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This year, take a holiday to renew your spirit

April 29, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

You would love to take a trip somewhere nice but you don't have the time, right? However, it's best to make time because regular holidays are a vital necessity.

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The holiday that lasts forever

April 29, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

A great holiday should bring one peace and tranquility as well as nourish one's body, mind and spirit.

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Chinese earthquake

April 29, 2013

A soldier carries a survivor as he runs on a stretch of the road April 22, two days after an earthquake hit Sichuan province, China.

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Trudeau poised to attract disaffected Catholics

Justin Trudeau

April 29, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

After winning the Liberal leadership with 80 per cent of the vote, Justin Trudeau could potentially woo some disaffected Catholics back to the Liberal fold, say observers.

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Romero’s sainthood cause ‘unblocked’ – postulator

Archbishop Oscar Romero

April 29, 2013

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family and the official promoter of the sainthood cause of the late Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador, said the process to beatify and eventually canonize the slain Salvadoran archbishop has been unblocked.

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Bishop deplores failure to regulate U.S. firearms

April 29, 2013

Bishop Stephen Blaire of Stockton, Calif., said the U.S. Senate’s failure “to support even modest regulations on firearms” is “a failure in moral leadership to promote policies which protect and defend the common good.”

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Pope Francis says ideology ‘falsifies the Gospel’

April 29, 2013

All ideological interpretations of Christianity falsify the Gospel by looking at it purely through the intellect, without regard to love or beauty, Pope Francis said April 19.

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N. Zealand approves same-sex marriage

April 29, 2013

New Zealand’s Catholic bishops described as “bizarre” parliament’s vote that discards the understanding of traditional marriage when it approved a same-sex marriage law.

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Gov’t has no business defining marriage – bishop

April 29, 2013

Marriage “is a unique relationship between a man and a woman” and it’s not the government’s place to “define or redefine” it, Bishop Francis Malooly of Wilmington, Del., said in an April 15 letter to Delaware legislators.

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Chinese young adults want larger families

April 29, 2013

Young Chinese adults born under the nation’s one-child policy are planning their families based on personal experience as Chinese government officials debate the future of the state’s population control strategy.

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