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To be a Christian in a meaningful public way, one must go and meet with the Lord on Sunday in the Eucharist, says Father Stefano Penna.
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Even as modern-day Church-state relations improve, the impact of Mexico's three-year Cristero Rebellion in the 1920s on the Catholic Church remains widely debated in Mexican society.
Msgr. Jack Hamilton has been a fixture in the life of the Edmonton Archdiocese for 50 years, serving as a parish pastor, chancellor of the Edmonton Archdiocese, vicar general and friend to many.
EDMONTON – A conscience that's active, alert and is properly formed will never justify the killing of an innocent life, said Archbishop Richard Smith.
OTTAWA - Consumers need to ensure the products they buy are not produced by modern day slaves, says the American ambassador-at-large who monitors and combats human trafficking.
Catholic religious educator Thomas Groome called for a "new awareness of the centrality of Jesus to the Catholic faith."
SASKATOON – Msgr. Michael Koch, the director for Christian initiation for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon, died May 10. He was 78.
When the freshly named patriarch of Venice, Cardinal Angelo Roncalli, chose 37-year old Father Loris Capovilla as his personal secretary in 1953, a skeptical adviser told the cardinal that the priest looked too sickly to bear the strain of his new job.
WINNIPEG – When Kairos, the Canadian ecumenical justice group, suddenly lost $7 million of funding from the Canadian International Development Agency, the organization returned to its roots and moved forward.
I have given many talks over the years, but this is by far the most difficult I have had to prepare. It is relatively easy for me to put together an academic presentation on a palliative care-related topic, but it has been difficult to put to paper and to speak about something that is much more personal.