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One of the most unique – and most misinterpreted – emphases to come out of the Second Vatican Council was that on the People of God.
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While President Barak Obama was drumming up support for airstrikes against Syria, Catholics in Edmonton and around the world have been praying for peace in the war-torn Middle East country.
Leading a crowd in prayer for peace in Syria, Pope Francis said that war is ultimately caused by selfishness, which can be overcome only through expressions of fraternity and never with violence.
VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis met with Vatican officials Sept. 10 to hear their questions and suggestions about his ongoing reform of the Vatican bureaucracy.
It is Sunday evening and about 60 people from various Christian churches have gathered at Assumption Church, 9040-95 Ave., to sing the meditative prayers and chants known as Taizé prayer.
Kathleen Mooney knows what happens when good programs in schools run out of money. Students on the edge can no longer find help and many drop out of school.
John Pridmore, author of From Gangland to Promised Land, grew up in London's east end, and turned to crime at an early age. At 10, his parents divorced. He began stealing at 13, was placed in a youth detention centre at 15 and was in prison by 19.
Caritas, or charity, both at home and abroad is the theme of this year's annual plenary of Canada's Catholic bishops Sept. 23-27 in Sainte-Adele, Que., says Msgr. Patrick Powers.
Gladys Radek is walking across Canada with her Tear4Justice companions on behalf of missing and murdered women, visiting communities and carrying their stories with her as she goes.
NEW YORK – New Beginnings, an international musical collaboration of mainly youth, is channeling its artistic power to provide homeless families in Haiti with housing and real-life new beginnings.