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Native women murdered or missing, children forgotten

September 16, 2013
ANDRÉA LEDDING
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

Gladys Radek is walking across Canada with her Tear4Justice companions on behalf of missing and murdered women, visiting communities and carrying their stories with her as she goes.

New Beginnings CD raises money for Haiti

New Beginnings

September 16, 2013
RUANE REMY
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

NEW YORK – New Beginnings, an international musical collaboration of mainly youth, is channeling its artistic power to provide homeless families in Haiti with housing and real-life new beginnings.

Saskatoon cathedral glass shines a green light

Holy Family Cathedral

September 16, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

When the Catholics of Saskatoon gather under the sign of the cross at their new cathedral they will have both science and art to thank.

Fr. Lacombe's dream honoured in planned care centre

Proposed Providence Care Centre

September 16, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

CALGARY – Father Albert Lacombe was known for many achievements.

The French-Canadian missionary evangelized the Cree. He founded schools throughout the West. He also negotiated construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway through Blackfoot territory.

University chaplains strive to keep students' faith living and active

September 16, 2013
RUANE REMY
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – First-year students have descended on universities and colleges to begin the new school year, and Catholic campus chaplaincies are ready to keep them engaged in the faith.

Military strikes on Syria unjustified, says Vatican's United Nations rep

September 16, 2013
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

NEW YORK – Military strikes on Syria are unjustified, said the Vatican nuncio to the United Nations.

Archbishop Francis Chullikatt said any military strike will create a far larger humanitarian disaster for people already suffering from hunger, displacement and critical lack of medical care.

Aid agencies fear further increase in Syrian refugees

September 16, 2013
JAMES MARTONE
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

ISTANBUL – Tanil Kahiaian, a refugee from the Syrian city of Aleppo, said he is doing what he can for the others fleeing his country.

'Apostolic vagabond' suffered torture to resist communism

Blessed Vladimir Ghika

September 16, 2013
VICTOR GAETAN
and JONATHAN LUXMOORE
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Msgr. Vladimir Ghika, who was tortured mercilessly by Romania's communists and who died of cold and hunger in prison, was beatified as a martyr Aug. 31.

Personal encounter with Christ leads to new religious order

Mother Mary Bernadette

September 16, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

When Alice Fougère had a personal encounter with Jesus Christ in 1998, she had no idea God's plans included her founding a new religious order.

Beer blessing

September 16, 2013

A priest blesses a barrel of beer as members of the Knighthood of the Brewers' Mash staff take part in celebrations at the cathedral in Brussels Sept. 6.

 
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