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New Mass settings disappoint parishioners

June 18, 2012

When the revised English Mass was talked about in the sermons or in the WCR, it was with the idea that the Church was going to give a version closer to the Latin that I grew up with.

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CCODP appeals for help in African emergency

June 18, 2012

Development and Peace is making an emergency appeal, warning that the Sahel region of Africa is facing catastrophic food shortages after erratic weather has caused the failure of crops. In addition, rising food costs have made it increasingly difficult for families to access food.

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Give a positive view of residential schools

June 18, 2012

I was somewhat surprised and saddened by the opening paragraphs of the article by Michael Swan (WCR June 11) on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

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Women religious need not fear Vatican reforms

June 11, 2012

Re: Kay Feehan’s letter, titled “Pray for U.S. sisters who are under attack” (WCR letters, May 28).

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Mass is time for joyful noise unto the Lord

June 11, 2012

Bodytext

Anne Marie Babich thinks that applause is inappropriate at Mass (WCR Letters, May 21). Most of us prefer silence during religious services.

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Good Pope John was loved for humour, humility

June 11, 2012

I enjoyed reading the article on Blessed Pope John XXIII and his secretary Archbishop Loris Capovilla (WCR May 28).

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Ranking charities belies dog-eat-dog mentality

June 4, 2012

Andrew Tarnowski ("Magazine ratings undercut CCODP," WCR letters, May 21) makes a strong case for the care of money and uses the evaluations of a magazine that favours those who hold the pursuit of money in high esteem.

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Gay agenda advanced at expense of the poor

June 4, 2012

I think the real news story about President Obama supporting gay marriage is that even Obama had reservations about this for so long.

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Pray for U.S. sisters who are under attack

May 28, 2012

Sisters in the U.S. are enduring a difficult and shameful cross. The Vatican Congregation for Doctrine of Faith has ordered the Leadership Conference of Women Religious to reform its statutes and programs to adhere more closely to the discipline of the Church.

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Parish did well to bring in theologian

May 28, 2012

I would like to thank St. Michael-Resurrection Parish for the effort and risk they took in bringing to us in Edmonton a world class speaker of the calibre of Dr. Richard Gaillardetz.

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