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City Hall display an affront to Christianity, says reader

January 21, 2013

I am writing to express my utter dismay at the negligence of our Catholic community not to do anything regarding the disgraceful description of our Christian faith at City Hall.

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Editorial ignored facts about gun control

January 14, 2013

I was very surprised and deeply disappointed with your editorial “Human rights come before gun ownership” (WCR, Dec. 24). The “facts” that were presented were not correct in the least.

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Acheson too negative about Catholic schools

January 14, 2013

John Acheson (WCR, Dec 17) presents a very negative view of what Catholic education should provide. He wants our schools to instruct our students in all the social ills, even though experience tells us that this approach is rarely successful with young people.

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Article was loaded with political spin

January 14, 2013

Re: “Catholic education battles secular push” (WCR, Dec. 17).

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Carney a feather in our schools’ cap

January 14, 2013

The recent appointment of Mark Carney to the head the Bank of England is a huge compliment to our Edmonton Catholic Schools.

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Trustees, teachers need prayers too

January 14, 2013

In my article in the Dec. 17 WCR (“Parents must be engaged in children’s education”), I noted that we need to “pray for our politicians.”

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De Souza's bombast undermines bishops' work

November 19, 2012

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.)

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Woodworth's motion showed where MPs stand

November 19, 2012

Re: "Woodworth's motion exposed Canada's most vile, unjust law" (WCR, Oct. 8).

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De Souza hit the mark with response to Fontaine

November 12, 2012

I don’t know if anyone is keeping score but I want it to be known that I agree completely with Father Raymond de Souza’s response to the remarks of Phil Fontaine regarding the canonization of St. Kateri.

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Rolheiser’s humble tone led to inspired article

November 12, 2012

Father Rolheiser’s article encouraging Catholics to attend Mass was a masterpiece (“An open letter to you, the one who does not go to church,” WCR Nov. 5). His tone was humble and loving as he reached out to those who have difficulty in attending Mass regularly.

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