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Encyclical inspires hope for peace

April 1, 2013

What happens when we consult our hopes for peace?

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Virgin Mary became a divisive issue at the council

April 1, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

One of the more significant points of evolution in Church teaching that emerged from the Second Vatican Council was that on the Blessed Virgin Mary. It was an evolution, however, that came with considerable gnashing of teeth and a most emotional debate.

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Fr. Catfish becomes 'wounded healer' at a deeper level

March 25, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Since 2008, Father Mike Mireau has been posting his online homilies and rants on diverse topics such as premarital sex, Star Wars, attacks on the family and the overabundance of vampire programs.

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RCIA elect prepare to enter the Church

Robert Pettigrew

March 25, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Becoming a Catholic as an adult takes commitment. At Sherwood Park's Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, for example, catechumens and candidates are required to get involved in the parish and study the faith weekly for about a year before they are accepted into the Church.

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Homeschooling mom shares toolkit to survive, thrive

Amy Kalscheur

March 25, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Smile at the small stuff that goes wrong. Work together as a team with your family. Have conviction to take up your cross every day. Serve your community, and allow it to serve you.

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Holy Spirit's gifts defy fraudulent New Age idolatry

Moira Noonan

March 25, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Knowing the difference between the genuine gifts of the Holy Spirit and the counterfeit gifts of the enemy takes careful discernment.

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Prairie priest warns against yoga, herbal medicines

Fr. Denis Phaneuf

March 25, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – Father Denis Phaneuf says New Age practices are not something to dabble in.

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Pope Francis I

March 25, 2013

Pope Francis I

Jorge Mario Bergoglio

Timeline

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A pontiff of kindness, justice

Pope Francis I

March 25, 2013
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Oscar Justo, 60, begs for bills and coins from a perch next to St. Joseph Parish in Barrio de Flores, the Buenos Aires neighbourhood where Pope Francis was born.

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University students give new pontiff a digital welcome

William Rooney

March 25, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Laptops, iPads and cellphones were key ingredients as students at St. Joseph's College at the University of Alberta welcomed the election of Pope Francis March 13.

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