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St. Joe’s College seeks replacement as Fr. Scott moves on

December 27, 2010
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

After 13 years at the helm, Father Timothy Scott is stepping down as president of St. Joseph’s College at the University of Alberta, effective June 30, 2011. more . . .

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Pope deplores religious persecution

December 27, 2010
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY — Infringements on the freedom of religion threaten peace and security worldwide, Pope Benedict said in his message for World Peace Day. more . . .

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Newman course reveals pope’s intellect

December 27, 2010
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Edmonton — If you want to learn more about Pope Benedict, look to Newman Theological College.

Beginning in January, the college will offer a course on the history and theology of Joseph Ratzinger. more . . .

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Church must repair damage caused by clerical abuse

December 27, 2010
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY — In response to the “unimaginable” scandal of clerical sex abuse against minors, the Church must reflect, repent, and do everything possible to rectify the injustices suffered by victims, said Pope Benedict. more . . .

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Vatican: Pope’s condom comments do not alter Church teaching

December 27, 2010
JOHN THAVIS
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict’s recent comments on condom use in AIDS prevention do not signify a change in the Church’s moral teaching or its pastoral practice, a note from the Vatican’s doctrinal congregation said. more . . .

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Handle resolutions, addictions with care

December 27, 2010
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON — The New Year is a time for starting afresh and turning over a new leaf. When Jan. 1 rolls around, people resolve to better themselves. more . . .

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The Church we believe in is Holy

December 27, 2010
 

Jesus said to me; 'Be not afraid, I go before you always, come follow me and I will give you rest.'"

It was August 2004, Tuesday morning, in a hotel. I'm on a cot. My two elder sisters were on the beds — Joan Thielen from this basilica parish and my sister Shirley Valentine from Calgary. more . . .

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Commons kills coercion bill

Rod Bruinooge

December 27, 2010
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA — Roxanne’s Law may have gone down to defeat, but Conservative MP Rod Bruinooge sees signs a version of his anti-abortion coercion bill might succeed some day. more . . .

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Sr. of Charity celebrates 100th birthday in the East

Sr. Mary Ell

December 27, 2010
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Sister Mary Ell, a Sister of Charity of the Immaculate Conception, who lived more than 50 years in Alberta, celebrated her 100th birthday here Dec. 12. more . . .

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Archbishop invites women to join the CWL

December 27, 2010
 

Dear Sisters in Christ,

The month of January every year is marked by the members of the Catholic Women’s League (CWL) as “membership month.” Its goal is to bring to the attention of Catholic women the nature and mission of the CWL in order to provide them with the information on which they might consider joining this organization. more . . .

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