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WYD Madrid: Pope participates in the Stations of the Cross

WYD Madrid: Pope participates in the Stations of the Cross

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More WYD - Madrid 2011 Videos

More WYD - Madrid 2011 Videos

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Madrid, WYD 2011 Friday, August 19

Madrid, WYD 2011 Friday, August 19

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Pope Benedict XVI: This was a feast of faith

Pope Benedict XVI: This was a feast of faith

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Pope says good-bye to World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid

Pope says good-bye to World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid

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Best images from World Youth Day 2011

Best images from World Youth Day 2011

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Pope tells young to share their faith with the world

August 21, 2011
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

MADRID — Pope Benedict saw that 1.4 million young people could be buffeted by gusty winds and drenched by a driving rain and still fall silently to their knees to adore the Eucharist.

At the final Mass closing World Youth Day Aug. 21 in Madrid, the pope challenged the Catholic pilgrims to take that faith, make it grow and share it with the world.

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Nelson Diocese moves offices to Kelowna

Bishop John Corriveau

August 29, 2011
BRENT MATTSON
THE B.C. CATHOLIC

NELSON, B.C. — When Bishop John Corriveau first took his post in the Diocese of Nelson he faced the challenge of ministering to a widely dispersed flock.

The diocese — which runs from Princeton, up to Golden, over to the Alberta border and down along the 49th parallel — stretches over highly mountainous terrain.

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Celibacy a response to God's love

Cardinal Marc Ouellet

August 29, 2011
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY — While priestly celibacy is increasingly misunderstood and even under attack, the discipline continues to be a call to a whole-hearted response to God's love, said Cardinal Marc Ouellet.

"The celibacy of priests, as well as of bishops, has been put into question today with growing virulence because of sexual abuse, including of minors, committed by clerics," Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, cardinal told the bishops of Brazil.

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Youth learn how to don God's armour

August 29, 2011
ANGELO SALUDO
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

EDMONTON — About 500 youth from across Western Canada assembled at the University of Alberta July 29-31 for the second installment of the national conference of Couples for Christ.

The first installment, held in Ottawa July 15 to 17, was attended by more than 250 youth.

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