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New Catholic Insight editor wants to encourage Catholics

September 17, 2012
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – Going into its 21st year as Canada's right-leaning, conservative journal of ideas, Catholic Insight is writing a new chapter in its history. But the man writing that chapter promises it will be just like the first chapter.

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Scientist challenged on his push for designer babies

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September 17, 2012
NATHAN RUMOHR
THE B.C. CATHOLIC

VANCOUVER – So-called designer babies should be a "moral obligation," writes the editor-in-chief of the international Journal of Medical Ethics.

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Ontario gov't pressured to pay for in vitro fertilization

Moira McQueen

September 17, 2012
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO - A lobby group pushing for government funding of in vitro fertilization (IVF) has stepped up its campaign.

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Prayers of gratitude let God's presence be acknowledged

Robert John Gaudet

September 17, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Robert John Gaudet maintains the grace of God abounds in our lives even when we fail to recognize it.

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N. American Ukrainian churches lead the ecumenical way

September 17, 2012
BARB FRAZE
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN. – Catholic and Orthodox churches in Canada and the United States can be an example for their counterparts in Ukraine, said Canada's top Ukrainian Orthodox leader.

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Ukrainian Catholic bishops hold global gathering in Winnipeg

September 17, 2012
BARB FRAZE
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Ukrainian Catholic bishops from around the world gathered here to discuss how to make their parishes more vibrant – especially through the involvement of laypeople.

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Canadian bishops have full plate for annual meeting

Kateri Tekakwitha

September 17, 2012
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA – The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops' (CCCB) annual plenary will reflect on topics as diverse as the Second Vatican Council and the global economic crisis.

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Nothing More Beautiful talks describe how to be like Jesus

Pierluigi Molla

September 17, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

As Catholics we need to learn how to be consistent with our values and beliefs," says Pierluigi Molla, who will speak at Nothing More Beautiful in November.

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Disturbed children get helping hand

Gus Rozycki

September 17, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Since its inception a quarter century ago, Bosco Homes has become known as an organization that will not give up on an at-risk child.

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Institute raises warning about children raised away from parents

September 17, 2012
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA – The Ottawa-based Institute of Marriage and Family Canada (IMFC) warns government-sponsored early learning programs may harm the integrity of developing children.

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