De Roo recounts run-ins with Church leaders

Bishop Remi De Roo

October 1, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Bishop Remi De Roo is well known for his enthusiastic support of the renewed vision of the Second Vatican Council, which he says transformed him and the Church.

Read the rest of entry »

Churchill Diocese marks 100 years in North

Centennial Logo

October 1, 2012
LORRAINE BRANDSON
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

CHURCHILL, MAN. – In early September, Bishop Reynald Rouleau retraced the steps of Bishop Arsène Turquetil, who co-founded the first parish in the Diocese of Churchill-Hudson Bay 100 years ago.

Read the rest of entry »

Author calls on Catholics to evangelize

André Regnier

October 1, 2012
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

The Catholic Church has an identity crisis, says Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO) co-founder André Regnier, who offers a clear but urgent prescription for recovery in a new book.

Read the rest of entry »

Archbishop Miller's words calm pro-life dispute

October 1, 2012
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA – A Sept. 7 statement by Vancouver Archbishop Michael Miller clarifying whether Catholics can support so called "gestational legislation" has helped calm growing tensions within the pro-life movement.

Read the rest of entry »

Prayer is the answer to the evil one – preacher

Robert Canton

October 1, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

If you have been cursed by someone or think the "evil one" is after you, pray, attend Mass regularly and spray your house with holy water.

Read the rest of entry »

Ancient papyrus referring to Jesus' wife stirs debate

October 1, 2012
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

ROME – Scholars are unlikely to agree anytime soon on the authenticity of a newly published text containing a reference to Jesus' "wife."

Read the rest of entry »

High holy days

October 1, 2012

An orthodox Jew prays in Cologne, Germany.

Read the rest of entry »

Karol Wojtyla tapped laity to reveal Vatican II's power

WCR Logo

October 1, 2012

As the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council approaches on Oct. 12, it is well to remember the diocese which likely did the most thorough job of implementing the council's teachings - the Archdiocese of Krakow, Poland.

Read the rest of entry »

'If only' lessons teach us to forgive our flaws

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

October 1, 2012

If only! How often we feel those bitter words of regret: If only! If only I had noticed earlier! If only I had been more attentive! If only I could see that person again, even for five minutes! If only I hadn't been there just then! If only the storm hadn't happened just as I was on the highway! If only I hadn't had that extra drink! If only I had left the party 10 minutes earlier! If only!

Read the rest of entry »

Myth can convey a plethora of meanings

Ralph Himsl

October 1, 2012
27th Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 7, 2011

The First Reading for Sunday from Genesis, tells of God's creation of humankind and of the creatures of earth, sea and sky.

Read the rest of entry »

 

Archive