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Some Catholic parents in Edmonton's southeast are anxious over the prospect of having their schools closed to build one new school to serve the whole area.
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As the College of Cardinals elected a new pope March 13, the eyes of the secular world were fixed upon the Church.
An enthusiastic devotee of the Virgin Mary, Father Victor Albert Perron travelled to Marian shrines in Europe almost yearly, often as director and guide. It's said he visited pilgrimage sites such as Lourdes and Medjugorje at least 24 times.
Whitehorse Bishop Gary Gordon continues to uphold Catholic teaching in the pastoral care of same-sex attracted youth in the Catholic schools despite opposition from the Yukon government.
Our mission as a Church is to live in the power of the Holy Spirit and bring to the suffering humanity the good news of the Lord's nearness, love and freedom.
For the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, "authenticity and simplicity" characterize the man who mentored him as a young bishop and who was elected Pope Francis last month.
Pope Francis preferred carrying out "a silent diplomacy" in helping victims versus leading a more public outcry during Argentina's "dirty war," said an Argentine Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
Ghassan Rafidi, 53, remembers enjoying celebrating Easter twice each year as a child in his village of Jifna.
Pope Francis has decided not to move into the papal apartments in the Apostolic Palace, but to live in a suite in the Vatican guesthouse where he has been since the beginning of the conclave that elected him.
With a warm embrace, a helping hand, shared prayer, a long discussion and lunch together, Pope Francis spent several hours with retired Pope Benedict XVI March 23 at the papal summer villa.