WCR This Week

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Ethicist challenges conventional views of human dignity

Dr. Daniel Sulmasy

June 24, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Several years ago, some friars decided to convert an old friary in northern New Jersey into an AIDS hospice.

Wealth obscures power of God's word, says pope

June 24, 2013
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

A Church that is rich and lacking in praise for the Lord is an old, lifeless Church that neglects the true treasure of God's free gift of grace and salvation, Pope Francis said in a morning homily.

Psychologist gives witness to the patient's point of view

Kathy Torpie

June 24, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – Kathy Torpie has a dual perspective as both a health care professional and as a patient.

Catholics urged to wage cultural warfare

June 24, 2013
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

There is a war happening, a culture war, right in our backyards and all Christians are called to fight in it, says a prominent Catholic author and academic.

Parliament may declare April 2 Pope John Paul II Day in Canada

June 24, 2013
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA – A private member's bill to designate April 2 as Pope John Paul II Day in Canada passed third reading in the House of Commons June 12 with support from all political parties.

God's love is stronger than the devil, Pope Francis tells crowd

June 24, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Christians have "far to go" if they seek to be known primarily for their love of God and neighbour, Pope Francis said.

Oblate becomes bishop, grandfather

June 24, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

Bishop Anthony Krotki found out a few weeks before his episcopal ordination he was finally a grandfather.

Students reach out to new immigrants

June 24, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

EDMONTON – On May 29, the St. Clement Grade 5 students marked their successful completion of the international baccalaureate Primary Years Program with an exhibition.

Pastoral appointments for St. Paul Diocese

June 24, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

ST. PAUL, ALTA. – Bishop Paul Terrio has announced the following priests' appointments for the Diocese of St. Paul. All appointments take effect Aug. 15.

Jesuit outlines threats to West from Muslim Brotherhood

Fr. Henri Boulad

June 24, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA – A priest who directs the Jesuit Cultural Centre in Alexandria, Egypt, blasted Western support of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt during a visit to Parliament Hill.