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Flourishing Indian vocations guided by the spirit of St. Thomas

June 4, 2012
DENNIS SADOWSKI
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

NEW YORK – Vocations to the priesthood and religious life in India are strong and a sign that the missionary spirit of St. Thomas the Apostle flourishes, said the president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association.

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Getting to know God is like dating

June 4, 2012
BETH GRIFFIN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Getting to know God is akin to entering a dating relationship, says Franciscan Brother Daniel Horan.

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John Paul II set dancer on the road to the priesthood

David Rider

June 4, 2012
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

David Rider still does the occasional barrel roll, but now he usually does it wearing a Roman collar. He's kept his tap shoes since entering the seminary, but his goal has changed dramatically.

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Regina bishop never says 'no' to God

Archbishop Daniel Bohan

June 4, 2012
FRANK FLEGEL
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

MOOSE JAW, SASK. - Regina Archbishop Daniel Bohan says he never says no to God even when it is not easy.

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Prospective sister has a heart for the poor

Mary Phillips

June 4, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Mary Phillips always had a strong desire to help the poor and disadvantaged. Even during her childhood in Newfoundland, she witnessed the poverty, and her heart went out to those impoverished families.

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Sask. Diocese plans discernment house

Fr. Travis Myrheim

June 4, 2012
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

PRINCE ALBERT, SASK. – The bishop of Prince Albert is responding to what he sees as a growing spiritual revival in Western Canada by opening a house of discernment for men considering a priestly vocation.

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Silence being tweeted, texted out of existence – editor

June 4, 2012

Bodytext

Silence is disappearing in the world, said the keynote speaker at conference on World Communications Day.

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Voters unperturbed as Obama backs gay marriage

June 4, 2012

U.S. President Barack Obama's support for same-sex marriage has had little effect on people's voting plans, according to recent polls.

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The Lord's team is the winning team – pope

Pope Benedict

June 4, 2012

"We are on the Lord's team, the winning team," Pope Benedict told members of the College of Cardinals at the end of a luncheon he hosted to thank them for their friendship and support.

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17 former Anglicans ordained Catholic deacons

June 4, 2012

Seventeen former Anglican priests were made deacons in one of the largest group ordinations in the modern history of the Catholic Church in Britain.

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