, St. Joseph’s Parish shared Mass times with St. Joachim’s until the completion of the cathedral in 1925. more . . .
Do you have opinions, pro or con, about the Western Catholic Reporter? Well, now is the time to voice them. more . . .
VATICAN CITY – “The universality of the Church,” proclaimed the headline across the top of the Vatican newspaper, as it announced Pope Benedict’s choice of 24 new cardinals from 13 different countries. more . . .
OTTAWA — L’Arche founder Jean Vanier has written to a Canadian parliamentary committee about the beauty of people with intellectual disabilities. more . . .