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Cardinals enter conclave, invoking aid of saints, Spirit

March 18, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Invoking the aid of the Holy Spirit and the holy men and women from all over the world recognized as saints, 115 cardinals processed slowly into the Sistine Chapel to begin the process to elect a pope.

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Italian newspapers rife with papal predictions

Cardinal Thomas Collins

March 18, 2013
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Online betting and trending sites were not the only outlets posting their papal predictions. Italian newspapers are historically the boldest and most confident in their daily speculations and conclave scenarios.

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You cannot have healthy people on a sick planet

March 18, 2013
Kiply Lukan Yaworski
Prairie Messenger

Human health depends on the health of the planet, says a theologian who also works as a naturopath and chiropractor.

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CCODP helped prevent Niger famine

Fr. Isidore Ouedraogol

March 18, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – There was severe hardship but no famine in West Africa last year. Crops failed, locusts and other insects consumed farmers' fields and at least 18 million people suffered through a food shortage.

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Polish blessing

March 18, 2013

Retired Auxiliary Bishop Tadeusz Pieronek of Sosnowiece, Poland, blesses the congregation.

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Lectors prepare for Holy Week

March 18, 2013
ALISTAIR BURNS
THE B.C. CATHOLIC

As Holy Week and Easter Week approach, Catholics in the pews will pay closer attention to one particular ministry: the lectors.

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Find the character of a leader by watching his chosen advisors

WCR Logo

March 18, 2013

By the time you read this, the College of Cardinals will most likely have elected a new pope. However, before the conclave began, the cardinals appear to have gone to great lengths in discussing the issues facing the Church and drawing a profile of the man best able to meet those challenges.

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A catholic God opens his arms to all who seek his help

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

March 18, 2013

There's a disturbing trend within our churches. Simply put, we are seeing the embrace of our churches become less and less inclusive. More and more, our churches are demanding a purity and exclusivity not demanded by Jesus in the Gospels.

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We are called to live the Way of the Cross

Kathleen Giffin

March 18, 2013
Passion Sunday
March 24, 2013

My backyard is again filled with snow, the birds are eager at the feeder, and the icicles hang long and pointed off the eaves. It's hard to believe Easter is so near, that the Passion of our Lord is so soon to be remembered.

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Canada's bishops urge support for Share Lent

March 18, 2013

Commitment to human dignity is needed more than ever in our world today. One billion among us go hungry, and countless others are sacrificed to the idols of greed, violence and war.

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