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The president of the Canadian Catholic Conference of Bishops has called aggressive secularism "hostile to a truly democratic and pluralist society."
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EDMONTON – Unlike many sculptures displayed in churches depicting the anguish and torment of Christ's crucifixion, the new one at Newman Theological College shows a more loving, redemptive Jesus.
By the time Alexandria Lepore was finishing up her honours degree in Catholic studies and history from King's University College in London, Ont., this spring, she knew she wanted to become a youth minister.
Paolo Gabriele, the personal assistant of Pope Benedict accused of illicitly copying private Vatican correspondence and giving it to a journalist, told Vatican investigators he acted out of concern for the pope and the Church.
VATICAN CITY – Vatican magistrates have formally indicted a computer technician from the Vatican Secretariat of State on charges of aiding Gabriele after he stole Vatican correspondence.
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which ended Aug. 18 in many countries, is a time of fasting, prayer and repentance, when Muslims distance themselves from worldly activities in an effort to align their lives more closely with God and his laws.
Bob Schmidt was a man of faith who dedicated a great part of his life to carrying out the social justice teaching of the Church.
Edmonton – On Sunday, July 8 the Social Justice Ministry, the local conference of the St. Vincent de Paul Society and JustFAITH ministry of St. Theresa's Parish rallied some of their resources and a few of their members to set up a cold water station, with tables and chairs in the shade, to offer some comfort and hospitality to people in the inner city.
OTTAWA – Immigration Minister Jason Kenney will address the annual Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) plenary in late September, offering an opportunity for frank dialogue on controversial issues.
Calgary – St. Mary's University College has received approval to launch a four-year bachelor of arts degree in psychology.