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Doing yoga postures expresses Hindu meaning

April 29, 2013

Regarding the letter by Jeff Scales (“Warning against yoga absurdly fundamentalist,” WCR, April 15), if Mr. Scales “understands and supports the Church’s position on dabbling with the occult,” he would do well to investigate, with minimal effort, the practices of yoga, kinesiology, therapeutic touch, etc.

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Practising yoga violates First Commandment

April 29, 2013

I am writing in response to the letter to the editor titled “Warning against yoga absurdly fundamentalist” on April 15.

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Comments on New Age, yoga are laughable

April 29, 2013

Re: Articles on New Age and yoga by Chris Miller (WCR, March 25).

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Fr. Perron was a good role model

April 29, 2013

Thank you Ramon Gonzalez and the WCR for your wonderful article on the death of Father Vic Perron, a very dear friend (“Shy Fr. Perron gave spirited homilies,” WCR, April 1).

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Congar suffered to put ecumenism on Catholic agenda

April 29, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

For the French Dominican theologian Yves Congar, the presentation of a schema on ecumenism on the floor of the Second Vatican Council must have seemed like a dream, one too good to be true.

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Week for Life and Family will be rooted in prayer

April 22, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Catholics in the Edmonton Archdiocese will have a full week of activities enabling them to participate in the first Week for Life and Family.

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Francis names cardinals to launch reform process

April 22, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY - Amid rising concerns about corruption and mismanagement in the central administration of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis named an international panel of cardinals to advise him on the reform of the Vatican bureaucracy.

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Nothing More Beautiful lifts hearts with evening of song

April 22, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When words fall short of expressing what is beautiful, music can rise to the occasion.

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Sharing faith with kids a natural process – Rouleau

April 22, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Parents evangelize their children through "the natural dialogue" they have with their offspring and by embodying Gospel love in their daily words and actions, says the archdiocese's assistant director of family and life.

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Landry: When family life got tough, Church filled the breach

Mike Landry

April 22, 2013
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

STONY PLAIN – As a kid, Mike Landry thought his family was amazing. Highlights include the way the house would smell when his mom baked bread, camping with his dad, and going to Oilers games and family vacations to the East Coast.

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