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Bad manners in church are wreaking havoc

July 1, 2013

Thank you Bishop Frederick Henry for bringing to the fore a real problem in our churches and which causes hard feelings among parishioners (WCR June 10, “Respect, courtesy matter in life, at Church”) – bad manners and lack of consideration.

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Homosexual acts violate God’s law

July 1, 2013

I am replying to David Fraser’s letter in the May 27 WCR (“Same-sex blessings would mellow attitudes”).

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Confusion over responsibility slowed council's progress

July 1, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

By the end of the second session of the Second Vatican Council, there was considerable unease among the council fathers. The council was proceeding at a snail's pace and it was far from clear as to who was running the show.

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Quebec poised to legislate 'right to euthanasia'

June 24, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Pro-life and other groups joined forces to denounce a bill governing end-of-life care introduced by the Quebec government June 12 as a form of Belgian-style euthanasia.

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Families remember Dad with Fat Frank's jumbo hot dog

June 24, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

At Holy Cross Cemetery on Father's Day they offered a Fat Frank's jumbo hot dog with all the trimmings and a drink for free. There were few takers in the first 20 minutes as people didn't want to get wet.

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Scrap secularism, embrace real faith – the Good News

Eric Metaxas

June 24, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

An aggressive secular orthodoxy has created a cartoon version of the Christian faith said the keynote speaker at the National Prayer Breakfast here June 4.

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St. Vincent de Paul gathers provisions for northerners

June 24, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Vowing that no Canadian child would ever go hungry, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP) has sent more than $200,000 worth of food and supplies to help hungry children in the Canadian Arctic.

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Hierarchy must rub shoulders with the people, says pope

June 24, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

A news report that Pope Francis acknowledged the existence of a "gay lobby" inside the Vatican offers a sensational example of his unvarnished speaking style and a reminder of the challenge that style poses for the papacy in the age of digital communications and vanishing privacy.

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Poverty impacts health, ransacks health care system

June 24, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA – The Canadian Medical Association wants parliamentarians to consider the role poverty plays in health outcomes as well as demands on the health care system.

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Ethicist challenges conventional views of human dignity

Dr. Daniel Sulmasy

June 24, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Several years ago, some friars decided to convert an old friary in northern New Jersey into an AIDS hospice.

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