The link between respecting the environment and the sacramental life of the Church is inseparable for one bishop overseeing a diocese that encompasses a collection of small islands in the South Pacific.
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In a Nov. 4 speech at the University of Notre Dame, the apostolic nuncio to the United States warned that the “menace to religious liberty is concrete on many fronts” today particularly “within your own homeland.”
Presenting himself as “an elderly man visiting his peers,” Pope Benedict visited a Rome residence for the elderly, urging the residents to see their age as a sign of God’s blessing and urging society to value their presence and wisdom.
The tone of Father De Souza's commentary on the canonization of St. Kateri discredits the patient work of reconciliation with our First Nations people called for by our bishops. ("The making of saints should not be used for partisan interests," WCR, Oct. 29.)
Re: "Woodworth's motion exposed Canada's most vile, unjust law" (WCR, Oct. 8).
Religion is based on sacrifice. The problem that religion faces is that even the greatest sacrifice offered by a finite person cannot hope to bring one into the presence of the infinite God.
Hundreds of people in the Edmonton region took the time to make a difference in the struggle against abortion during the past 40 days.
OTTAWA – Catholics are urged to make foreign aid a top priority as the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace launches its fall education campaign.
The Church needs to put a greater priority on the role of the laity to transform the world, Archbishop Richard Smith said Nov. 1.
Attending the canonization of St. Kateri Tekakwitha last month was a profound spiritual experience for the pastor of Wetaskiwin and Hobbema and a group of his aboriginal parishioners.