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Pope calls for dialogue with non-believers

Pope Francis

September 23, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Writing in one of Italy's major secular newspapers, Pope Francis called for a "sincere and rigorous dialogue" between the Church and nonbelievers as an "intimate and indispensable expression" of Christian love.

Priests' trip to Grand Canyon opened hearts

Fr. Ignacio Llorente and Fr. Lucas Laborde

September 23, 2013
ED LANGLOIS
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Four young priests serving in Oregon set out this summer for an adventure. It turned out to be an exploit, for sure, but not the one they expected.

Car for a pope

September 23, 2013

Pope Francis walks outside to accept a gift of a 1984 Renault at the Vatican Sept. 7.

Catholics pray, fast for Syria

September 16, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

While President Barak Obama was drumming up support for airstrikes against Syria, Catholics in Edmonton and around the world have been praying for peace in the war-torn Middle East country.

Pope leads prayers for peace

September 16, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Leading a crowd in prayer for peace in Syria, Pope Francis said that war is ultimately caused by selfishness, which can be overcome only through expressions of fraternity and never with violence.

Pope meets with Curia heads to talk about reform

September 16, 2013
FRANCIS ROCCA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis met with Vatican officials Sept. 10 to hear their questions and suggestions about his ongoing reform of the Vatican bureaucracy.

Christian voices unite in singing and Taizé Prayer

September 16, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

It is Sunday evening and about 60 people from various Christian churches have gathered at Assumption Church, 9040-95 Ave., to sing the meditative prayers and chants known as Taizé prayer.

Foundation's director passionate about children

Kathleen Moony

September 16, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Kathleen Mooney knows what happens when good programs in schools run out of money. Students on the edge can no longer find help and many drop out of school.

Gangster's conversion led to love of neighbour

September 16, 2013
RUANE REMY
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

John Pridmore, author of From Gangland to Promised Land, grew up in London's east end, and turned to crime at an early age. At 10, his parents divorced. He began stealing at 13, was placed in a youth detention centre at 15 and was in prison by 19.

Bishops' plenary to examine charity

Archbishop Richard Smith

September 16, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Caritas, or charity, both at home and abroad is the theme of this year's annual plenary of Canada's Catholic bishops Sept. 23-27 in Sainte-Adele, Que., says Msgr. Patrick Powers.

 
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