WCR This Week

Supreme Court ruling casts out genetic research barriers

Archbishop Richard Smith

January 17, 2011
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA — A deeply divided Supreme Court of Canada has delivered an opinion that could pave the way for transgenic research combining human genomes with those of other species. more . . .

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Catholic readers rely on the WCR

January 17, 2011
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The Western Catholic Reporter is by far the most important source of Catholic news for readers who completed the WCR’s readership survey in November. more . . .

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Challenges for Church grow more difficult, say readers

January 17, 2011
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON — WCR readers see the Catholic Church as facing even more difficult challenges than it did 10 years ago. more . . .

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Canadian, international news priority for readers

January 17, 2011
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – Most readers say news about the Church in Canada and around the world is the most important thing they want to see when they open the WCR. more . . .

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Thank you to all who took part in survey

January 17, 2011
 

As editor of the WCR, I wish to personally thank the hundreds of readers who completed our readership survey. more . . .

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Oblate served years as public health nurse

Logo - Oblate Missionaries of Mary Immaculate

January 17, 2011
WHO
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON — Patricia Sirois was one of the first members of the secular institute Oblate Missionaries of Mary Immaculate and served for decades as a public health nurse in many parts of Alberta. She died Dec. 27 at age 93. more . . .

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Rozmahel served parishes, Our Lady of Victory Camp

Fr. Ted Rozmahel

January 17, 2011
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

VIKING – Father Ted Rozmahel, a priest of the Edmonton Archdiocese for 50 years, died here Jan. 3. He was 79. more . . .

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School districts, Newman stimulate leadership

January 17, 2011
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

EDMONTON — A new leadership development program for Catholic teachers is set to open under a partnership between St. Thomas Aquinas Roman (STAR) Catholic School Division, Evergreen Catholic School Division and Newman Theological College.more . . .

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Quebec imposes religious restrictions on preschoolers

January 17, 2011
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

MONTREAL — Quebec's new policy concerning religious daycares imposes the state's ideological approach to religion, according to a Catholic parents' group. more . . .

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Pope begins 2011 with call for religious freedom

January 3, 2010
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY — Opening 2011 with a strong call for religious liberty, Pope Benedict condemned deadly attacks against Christians and announced a new interfaith meeting next fall in Assisi, Italy. more . . .

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