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Pope wants Christians to speak with one voice

January 30, 2012

Pope Benedict said Christians of all denominations should come to agreement on ethical matters, especially regarding human life, family and sexuality.

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Abortion clinic closed due to health concerns

January 30, 2012

A Rockford, Ill., abortion clinic that opened in 1973 has closed its doors for good.

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Car-parts maker hosts popemobile design contest

January 30, 2012

A select group of young international designers will submit innovative mock-ups of what an eco-friendly popemobile should look like.

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Priest investigated for helping refugees

January 30, 2012

Mexican human rights groups and the migration ministry of the Mexican bishops' conference have expressed outrage at the attorney general's office for pursuing anonymous criminal complaints against a priest who provided material and spiritual support to a group of displaced Guatemalans.

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Former U.S. ambassadors to Vatican endorse Romney

January 30, 2012

Five former U.S. ambassadors to the Vatican have endorsed Mitt Romney in his campaign to win the Republican nomination for the presidency.

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Lineup to see relic

January 30, 2012

People wait in line to enter the cathedral of Bogota, Colombia.

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Husbands under stress need outside help

January 30, 2012

The Jan. 16 article on sexual teaching led me to thing about a related issue. In recent discussions with friends, we all knew of situations of young husbands "pulling the plug" on their wives and families.

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Pray for the salvationof gays, lesbians

January 30, 2012

Re: Seminarian Kelly Wilson's article, "Gays, lesbians, must be treated with dignity" (WCR, Dec. 26).

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Local Anglicans, RCs mark 40 years of joint actions

Pope Benedict

January 23, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – Being friends and knowing each other well has served as a model for ecumenical ventures between Anglicans and Roman Catholics in Edmonton.

"The more that we know each other in life, the more we have an ability to talk to each other about Church matters, whether theological, practical, liturgical or whatever," said Julien Hammond, associate director of ecumenical and interfaith relations for the Edmonton Catholic Archdiocese.

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VLT hamster wheel spun out of control

Book Cover

January 23, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Gisele Jubinville became a millionaire in 1993. By 2009, she had lost a good chunk of her fortune in video lottery terminals (VLTs) and slot machines.

She couldn't stop and would spend her days at bars, lounges and casinos trying to get her fix.

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