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Bishops support bill on unborn human life

September 24, 2012
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA – The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a statement in support of MP Stephen Woodworth's private member's motion to recognize the sacredness of unborn human life.

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RCIA aids searchers in giving their gifts to the Church

Bishop Gerald Wiesner

September 24, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Jesus had time for everyone, including society's outcasts. He forged friendships among all types of people, from adulterers and the disabled to lepers and tax collectors.

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Pope watches his words on weekend trip to Lebanon

September 24, 2012
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

When Pope Benedict stepped off the plane in Beirut Sept. 14, he said he had come to Lebanon, and to the Middle East in general, as a "pilgrim of peace."

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Employment Opportunity

Western Catholic Reporter Administrative/Editorial Assistant

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High holy days

October 1, 2012

An orthodox Jew prays in Cologne, Germany.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Churchill Diocese marks 100 years in North

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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.

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