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Pope condemns abortion as product of 'throwaway culture'

September 30, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – In his strongest public words to date on the subject of abortion, Pope Francis affirmed the sacredness of unborn human life and linked its defence to the pursuit of social justice.

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Regina archbishop touts grandparent evangelization

September 30, 2013
FRANK FLEGEL
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

REGINA – Regina Archbishop Daniel Bohan believes grandparents make good evangelists when it comes to their grandchildren.

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Quebec bishops oppose euthanasia bill, charter

September 30, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

The Assembly of Quebec Bishops (AECQ) has expressed opposition to Quebec's euthanasia Bill 52 and warned the proposed Charter of Quebec Values could backfire.

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Syrian refugees

September 30, 2013

Migrants are seen on a rescue boat as they arrive with a group that includes Syrian refugees at Pozzallo, Italy, Sept. 17.

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Pope Francis offers discerning view of leadership

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September 30, 2013

Reading between the lines of Pope Francis' interview with Antonio Spadaro of La Civilta Cattolica one finds a pope who is passionate about hearing the voice of God in the voice of the people. Pope Francis criticizes the man he was as head of the Jesuits in Argentina 40 years ago for being too authoritarian. Being authoritarian leads to many problems, but the one of greatest concern to the pope is that by being sure of the rightness of his own view, he made it impossible to hear anyone else.

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All are naked when standing in need of the Lord's mercy

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

September 30, 2013

It's hard not to fake humility; yet, seemingly, we need to do just that.

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Seeing Christ in all awakens one's faith

Ralph Himsl

September 30, 2013
27th Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 6, 2013

Each one of the readings for today has something to say about faith. They caused me to examine the workings of faith in an interaction as simple as those in today's Gospel where Jesus asks the Apostles to search the meaning of doing "only what we ought to have done."

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Praying the rosary, we can contemplate the face of Jesus

September 30, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Such a beautiful, simple prayer is the rosary. Prayed by small children and great saints, it leads us to see Jesus through the eyes of his mother.

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Truth and Reconciliation – justice denied

Bishop Fred Henry

September 30, 2013

The purpose of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) is to tell Canadians the story of the policy of the Government of Canada regarding "Indian Residential Schools" and the impact it had on aboriginal children and their families.

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A peaceful heart embraces generosity, wisdom, kindness

Mark Pickup

September 30, 2013

All violence begins in the human heart. All war has its root in inner violence. A person who is at war with himself will soon cause strife for those around him. Whether in families or nation against nation, inner violence needs an object for its outward expression. It only stands to reason.

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