WCR This Week

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'She wasn't a bit of tissue; she was a baby girl'

May 20, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When Norma Chamut found herself pregnant with her fourth child she had an abortion.

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WYD cross in Brazil

May 27, 2013

Young people carry the World Youth Day cross during its arrival in Icarai beach in Niteroi, Brazil, May 19.

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Salt + Light joins forces with Chinese Catholic media

May 27, 2013
RUANE REMY
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – Salt + Light TV is collaborating with Chinese Catholic media to reach Chinese audiences in Canada and beyond.

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Sage grass whispers photographer's path

May 27, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

It's easy for Jesuits to say (as they do), "Find God in all things." It's harder to photograph God in all things. Award-winning Jesuit photojournalist Father Don Doll never took that challenge lightly.

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Butterflies in his stomach said he was in love with Jesus

May 27, 2013
NATHAN RUMOHR
THE B.C. CATHOLIC

Paul Jang Han Goo remembers the first time he fell in love. He was at Mass in a Seattle church and realized he wanted to spend the rest of his life serving the Lord.

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Air Force vet swaps bombs for the Bible

Sr. Jennifer Kane

May 27, 2013
MIKE LATONA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Sister Jennifer Kane is a living conversion story, who has gone, she said, from "bombs to Bibles."

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Religious women return to their roots

May 27, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Religious women have seen their vocations change dramatically over the years. They have gone from running large institutions such as hospitals, fine art academies, schools and retreat houses to more modest ministries such as working with immigrants, abused women and inner city poor.

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Vietnam said no, but St. Joseph Seminary said yes

Luan Vu

May 27, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

As a young boy growing up in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Luan Vu used to dream of becoming a priest. He yearned to wear their priestly garb and do what priests do.

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Jesus guided him past poor grades to the priesthood

May 27, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Deacon Carlos Nunez knows firsthand what it means for God's strength to be made perfect through human weakness.

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Saint worked with Colombian natives

May 27, 2013
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

St. Laura Montoya, who died in 1949 after a career spent working with poor indigenous Colombians, was canonized May 12 and became the first Colombian saint.

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